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Postcards from the Caribbean

Postcards from the Caribbean

Bryan, a blog fan, sent us his pretty photos of Eurodam at Grand Turk and Eurodam and Zuiderdam at Half Moon Cay.

Veendam Dry-Dock Update: March 30, 2009

Veendam Dry-Dock Update: March 30, 2009

After a successful transit from Tampa to Freeport, the Veendam arrived at the Grand Bahama Shipyard last Saturday. She will be out of service for 35 days, and in this time some major changes will be carried out. Presently the Veendam is alongside a pier in anticipation of the move to the actual dry-dock, but…   read more of “Veendam Dry-Dock…”

Eurodam Jan. 3, 2009

I sailed on the above date. This was my 24th cruise with HAL and probably my most enjoyable. I had one of the spa cabins on deck 10. What a nice spot to just relax. The ship is beautiful and I can’t say enough about service, staff, food. I ate in the Pinnacle Grill one…   read more of “Eurodam Jan. 3,…”

Sporting News: Eurodam Takes on Celebrity Solstice

Sporting News: Eurodam Takes on Celebrity Solstice

Eurodam Crew Purser Odir Rodgriguez A. sent in these pictures from a fun-filled day in San Juan when the Eurodam Superstars soccer team battled to a scoreless tie against the Celebrity Solstice team. These intership activities allow both crews to get to know each other and have some fun while competing for bragging rights. More…   read more of “Sporting News:…”

Looking Forward to Our Cruise

My wife and I will be traveling on the Zuiderdam March 29, 2009. We are veterans of 15 previous cruises. This will be our fourth Holland America cruise, which I mention, as we have taken cruises in other premium lines, and find that HAL is now our preferred cruise line. We appreciate the superior service,…   read more of “Looking Forward to…”

Leadership Makes for Great Service

Excellent blog, thanks so much for the information. Your time lapse of the entry to Curacao brought back memories of our recent Zuiderdam experience (left Fort Lauderdale on 2/27, so this may even have been our trip). I recall your description of the approach on your daily announcement: “it’s like entering a garage at 30…   read more of “Leadership Makes…”