Yvon and Cees Kloppenburg are currently on a seven-day western Mediterranean cruise on board Ryndam. They will be staying on for a second HAL cruise right after they complete this one and will be chronicling their back-to-back cruising experience for us on the blog. It is a fact that Holland America Line has the most… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
Special thanks to HAL Mariner and blog contributor Fred Claessen for sharing these vintage photos with us of Rotterdam, Nieuw Amsterdam and Maasdam.
Yvon and Cees Kloppenburg are currently on a seven-day western Mediterranean cruise on board Ryndam. They will be staying on for a second HAL cruise right after they complete this one and will be chronicling their back-to-back cruising experience for us on the blog. When we returned to Ryndam the Royal Dutch High Tea was… read more of “Cruise Diary: Royal…”
Great shot of seals in Juneau, Alaska. Seems like a duel took place and the opponent/challenger’s head is falling front of the new king! Csaba Desvari is Oosterdam’s culinary operations manager.
Thanks to Facebook fans Marcia and Wayne Skinner for sending in this great post and beautiful photo from their recent cruise on Eurodam. We just completed a cruise on the ‘mighty Eurodam’ in the North Atlantic from Amsterdam to New York. I wanted to make a special mention about how well our captain and cruise… read more of “Postcard from…”
Enjoy these “Best Fall Cruise Photos” from HAL Facebook fan Sonya Lang. Here is a photo of Glacier Bay, taken from the Volendam. We could see the early fall colors during the week of September 5 -12. They were so beautiful! Your staff is the best! I also included a picture of a crew member… read more of “Facebook Fan Shares…”
Aboard Amsterdam we had the pleasure of celebrating the milestones of some of our very hard working crew members. These pictures are from our September Service Awards and retirement celebration for Boatswain Aris who received his 40-year service award.
Congratulations once again to Bert van Mackelenbergh, Statendam’s hotel manager, for winning yet another photography contest. Bert’s photo of Glacier Bay National Park was chosen as a ‘Weekly Winner’ in the ‘Share the Experience Photo Contest.’ Below is the winning photo.