AmaWaterways said Julia Lo Bue-Said, CEO of U.K. travel agent consortium Advantage Travel Partnership, will be godmother of the AmaDouro.

Lo Bue-Said will be the river cruise line's first British godmother. She will name the ship during a ceremony in Porto, Portugal, on April 12.

Julia Lo Bue-Said
Julia Lo Bue-Said

"We are so pleased that Julia has accepted our invitation to be godmother to AmaDouro," said Kristin Karst, executive vice president and co-owner of AmaWaterways. "A huge part of our success is due to our very important trade partners, and Advantage has been incredibly supportive of us as we continue to grow our brand in the U.K. For that reason and others, Julia is a welcome addition to our family of godmothers."

Lo Bue-Said has been with Advantage for more than 20 years. She previously held various positions at Thomas Cook, Balkan Holidays and The Best Travel Group.

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