Special thanks to HAL guest Mark Solley for this wonderful story about his recent Alaska cruise on board Volendam. Thanks, Mark! Dear staff of ms Volendam, I just wanted to let Holland America and its staff know about our journey to Alaska on Holland America’s ms Volendam. The story began in 2003 when my in-laws… read more of “Heartfelt Thanks to…”
Csaba Desvari is Volendam’s assistant culinary operations manager.
We asked our Facebook fans for their favorite sunrise photo, and we got some gorgeous shots. Enjoy! Panama Canal Cruise on Zuiderdam. April 2-12, 2011. Taken between 6:45-7:15am, April 10, 2011 — John M. Campbell Taken from the Rotterdam on June 1, 2011, our last night on board, between Zeebrugge and Rotterdam. — Joyce Halee
Here are a few vintage cars from Skagway’s back streets. It’s amazing what you can find in Alaska.
Congratulations to Volendam’s dining room managers and supervisors for successfully completing HAL University’s Leadership Academy during the month of June 2011. Peggy Kaham is Volendam’s human resources manager.
Special thanks to HAL guest Andre Rouffaer for sharing this wonderful story with us. Thanks, Andre! I believe this is probably the strangest title of the stories by folks about their Holland America experiences, but while I was thinking back about my latest cruises, I realized I practically grew up on the Holland America Line…. read more of “Growing Up With…”
Thanks to Noel Bell, HAL guest and frequent blog contributor, for the following photos from a recent Volendam trip. These photos, captured on the recent May sailing from Japan to Canada, show two of the Volendam crew members wearing their new Russian hats (the hottest selling crew item I have ever seen) and Lenin ‘pointing’… read more of “From Russia With…”
Here is a photo from of our recent trip from Japan to Alaska. – Noel Bell