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Veterans Remembered on Oosterdam

Veterans Remembered on Oosterdam

Special thanks to Oosterdam’s Beverage Manager Hans Becker for this post. On the eleventh day of the eleventh month at the eleventh hour, over 50 veterans got together to thank and remember those who served. In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky…   read more of “Veterans Remembered…”

Csaba’s Aperture: Solar Eclipse

Csaba’s Aperture: Solar Eclipse

A total eclipse of the sun is arguably nature’s most spectacular and awe-inspiring phenomenon. Oosterdam played host to this event and all eyes were on the horizon overlooking the Coral Sea, as the total solar eclipse casted its incredible shadow across the Pacific Ocean and Far North Australia. The eclipse started at dawn in the…   read more of “Csaba’s…”

Statendam’s Crew Go Swimming with the Dolphins

Statendam’s Crew Go Swimming with the Dolphins

Recently, myself and 27 of Statendam’s crew members had the amazing opportunity to enjoy a day of swimming with the dolphins! We arrived in Cabo San Lucas and took a tender to reach the pier. Once we docked, we were greeted by two natives dressed in their traditional attire and then to a five minute…   read more of “Statendam’s…”

‘World’s Largest Cruise Sale’ Event on Rotterdam

‘World’s Largest Cruise Sale’  Event on Rotterdam

Special thanks to Chantal Hettich, Future Cruise Consultant on Rotterdam, for this post. During ms Rotterdam’s “World’s Largest Cruise Sale” we organized an Indonesian High Tea in the Showroom at Sea in order to promote our upcoming cruises to Indonesia from Rotterdam. The event began with a traditional Indonesian dance to create the atmosphere. As…   read more of “‘World’s…”

A Look Behind the Scenes

A Look Behind the Scenes

Special thanks to Jerrol Golden, HAL’s manager of international public relations, for this post about her recent “Back of the House” guided tour on Oosterdam. For curious guests, HAL’s “Back of the House” guided tour is a must. You are given access to the tailor’s office, laundry facilities, recycling, galley, food storage, engine room control…   read more of “A Look Behind the…”

A Beautiful Day at Half Moon Cay

A Beautiful Day at Half Moon Cay

I have been to Half Moon Cay a great many times and I tend to find that the best views are from the island itself. Scott Lucas Windows Server Administrator Holland America Line