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  • Writer's pictureJason Leppert

Win One of Thirty-One Cruises in New Cruise Smile Sweepstakes

As part of National Plan a Cruise Month – October 2015 – CLIA and the cruise industry are collectively launching the Cruise Smile Sweepstakes. The new campaign is a chance for you to win one of thirty-one exciting cruise vacations each day of the month from 23 participating cruise lines including a 4-day sailing to The Bahamas onboard Holland America Line‘s new Koningsdam.

Anyone can enter the sweepstakes by simply submitting a ‘cruise smile’ photo at or posting their ‘cruise smile’ on Twitter or Instagram utilizing the #CruiseSmile and #Sweepstakes hashtags. Participants will have the opportunity to share their posts for more chances to win.

The prize calendar includes other cruises for two such as a seven-night luxury voyage to Tahiti and the Society Islands in the South Pacific, an eight-day European river cruise on the Seine River from Paris, a magical family-friendly three-night Bahamian voyage at sea and even a 14-day Far-East Discovery cruise visiting exotic ports throughout Southeast Asia.

“Those who cruise have a secret: they love cruising and cannot stop smiling about it. Whether it’s planning, booking, dreaming about or basking in the memories of taking a cruise vacation, it’s hard not to smile,” said Cindy D’Aoust, Acting CEO, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA). “The #CruiseSmile campaign is a fun way for the cruise industry to spread the love of cruising during National Plan a Cruise Month as well give vacation dreamers the chance to win a remarkable cruise vacation for two.”

How to Enter #CruiseSmile

Step 1: Now through October 31, 2015, simply upload a #CruiseSmile photo to and share the #CruiseSmile entry with friends.

Step 2: Enter for more chances to win by posting a #CruiseSmile photo directly to Twitter or Instagram, use #CruiseSmile and #Sweepstakes.

Step 3: Share your #CruiseSmile with friends to gain more entries into the sweepstakes.

Step 4: Come back to each day to enter for a chance to win and discover the daily cruise vacation sweepstakes prize.

Step 5: Follow the #CruiseSmile campaign on social channels for the latest information each day – On Twitter and Instagram: @CruiseSmile, On Facebook:

Contest entries do not roll over and entrants must upload a new photo each day to be eligible for each day’s prize. The sweepstakes is open to entrants 13 years of age or older. If a minor is selected, a guardian age 21 or over must accept the prize on their behalf. Winners will be selected at random each day in October and some blackout dates apply and are determined by cruise lines.

Participating Cruise Lines

From luxury yachts and modern ocean cruise liners to river and paddlewheeler cruises, an impressive list of the industry’s cruise line companies and brands are participating in the #CruiseSmile sweepstakes giveaways, including:


American Cruise Lines

Avalon Waterways

Carnival Cruise Line

Celebrity Cruises

CroisiEurope River Cruises America

Crystal Cruises


Disney Cruise Line

Holland America Line

MSC Cruises

Norwegian Cruise Line

Oceania Cruises

Paul Gauguin Cruises

Pearl Seas Cruises


Princess Cruises

Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Royal Caribbean International



Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection

Windstar Cruises

For more information about the Cruise Smile Sweepstakes, visit the Cruise Smile website here.




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