Riviera Travel has announced the two competition winners who will officially christen the company’s two five-star new river cruise ships. The competition was open to travel agents in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Christiana Astill from Go-Cruise will be Godmother to the Emily Brontë and Tracey Scales from Travel Counsellors will be Godmother to Thomas Hardy.
Vodohod, Russia’s largest river cruise company is to build a new 342-passenger river cruise ship, which will launch in 2020.
The new vessel will be four decks high and 141 metres in lengths. Currently known as ‘PV 300’, the new river cruise ship will operate 10 and 11-night cruises between Moscow and St Petersburg, with visits to Uglich, Yaroslavl, Goritsy, Kizhi and Mandrogui.
The award-winning actress, author and producer, Dame Joan Collins is to be the godmother to the newest river cruise ship set to join the Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection fleet in March 2017.
The new river cruise ship, S.S. Joie de Vivre has been designed to cruise the Seine River and will be based in Paris, docking in the heart of the French capital. The 128-passenger ship will reflect all things French, from French cuisine and wine, to art, music and design.
One of Britain’s leading escorted tour companies, Riviera Travel, which also specialises in river cruises, has launched a competition to find two godmothers for its two new 169-passenger river cruise ships.
Two travel agents will be chosen as godmother for the two new 5-star river cruise ships, Thomas Hardy and Emily Brontë, which are due to launch in February 2017.