Tallink Grupp extends agreement with gaming and entertainment specialist Paf

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AS Tallink Grupp and the Nordic gaming and entertainment specialist Paf have recently signed a cooperation agreement, extending their long-term partnership for another five years until 2023.

Paf, the specialist gaming and entertainment company headquartered in Åland, has been providing the Group’s vessels with games and entertainment for 30 years and the games are very popular with the Group’s customers. The selection of games includes online betting services.

“We are very happy to continue with Tallink Grupp. This long term cooperation means a lot for Paf´s business and the jobs in our company,” says Jukka Nikula, Chief Operating Officer at Paf.

Paf provides gaming experience on board all the cruise ships in the Baltic Sea and last year the Åland company also expanded its offline business to the North Sea.

“Since last year we have been using some new technologies, such as a new manual payment system where coins are replaced by tickets. This solution reduces the need to handle large amounts of coins, which is a benefit both for customers and for logistics. These technologies will now also be implemented on Tallink Grupp’s ships. This means an even better experience for the nearly 10 million people who travel with them every year,” says Jukka Nikula.

“Offering our customers a selection of entertainment opportunities onboard our ships is an important part of our customer experience and we are always looking for the best entertainment options. Paf have been a reliable and trustworthy partner for us for many years and work closely with us to offer our customers the best experiences onboard. We look forward to developing the entertainment for our passengers with Paf further over the years to come,” Lembit Kitter, Member of the Management Board at Tallink Grupp said.

AS Tallink Grupp is the leading passenger and cargo transportation service provider in the Northern region of the Baltic Sea. The company owns 14 vessels and operates under the brands of Tallink and Silja Line on 6 different routes. AS Tallink Grupp employs more than 7,400 people in the region and over 9.8 million passengers travelled on its ferries in 2017. AS Tallink Grupp is listed on the Tallinn Stock Exchange.