Congrats to Zuiderdam’s Lido/Canaletto Manager Glenn Jack Budiman! He received $100 for winning Zuiderdam’s “Biggest Loser Weight Competition!” He was one of 15 crew members who participated in the competition. Glenn lost 10.5 pounds in 30 days. He is currently working as Lido/Canaletto Manager. This is his fourth year as a manager. When he is… read more of “Meet…”
WARNING WARNING: Valentine’s Day is near so get ready (this is especially for the men in my acquaintance). This cruise I revisited my Baked Alaska dish during the celebrity cookoff, but with a twist. I (read Bien my little helper) made the color of the meringue pink and attempted a heart shape, although that didn’t… read more of “Captain’s…”
On Feb. 5, 2011, in Willemstad, Curacao, the engine department celebrated the 36th birthday of Senior Second Engineer Robert Kleinhof. Happy Birthday, Robert! Joe Reina is Zuiderdam’s human resources manager.
Meet Zuiderdam’s ping pong champion, assistant cook Noel Abayan. Noel received $50 for winning Zuiderdam’s ping pong tournament! He was one of eight crew members who participated in the event. Congratulations, Noel!! Joe Reina is Zuiderdam’s human resources manager.
Hello again from the Netherlands. The last few weeks we have been in Florida to catch some sun. We saw 4 HAL ships in Ft Lauderdale. Here you’ll find pictures of Noordam, Zuiderdam and Westerdam from Friday, December 3 and Eurodam from December 4.
On December 10, in Puerto Limon, Costa Rica, the Zuiderdam invited more than 50 children from nearby schools to come on board for a very special Christmas Lunch. All these kids have never been on board a cruise ship, which made it more special for everyone involved. After a tour of the Bridge, everyone was… read more of “A Special Christmas…”
Here are photos from the crew’s Catamaran Snorkel and Beach Getaway excursion in Aruba on November 16. Enjoy! Myles Williams is Zuiderdam’s human resources manager.
Last Saturday, there were four (count ’em) Holland America Line ships in port at Fort Lauderdale.