Travel agent, Emma Wilby, 27, from Sunderland, U.K., has been announced as the Godmother to Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas.
In addition to being a travel agent for Thomson, in Elgin, Scotland, Wilby is a military wife and a singer who performs in the Military Wives Choir in Kinloss, Scotland, where she lives with her husband. Wilby will perform a song during the ship’s inaugural ceremony in Southhampton, U.K., on April 20, 2015. Anthem of the Seas will sail its inaugural season from Southhampton before making the trip to its permanent homeport in New York in November.
Anthem of the Seas features the North Star aerial observatory, the RipCord by iFLY, FlowRider, and SeaPlex, a sporting venue with bumper cars, disco roller skating, a circus school, basketball, and other sports. The ship also features 18 restaurants and live entertainment in the Music Hall, the Royal Theater, and the Royal Esplanade. For more information, visit royalcaribbean.com.