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  • Rotating creative units including skyscrapers, leader boards, medium rectangles, and cruise buttons run throughout the Cruise Critic site
Creative Unit Size
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728 x 90
300 x 250
300 x 100

JPEG, GIF, Rich Media

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  • Creative units and URL linking instructions must be received 5 business days prior to start date.
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Deal of the Week Sponsorship
  • Showcase your hottest cruise deal! Sponsorship includes placement on the site in "Cruise Deals" and in the "Cruise Sails" email.
  • Creative: 300 characters of text, linking URL and logo
Category Sponsorship
  • Fixed creative unit placement on a targeted area of content on the Cruise Critic site
  • Cost: Pricing on a program-by-program basis
Cruise Agency Awareness Program
  • Perfect for the travel agent with a smaller budget to showcase their company.
  • Includes listing on Cruise Agency page with company logo, link to web site, and up to 100 words of copy
Cruise Critic E-Letter Sponsorship
  • Target cruise enthusiasts via the email newsletter, which drops once per week
  • Creative: Title, 5 lines of text, logo, linking URL, skyscraper ad (160x600)
  • Sample Newsletter
Cruise Critic HTML Email Blast
  • Target members with stand alone email, solely and specifically for your brand
Cruise Sails Sponsorship
  • Target members with our weekly deals focused email
  • Creative: Supply up to five deals per week, for each week of the month.
  • Sample Newsletter
Advertorial Sponsorship
  • Opportunity for cruise lines to engage with Cruise Critic�s active community
  • You decide what to promote � a new ship, shore excursion, cruise line highlights
  • Optional Ship Tour Video led by Cruise Critic editors
  • Includes run of site ads to direct traffic to the advertorial
  • Cost: Premium & deluxe packages available; call for pricing
  • Sample Advertorial
Sweepstakes Marketing
  • Gather email addresses for future marketing efforts via an online contest on the Cruise Critic site for one month, with home page placement, editorial support and at least one email placement
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