Here are two pictures of the latest HAL University graduates on board Prinsendam. Congratulations! Odir Rodriguez A. is Prinsendam’s human resources manager.
Special thanks to Laura Vlaardingerbroek, Zaandam’s lead medical officer, for submitting this post. These two pictures are from the recent donation of a complete blood count (CBC) blood analyzing machine by ms Zaandam. The donation was made on behalf of Holland America Line to the American Bald Eagle Foundation in Haines, Alaska, on August 29,… read more of “Zaandam Donates to…”
Guest Elise is on board Rotterdam with her daughter and will be sharing her experience with us during their time on board. Enjoy! We were told that today would be rainy, but the prediction did not deter us from enjoying this charming city. Bergen is a quintessential Norwegian call. The coast is dotted with houses… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
Special thanks to Yunus, Nieuw Amsterdam’s human resources clerk, for sending in these great photos of the celebration that took place on board Nieuw Amsterdam for Indonesia’s Independence Day.
Chef Kevin Sbraga, winner of Bravo’s hit series Top Chef: Season Seven, sailed aboard Noordam’s 10-day Roman Empire cruise on July 17. During his time on board, Chef Sbraga performed cooking demonstrations, showcased his culinary expertise and shared tips with guest in Noordam’s Culinary Arts Center, the line’s state-of-the-art show kitchens aboard each ship. The… read more of “‘Top…”
HAL guest George Labecki and his family sailed aboard Nieuw Amsterdam’s Mediterranean Tapestry cruise throughout Europe this past July and documented his experience in a journal. Below is the entry from his visit to Nafplion, Greece. Enjoy! July 13th: Nafplion, Greece Changing the Shuttle Today marked the beginning of our ascent of the Aegean Sea…. read more of “Cruise Diary: At…”
Special thanks to Cori Schauffler, HAL’s Personal Cruise Consultant, for sending in these great photos from the Sea Otter & Wildlife Quest shore excursion she took in Sitka, Alaska, while sailing with Oosterdam.
Guest Elise is on board Rotterdam with her daughter and sent in this diary from her first day on board. Enjoy! For my 65th birthday, my daughter surprised me with a trip to Norway aboard Rotterdam. It has been years since we took a mother-daughter trip, as my daughter is married now with three young… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”