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Sun Princess Godmother

by John the Wanderer
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This article is Sun Princess Godmother. It is about Princess Cruises newest ship to be officially named by Ted Lasso star Hannah Waddingham!

The naming ceremony is on April 23, 2024 in Barcelona.

The featured image is from Princess Cruises / Victoria Stevens

Sun Princess

Sun Princess Godmother
Sun Princess at sea – Photo from Princess Cruises

Princess Cruises newest ship is Sun Princess. Sun Princess is a 177,882 gross ton ship. The ship carries 4,300 guests and offers some incredible experiences including the new theater in the round experience as well as Spellbound a musical theater dinner experience.

This is Princess Cruises largest ship which debuted on February 28, 2024 for a series of cruises in the Europe and the Mediterranean for the summer before she will relocate to Fort Lauderdale for winter Caribbean sailings in October, 2024.

A key feature of the ship is the Dome structure at the front which offers different experiences throughout the day and night.

Sun Princess has food and beverage outlets including Spellbound which blends magic with food and beverage experiences in a unique environment. In addition, Sun Princess features Butcher’s Block by Dario that offers unique cuts of steak from a famous European butcher.

The ship will delight foodies with all the awesome options both in speciality dining as well as main dining.

Guests sailing with Princess Plus or Princess Premier Benefits get complimentary access to additional specialty restaurants in the casual category such as the famous pizza spot and so much more.

Godmother Hannah Waddingham

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Sun Princess Godmother Hannah Waddingham – Photo from Victoria Stevens/Princess Cruises

Ted Lasso star and British actor Hannah Waddingham is the Godmother of Sun Princess.

Hannah Waddingham is an award winning actor with such honors as:

  1. Primetime Emmy,
  2. Critics Choice Television Award; and
  3. Screen Actors Guild Award,

The actor also is nominated for two Golden Globe and Screen Actors guild awards.

In Ted Lasso, Hannah stars as the beloved Rebecca Welton who is the owner of the team that Ted Lasso coaches. She is also an amazing singer and is a talented performer.

Some other notable Godmothers for Princess Ships are as follows:

  1. Diana, Princess of Wales (Royal Princess, 1984), 
  2. Kate Middleton, Princess of Wales (Royal Princess, 2013); 
  3. Audrey Hepburn (Star Princess, 1989);
  4. Sophia Loren (Crown Princess, 1990); 
  5. Martha Stewart (Crown Princess, 2006)

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Sun Princess cruise ship
Sun Princess – Photo by Princess Cruises

It is existing news that the Sun Princess Godmother is Hannah Waddingham! The ceremony will be an awesome experience for those that get to attend.

I am looking forward to sailing on Sun Princess this winter in the Caribbean.

Are you sailing on Sun Princess?


Origami April 13, 2024 - 9:44 pm

Giving you 1 click to ask: was this a press release you just copy-pasted, or a terrible Chat GPT creation?

John the Wanderer April 13, 2024 - 9:56 pm

Thanks for commenting. I didn’t use AI or anything. I copied the awards Hannah won but otherwise wrote this.

I love the show Ted Lasso so it is exciting one of the stars is the Godmother on Sun Princess.


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