Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line, will sit on the selection committee for the Miss Universe pageant which will take place this Sunday, May 16 in Hollywood, Florida, and will be broadcast live on A&E and Telemundo’s FYI broadcast channel, according to a press. Release.
Duffy will be part of an all-female panel of eight judges who will determine who out of 90 international contenders will win the title.
During the show, Duffy will present a Miss Universe contestant with the âSpirit of Carnivalâ award for representing the company’s values ââof fun, friendship, diversity and inclusion.
âServing as a Miss Universe judge is not only a huge honor, but a wonderful way to celebrate the accomplishments of so many smart and inspiring women around the world. There is a synergy between Carnival and Miss Universe, as our ships are filled with smiling and friendly faces from all over the world, âDuffy said.
âI also have the privilege of presenting theâ Spirit of Carnival âaward to a competitor who is a role model and who shares our values ââof making others feel welcomed, valued and respected.â