Paf, a pioneering online game provider for cruise ships, has entered a content supply agreement with the newly founded shipping company Gotland Alandia Cruises. Under the agreement, Paf will deliver gaming entertainment onboard the M/S Birka Gotland cruise ship run by Gotland Alandia Cruises expected to offer its services to customers in the spring of 2024 for the very first time.
High Quality Content
Paf is a Finnish company that operates a legal gambling monopoly on the autonomous Aland Islands region of Finland since 1966. The company has been providing online gaming content on the Aland Islands and on cruise ships since 1999. As a non-profit organization founded to raise funds for Aland charities, Paf has guaranteed for the quality of its content and game development services since its establishment. The company represents a reliable partner and a go-to provider when it comes to the gaming entertainment experience tailored for cruise ships.
Birka Gotland Awaiting 2024 Launch:
On the other hand, the shipping companies Viking Line and Gotlandsbolaget have been involved in cruise traffic in Sweden. Following the market requirements, these two companies launched a joint venture Gotland Alandia Cruises AB, a shipping company holding title over the cruise ship M/S Birka Gotland which is currently awaiting its first cruise in the spring of 2024. Among other amenities, the cruise ship will offer online gaming experience to customers and Paf seems a natural choice as far as the delivery of the gaming entertainment to the shipping company is concerned.
Jannik Svahnström, Head of New Sales at Paf, reportedly commented:“We are really looking forward to starting our cooperation straight away. We want to contribute with a good concept for the games onboard. It will be an exciting challenge to get all the new gaming machines and table games in place in the coming months.”
Wide Range of Amenities:
The cruise ship Birka Gotland will reportedly offer a wide range of leisure and entertainment options, such as restaurants, shopping areas, spa and gaming entertainment. Paf will deliver and manage the slot machines and table games onboard to enhance the overall passenger experience. Susanne Kaarnimo-Knight, CEO of Gotland Alandia Cruises AB reportedly said: ‘‘Paf is a well-established company and a natural partner for us. We are convinced that Paf can deliver a good package for the gaming experience onboard.”
As reported, the ship will set out for the first cruise between Stockholm and Mariehamn at the end of March 2024 to continue the cruise traffic between popular destinations in Gotland, Denmark, central Sweden, and the neigboring countries.