By Special to the Daily World
FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., /PRNewswire/ -- This weekend the Ford Escape is doing something it has never done before – it will sail for seven days aboard the 2012 Tom Joyner Fantastic Voyage as part of Ford's partnership with the Tom Joyner Foundation.
This marks the sixth consecutive year Ford has been the automotive exclusive sponsor and the first year Ford is the official presenting sponsor of the cruise that supports Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
Ford will give away the keys to the all-new 2013 Escape to one lucky listener of the "Tom Joyner Morning Show" or cruise attendee as part of the "2013 Ford Escape Key to Win" giveaway.
The cruise, which is in its 13th year, will set sail from Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., on Sunday, March 25, and will make stops in Ocho Rios, Jamaica and both Nassau and CoCoCay Bahamas.
Cruisers will have the chance to enjoy more than 30 musical and comedic performances and activities, including a special performance of jazz and hip hop with Grammy Award-winning actress, rapper and singer Queen Latifah.
The 2013 Ford Escape Key to Win promotion will kick off March 26 and run through April 6. Cruise attendees and all "Tom Joyner Morning Show" listeners are encouraged to register by visiting www.blackamericaweb.com to submit for a chance to win a 2013 Ford Escape. In addition to the Escape giveaway, Ford will also be bringing along for the third year Play Date, an entertainment-based company that offers an alternative to the traditional party by using interactive games like Dance Commands and Simon Says to spark up the fun. The Escape will be the focal point for all of Ford's activities this year.
To register to win a Ford Escape as part of the 2013 Ford Escape Key to Win promotion, be sure to visit www.blackamericaweb.com.