Statendam recently visited newly renovated Puerto Chiapas, Mexico, for the first time and was presented with a plaque. The Ceremony was held in the Ocean Bar and Captain Jack van Coevorden, Hotel Manager Theo Haanen and Chief Officer Ryan Whitaker represented Statendam and received the key to the city from Puerto Chiapas’ mayor while city and government representatives looked on.
Representatives from Puerto Chiapas and Statendam ship staff posed for photos.
Statendam also visited Santa Marta, Colombia, for the first time and was presented with a key to the city. The ceremony (pictured below) was held in the Ocean Bar with Hanna Kielczewska, guest relations manager, and Cecilia Grimaldi, guest relations supervisor, presenting a plaque from Statendam and receiving the key to the city from Santa Marta’s mayor while local reporters and government representatives watched.