Pamela Baade, Holland America Line’s manager of corporate giving, recently sailed the eastern Caribbean on board Eurodam and updated us regularly throughout her cruise.
Here are a few shots from our Amsterdam King Neptune ceremony. Enjoy!
The London Eye is one of many landmarks in London. While our ships don’t really call in London, you can get there from some of our port calls and I have had the opportunity to visit several times. I cannot wait to go back. Anthony Garofalo Human Resources Manager ms Zaandam
HAL blogger Gary Frink currently is sailing on board Prinsendam’s 24-day Amazon River and Caribbean adventure and will be sending in cruise diaries throughout his time on board. Enjoy! The three Iles de Salut (ironically, islands of health or salvation, depending on your interpretation) were part of the French Guiana prison system France maintained for… read more of “Cruise Diary: First…”
Meet Statendam’s Dining Room Manager Johny Frederix: I was born and grew up in Bali, Indonesia. I went to the Hotel Institute and majored in Food and Beverage Management in Bali. I worked in several 5-Star hotels before I joined Holland America Line. I went to work on a ship because I would like to… read more of “In the Spotlight:…”
Here are Ryndam’s deck officers celebrating their graduation from HAL University. Congrats! Brandi Johnson is Ryndam’s human resources manager.
HAL blogger Gary Frink is currently sailing on board Prinsendam’s 24-day Amazon River and Caribbean adventure and will be sending in cruise diaries throughout his time on board. When it rains in St. Lucia, it rains very, very hard. Jeanne and I travel with yellow, thigh length, rubberized slickers; they were needed today. Our goal,… read more of “Cruise Diary: In…”
Today is Captain van Donselaar’s birthday. The deck department got together to personally arrange his birthday cake themselves — that is make it and bake it! They traded in their nautical caps for chef hats and took over the pastry shop, putting their pastry skills to work. To celebrate Captain van Donselaar’s birthday and love… read more of “Happy Birthday,…”