The Port of Vancouver had a plaque exchange yesterday morning to acknowledge our 140th birthday. Thanks to our partners at Vancouver for celebrating with us this important milestone. We received this nice note from Carmen Ortega, manager, business development, for Port Metro Vancouver: Port Metro Vancouver and Holland America Line have a relationship that spans… read more of “Celebrating 140…”
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Bert van Mackelenbergh is Veendam’s hotel director.
Special thanks to HAL’s Director Mariner Society Gerald Bernhoft for this post. It is well known that one of the signatures of Holland America Line is the amazing artwork collections aboard each ship. The collections average an astonishing $2 million per vessel. Antiques and commissioned artwork are strategically placed in various foyers and lounges from… read more of “Special Artwork: ss…”
Thanks to Ingrid Zeeuw, Product & Marketing Manager North & Central Europe, for these photos and post. Yesterday in Holland America Line’s Rotterdam office, President and CEO Stein Kruse celebrated the 140th anniversary of the company with a beautiful cake. The cake had a very unique element — a QR code! Anyone who scans the… read more of “Stein Kruse Cuts…”
Here are some of the desserts we created to celebrate the 140th Anniversary today.
Thanks to Hotel Director Jessica Schumann for the post and Photo Manager Ian Kee for the photos about Statendam’s 140th Anniversary celebrations. This is the first of three big events of the day. The presentation started off with mini birthday cupcakes and an introduction from Captain Schoonderbeek, followed by our cast doing the jive.
Culinary Operations Manager Cliff Strerath snapped this photo of Pastry Chef Ferdinand De Jesus, left, who created the cake, and Executive Chef Peter Kofler. Thanks for sharing your beautiful and tasty treat!
Thanks to Damien Decaix, Westerdam’s photo and video manager, for sharing these 140th Anniversary celebration photos.