Beautiful skies. Beautiful ocean. Beautiful palm trees blowing in the balmy breeze. A picture-perfect Caribbean moment in Barbados. Joanne Gardner Future Cruise Consultant ms Maasdam
April 24, 2011: Maasdam completes stem-to-stern Signature of Excellence enhancements, including the Mix, Showroom at Sea, Canaletto restaurant, Lanai staterooms and additional verandah staterooms. Those enhancements bring the total investment in Signature of Excellence to $540 million.
Maasdam was docking in Civitavechia, Italy, so I took an early train to get to Rome. I got into Rome around 9 a.m. and I took a shot of the Colosseum, just a perfect morning to take a picture. I gde Suardhana Pinnacle Grill Waiter ms Maasdam
Some of Maasdam’s crewmembers had the opportunity to go to Coral World Ocean Park in St. Thomas. Coral World Ocean Park is a great place, with a focus on preservation. There are possibilities to do shark encounters, turtle encounters and stingray encounters, but you can also swim with a sea lion or go sea trekking… read more of “A Visit to Coral…”
Noel Bell, HAL guest and frequent blog contributor, sailed aboard Maasdam to the southern Caribbean March 23 – April 6. Enjoy his video of his travels to Half Moon Cay, Grand Turk, St. Thomas, St. Barths, Martinique, Barbados, Grenada, Bonaire, Curacao and Aruba.
We received these stunning photos from I Gde Suardhana, a Pinnacle Grill waiter aboard Maasdam. Enjoy!
Thanks to Will Stockert, Holland America Line’s manager of digital workshops, who sent us the latest batch of photo contest winners from our Digital Workshops. Enjoy these gorgeous photos!