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Meet HAL’s First Female Safety Environmental Health Officer

Meet HAL’s First Female Safety Environmental Health Officer

Congratulations are in order to Hajnalka Lukacs, Ph.D., Holland America Line’s first female Safety Environmental Health Officer. Hajnalka exemplifies the endless possibilities for shipboard employees who, through hard work and sheer determination, work their way up through the ranks of the company. She began her career with HAL as a fitness coordinator on board Statendam to…   read more of “Meet HAL’s First…”

Human Resources Managers Converge in Seattle

Human Resources Managers Converge in Seattle

Nineteen seagoing human resources managers from Holland America Line left Seattle with several new ideas to implement with the line’s on-board employees after their recent five-day conference, held from August 16-20. This was the first time all of the ships’ human resources managers were able to meet since the implementation of the position on Noordam…   read more of “Human Resources…”

Tickling the Ivories on Volendam

Tickling the Ivories on Volendam

Bert & Juanita Ollivier, three-star mariners, sent in this post from their recent cruise. We wish them “Bon Voyage” on their upcoming adventure! This is a photo of Glenn, the piano man, on board the m.s. Volendam cruise to Alaska which left Vancouver, BC, on August 11, 2010. Glenn provided a great deal of entertainment,…   read more of “Tickling the…”

Veendam’s Crew Soccer Match

Veendam’s Crew Soccer Match

Joanne Gardner, future cruise consultant aboard Veendam, sent in these photos of a recent crew soccer game in Hamilton, Bermuda. Looks like they had a fun afternoon! Left: Irish, broadcast tech; right (center) Tim Ellis.