Gwen Stefani named as godmother of new Carnival Cruise Line ship

Singer Gwen Stefani is to act as godmother of Carnival Cruise Line’s’ new flagship.

Carnival Jubilee is due to be named in Galveston, Texas on February 24.

The three-time Grammy award winner is set to lead the naming ceremony for the 6,500-passenger ship.

The third of the line’s liquefied natural gas-powered  Excel class ships entered service on December 23 and is based year-round at the port of Galveston.  

Carnival Cruise Line president Christine Duffy said: “We are absolutely thrilled to be welcoming Gwen Stefani onto Carnival Jubilee so we can honour her as the ship’s godmother.  

“She has demonstrated her commitment to our Carnival values, including promoting diversity and inclusion, supporting charitable causes, being a leader in her field, and of course, having fun.  

“We are going to show her an enthusiastic welcome in only the way Carnival can when she joins us on February 24.”

Stefani added: “I am honoured to be the godmother of the new Carnival Jubilee. 

“Carnival is taking it to the next level of fun while being committed to children’s causes and supporting our military families and veterans.”

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