Staff writer Derek Hall of The Seattle Times recently went behind the scenes on Eurodam at the Port of Seattle to uncover what makes a successful seven-night Holland America Line cruise. Read some excerpts from his article and then see it in its entirety on The Seattle Times website. For Crew of 2,100-Passenger Cruise Ship,… read more of “‘The Seattle…”
Holland America Line’s Nieuw Amsterdam arrived at the Port of Seattle Friday, April 29, marking the start of the city’s summer Alaska homeport cruise season. We’ve increased our Seattle calls this year to 55, and three Holland America Line ships will sail roundtrip Seattle routes in 2016: Westerdam arrives Saturday, May 7; Amsterdam arrives Sunday,… read more of “Tips for Glacier…”
The wait is over! Holland America Line ships are back in Alaska for a full season of cruising to some of the most beautiful and remote parts of the state.
During a Holland America Line cruise to Alaska, the sights and sounds of the Frontier State are front and center during the seven-day voyage.
Special thanks to HAL’s Director Mariner Society Gerald Bernhoft for this post. Spring in Seattle brings with it two Dutch treats: Beautiful tulips of every color of the rainbow and soon the return of Holland America Line ships to our fair city. A sight that rarely graces Seattle’s Elliott Bay was the arrival of the… read more of “Spring is Coming to…”
Here’s one more reason to anxiously await the coming of spring. On Dec. 14, Holland America Line President and CEO Stein Kruse and Executive Vice President of Marketing, Sales and Guest Programs Richard Meadows planted the first of a very special group of tulip bulbs at the entrance to 300 Elliott Ave. The tulip was… read more of “HAL Tulip Planting…”
Holland America Line and Seabourn welcomed senior management from Carnival Corporation & plc to Seattle. The team is in town for their annual meeting with HAL and Seabourn executives Oct. 9-10 to review 2012 successes and plans for 2013. The team is in the process of holding similar meetings with the other eight brands in… read more of “HAL HQ Welcomes…”
Aft view of Seattle Bay. Csaba Desvari is Oosterdam’s culinary operations manager.