TORONTO, April 2 /CNW/ - After a six month search, Royal Caribbean
International named Ontario Travel Agent Donnalea Madaley to preside over the
World's Largest Cruise Ship "Liberty of the Seas".
Travel agent Donnalea Madaley is the first Canadian to become godmother
of the newest ship of the Royal Caribbean Cruise Line.
Donnalea, of Ontario-based Marlin Travel in Richmond Hill, was selected
from among nearly 2,500 nominations of exemplary women travel agents who have
demonstrated dedication to philanthropy and service in their communities.
As part of her Award, Donnalea will participate in the naming ceremony of
Liberty on May 18, 2007, and help launch the cruise ship, a prestigious role
often performed by dignitaries and celebrities.
In addition to being chosen as Liberty's godmother, Donnalea will receive
one cruise per year for the rest of her life and a $25,000 cheque for her
charity, "Hands Across the Nations" (HATN), a charity organization created and
led by Donnalea and her husband, which provides training, construction,
essential facilities in remote communities in such places as Mali, Bolivia and
countries in Western Africa.
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