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Cruise Diary: Korcula, Croatia

Cruise Diary: Korcula, Croatia

Guests Jan and Dick Yetke set sail on Prinsendam’s 64-day Grand Mediterranean Voyage in March, and we’ll catch up as quickly as possible. Enjoy the journey with Jan and Dick! Korcula is a small island in the Adriatic Sea, off the Dalmatian coast of Croatia and is beautiful! The main town is a small walled…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Chief Engineers Visit ss Rotterdam’s Engine Room

Chief Engineers Visit ss Rotterdam’s Engine Room

At the recent Senior Management Conference on ss Rotterdam in Rotterdam, our chief engineers got to go below deck for a look at the engine room. Chief Engineers Hans Bloks and Willem Dullaert served as chief engineer onboard ss Rotterdam when the ship was in service.

Cruise Diary: Suva, Fiji

Cruise Diary: Suva, Fiji

Although HAL blogger Gary Frink is home from his Oosterdam cruise, he still had a few wonderful posts to share. Enjoy! Suva, Fiji provides exotica in multiple layers: a history of cannibalism through the early 20th Century — “A cannibal fork is the one thing I’ll buy here,” Jeanne announced; military coups; beggars and shoe…   read more of “Cruise Diary: Suva,…”

Holland America Line Helps American Cancer Society Celebrate 100 Years

Holland America Line Helps American Cancer Society Celebrate 100 Years

This past weekend we hosted a celebratory luncheon aboard Westerdam at the Port of Seattle in honor of the American Cancer Society’s 100th birthday. The event was held with the Puget Sound chapter of the organization. “We were honored to host this milestone luncheon for the American Cancer Society,” said Stein Kruse, president and CEO…   read more of “Holland America…”

Rotterdam Leaving Beautiful Funchal

Rotterdam Leaving Beautiful Funchal

Thanks to Irene Lui, our colleague at Seabourn, for sending in these photos of Rotterdam departing Funchal, Madeira, on her last European crossing.

Nieuw Amsterdam Sails Away from Cadiz, Spain

Nieuw Amsterdam Sails Away from Cadiz, Spain

Thanks to guests Peter and Sylvia Huijgen for sharing this photo of Nieuw Amsterdam off the coast of Spain. Sailing away from Cadiz with the beautiful ship Nieuw Amsterdam.