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Cruise Diary: Feb. 7, At Sea

Cruise Diary: Feb. 7, At Sea

A day at sea on board Zaandam on the Mexican Riviera cruise. In the blogs from this cruise I will focus my pictures a lot on those who are responsible for Holland America Line’s signature of excellence : The staff. I will try to include their names. A day at sea means relaxing and enjoying…   read more of “Cruise Diary: Feb….”

Podcast: Cruising Aboard ms Oosterdam (Part II)

Podcast: Cruising Aboard ms Oosterdam (Part II)

This is day two of our Oosterdam cruise along the Mexican Riviera. In this podcast, Elizabeth Harryman and I interview Marcella Himmelreich, Holland America’s first female fleet hotel manager, about her day-to-day duties and life on board ms Oosterdam. We also provide unique insight into the complex, technical process of selecting fine art for the…   read more of “Podcast: Cruising…”

Podcast: Cruising Aboard ms Oosterdam (Part I)

In this featured podcast, broadcasters Paul Lasley and Elizabeth Harryman give cruise-lovers a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the lives of ordinary crew members aboard ms Oosterdam who work hard to provide guests an extraordinary experience while on board Holland America ships. The pair also sits down for an exclusive interview with the master of the ship,…   read more of “Podcast: Cruising…”

Nieuw Amsterdam Photos: Dec. 9, 2009

Nieuw Amsterdam Photos: Dec. 9, 2009

Nieuw Amsterdam’s Lido and Magrodome in progress. Ed van Weijen is Nieuw Amsterdam’s electrical project manager at the shipyard.

Nieuw Amsterdam Photos: Galley

Nieuw Amsterdam Photos: Galley

The main galley and crew galley in progress. Ed van Weijen is Nieuw Amsterdam’s electrical project manager at the yard.