Here is a photo from an incredible day of crew soccer in Stockholm. For the first game we played against a different ship and won 3-1 and then had a friendly Rotterdam scrimmage. Julie Seidel is Rotterdam’s human resources manager.
Culinary Council Member Johnnie Boer recently hosted a special luncheon on Rotterdam with Master Chef and Culinary Council Chairman Rudi Sodamin to celebrate ‘A Taste of de Librije’ in the Pinnacle Grill. The lunch consisted of items from the “Taste of De Librije” menu, a five-course dinner served once each cruise exclusively aboard Rotterdam. De… read more of “A Taste of de…”
Here are a few pictures from our Service Award ceremony and New Hire Chat.
April 30 was Queen’s Day in the Netherlands, and Queen Beatrix abdicated the throne after 33 years as the Dutch monarch. Thanks to Cruise Director Glen Coenen for sharing photos of Queen’s Day celebrations aboard Rotterdam. The Abdication was shown all day in the Crow’s Nest and the crew organized an afternoon party with the… read more of “Queen’s Day…”
Celebrating the 140th anniversary of Holland America Line, we dedicated several events to this special occasion. First, a Dutch-themed dinner in the dining room, then a birthday party by the pool, and finally a special dessert extravaganza presented to our guests, showcasing the talent of our galley team, led by Executive Chef Daniel Hrgic and… read more of “Rotterdam…”
On the last day of our Passage to the Far East voyage, we said goodbye to our guests with a beautiful display of authentic Indonesian art, a rickshaw we brought from Bali and an Indonesian buffet presented by the lido team.
Celebrating Holland America Line’s 140th anniversary, our dining room team presented a Dutch themed night to our guests. Dining Room staff worked diligently to create flags and banners and decorate the dining room. Mr. Lelono Fnu was responsible for making the banner with 140th anniversary logo and other decorative items.
If you’re looking to see what life is like aboard Rotterdam on an extended cruise, check out blog contributor and HAL Mariner Fred Claessen’s hour-long video that shows all of the highlights from his recent “A Passage to the Far East” voyage.