The star power just got brighter on our “Dancing with the Stars at Sea” theme cruises with the addition of Olympic champion and “Dancing with the Stars” season eight winner Shawn Johnson to three sailings in 2013. If you want to meet America’s sweetheart and see her perform, Johnson will be on on Veendam’s June 22 voyage and Oosterdam’s June 30 and July 7 cruises.
Johnson won season eight of “Dancing with the Stars” with professional partner Mark Ballas, who will be sailing with her on the June 22 departure. She also competed in the 2012 All-Star season where she was the runner-up with dance professional Derek Hough.
Dance professional Chelsie Hightower also is scheduled to sail June 22, 2013, on Veendam’s seven-day Canada and New England voyage with Johnson and Ballas.
Dance professionals Kym Johnson and Tristan MacManus are scheduled to sail with Johnson on ms Oosterdam’s June 30 and July 7 seven-day Alaska cruises along with celebrity Carson Kressley.
In 2014, the “Dancing with the Stars: At Sea” theme cruises will be on board Nieuw Amsterdam. Seven-day voyages include an eastern Caribbean cruise January 5 and a western Caribbean cruise January 12. Celebrities are to be announced.
The 16th season of “Dancing with the Stars” will premiere on Monday, March 18, 2013, at 8 p.m. (ET) on ABC.