SANTA CLARITA, California -TV stars and show hosts will unite as godfathers to officially name the newest Princess Cruises ship – Discovery Princess. Fashion designer Randy Fenolichief Alex Guarnaschellispecial effects designer and maker Adam Savageand Real Estate Broker and Extraordinary Pinball page turner will gather for the maritime tradition of the baptism ceremony at the Port of Los Angeles on April 29.
Fashion designer Randy Fenoli
For the past seven years, Princess has delivered the cruise line’s exclusive Discovery at SEA program – bringing the spirit of curiosity and exploration to every cruise through signature experiences like Shark Week at Sea, exclusive excursions ashore and onboard activities such as Discovery of the camp youth centers and stargazing at SEA.
“Bringing these four experts and personalities together to name Discovery Princess for the launch of our new ship is an exciting time for Princess,” said John Padget, Princess Cruises President. “Our awesome patrons, who represent the very best in food, style, wonder and exploration, bring together their imaginative and inspiring talents to celebrate this momentous occasion. We look forward to exploring what we can all do together in the future.
The impressive credentials of Discovery Princess’ four godparents include:
Randy Fenoli – Born on a cattle farm in Southern Illinois, Randy is the youngest of seven children. Driven by his fascination with design, Randy taught himself to sew from the age of nine. At twenty years old, Randy obtained a license as a hairdresser and make-up artist. Randy’s passion for fashion and design then led him to the prestigious fashion institute of technology At New York. From 2007 to 2012, Randy worked as Fashion Director at the New York one Kleinfeld Bridal Salon where he consulted nearly 15,000 brides a year. Today, as a star of TLC ‘Say Yes to the Dress’, ‘Big Bliss’, ‘Randy Knows Best’, ‘Randy to the Rescue’, ‘Say Yes to the Dress Benelux’ and ‘Say Yes to the Dress America’, are seen by millions of viewers in approximately 150 countries. Randy has just finished filming the twenty-first season of SYTTD. As the wedding industry’s most trusted source, it is by Randy Fenoli mission to “educate, uplift and empower” every bride to choose the most important dress of her life and for all women to realize their own personal beauty.
Chief Alex Guarnaschelli – world-renowned chef who, after frequenting Culinary School La Varenne in Bourgogne, Francebegan his training in international culinary travel in Paris and New York with some of the world’s most acclaimed chefs, including Guy Savoie and Daniel Boulud. In 2003, Guarnaschelli was given the opportunity to expand her repertoire and become executive chef at Butter, where she has since created her own eclectic American and green market-inspired menu. She first appeared on Food Network in 2006 and has since been part of hundreds of episodes on the network, including as a judge on Chopped, co-host of The Kitchen, host of Supermarket Stakeout and star of Alex. vs. America. She hosts the award-winning digital series Fix Me a Plate and is the author of three cookbooks, including “Cook With Me: 150 Recipes for the Home Cook” (2020).
wild adam – special effects designer and maker, TV personality and producer, original host of the Emmy-nominated Discovery series Mythbusters, Savage has spent his life gathering skills that allow him to take what’s inside his brain and make it real. He has built everything from giant Buddhas and futuristic weapons to art sculptures. His previous positions include projectionist, animator, graphic designer, carpenter, interior designer and decorator, toy designer, welder and scenic painter. In 1993, Savage focused his career in the special effects industry, honing his skills through more than 100 television commercials and a dozen feature films, including Star Wars Episodes I and II, Galaxy Quest, and the Matrix sequels. In 2003, he was tapped to produce and co-host MythBusters. Fourteen years, 279 episodes, 1,015 myths, 2,950 experiences, eight Emmy nominations and 83 miles of duct tape later, this version of the series ended in March 2016. Since then, Savage has hosted MythBusters Jr., as well as a brand new series, Savage Builds, which premiered on Science Channel in 2019. Today, Savage serves as the editor and primary content creator for Tested. com.
