Miami – Feb 6, 2014 —
Norwegian Cruise Line announced today that Armando Christian Perez aka Pitbull will perform during the Christening ceremony of their newest ship, Norwegian Getaway, at PortMiami on Friday, February 7. Norwegian Getaway is the largest ship to homeport year-round in Miami and features a multitude of Miami-inspired venues and offerings.
The Miami icon and international recording artist will also introduce his signature Voli brand to cruise goers aboard Norwegian for the first time. Voli – Vodka with Natural Flavors will be featured onboard Norwegian Getaway and across the Norwegian fleet, along with two signature drinks including Pitbull’s personal favorite, the Volito, his take on the classic mojito. Voli is hand-crafted in Cognac, France and features a delicate blend of the finest multi-distilled wheat vodka, pure spring water and natural infused flavors.
“It’s great to partner Voli with Norwegian Cruise Line,” says Armando Christian Perez (Pitbull). “Its a perfect match, what better than a party on a beautiful ship with amazing vodka? holy Voli!!”
“What better way to welcome Miami’s ultimate ship than with Miami’s ultimate performer and international superstar, Pitbull,” said Kevin Sheehan, Norwegian Cruise Line’s CEO. “A Miami native, Pitbull epitomizes this incredible city and is also a Latin Grammy Award winner so he is the perfect fit with our new ship that will sail year-round from Miami and features the first ever Grammy Experience at sea.”
The star-studded Christening Ceremony will take place while the ship is docked in PortMiami on Friday, February 7. The Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders are the ship’s Godmothers and will officially christen the ship.
About Armando Christian Perez (Pitbull)
Miami-native Armando Christian Perez aka Pitbull also known as Mr. Worldwide and Mr. 305 is a globally successful musician, performer, business entrepreneur, fashion icon and actor whose career sales exceed 5 million albums and 50 million singles worldwide. Pitbull has #1 hits in more than 15 countries and his videos have been viewed more than 3 billion times; his music video for the single “Give Me Everything” has alone received over 300 million views on YouTube. His world tour sold out concerts in United States, Canada, Latin America, Europe, China and Japan. Pitbull’s latest album release Global Warming features massive hit singles “Feel This Moment” featuring Christina Aguilera, and “Don’t Stop The Party” which followed his two million plus selling single “Back In Time.” In November, Pitbull released a deluxe edition titled Global Warming: Meltdown which includes worldwide #1 single “Timber” featuring Ke$ha. The song has been atop the charts for several consecutive weeks around the globe.
Last week, Pitbull’s new song “We Are One (Ole Ola)” featuring Jennifer Lopez and Brazilian singer Claudia Leitte was selected as the official anthem for the FIFA World Cup 2014. Pitbull also signed an exclusive deal with Endemol North America to Produce Original Television and Digital Content.