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Nieuw Amsterdam Update: April 30, 2010

Nieuw Amsterdam Update: April 30, 2010

The show lounge is coming along fast, with the installation of the roof almost complete and the installation of the fiber optic lights, as you can see the roof is installed then each individual optic fiber is run through the ceiling and attached with a cap on the other side.

More Photos of HAL Cuisine

More Photos of HAL Cuisine

Here are more mouth-watering photos of HAL’s delicious cuisine from our Facebook and Twitter friends: Karina Jaros took these photos on her Eurodam cruise:

It’s Queen’s Day in the Netherlands

Hallo HALbloggers, Today, April 30, is marking the Netherlands’ national holiday Konninginen dag (Queen’s day). Today we celebrate the birthday of Queen Beatrix. It’s not Her Majesty’s official birthday, she was born on January 31, 1938. April 30 was the birthday of Her Majesty’s mother, Queen Juliana. When Queen Juliana abdicated, Her Majesty ordered that…   read more of “It’s…”

Westerdam’s Grand Show Buffet

Westerdam’s Grand Show Buffet

On April 26, Westerdam’s culinary department organized a special event for the guests on board. During lunch time, an amazing show buffet was presented to the ship’s guest with an array of delicious foods, exquisitely displayed on the tables. More than 650 guests attended the show buffet and many of them left with raving remarks…   read more of “Westerdam’s…”

Nieuw Amsterdam Photos: April 29, 2010

Nieuw Amsterdam Photos: April 29, 2010

These photos are from Nieuw Amsterdam’s first rescue boat test at the yard. Mary Moore is a HAL blog contributor based at the yard.

Photos of HAL’s Tantilizing Cuisine

Photos of HAL’s Tantilizing Cuisine

We asked our Facebook and Twitter fans to send in photos of Holland America Line’s delicious food. Here’s the first post. Enjoy! Elaine F. sent in her “food memories from a fabulous New Zealand/Australia cruise on Statendam:” Connie passed along this photo of a creative dessert: