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Win One of Four Dream Cruises During Plan a Cruise Month

October is officially “Plan a Cruise Month” and to celebrate, CLIA is giving away four dream cruises. Can you picture yourself on a luxury trip to Tahiti, a European river cruise to Paris and Normandy, a magical family-friendly seven night cruise to the Caribbean, or a 14 day cruise to Asia with stops in Shanghai and Hong Kong?

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The cruise industry is celebrating Plan a Cruise Month by giving away four incredible cruises in October during the annual #CruiseSmile sweepstakes.

Entering to win one of these dream cruises is as easy as uploading your “cruise smile” (any photo of your great smile) to Instagram and/or Twitter adding the hashtags #CruiseSmile and #sweepstakes. If you are not on Instagram or Twitter, you can upload your “cruise smile” at and share the entry with your friends. Note, your social media accounts must be open and not set to private or CLIA will not be able to see your entries.

  1. Beginning on October 1, 2016, simply upload a “cruise smile” photo to and share the #CruiseSmile entry with friends.
  2. Enter for more chances to win by posting a “cruise smile” photo directly to Twitter or Instagram, use #CruiseSmile and #Sweepstakes.
  3. Share your #CruiseSmile with friends to gain more entries into the sweepstakes.
  4. Come back to each day to enter for a chance to win and discover the week’s featured cruise vacation sweepstakes prize.
  5. Follow the #CruiseSmile campaign on social channels for the latest information each day – On Twitter and Instagram: @CruiseSmile, On Facebook:

Cindy D’Aoust, CEO of Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), gave the following statement: “It’s hard for travelers not to smile when planning, dreaming about, or voyaging out on a cruise vacation and CLIA wants travelers to share those smiles. The #CruiseSmile initiative gives everyone something to smile about as well as helping participants discover phenomenal cruise vacations from the 27 CLIA North American cruise lines.”

A variety of 31 different cruises will be showcased on during October under four main themes: Family-friendly, cultural exploration, fun in the sun, and exploring nature.

cruisesmilelogoThis sweepstakes is open to entrants 13 years of age or older. For a chance to win, participants should simply post a photo featuring a great “Cruise Smile” on Twitter, Instagram or the campaign landing page, using hashtags #CruiseSmile and #sweepstakes and tag a friend for additional chances to win from October 1, 2016 through October 31, 2016.

Winners will be selected at random each day in October and some blackout dates apply and are determined by cruise lines.

For more information about this #CruiseSmile sweepstakes, visit

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Ben Souza
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