Special thanks to Veendam’s Guest Relations Supervisor Edy Portero-Lopez for sending us these amazing photos from a recent port call at Antarctica.
Tag: Crew News
On December 26th, a new hire and service awards gathering was conducted on board the Veendam. This is a monthly event to welcome the newly hired employees and to reward those who have been providing excellent service to the guests on board Holland America Line ships for as many as 10, 20 or even 30… read more of “Veendam Welcomes…”
The Eurodam celebrated our talented Cruise Director Jason Venner’s birthday by surprising him in his office with a chorus of “Happy Birthday,” delicious cake and beverages. Odir Rodriguez is Eurodam’s human resources manager.
This year I decided to do something special for the Zaandam crew, so I purchased over 60 pounds of chocolate and packed it into 600 cute Christmas presents. The packages were placed on their pillows on Christmas day so everyone could enjoy a nice selection of chocolates. Ioana Cheregi is Zaandam’s human resources manager.
Medical injuries and emergencies are no laughing matter and are taken seriously on board the Eurodam but here are some of the stretcher team members having a little fun! Odir Rodriguez is Eurodam’s human resources manager.
The Eurodam Christmas choir took center stage on Christmas Eve with talented crew members comprising the Filipino, Indonesian and International choirs. The Filipino and Indonesian choirs each sang songs in their native language and were also uniquely dressed in traditional costumes, while the International choir was elegantly dressed in formal attire. Cruise director Jason Venner… read more of “Christmas Carols…”
The hardworking crew members on board the Eurodam were treated to a special Christmas Eve dinner in the crew mess, served up by many of the officers and staff. The mess was festively decorated with a holiday greeting banner, Christmas themed napkins, table linens, and cheerful Christmas music playing in the background. Tasty dishes were… read more of “Eurodam…”
It has become somewhat of a tradition or standing order initiated by Hotel Manager Stan Kuppens for a special treat of birthday cake and refreshments to be presented to unsuspecting managers who happen to have a birthday. The Captain was recently surprised for his birthday on the bridge by many managers and supervisors who sang… read more of “Birthday…”