Famed British actress, producer and author, Dame Joan Collins, has been announced as the Godmother for Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collections newest river cruise ship, S.S. Joie de Vivre which is scheduled to be Christened on the 27th March 2017.
The ship will be French inspired, in terms of decor, music, art, wine and food and will be based in Paris and offering guests the chance to cruise the famous Seine River on 8 nights to 15 night roundtrip itineraries from the French captial. She has been specially designed to sail the Seine River and at 125 metres long, she is 10 metres shorter of the standard length of 135 metres to accomodate sailing the Seine.
The ship will accomodate 128 guests and will incorporate Parisian inspired interior with orginal artwork, handcrafted furniture, antiques and as described by their website, “signature accents inspired by 20th century Parisian design from the Roaring Twenties to the free-spirited sixties all blending seamlessly with modern conveniences”
Uniworld were delighted that Dame Joan Collins had accepted their invitiation to become the ship’s Godmother and Uniworld President and CEO, Ellen Bettridge commented:
“We are delighted to welcome Dame Joan Collins to the Uniworld family as godmother of the Joie de Vivre. She epitomises the ‘joy of living’ philosophy that is reflected in every bold detail and gentle touch of our newest super ship.”
Dame Joan Collins was ‘honoured’ to be given the title of Godmother for the new ship and was delighted to accept and further enhance her links with France, a country she holds in high regard. She said:
“I hold France and its ‘City of Light’ close to my heart, and now, thanks to Uniworld, my ties to the beautiful country are even closer. I am honoured to be the godmother of the Joie de Vivre and welcome guests from all over the world to fall in love with Paris just as I have.”
S.S. Joie de Vivre adds to the collection of ships that sail for Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection around the world. In addition to the European fleet, Uniworld also operates river cruise ships in Egypt, Vietnam & Cambodia, India, Russia and China.
Featured Image: Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection.