Winners have been announced in Carnival Cruise Line’s “Keep On Rockin” Sweepstakes, which offered travel agents the opportunity to win a $10,000 cash prize, Carnival Horizon cruises, gift cards and more.
Each week during the contest period, which ran from October 9 – November 5, Carnival asked agents to demonstrate how they “Keep on Rockin” in their job by responding to a question posed on Vice President of Sales & Trade Marketing Adolfo Perez’s Facebook page.
Travel agents participated by sharing examples through photos, written descriptions and videos, all of which were reviewed by Perez and a panel of industry leaders. Winners were selected based on criteria including creativity, originality and a Carnival “fun factor,” the cruise line said.
Each week, five winners were selected and the $10,000 cash prize was randomly drawn from the 20 total weekly winners at the end of the promotion. All of the final 20 weekly winners won a seven-day European cruise aboard the new Carnival Horizon departing from Barcelona April 15, 2018.
Following is the full list of the “Keep on Rockin” winners:
Kelli Pilsbury, Nexion
Week One: Golden Oldies Challenge
Prize: $250 Visa Gift Card
Heather Caballero, Pryor Travel
Glen DeMark, GalaxSea Cruises
Kristie DeWaele, TravelOnly/CA
Maribeth Kring, Cruise Mom Cruises
Marcia Plummer, Endless Travel
Week Two: Backstage Pass Challenge
Prize: “Travel Agents Rock” branded “Backstage Boxes” featuring T-shirts, speakers, temporary tattoos, photo frames and Beats headsets.
Shylar Bredewold, Nexion/CA
Sue Lirette, Expedia Cruiseship Centers
Kamace Priest, Seas the Day/Cruise Mom
Amy Solomon, Life’s A Beach Cruises
Sherri Taggart, Cruise Capers
Week Three: Show Us Your Swag Challenge
Prize: Five cabins and event tickets to Carnival Horizon’s naming ceremony and pierside overnight event in in New York on May 23, 2018.
Kelly Brewer, Cruise Planners
Kim Ilbery, Travel Connections
Shannon Murphy, Magical Vacation Planner
Kelli Pilsbury, Nexion
Camella Theriot, Dugan’s Travel
Week Four: Greatest Hits Challenge
Prize: $250 Ticketmaster e-gift cards
Elizabeth Garcia, Air Castle Travels & Tours
Rita Guillory Pete, On the Go Vacations
Kara Shaner, Cruises & Tours
Anisa Singh, Cruise Guruz
Jessica Vick, Heritage Travel/Worldwide Travel & Tours