The UK's top TV dancing competition will set sail onboard P&O Cruises, according to a statement.

Strictly Come Dancing themed holidays are launching on select sailings for 2016. This year’s professional dancers waltzing on to the decks include Giovanni Pernice, Joanne Clifton, Karen and Kevin Clifton, Janette Manrara and Aljaz Skorjanec.

P&O Cruises has four dedicated Strictly Come Dancing themed cruises, in partnership with BBC Worldwide Ltd. Each cruise will host four of Strictly’s professional dancers.

The Strictly stars will offer up close and personal interviews onboard, meet and greet opportunities, and spectacular Strictly Come Dancing showcases.

Strictly Come Dancing themed cruises for 2016 include:

• A 14-night Canary Islands cruise on Ventura departing April 22, 2016. Strictly stars: Joanne Clifton, Giovanni Pernice, Karen and Kevin Clifton and Strictly judge Craig Revel Horwood.

• A 13-night Canary Island cruise on Britannia departing May 16, 2016. Strictly stars: Janette Manrara, Aljaz Skorjanec, Karen and Kevin Clifton and Strictly judge Craig Revel Horwood.

• A 13-night Canary Island cruise on Britannia departing June 5, 2016. Strictly stars: Janette Manrara, Aljaz Skorjanec, Karen and Kevin Clifton and Strictly judge Craig Revel Horwood.

• A 14-night Mediterranean cruise departing July 22, 2016. Strictly stars: Ian Waite, Natalie Lowe, Pasha Kovalev and Anya Garnis. Stepping in as judge is Anton Du Beke.