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Bert’s Beauty Shots: Learn to Capture Alaska Like a Pro

Bert’s Beauty Shots: Learn to Capture Alaska Like a Pro

Statendam’s Hotel Director Bert van Mackelenbergh is an avid photographer, and his photos are stunners. If you want to learn how to take photos like Bert, Holland America Line offers informative Digital Workshops powered by Windows on board. Guests can take classes such as “Understanding the basics of your digital camera,” “Edit your cruise photos,”…   read more of “Bert’s Beauty…”

Q&A with Bill Fletcher, Director of Alaska Sales, Marketing and Planning

Q&A with Bill Fletcher, Director of Alaska Sales, Marketing and Planning

Bill Fletcher, Holland America Line’s director of Alaska sales, marketing and planning, recently participated in a Twitter chat with the United States Tour Operators Association and gave some insight into Holland America Line’s Alaska experiences. No one knows Alaska like Bill, who is a native, so enjoy learning more about what we offer in this…   read more of “Q&A with Bill…”

Indonesian Ambassador visits Zaandam

Indonesian Ambassador visits Zaandam

Special thanks to Tom Hand, Zaandam‘s Human Resources Manger, for sending in this wonderful photo and post of the special visit Zaandam received from Indonesia’s Ambassador. On August 25, 2012, in Haines, Alaska, Zaandam had the pleasure of hosting Dino Patty Djalal, Indonesia’s Ambassador to the United States, along with his family and staff. The…   read more of “Indonesian…”

Touring Haines, Alaska

Touring Haines, Alaska

Thanks to HAL guest Pat for sending in these great photos from a recent Alaskan cruise. We had a wonderful experience on our Alaskan cruise, with one of the best experiences being the glacier helicopter ride and walk. We also took advantage of the photo tour to Haines and it was great ! We had…   read more of “Touring Haines,…”

Salmon Season in Alaska

Salmon Season in Alaska

Thank you to Henry Bin Uyu Hidayat, Statendam’s human resources clerk, for this fun post about his recent adventure. Today is a gift day! Sunny, a little bit windy and I’m ready… It took about 20 minutes to reach the ‘earth,’ a fishing spot from the pier where we docked. Along the way our eyes…   read more of “Salmon Season in…”