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Donnalea Madeley

Travel and Tourism diploma, Seneca College


School of Hospitality and Tourism


Hospitality and tourism management; Travel and tourism market trends; Cruise, group and humanitarian travel; International touring and tourism; Volunteerism and ‘voluntourism’


Donnalea Madeley has more than 30 years of retail travel experience on cruise ships and is co-founder of Hands Across the Nations (HATN), a not-for-profit humanitarian organization that conducts community improvement projects in countries like Mali and Bolivia. In recognition of her philanthropic and industry achievements, Donnalea Madeley was the first travel agent chosen by Royal Caribbean International Cruises to be named “Godmother” of the Liberty of the Seas cruise ship.

Donnalea Madeley has appeared on and has been featured in The Globe and Mail and the Toronto Star.

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