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Welcome on board reception update


If you’ve booked a suite or mini-suite or are a member in the Caribbean, Baltic and Ligurian tiers of the Peninsular Club, the new menus and more convenient times of our welcome on board reception are sure to help you find your holiday feet

Welcome reception canapés

If you’re a first-time passenger booked into a suite or mini-suite, or are a Ligurian, Baltic or Caribbean member of The Peninsular Club, come along to our exclusive welcome on board reception to relax, unwind and meet new friends – or catch up with some old ones. We’ve made a few changes that we think you will like…


Getting on board

Thanks to our improved check-in process with allocated embarkation times, the above passengers can enjoy a smoother and quicker priority embarkation process and settle into their cabins as soon as they get on board. To give you time to settle and find your holiday feet, we will now host our welcome reception at a new time and for a longer period, from 1-3.30pm. Complimentary alcoholic and soft drinks will be served along with an array of delicious canapés.


Tempting bites

The canapé menu has also been refreshed and now includes a range of tasty hot and cold options, plus a new selection for vegetarians. You can tuck in to:

• Four hot items, including mini Cornish pasties, ratatouille and mozzarella lattices, mini croque monsieurs and panko crumbed tiger prawns

• A selection of filled wraps and bridge rolls, including roast beef and horseradish, brie and cranberry, coronation chicken, and poached salmon mayonnaise

• Four cold items – smoked salmon rose, ham rillete on brioche crostini, quiche Lorraine, and cream cheese and fig bites

• Vegetarian options – watermelon and feta cheese, cannellini bean and coriander cannoli, and baked artichoke heart filled with parmesan and gruyère custard

• Five mini desserts – caramelised apple and marshmallow tartlet, lemon drizzle cake, assorted fruit tartlets, tiramisu brownie and chocolate fudge cake.


The location of the welcome reception will vary from ship to ship. At check-in you will be given an embarkation card with details of the reception location and timings.


We hope you will join us for this informal meet-and-greet session with fizz and tasty bites and look forward to welcoming you on board.


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