Godmother announced for P&O Adonia

Dame Shirley Bassey named as Godmother to Britain’s latest cruise ship

Fantastic news that Dame Shirley Bassey has been named as Godmother to P&O cruise’s latest ship, Adonia.  She is a top class performer and an amazing singer with a wonderful personality.  She will be the perfect choice for a brand that is so iconically British as P&O Cruises.

The christening will take place in Southampton on 21 May, 2011 to assembled guests and cruise aficianodos. 

It is reported that Dame Shirley is thrilled to have been selected and is honoured to be the godmother of such a wonderful cruise ship.

Adonia facts

Built in 2001, Adonia has all the facilities you would expect of a modern ship, with a classic and refined interior style.

Adonia’s main restaurant will be the Pacific Restaurant and there will be two further Select dining venues, Italian ‘Sorrento’ and a steakhouse and grill. There will also be a buffet restaurant, with some al fresco dining and a barbecue area out on the Lido deck.

For  entertainment, Adonia will have eight bars, including P&O Cruises signature ‘Crow’s Nest’ observation lounge; Andersons, the familiar club-style lounge bar; and Raffles, which will also offer a coffee shop menu throughout the day with pastries, chocolates, hot drinks and afternoon tea. There is also a traditional library with fireplace and views on three sides.

 Adonia will also feature The Curzon Lounge, where passengers can enjoy a drink with a sea view during the day, and by night enjoy a performance by the Headliners theatre company, concerts, dancing, or after dinner speakers.

There will be the signature Oasis Spa, offering a range of treatments and therapies such as hot stone massages and body scrubs, Aromatherapy, and reflexology. There is also a well equipped gym with panoramic sea views.

Adonia’s well appointed cabins will feature Egyptian cotton linen, tea and coffee making facilities so popular with British passengers, and over 75% of the cabins will have a private balcony.