As cruise ships start to efficiently sail again alongside the horizon with up to date Covid-19 protocols and testing measures, cruise traces are planning forward for a busy 2022. Windstar Cruises’ new on-line treasure hunt sweepstakes could assist spur curiosity in its small ship cruising itineraries that commerce casinos and mega buffets for smaller ports of name and specialty eating choices.
To start the “quest,” on-line contributors should watch 11 movies that may seem on social media between Sept. 10, when the treasure hunt begins, and Sept. 30. The movies shall be obtainable on a dedicated sweepstakes website in addition to through Windstar’s Facebook and Instagram accounts.
Every video reveals a clue hidden within the background that results in the grand prize treasure. The clues are within the type of a quantity, letter or image, that when put collectively within the right order in spite of everything 11 movies, kinds a Google Plus code that unveils the treasure’s location.
Everybody that “cracks the code” shall be entered to win a free cruise with a companion to the vacation spot revealed through the treasure code in addition to a $200 onboard credit score.
Right this moment, Windstar posted its first video on the sweepstakes website explaining the competition, and subsequent movies shall be launched each few days between now and Sept. 30. The competition is open to U.S. residents with the grand prize winner introduced on Oct. 1.
Like different cruise traces, Windstar has carried out onboard testing of passengers, masks necessities and modified cleansing and social distancing requirements within the wake of Covid-19, which initially halted Windstar ships within the spring of 2020. When the corporate relaunched its ships earlier this summer time, they sailed with diminished capability to permit for social distancing measures.
The corporate has a fleet of three crusing ships and three small cruise yachts with its largest ship carrying 342 passengers. The smallest crusing ship carries 148.
Windstar Yacht Club Members, the corporate’s loyalty program, had been among the many first to point out curiosity in crusing once more when the corporate restarted operations in June. This system lets passengers accrue factors for each evening they sail with the chance to earn nightly bonus factors when reserving the next stateroom class. Factors translate to elite ranges that deliver future cruise reductions, onboard credit, and different onboard perks based mostly on every tier members obtain.
The treasure hunt and sweepstakes are free to everybody, not simply Yacht Membership members. Journey manufacturers in each sector are turning to sweepstakes and promotions to rebuild curiosity for an eventual post-pandemic financial system. Customers that register or participate in these promotions stand to learn essentially the most, even when they’re simply cautiously planning future 2022 journey.