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Nieuw Amsterdam’s Crew Got Talent

Nieuw Amsterdam’s Crew Got Talent

The crew of the Nieuw Amsterdam put on a lively talent show for their crew mates recently in our beautiful Showroom-At-Sea. Performances included magic acts from our front desk, three crew bands including members of various departments and a solo singer from our beverage team. The crew was then treated to a very special performance…   read more of “Nieuw…”

HAL Employees ‘Polar Bear Jump’ for a Great Cause

HAL Employees ‘Polar Bear Jump’ for a Great Cause

Thanks to Ralph Samuels, Holland America Line’s Vice President of Government & Community Relations in Alaska, for sending in this chilly post! And thanks to Anita Nelson from Princess Cruise Lines for her lovely note. HAL employees in Alaska recently participated in the popular Polar Bear jump at Seward by plunging into Ressurection Bay. Jumpers…   read more of “HAL Employees…”

Beautiful Butterflies in Key West, Florida

Beautiful Butterflies in Key West, Florida

The crew of the Ryndam are fortunate enough to call Key West as one of their ports of calls. This port houses a wonderful Butterfly Conservatory. A few of the crew took a nice walk through Key West, stopping to see Highway 95’s Mile Marker 0 and the southernmost tip of the United States, to…   read more of “Beautiful…”

Maasdam Postcards from Santo Domingo

Maasdam Postcards from Santo Domingo

Here are some of my favorite photos from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. One of the dilapidated old buildings still has a nice façade, but through the doorway, all you can see is the beautiful blue sky!

Birthday Celebration on Eurodam

Birthday Celebration on Eurodam

During a beautiful morning on January 23rd and with all the department heads present, we celebrated the birthday of Guest Relations Manager Annabel Sualog. She was delightfully surprised after being called to the Hotel Manager’s office and opening the door to everyone singing the traditional Happy Birthday song to her. Annabel enjoyed the surprise and,…   read more of “Birthday…”

Amsterdam Visits Easter Island

Amsterdam Visits Easter Island

Yesterday we arrived in Easter Island, a special territory of Chile. During the morning hours, the swell and waves were high and we could not operate the tender, but thanks to our Captain Olav we sailed to the other side of the island where we were able to anchor and complete our tender service. Guests…   read more of “Amsterdam Visits…”

Eurodam and Noordam Together in St. Thomas

Eurodam and Noordam Together in St. Thomas

During our call in St. Thomas on January 19th the mighty “E” had the privilege to share the pier with her sister ship the ms Noordam. Odir Rodriguez is Eurodam’s human resources manager.