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Tag: Around the Ship
Veendam’s Hotel Manager Frank Ulbricht sent us these photos from the recent visit of Holland America Line’s President and CEO Stein Kruse, Executive Vice President of Marketing, Sales and Guest Programs Rick Meadows, Senior Vice President of Fleet Operations Dan Grausz and other members of the senior management team to the ship while it was… read more of “Stein Kruse and…”
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…”
The new shopping area on Veendam is expansive and has just about anything you could possibly want while on a cruise, from logowear to name-brand clothing, jewelry, watches and accessories.
The new Mix bar area on Veendam — just installed during a month-long dry-dock — combines a champagne bar, martini bar and sports bar in one central area.
First Officer Jan Westerbeek sent us this “hot” story and photos from Veendam’s dry-dock. In March we received instruction from Seattle to prepare 100 crew members for fire-watch duties during the Signature of Excellence 2 dry-dock. All fire guards were selected from the hotel department. They were extensively trained by following a Learning Management System… read more of “Fire Guards Keep…”
Eurodam’s disk jockey dressed up as the Easter Bunny on Easter and made the kids on board very happy by delivering candy and presents.
Holiday or no holiday, work continues at a lightning pace on board the Veendam. In the interior very good progress is being made on the refurbishment of all the bathrooms. The back section is now almost complete, only the final piece of steel — the pizza place called “Slice” — still needs to be put… read more of “No Easter Eggs for…”