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A Gorgeous Sunset from Nieuw Amsterdam

A Gorgeous Sunset from Nieuw Amsterdam

Special thanks to Peter Huijgen for sharing this beautiful photo from his recent Mediterranean cruise to Venice aboard Nieuw Amsterdam.

Westerdam Awards 187 Bronze Medallions to HAL Mariners

Westerdam Awards 187 Bronze Medallions to HAL Mariners

During Westerdam’s 35-day Hawaii & Tahiti cruise, Captain PJ Van Maurik, myself and Cruise Director Jason Venner had the pleasure of presenting our Mariners on board with an unprecedented 187 bronze medallions in the Vista Show Lounge. Enjoy this group photo from the event on October 31! Ron Bontenbal, Hotel Director ms Westerdam

HAL Mariner Shares Collection of Memorabilia

HAL Mariner Shares Collection of Memorabilia

Being a collector of Holland America Line memorabilia, I decided to share my collection with anyone who wants to collect like I do. To that purpose I have created three websites with my collection of tiles, commemorative wine bottles and playing cards. I am working on adding sites for commemorative teaspoons, luggage labels and the…   read more of “HAL Mariner Shares…”

Ryndam Crew Enjoy Winery Tour in Cadiz, Spain

Ryndam Crew Enjoy Winery Tour in Cadiz, Spain

Thanks to HAL’s Director of Beverage Services Gerald Mosslinger for this photo and post. Ryndam wine attendants had a unique opportunity to enhance their product knowledge by conducting a training trip to a Jerez vineyard called Gonzalez Byass, when the vessel called at Cadiz on October 29. The crew had a great time and enjoyed…   read more of “Ryndam Crew Enjoy…”

Amsterdam’s Crew Pumpkin Carving Contest

Amsterdam’s Crew Pumpkin Carving Contest

Here are the winners from Amsterdam’s crew pumpkin carving contest. The crew carved the pumpkins on October 30th and then they were placed on display for guests to judge. Enjoy!

Master Chef’s Table Debuts on Zuiderdam

Master Chef’s Table Debuts on Zuiderdam

Corporate Traveling Trainer Troy Wastell is implementing the Master Chef’s Table on board Zuiderdam with Executive Chef Karl Eller and Chef Tournant Daniel Lin. Pictured are the Pinnacle Grill Service Staff, with Pinnacle Restaurant Manager Jorn Van Woerkom, Culinary Operation Manger Boban Zivkovic and Roland Borsje A Com. The Master Chef’s Table already is on…   read more of “Master Chef’s…”