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Wilkes Renew Wedding Vows on Volendam

Wilkes Renew Wedding Vows on Volendam

We took The 7-day Alaskan cruise leaving Vancouver on Sept. 8, 2010. It was a wonderful voyage with lots of magnificent scenery, wonderful food and very attentive crew. The highlight of our trip was when we had our wedding vows renewed by Captain Peter Bos. It really was a day to remember.Thank you all so…   read more of “Wilkes Renew…”

Volendam Drops Weather Buoys in New Zealand

Volendam Drops Weather Buoys in New Zealand

During our passage from Milford Sound we were provided with two marine weather buoys from the New Zealand Meteorological Organization. They requested that we drop the two weather buoys on our passage from Milford Sound to Hobart, Tasmania. These buoys provide wave height, atmospheric pressure at sea level, sea water temperature and ocean current information….   read more of “Volendam Drops…”

Postcard from Monaco

Postcard from Monaco

HAL guests Jamie and Pepper Prigal shared this “framed” photo of themselves at port in Monaco during their recent Nieuw Amsterdam cruise. Thanks ladies!

A Visit from and Old Friend

A Visit from and Old Friend

Maasdam’s Executive Chef Joachim Barelmann sent us this wonderful post about a visit from a retired Holland America Line executive chef: On the Oct. 22, 2010, Maasdam cruise from Ft. Lauderdale we had retired Executive Chef Max Van Bergen and his family on board. He was with our company for 28 years and retired 8…   read more of “A Visit from and…”

Halloween Photos from Westerdam

Halloween Photos from Westerdam

Westerdam’s on board Marketing Manager Suzanne Fontaine shared with us these photos from the ship’s recent Halloween celebration. Thanks, Suzanne!

Zaandam’s Halloween Crew Party

Zaandam’s Halloween Crew Party

To celebrate Halloween, the dining room team decorated the entrance of the Rotterdam Dining Room. The staff also celebrated with a crew party. Enjoy the photos!

Halloween on Amsterdam

Halloween on Amsterdam

Here are photos from Amsterdam’s Halloween festivities. Enjoy!