The art is being installed as you can see. Work in the public areas is in full swing and one can hardly imagine that some of these empty spaces will be turned into such elegant rooms.
Furniture for the balconies has arrived and the crew is lining up to transfer the furniture from the Lido deck to all the balconies. The crew proved to be very creative as usual, as it was a rainy day, the crew took the packing materials and turned them into hats. Talk about recycling!
Bert van Mackelenbergh is Statendam’s hotel manager. He is currently in Italy visiting Nieuw Amsterdam at the Fincantieri shipyard.