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Rotterdam

Rotterdam

Ship Facts

Registry:
The Netherlands
Passenger Capacity:
1,404
Crew Members:
600
Gross Tonnage:
61,849 grt
Length:
780 feet
Maximum Speed:
25 knots
Dedicated:
December 1997
Godmother:
HRH Princess Margriet of the Netherlands

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Rotterdam Ends Grand World Voyage with Grand Culinary Buffet

Rotterdam Ends Grand World Voyage with Grand Culinary Buffet

Both Culinary Operations Manager Bart Groeneveld and Assistant Dining Room Manager Komang sent us fabulous photos from Rotterdam’s traditional show buffet in the dining room at the end of the Grand World Voyage. (The GWV officially ends tomorrow at Port Everglades, Fla.) Executive Chef Bernie Rius and the ship’s kitchen brigade created spectacular culinary delights…   read more of “Rotterdam Ends…”

Rotterdam Celebrates Mother’s Day

Rotterdam Celebrates Mother’s Day

Yesterday evening May 10, 2009, we celebrated Mother’s Day on board the Rotterdam. As usual, we decorated the Dining Room, Queen’s Lounge and Pinnacle Grill in purple, gold and pink colors with taffeta, columns, ceiling décor, cascades, etc. We also presented every lady guest with “pink roses” for the event for an extra “touch.” It…   read more of “Rotterdam…”

Pins and Needles on Rotterdam

Pins and Needles on Rotterdam

Rotterdam crew purser Mike Willock shared these photos from the current world cruise. The crew was treated to an acupuncture night to help deal with aches, stress and relaxation. Rotterdam’s acupuncturist Lisa Forsythe organized the event in the guest gym, and many crew and officers took advantage of the unique treatment opportunity.

Postcards from South Africa

Postcards from South Africa

South Africa is presenting us with some of the best things that travel can offer. It is giving us stunning beauty, adventurous expeditions, enriching encounters with people of very different backgrounds and most of all intellectual stimulation and debate within and among ourselves. We will not dwell on the last element, but will just say…   read more of “Postcards from…”