The Caribbean and the Panama Canal March 2012 was my first ever cruise with HAL and my friend’s second. Visiting so many fascinating places and seeing the Panama Canal was fantastic. We enjoyed it so much that we have booked another cruise for November. We are two English ladies who have both lost our husbands… read more of “Kudos for a…”
Special thanks to Mary Ann Tiffany for sending in this great photo of Volendam. This image was captured in 2006 from an expedition-style ship (Adventure Bound) of the Volendam in Tracy Arm. The icebergs were an amazing blue.– Mary Ann Tiffany
Special thanks to Photographer Steve Schimmelman for sharing this cool photo of Westerdam at port in Seattle Saturday, May 19.
Big thanks to I Gde Suardhana, Pinnacle Grill waiter on Maasdam, for sending in these gorgeous pictures of the grand Chateau Frontenac hotel in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. The hotel is a National Historic Site of Canada.
Here are photos of ms Rotterdam departing Rotterdam on Saturday, May 19.
Here is another video in the Culinary Council series, this one featuring our own Master Chef Rudi Sodamin.
Thank you to HAL guest Carol Ann for sending in this heartfelt note and picture from her last cruise with her mother. The HAL staff’s dedication to excellence and hard work is rewarded tenfold with kind words like these. On March 22, 2010, my mother Lois Wilson attended the Captain’s Luncheon on the last full… read more of “A Heartfelt Thanks…”
On May 15th, on a sunny day in Cadiz, Spain, 54 Rotterdam Crew members from the dining room and beverage department went on a tour to Jerez de la Frontera Winery to help initiate the roll out of the new Runner System. The team had previously been through several hours of training with Florin Dragomir,… read more of “Oh,…”