Over 200 registered cruisers on the upcoming CJ and Debbie Ray Sailaway attended the KTDY pre-cruise party this past Saturday at Evangeline Racetrack and Casino in Opelousas.

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Doors opened at 3PM with early birds arriving at 2.  Travel Machine handed out cruising documents, backpacks, t-shirts and luggage tags along with $10.00 in free play and complimentary buffet from Evangeline Downs to each cruiser.

The crowd was served a variety of gourmet hors d' oeuvres, a gigantic spread of desserts and an open bar!

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Music was provided by Hotline with special guest Connie G.  Connie has provided hours of entertainment on many of the CJ and Debbie Ray Sailaways.  Hotline played everything from Bruno Mars hits to classics such as 'Mustang Sally' by Wilson Pickett.

 

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One couple traveled all the way from San Antonio,Texas just to be at the event.  Two past cruisers who were married on an older CJ and Debbie Ray Sailaway were also present.

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Several were celebrating birthdays and there were even a few anniversaries.

This night was just the beginning to what will be an amazing cruise on board Oasis of the Seas September 19th leaving out of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.  This is the first time that CJ and Debbie Ray have ever done a solo cruise, not in conjunction with any other personalities or radio station, that involves flying to board a ship.  Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas,  the largest ship in the world, will take listeners of KTDY to the Virgin Islands and Bahamas.

Thanks to Travel Machine and Evangeline Downs Racetrack and Casino.  CJ and Debbie Ray would like to send out a heartfelt thank you to all for the overwhelming response to a brand new cruise endeavor.