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You’re Aboard Eurodam

You’re Aboard Eurodam

Set aside what you’re doing for a moment, and come with me. Together, we will board Holland America Line’s brand new Eurodam for a virtual cruise. I’ll give you a few minutes to pack. Let me know when you’re ready.

Stein Kruse and Team Visit Veendam

Stein Kruse and Team Visit Veendam

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…”

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…”

Veendam’s New Shops are Spacious

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.

What’s in the Mix on Veendam?

What’s in the Mix on Veendam?

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.

Fire Guards Keep Veendam Safe During Dry-Dock

Fire Guards Keep Veendam Safe During Dry-Dock

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…”

Easter Aboard Eurodam

Easter Aboard Eurodam

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.