James Packer and Mariah Carey holiday as a couple

IN NEWS that has the tabloid and society watchers feeling emotions, James Packer has found love with singer Mariah Carey.

Packer, 47, had been pursuing the All I Want For Christmas Is You singer "aggressively" for months, according to entertainment website TMZ, and they are now set to cruise around the Mediterranean together on the Packer family yacht, Arctic P.

Carey, a former judge on American Idol who quit the reality talent show saying it was "the worst experience of my life", arrived in Italy on Friday on board a private jet.

Ciao Italia!!! #yay #vacation #italy  

A photo posted by Mariah Carey (@mariahcarey) on

The self-described diva will be one of the first guests to enjoy the luxury of the recently renovated 88-metre floating palace which includes its own "beach club". The complete refit of the converted icebreaker took seven months and now features a new glass bottom pool and Jacuzzi - the bottoms of which sink into the deck at the push of a button and fill with water. With his children's safety being paramount Packer had the new features fitted with removable railings.

Packer's first wife, designer Jodhi Meares, is also vacationing in Italy with her family, a mere two hours away on the Amalfi Coast. 


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