Nicole Scherzinger has been revealed as the godmother of P&O Cruises’ newest ship, Arvia. The ship is due to be named in Barbados on March 16.
Scherzinger, who is the lead singer of the Pussycat Dolls, has also formed exclusive entertainment partnership with the cruise line.
Paul Ludlow, P&O Cruises president, said: “It is 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
breath-taking late night shows which will be performed in SkyDome on our two newest ships Iona and
“We could not be more thrilled that she has agreed to be Arvia’s “godmother” and will be with us on
March 16 when Arvia is officially named in the Caribbean. The ceremony will be broadcast live and
will include a performance from Olly Murs as well as Nicole’s striking show finale.
“Through her many appearances on some of the UK’s best loved shows Nicole has won the hearts of
the British public. She really is the epitome of zest for life and as a critically-acclaimed talent she joins
a line-up of world-famous godmothers and partners for P&O Cruises. Her involvement reflects
everything which P&O Cruises stands for – a modern, forward-thinking holiday company which has
always excelled in the levels of cutting-edge entertainment we provide.
“As part of the fabric of the iconic British theatrical and live music sector, with hundreds of performers
every year, we are always striving to set new standards for the quality of our on board shows and this
association with Nicole takes that to another level.”
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 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
Arvia’s naming ceremony will be broadcast live on YouTube on Thursday March 16, 2023 at 7pm