PALM BEACH, FL & SALEM, NH–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Margaritaville at Sea, the floating island vacation, and CTM Group Inc. (“CTM”), a leading global provider of managed entertainment and memorabilia solutions for tourist destinations and other high-traffic locations , today announced the launch of a new, one-of-a-kind arcade and gaming experience for cruise passengers aboard the Margaritaville at Sea Paradisefrom departures in August.
With 10 passenger decks and 658 cabins in various cabin categories, the Margaritaville at Sea Paradise offers the fun, escape and spirit synonymous with the Margaritaville lifestyle. The new gaming and entertainment experience installed by CTM will feature the latest games, simulators and other attractions, all aimed solely at cruise passengers. Facilities will be spread throughout the ship, including the exterior casino and an exclusive arcade on the upper deck, providing another attraction for families traveling with children. Anticipated prizes will include Margaritaville-branded merchandise and specialty items that appeal to guests of all ages.
The Margaritaville at Sea Paradise The facility will continue to expand the partnership between the two brands, building on existing collaborations such as CTM gaming and arcade equipment at Margaritaville Lake Resort in Lake Conroe, Texas.
“Bringing the CTM arcade experience to Margaritaville at Sea Paradise will offer passengers another new and exciting onboard convenience,” said Terry Smith, director of onboard revenue at Margaritaville at Sea. “We have already seen how CTM shares our passion and commitment to improving the customer experience. We look forward to future opportunities to work together.
“This partnership with Margaritaville at Sea is an important first step in introducing our core games and facilities to the cruise ship traveler,” said David Bishop, President and CEO of CTM. “We are thrilled to partner with such a well-known brand and strong team to delight guests with this unique experience and lay the foundation for our joint growth with Margaritaville at Sea.
Over the next several months, Margaritaville at Sea and CTM plan to introduce a proprietary cashless payment system for cruise passengers, which will allow payment for arcade experiences by room key.
For more information about Margaritaville at Sea or to book a cruise, visit www.MargaritavilleatSea.com or call 800-995-3143. Follow Margaritaville at Sea on Facebook and Instagram @MargaritavilleatSea.
About Margaritaville at Sea
Margaritaville at Sea is a floating island in the sea that combines the brand’s signature hospitality and experiences with the ability to get away from it all and see the world. The inaugural ship, Margaritaville in Sea Paradise, has 658 cabins with nautical details and colors influenced by the sea, sand and sky. Facilities include multiple restaurants, swimming pools, entertainment programs, retail stores, St. Somewhere Spa, Fins Up! Fitness center, and more. In addition to Margaritaville at Sea, Margaritaville includes more than 25 hotels and resorts, two gambling properties, RV resorts and more than 60 food and beverage venues – as well as real estate communities, vacation clubs and consumer products.
About CTM Group Inc.
Established in 2002, CTM Group Inc. is a leading global provider of managed entertainment and memorabilia solutions for tourist destinations and other high traffic locations including theme and amusement parks, zoos, aquariums , museums and retail outlets worldwide. CTM has an international network of premium site partners and more than 25,000 equipment installed in over 2,000 popular sites. CTM is the supplier of choice for entertainment and souvenir concepts in iconic tourist and retail destinations. For more information, please visit www.ctmgroupinc.com.
CTM Group is a holding company of the private equity arm of Z Capital Group (“ZCG”), a leading private merchant bank comprised of private markets asset management, corporate advisory services , technological development and solutions. ZCG has a global team of over 300 professionals. (www.zcg.com).