Captain Arjen Van der Loo and Hotel Director Robert Versteeg, both big dog lovers, were delighted to present Travis, Mrs. Young’s trusted service dog, with his own 100-day Mariner medal aboard Oosterdam. Travis is a rescue from the Dallas dog shelter and after training has been assisting Mrs. Young with her balance issues. Travis did… read more of “Congrats to Canine…”
My husband and I just returned from a seven-day excursion aboard Oosterdam. It was our first cruise. I must tell you that the crew of Oosterdam all treated us like royalty. Every single crew member was cheerful and accommodating to us throughout the whole trip. The shore excursions were informative. We did have a mixup… read more of “Kudos for…”
Oosterdam called at Sitka, Alaska last week and I was able to get a few shots of the surroundings. Enjoy!
Special thanks to Cori Schauffler, HAL’s Personal Cruise Consultant, for sending in these great photos from the Sea Otter & Wildlife Quest shore excursion she took in Sitka, Alaska, while sailing with Oosterdam.
Special thanks to Oosterdam’s Beverage Manager Hans Becker for this post. The seas were calm, the sun was shining, the weather was hot and we were in the pool! YES, this had to be Alaska! Once again officers and some concessionaires aboard the ms Oosterdam took on a friendly game of water volleyball against our… read more of “Oosterdam Crew vs….”
Alaska isn’t always about snow and glaciers. There’s some beautiful green landscapes as well that show the diversity of the state’s scenery. Csaba Desvari Culinary Operations Manager ms Oosterdam
Thanks to Sara for sending in these snapshots from her cruise aboard Oosterdam. Sara sailed to Alaska for her parents 80th birthday in July. Thanks Sara!
Thanks to HAL’s Web Content Project Manager Randy Oblich who continues to send photos from his Oosterdam cruise. I hadn’t been to Sitka so was I looking forward to it most of all. We arrived on a cloudy but dry day and couldn’t wait to go on our Wilderness Sea Kayaking Adventure. We met our… read more of “Excursions Get the…”