Presented by DJs Sara Cox and Trevor Nelson, the event included traditional moments such as the official blessing and bottle smash, as well as show-stopping performances.
Nicole Scherzinger is perhaps best known as the lead singer of one of the world’s biggest girl bands, The Pussycat Dolls. As part of a wider collaboration, she had the honour of naming Arvia after agreeing to be her ‘godmother’.
P&O Cruises president Paul Ludlow said: “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 Arvia.”
Nicole Scherzinger added:“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.”
More details of the shows to be created by Nicole Scherzinger on Arvia and Iona will be revealed later this year.
Arvia joined the P&O Cruises fleet in December 2022 as its second LNG-powered, Excel-class ship offering a Caribbean maiden season of fly-cruise holidays from home port Barbados.
The ship boasts a unique SkyDome with a retractable glass roof and 16 guest decks, and features the first Altitude Skywalk high ropes experience, the tropical-themed Altitude Minigolf, the Altitude Splash Valley aquazone, an outdoor Sports Arena, swim-up bar and infinity pool.
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