Here are some photos from our King Neptune Ceremony aboard Rotterdam when we crossed the equator.
Here is a great photo of HAL U’s Supervisory Excellence and Leadership Academy Graduates aboard Statendam. Verlie Nelson is Statendam’s human resources manager.
Last year on Statendam, we went to Nicaragua where we renovated a school. About 100 crew members and officers helped renovate the entire school in just one day. From painting to plumbing to roof work and electricity, all was taken care of by the Statendam team. The appreciation we received from the students and teachers… read more of “Statendam Crew…”
Exciting news from Holland America Line! Today we announced Chef Elizabeth Falkner as the newest member of our prestigious Culinary Council. Falkner’s focus will be to enhance appetizers and main courses for our menus, in addition to offering her guidance to our culinary program. Currently, Falkner serves as executive chef and part owner of Brooklyn-based… read more of “Chef Elizabeth…”
Special thanks to Eurodam’s Manager Onboard Marketing Astrid van de Ven for sharing this fun post with our blog. While docked in Florida the other day, we had a visit from the Dutch Club of South Florida. Our guest of honor was the Consul General from The Netherlands. Here are some great photos from the… read more of “The Dutch Club of…”
On April 21st, ms Veendam will be in Manta. During this day, a large group of our crew will go to School Care San Jose in Manta loaded with a variety of supplies. School Care San José currently has 80 kids from a low economic background and is in dire need of the basics. On… read more of “Together We can…”
Culinary Council Chef Charlie Trotter chats about how essential good service is to the dining experience.
Here are some more of the photos from Captain Consen’s last moments on board Statendam and debarking. We were blowing the horn in his honor and even the passing tug/cargo ships were blowing their horns too in honor of this great man and captain! Thanks to onboard photographer Lucille Julie Boudoux for taking such amazing… read more of “Captain…”