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Rotterdam Dry Dock Continues

Rotterdam Dry Dock Continues

Jan-Volkert Leeuwenberg, Rotterdam’s purser, sent us this note and pictures from dry dock. Greetings from sunny but windy Freeport, Bahamas! These photos are from Rotterdam’s dry dock in Freeport. After a couple of days removing the “good and old” it is time to build the “new and exciting” Rotterdam. Kind regards, Jan-Volkert Leeuwenberg Purser, ms…   read more of “Rotterdam Dry Dock…”

Training a New Group of Leader-Managers on Rotterdam

Training a New Group of Leader-Managers on Rotterdam

Back row from left: Margaretha Alleman, assistant dining room manager; Judy Hu, assistant shore excursions manager, and Sophie Wagenaar, telephone concierge. Front row from left: Ronald de Bloeme, environmental officer; Ferdinand Don Griot, Pinnacle Grill manager; Anthony Garofalo, crew purser (facilitator), and Ad Oskam, assistant dining room manager (in training). Not Pictured: Catherine Williams, first…   read more of “Training a New…”

Oosterdam Completes 300th Voyage

Oosterdam Completes 300th Voyage

Oosterdam just celebrated a major milestone as she sailed the Mediterranean from Venice to Barcelona: her 300th cruise! The ship came out of drydock at Fincantieri’s Palermo Shipyard in Italy just in time for the cruise, where it was spruced up with new guest staterooms, dining options, public areas and a specialty wine bar. From…   read more of “Oosterdam Completes…”

Veendam’s Digital Workshop

Veendam’s Digital Workshop

The Digital Workshop Powered by Microsoft is up and running aboard Veendam. Photographer Michael Verdue snapped this photos while on a recent cruise.

You’re Aboard Eurodam

You’re Aboard Eurodam

Set aside what you’re doing for a moment, and come with me. Together, we will board Holland America Line’s brand new Eurodam for a virtual cruise. I’ll give you a few minutes to pack. Let me know when you’re ready.

Stein Kruse and Team Visit Veendam

Stein Kruse and Team Visit Veendam

Veendam’s Hotel Manager Frank Ulbricht sent us these photos from the recent visit of Holland America Line’s President and CEO Stein Kruse, Executive Vice President of Marketing, Sales and Guest Programs Rick Meadows, Senior Vice President of Fleet Operations Dan Grausz and other members of the senior management team to the ship while it was…   read more of “Stein Kruse and…”