Rob Matthew is Nieuw Amsterdam’s 3rd engineer.
Here is today’s quiz! Up for grabs is a fabulous package that includes a Nieuw Amsterdam Delft tile, Nieuw Amsterdam Delft commemorative plate and a luggage tag. The first person to answer the question correctly wins! Please submit your answers in the comments area below the post (do not e-mail them to the blog). We… read more of “Countdown Quiz: 9…”
In honor of the final days leading up to the launch of Nieuw Amsterdam, we’re having a fun quiz everyday for the last 10 days. Yesterday — Day 10 — we asked: QUESTION: What was the first post on the Holland America Blog that mentions the newest Nieuw Amsterdam by name? This was a tricky… read more of “Countdown Quiz #10:…”
On June 17 a festive luncheon was organized in honour of 24 new hires who embarked Maasdam in May and June, as well as 10 service awardees who received their 5, 10, 15, 20 and even 25 years of service recognition lapel pins. A special chocolate cake was prepared for Ronnie Balbalosa, assistant beverage manager,… read more of “A Lot to Celebrate…”
Mary Moore and Nieuw Amsterdam’s 3rd Engineer, Rob Matthews, sent in these pictures of the impressive LED-chandelier getting installed in the ship’s Atrium.
With only 10 days to the launch of Nieuw Amsterdam, we thought we’d celebrate with a fun quiz each day until the naming ceremony. Up for grabs everyday is a fabulous package that includes a Nieuw Amsterdam Delft tile, Nieuw Amsterdam Delft commemorative plate and a luggage tag. What a prize for the lucky winner!… read more of “Countdown Quiz: 10…”
One of my favourite ports on the Canada/New England run is Bar Harbor. It is a picturesque place which used to be a resort for the famous and the wealthy. One can enjoy delicious lobsters served in every restaurant in town and blueberry added into all kinds of tasty items – ice cream, muffins, tea,… read more of “Maasdam Visits Bar…”
Reason to Sail #10: Holland America Line’s impeccable service.