Here are some amazing pictures of penguins taken during Veendam’s recent trip to Antarctica. Special thanks to David Wood, Veendam’s hotel manager, for the photos.
HAL guest and Travel Writer Ben Patt submitted this note and photo from his recent cruise on board Westerdam. Thanks, Ben! It never fails to amaze us about how fanatical cruisers have become regarding the culinary skills of one Cruise Line versus another. As a result, we are never bashful about referring business to our… read more of “Travel Writer Lauds…”
We took our first cruise on the Oosterdam to the Mexican Rivera, what a wonderful time we had, the best. I took this picture as we’re sailing out of the harbor at Puerto Vallarta, one of the crew members was helping to guide the ship out to open ocean. We’d had a great day in… read more of “Oosterdam Postcards…”
The crew of the Nieuw Amsterdam was excited to be able to donate gifts to 170 local children during her maiden call to Willemstad, Curaçao. Luckily, Santa himself was enjoying a cruise with us and was able to come ashore to personally distribute the gifts! Minister El Hakim, Minister of Economic affairs, General Managing Director of … read more of “Nieuw…”
December 30 was a busy day in Puerto Vallarta. In the Bay of Banderas was Celebrity’s Constellation, RCCL’s Mariner of the Seas, as well as ms Oosterdam (on her weekly call) and ms Rotterdam. A good reason to take photos of the ships. Hopefully 2011 brings again many cruise ships to Puerto Vallarta. Groeten, Ton… read more of “Oosterdam and…”
Special thanks to Veendam’s Guest Relations Supervisor Edy Portero-Lopez for sending us these amazing photos from a recent port call at Antarctica.
The Lido served as the location for the Eurodam’s officer and staff dinner on Christmas eve. Cocktails were enjoyed at the Lido bar before the dinner and all in attendance enjoyed a well deserved festive meal to celebrate the holidays and enjoy the company of their colleagues. Odir Rodriguez is Eurodam’s human resources manager.