Norwegian Cruise Line Christens New ‘It’ Girl – Norwegian Gem

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) named Cindy Cardella of Fairfield, N.J., the Godmother of its new ‘It’ Girl, Norwegian Gem, during the ship’s Christening ceremony held today in New York. Cindy was chosen by NCL and the public among five finalists vying for the Godmother crown following an online video contest hosted on In addition to being named Norwegian Gem’s Godmother, a position steeped in maritime tradition, she will receive a seven-day cruise in the ultra-luxurious 5,000-square-foot Garden Villa for her and five of her entourage.