page turner – entrepreneur extraordinaire, real estate broker, turnaround expert, executive producer, television host, visionary strategist and founder of EGAP Real Estate and do the Work, Inc. After working for many years under the tutelage of major humanitarians such as Magic Johnson, turner is a successful self-employed entrepreneur who has been a real estate broker, pinball and investor for over two decades, a published author of ‘The GO Life’, owner of Do the Work, Inc. and BLW Productionsand is co-creator, executive producer and host of her second hit HGTV display Fix my flip. She is an expert in all facets of residential real estate, flipping, investing, building businesses and persevering through tough times. As a single mother of three daughters, Turner only supported her daughters (including twins) in private schools and top universities. Her vision, resilience and work ethic (her motto is #dothework) propelled her to the top of her industry.
About Discovery Princess
Discovery Princess expands the cruise line’s fleet of Medallion-Class ships to 15, offering elegantly appointed accommodations, world-class entertainment, gourmet dining and cocktails, expansive alfresco dining areas and stunning views from the cruise line’s largest balconies at sea in the Sky Suites.
The 3,660-seat Discovery Princess was built in Fincantieri Shipyard in Monfalcone, Italyand is the sixth and final new Royal Class construction sharing all the spectacular style and luxury of her sister ships – Enchanted princess sky princessmajestic princess, royal princess and royal princess.
Part of the leading West Coast cruise line, the Discovery Princess debuted in Los Angeles on March 27sailing a series of Mexican Rivieras and california coast trips from March 27 – April 24. After the baptism ceremony at Los Angeles on April 29the ship will sail up the Pacific coast to begin a seven-day season Alaska cruises from Seattlemaking her the newest ship sailing in the Alaska Region.
With a range of innovative new experiences, guests will enjoy 270-degree panoramic views from the Princess’ largest balconies at sea in Sky Suites, relax in ultimate comfort at Sanctuary and delight their senses with dining options world class. Plus, Princess live entertainment features mesmerizing shows Broadwaystyle production shows that can only be seen in state of the art Princess Theaterincluding the brand new show, Spotlight Bar.
Additionally, Discovery Princess offers Princess MedallionClassHoliday which start with the wearable Medallion, a quarter-sized device that enables everything from quick contactless boarding to locating loved ones anywhere on the ship, as well as enhanced service like having it all what guests need, delivered directly to them, wherever they are on the boat. Plus, guests can share their favorite cruise moments using MedallionNet, the best Wi-Fi at sea, as well as stay in touch with friends and family at home, work remotely anywhere on the ship, Quickly publish content and stream favorite movies and shows.
Discovery Princess also offers exclusive Princess locations and amenities, including the Piazza, Lotus SpaThe Sanctuary, Movies Under the Stars, Gigi’s pizzeria, good spirits at the sea bar, Vegas-style casino, The Princess Shops, Discovery Camp Youth & Teen Center and Discovery of SEA programs.
You can find more information about Discovery Princess at https://www.princess.com/ships-and-experience/ships/xp-discovery-princess/
Additional information about Princess Cruises is available through a professional travel counselor, by calling 1-800-PRINCESS (1-800-774-6237) or by visiting the company’s website at http://www.princess.com /.
On Princess Cruises:
One of the best-known names in cruising, Princess Cruises is the world’s leading premium international cruise line and tour operator, operating a fleet of 15 modern cruise ships, carrying millions of guests each year to 330 destinations worldwide, including the Caribbean, Alaska, Panama CanalMexican Riviera, Europe, South America, Australia/New Zealandthe South Pacific, Hawaii, Asia, Canada/New England, Antarcticand World Cruises. A team of professional destination experts curated 170 itineraries, ranging in length from three to 111 days and Princess Cruises is continuously recognized as “Best Cruise Line for Itineraries”. In 2017 Princess Cruiseswith the parent company carnival societyintroduced MedallionClass Holidays enabled by the Medallion Device, the vacation industry’s most advanced wearable device, provided free of charge to every guest sailing on a MedallionClass ship. The award-winning innovation offers the fastest way to an effortless personalized vacation, giving guests more time to do the things they love most. The company is part of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK).
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