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Stein Kruse Receives the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 Award in the Pacific Northwest

Stein Kruse Receives the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 Award in the Pacific Northwest

EY announced that Holland America Group Chief Executive Officer Stein Kruse received the Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 Award in the Pacific Northwest in the Real Estate, Hospitality and Construction Category. The award recognizes business leaders who excel in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Kruse was…   read more of “Stein Kruse…”

Holland America’s Ashford and Kruse Join Seattle Execs for ‘Real Men Wear Pink’

Holland America’s Ashford and Kruse Join Seattle Execs for ‘Real Men Wear Pink’

Holland America Group Chief Executive Officer Stein Kruse, Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford and Seabourn President Richard D. Meadows are joining a distinguished group of Seattle community leaders for American Cancer Society’s “Real Men Wear Pink” event during the month of October. In addition to raising funds and awareness, the campaign asks the participants…   read more of “Holland…”

Archbishop Desmond Tutu Charms World Cruise Guests

Archbishop Desmond Tutu Charms World Cruise Guests

Every Grand World Voyage lives up to its name, but this year’s journey was made especially memorable by the presence of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, who boarded ms Amsterdam at Durban, South Africa, March 28 and disembarked at Cape Town April 1.

‘Tis the Season of Community Giving: Part 1

‘Tis the Season of Community Giving: Part 1

The holidays are a time of giving, and while giving is part of the corporate culture at Holland America Line year-round, this time of year presents extra opportunities to spread a little cheer to those in need.

HAL and Seabourn Employees Team up to Fight Hunger with Northwest Harvest Hunger Relief Agency

HAL and Seabourn Employees Team up to Fight Hunger with Northwest Harvest Hunger Relief Agency

Holland America Line President and CEO and Seabourn Chairman Stein Kruse joined employees during the companies’ fifth annual community giving week at Northwest Harvest, an organization that feeds the hungry in Washington State. As part of annual holiday activities, more than 400 Holland America Line and Seabourn employees helped process and prepare more than 100,000…   read more of “HAL and Seabourn…”

Amsterdam’s Grand Asia & Australia Voyage Departs Seattle

Amsterdam’s Grand Asia & Australia Voyage Departs Seattle

Special thanks to HAL’s Director Mariner Society Gerald Bernhoft for this post. Holland America Line’s flagship the ms Amsterdam set sail from Seattle Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, for her 75-day Grand Asia and Australia Voyage. This circle navigation of the Pacific Rim will showcase the people and cultures of Russia, South Korea, China, Vietnam, Singapore,…   read more of “Amsterdam’s…”

Amsterdam’s Grand Mardi Gras Afloat

Amsterdam’s Grand Mardi Gras Afloat

Here are photos from Amsterdam’s grand “Mardi Gras Afloat!” The Lido’s magradome pool became a paddle boat restaurant area with Mardi Gras decorations and Jazz music just like on Bourbon Street in New Orleans. We set up Bourbon street light’s and market stalls and colorful tables with gold, green and purple all over the place….   read more of “Amsterdam’s…”