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MSC Meraviglia Cruise Giveaway for MSC Academy Graduates!

MSC Cruises will be giving away a free 3-Night Caribbean cruise
on the wonderful MSC Meraviglia to 5 lucky MSC Academy Graduates!
Any travel advisor who has graduated from MSC Academy by May 31, 2019 will be eligible to win one of the five free 3-Night Caribbean cruises on MSC Meraviglia.  MSC Cruises will select five lucky travel advisors for a free 4-day/3-night cruise sailing from Miami on Nov. 21, 2019. PLUS, be among the first to visit our new private island in the Bahamas, Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve.


Become a graduate of MSC Academy by visiting  That's it!

Limit 1 entry per person 



Below are the five winners of the sweepstakes!

Travel Advisor
Jo Anne Bryan
Terri Goodrich
Lianne Auger
Sara Zelmer
Karen Gurley
MSC Cruises (USA) Inc. “10K MSC Academy Graduates” Sweepstakes Official Rules


Participation constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules. The “10K MSC Academy Graduates” Sweepstakes will consist of a “Sweepstakes” (collectively, the “Promotion”) and begins at 2:00 pm, Eastern Time (“ET”) on May 9th 2019 and ends at 11:59 pm, (“ET”) on May 31st 2019 (“Promotional Period”). The Promotion is sponsored by MSC Cruises (USA) Inc., 6750 North Andrews Avenue, Suite 100, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309 (the “Sponsor”). This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by or associated with Travel Agent University.

Eligibility: This promotion is open to legal residents in the U.S., including D.C., and Canada (excluding Quebec), who has the age of majority in his or her state, territory or province of residence at the time of entry and who currently are bona fide travel agents with either an IATA or CLIA membership number. Employees, officers, and directors (including immediate family members and members of the same household) of MSC Cruises (USA) Inc., their affiliated companies, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and any other entities directly associated with this sweepstakes (collectively, “Released Parties”), are also not eligible to participate. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited.

Timing: The Promotional Period consists of a Sweepstakes Period (the “Sweepstakes”), Phase Start: 05/09/2019, 2:00pm; End 05/31/19, 11:59pm

How to Enter: Eligible participants can enter the Sweepstakes by visiting MSC Academy at and successfully becoming a graduate. LIMIT one (1) entry per person.

Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to void any and all Entries/Submissions of a participant that submits more than the maximum permitted or who Sponsor believes has attempted to tamper with, influence, or impair the administration, security, fairness, or proper play of this Promotion. Participants agree that their Entry/Submission becomes the property of Sponsor and that the Sponsor may use the Submission for any proper purpose, including, without limitation, for Sponsor’s advertising/ promotional purposes. Any personally identifiable information collected by a participant in this Promotion will be collected by Sponsor and used by Sponsor, its respective affiliates, agents and marketers for purposes of the proper administration and fulfillment of the Promotion as described in these Official Rules. By participating in this Promotion, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules.

Submission Guidelines: The Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may remove a Submission and disqualify any Participant from the Sweepstakes if it believes that the Submission fails to conform to the Submission Guidelines contained in these Official Rules. Participant must successfully become a graduate by of MSC Academy by May 30, 2019 to be considered an entrant.

Sweepstakes Drawing: Five (5) winners will be selected from all those who enter the sweepstakes. Odds of winning will depend on the total number of eligible entries received each day. Each prize winner will be contacted via email.

Prizes: Five (5) Sweepstakes winners will each receive a prize consisting of one (1) free cruise voucher to be used on the November 21st 2019 3-night sailing for two (2) in a BALCONY aboard MSC MERAVIGLIA. Transportation to and from the port of embarkation and debarkation, gratuities, government fees, taxes and port charges, and fuel surcharges (if any) for all guests, as well as onboard and shore expenditures, and pre- and post-cruise accommodations are not included. Prize cannot be reassigned or redeemed for cash. Ship’s registry: Malta. Approximate Retail Value (ARV) of the Grand Prize is $2,000. No substitution or transfer of prize or election of cash in lieu of prize will be permitted. The Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to substitute any prize package with another prize of equal or greater value in the event that the prize (or any component thereof) is not available. Total prize pool ARV $10,000.

Prize Conditions: Sweepstakes Winner will be contacted via e-mail. Travel companion must also execute and return a travel liability release. If the travel companion is a minor, parent or legal guardian must sign and return release and accompany minor on the trip. In the event of noncompliance with the Official Rules, if a winner cannot be reached at the address/phone number on winner’s entry within 48 hours of the first attempt, or if the prize or prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable, an alternate winner may be selected. Sweepstakes winner and travel companion are responsible for complying with all conditions for international travel as may be required by law and airlines, including but not limited to having valid photo ID, a valid passport, and any other documents that may be required. Each prize winner is solely responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes and/or any other fees/costs associated with the prize or receipt of the prize. If a Canadian citizen wins the Grand Prize, they will be required to answer, unaided, a mathematical skill-testing question. The winner’s entry and acceptance of the prize offered constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law or Sponsor’s Privacy Policy) for the Sponsor to use said winner’s name, photograph, likeness, statements, biographical information, voice and address (city and state), in all forms of media, in perpetuity, without notice or further compensation.

Internet Limitations of Liability: If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in whole or in part, at any time, without notice and award the Grand Prizes using all non-suspect eligible entries received as of, or after (if applicable) this cancellation, termination, modification or suspension date, or in any manner that is fair and equitable. Sweepstakes Entities assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant's or any other person's computer relating to or resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON (S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a winner based on an e-mail address, the winning entry will be declared by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.

Use of Data: Sponsor will be collecting personal data about entrants including phone numbers and e-mail addresses in accordance with its Privacy Policy. Please review the Sponsor's Privacy Policy at the following link: By participating in the Promotion and providing this information, entrants hereby agree to Sponsor’s collection and usage of their personal information and acknowledge that they have read and accepted Sponsor’s Privacy Policy.

Terms & Conditions: This Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws. By entering the Promotion, entrants agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor and its parent company, subsidiaries, affiliates, retailers, distributors and advertising and promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective directors, officers, employees, shareholders and agents from any and all liability, loss, damage or injuries to any person (including death) or property of any kind sustained in connection with their participation in the Promotion or from their acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of the prize, or for any typographical or other error in the printing, offering or announcement of the prize. Entrants further acknowledge that said parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the prize, including, but not limited to, its quality or fitness for a particular purpose. Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with the Sweepstakes mechanics and/or implementation will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. All Participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Administrator, and waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Promotion or these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant that Sponsor determines, in its sole discretion, violates these Official Rules. This Promotion is void where prohibited.

Disputes: Except where prohibited, you agree that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Promotion or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the State of Florida. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforce ability of these Official Rules, your rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of Sponsor in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Florida, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict-of-law rules (whether of the State of Florida or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Florida.

Winners List Requests: To request confirmation of the name and address of the winners, please send a self-addressed, stamped business-size envelope to: “10K MSC Academy Graduates” Sweepstakes Winner’s List, 6750 North Andrews Avenue, Suite 100, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309.

Sponsor: MSC Cruises (USA) Inc., 6750 North Andrews Avenue, Suite 100, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309.

Ship's registry: Malta