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ROL Cruise director Sarah Wikevand named godmother to Emerald Azzurra

ROL Cruise's Sarah Wikevand has worked with Emerald Cruises for over six years
Sarah Wikevand, MD of UK-based cruise retailer ROL Cruise, has been named godmother of Emerald Azzurra and will christen the vessel on May 28 in Venice.

The company is one of Emerald Cruises’ top performing agents and has supported the launch of the 100-passenger vessel. 

Committed to UK agents 

Rob Voss, chief operating officer, Scenic Group which includes Scenic and Emerald Cruises, commented, ‘We’re incredibly proud to be showcasing our commitment to supporting UK travel agents by having Sarah as our first Emerald Cruises superyacht’s godmother. She is a wonderful advocate for the cruising market and her dedication reflects our own commitment to growing this remarkable industry.’

Added David Winterton, Emerald Cruises’ global director of brand & marketing, ‘We cannot wait to welcome Sarah onboard our stunning Emerald Azzurra in Venice next month… We value our trade partners highly and we’re thrilled that Sarah has graciously accepted to be Godmother to Emerald Azzurra. 

‘Sarah is set to become the third UK travel agent Godmother in our Emerald Cruises fleet and we’re honoured to continue this tradition showing our dedication to our partners.’ 


Wikevand, who has been working with Emerald Cruises for over six years, said she was ‘humbled’ to have been chosen as godmother. 

Emerald Azzurra 

Emerald Azzurra entered service on March 12 and is currently sailing an eight-day Croatia itinerary. The superyacht will continue sailing the Adriatic and Mediterranean coastlines before repositioning to Doha, Qatar in December 2022 for Arabian Peninsula sailings between Doha and Dubai.

It will then be joined by sister yacht Emerald Sakara in 2023, with bookings for the ships' itineraries in the Middle East and Mediterranean now open.