World sit ski champion Josh Dueck — former HAL employee in Dawson City — represented Canada in the recent Paralympics where he took a silver medal in the men’s sitting slalom. Since a skiing accident left him paralyzed six years ago, Dueck has ascended to the top of the sit skiing world, including world champion… read more of “Former HAL Employee…”
We received this glowing report of Merle Minda’s recent cruise aboard Eurodam. Thanks for taking the time to send this in to the blog. We just returned from seven perfect days in the Caribbean on the glorious Eurodam, the largest of the many Holland America ships we have sailed. Picture this – perfect sunny days… read more of “Eurodam…”
2010 Seahawks Cruise – Mexican Riviera Day 1 – March 20 It is a beautiful sunny day today in San Diego as we head to the pier to board Holland America Line’s ms Oosterdam to begin our 5th Annual Seahawks cruise. Seahawks players Ben Obomanu and his sister, Yulonda, Josh Wilson and his wife, Jazmin,… read more of “2010 Seahawks…”
If you want to remain inconspicuous, don’t board your cruise ship as a group of five all wearing identical neon lime green hats. But it’s a great way to have fun and meet your fellow cruisers! The lime green hats made our group instantly recognizable on board ms Oosterdam on the annual Seattle Seahawks cruise…. read more of “Striking a Pose in…”
Holland America Line is a member of World’s Leading Cruise Lines, a marketing alliance among Carnival Corporation & plc brands that serve the North American market. The other cruise brands are Carnival Cruise Lines, Costa Cruises, Cunard Line, Princess Cruises and the Yachts of Seabourn. The alliance recently launched a new Cruise Navigator tool to… read more of “What Cruise Line is…”
Here’s a “vintage” video of Nieuw Amsterdam’s float out. Rob Matthew is Nieuw Amsterdam’s 3rd engineer.
HAL guest Jim Sykes shared with us this note and gorgeous photos from his recent cruise aboard Ryndam. Thanks Jim! My parents are frequent guests aboard the “dam” ships and even as I write this they are on their 24th cruise with Holland America. My wife and I took an opportunity to travel with them… read more of “Postcards from ms…”
We’re sad to say this is our final post of Half Moon Cay photos from our Facebook fans. Thanks for the HUGE response. Look for our next photo request very soon! Christine Farr Fritts sent in this great note and photos. Half Moon Cay is my favorite stop and is a must for any of… read more of “Half Moon Cay…”