Dame Joan Collins announced as Godmother of S.S. Joie de Vivre
She will participate in the naming ceremony of the Joie de Vivre in Paris on March 27.
The company claims the 128-passenger ‘super ship’ will be the first of its kind to sail the Seine River.
The vessel was built 125 metres long as opposed to the standard 135 metres, allowing it to dock in the heart of the French capital. It will operate a Paris and Normandy itinerary.
Dame Joan 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.”
Uniworld president and CEO Ellen Bettridge said: “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