Nicole Scherzinger named as godmother of P&O Cruises' Arvia ship

Nicole Scherzinger named as godmother of P&O Cruises' Arvia ship

The famous singer has also been named as the cruise line’s entertainment partner

P&O Cruises has announced that singer and performer Nicole Scherzinger is its new entertainment partner and also the godmother of P&O Cruises newest ship, Arvia.

Scherzinger, who is the lead singer of the girl band The Pussycat Dolls, is to create music and dance extravaganzas for P&O Cruises, and also name Arvia in a beachside ceremony on 16 March 2023 in Barbados.


Speaking about her new role, Nicole Scherzinger said: “This is an extraordinary and special opportunity for me to create a visual and musical feast for people to immerse themselves in, with the sea as their backdrop, giving them something to truly remember. I want to create an experience to remember for the audiences of Iona and Arvia and I am delighted to become part of the P&O Cruises family.

“I have always felt as though I am an honorary Brit and to be asked to name Arvia in Barbados really is the icing on the cake and I cannot wait to perform my godmother duties in the most beautiful of Caribbean locations.”

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Commenting on the announcement P&O Cruises president Paul Ludlow said: "We could not be more thrilled that she has agreed to be Arvia’s godmother and will be with us on 16 March when Arvia is officially named in the Caribbean. The ceremony will be broadcast live [via YouTube] and will include a performance from Olly Murs as well as Nicole’s striking show finale. 

"It's an extraordinary privilege for us to work with someone of Nicole’s talent and calibre. As a global superstar, Nicole is well placed to create contemporary and late-night shows that will be performed in SkyDome on our two newest ships Iona and Arvia."

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