Earlier this month, several crew members from Ryndam participated in an amazing tour at Dolphin Cove in Jamaica. They had the opportunity to swim, pet and interact with the dolphins and learn about these fascinating creatures. What a great day!
Special thanks to Kelsey Differding, Holland America Line’s corporate giving coordinator, for submitting this post and photos from her shore excursion tour in Belize. We stopped in Belize the other day. It was recommended we book a shore ex at this port since they do not have an actual terminal or main beach to lay… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
On March 25, Ryndam crew members were treated to an International luncheon in the Rotterdam Dining Room. Executive Chef Franz Schauning and Culinary Operations Manager Marc Spijkerboer put together a great selection of food representing several cultures of our crew.
Special thanks to Kelsey Differding, Holland America Line’s corporate giving coordinator, for submitting this post and photos from her Ryndam cruise. Thanks, Kelsey! Today is our first full “sea-day” while onboard the ms Ryndam, cruising the western Caribbean. Yesterday we spent the day exploring Key West and tomorrow we will be in Belize City, Belize…. read more of “Fun Times During a…”
Here’s a photo of the Ryndam at anchor in Cook’s Bay, Moorea, French Polynesia. The photo was taken on Jan. 29, 2009. I was on a “le truck” tour of the island. The 30-day cruise was wonderful! – Jeff D.
The Ryndam officers, staff and crew are all about fitness this year and to make things exciting, challenges are being made to encourage reaching our fitness goals. For example, there was a challenge made between our hotel manager and Life-Stylist Clare Stephenson that a certain goal could not be reached. When it was reached, Clare,… read more of “Cross-Training Fun…”
It was a sunny day in Costa Maya when the Ryndam team came out to challenge the Nieuw Amsterdam team to a tug of war competition. Four teams in total tugged it out, each ship winning an even number of pulls to leave the event with smiles and a draw.
The ms Ryndam crew work hard helping our guests and providing great service but sometimes it is nice to make the ship our home. The month of January brought lots of fun, from the ”Uniform Swap” themed nights to celebrating our 700th voyage crew party (Traffic Light/Red Light District theme), Guitar Hero in the afternoons… read more of “Fun Times Rolling…”