Sequins and salsa will take centre
stage as the nation's favourite dancing competition sets sail on board P&O
Cruises Strictly Come Dancing themed holidays. Craig Revel Horwood will once
again be in charge, passing judgment on the dancers who will all be hoping to
hear his famous catchphrase: "Three words: Fab-u-lous!".
winner Ore Oduba will join Ventura in April for cruise N711 where he will be
reunited with his Strictly pro partner Jo Clifton.
In addition to Joanne Clifton, this
year's Strictly favourites who will be dancing on the decks include Giovanni Pernice
and Oti Mabuse, Karen and Kevin Clifton, Gorka Marquez, Neil and Katya Jones,
AJ Pritchard and Chloe Hewitt, Janette Manrara and Aljaz Skorjanec and Oksana
Cruises senior vice president Paul Ludlow said: "As the only holiday company to
have this partnership with one of the country's best loved shows, we are
thrilled to welcome Craig Revel Horwood and the Strictly dancers back onboard. We
are also delighted to have last year's winner Ore join us on board. These
Strictly themed cruises have huge appeal – those who can dance, those who want
to learn to dance or those who just like to sit back and admire the glitz and
glamour in person."
This year, P&O Cruises has four
dedicated Strictly Come Dancing themed
cruises, in partnership with BBC Worldwide Ltd. Featuring all the pizzazz of
the TV show, each cruise will host four of Strictly's professional dancers, captivating guests
with incredible, show-stopping routines.
Strictly Come Dancing
themed cruises for 2017 include:
14-night Western Mediterranean cruise on Azura (A708)
departing April 2, 2017. Strictly
stars: Giovanni Pernice and Oti Mabuse, Kevin and Karen Clifton, Gorka
Marquez and Strictly judge Craig Revel Horwood. Prices start from £999 per
- A 14
night Western Mediterranean cruise on Ventura (N711) departing April 30, 2017. Strictly stars: Giovanni Pernice
and Joanne Clifton, Neil and Katya Jones, AJ Pritchard and Chloe Hewitt, Strictly
judge Craig Revel Horwood and 2016 winner Ore Oduba. Prices start from £999
14-night Baltic cruise on Britannia (B716) departing June 4, 2017. Strictly stars: Janette Manrara and Aljaz Skorjanec, Giovanni
Pernice and Oti Mabuse, Oksana Platero and Strictly judge Craig Revel
Horwood. Prices start from £1,229 per person.
14-night Central Mediterranean
cruise on Britannia (B718) departing June 25, 2017. Strictly stars: Janette Manrara and Aljaz Skorjanec, Karen and
Kevin Clifton, Natalie Lowe and Strictly judge Craig Revel Horwood. Prices
start from £1,249 per person.
to spectacular Strictly Come Dancing showcase performances, the team will also
offer up close and personal interviews on board and photo and meet and greet
Cruises will also be joined by a team from DanceSport International, suppliers
of dresses and costumes to the show. A stunning selection
of these costumes will be on display around the ship, and available to buy,
with organised fashion events to showcase them at their very best.
highlight of the two-week cruises is the guest dance competition, which
culminates in a grand finale performance in the ship's main theatre, with a
judging panel including Craig Revel Horwood and a Strictly professional dancer.
To book, contact
P&O Cruises on 0843 374 0111, visit www.pocruises.com or visit your
local travel agent.
About P&O Cruises
P&O Cruises has a fleet of eight ships
offering holidays tailored to British tastes combining genuine service, a sense
of occasion and attention to detail, ensuring passengers have the holiday of a
lifetime, every time. Britannia, a design-led 141,000 ton ship, was named by HM
The Queen on March 10, 2015. A new 180,000 ton LNG-powered ship is on order for
delivery in 2020.
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