Iona Naming Ceremony Link

 Hays Travel is among the biggest independent travelling agencies in the United Kingdom today. It was formed by John Hay in 1980 but after his death in 2020, his wife Dame Irene Hays took over.

Iona Naming Ceremony Link
Iona Naming Ceremony Link

She recently gave a name to one of its biggest cruise ships. The cruise was named Iona.

Iona Naming Ceremony Link
Iona Naming Ceremony Link

The short ceremony was held in Southampton England on  May 16, 2021.

Iona Naming Ceremony Link
Iona Naming Ceremony Link

During the naming of the cruise a live broadcast was done on youtube and additionally the audience was entertained by a short performance from Gary Barlow.

Iona Naming Ceremony Link
Iona Naming Ceremony Link

A link was shared on the company’s website enabling the audience to watch the ceremony live.