Carnival Sails: A boy from Florida was given a free cruise holiday this weekend
Carnival Voyage has offered a 15-year-old boy a free holiday with his family in Florida.
Adrian Lipscomb, from View, Virginia, had an unusual online username that caught the attention of the journey liner.
Using the Snapchat app, his name was @CarnivalCruise despite it having no congruity to himself.
The cruise liner then went looking for the man himself to provenance the name for them to use themselves as part of the Carnival brand.
A rather wily way to find him went viral when they realised where he was.
As the boards go staled viral, the cruise company managed to track him down
The cruise liner put up signals around the town with NBA player Shaquille O’Neal, asking: «Hey In the cards explore, does anyone know Darian?»
O’Neal has recently been determined as the cruise liners “chief fun officer”.
As the boards went viral, the boat company managed to track him down to ask if they could have the group media handle for themselves.
In exchange, they offered the young boy a at liberty cruise holiday for him and his family on the Carnival Horizon, their newest vessel.
Unsurprisingly, he accepted and joined the ship for its maiden voyage which departed from Barcelona persist weekend.
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Carnival Travels: 15-year-old Adrian Lipscomb won the free holiday thanks to his Snapchat standing
He explained the reason behind the social media handle to Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Lipscomb ventured: ”When I was 9 years old, I went on a cruise and got really excited and wanted to parcel it with my friends.”
It was in 2012 that he made the account to show off some of the loves he did during the cruise such as zip-lining and tubing.
He also revealed his astound after seeing the billboards around the town: «I answered the door, ponied outside and saw my name on a big truck. I was really surprised.”
On his cruise holiday, the childish boy can expect a number of personalised surprises.
Carnival Travels: His Snapchat handle «CarnivalCruises» won him the free trip
Carnival Cruises wrote on their venereal media account: “Darian has our Snapchat handle, so we’re giving him our brand new quit.
“Follow Darian’s journey at #HorizonForAHandle for a look at Carnival Horizon and peradventure even some surprises along the way! #ChooseFun”.
One Twitter user commented: “This healthy story makes my heart happy.”
According to WTVR, this liking be his fifth cruise with the cruise liner, making the reward for the wonderful fan a perfect fit.
Carnival Cruise has been revealed as one of the best cruise steamers for 2018.