Patricia Stone, Owner and Founder of Global Adventures, sailed on a 7-day Inside Passage Cruise visiting Alaska on Zuiderdam with her family. Enjoy reading about their adventure. This post was written by LaDawn S. and Jennifer M. Juneau offers a range of activities for families to enjoy. Our group included grandpa, 5 parents and 7… read more of “Cruise Diary: Did…”
Jeremy Langlois leads the culinary team at the Houmas House Plantation as executive chef of the award-winning Latil’s Landing Restaurant, named by Esquire magazine as one of the top 20 best new restaurants in America. Chef Langlois recently sailed on Zuiderdam as part of the Culinary Arts Center program and gave some tasty demonstrations. Chicken… read more of “Recipe: Chef Jeremy…”
At the end of June, we presented service awards to some of Holland America’s loyal crew members. They were accompanied by some of their supervisors, as well as Captain Christopher Turner and Hotel Director Boban Zivkovic. Congratulations to all for their achievement and thank you for your loyalty to Holland America Line. Jaime de Castro-van… read more of “Service Award…”
My wife and I were on the last cruise of the Zuiderdam for the Caribbean season from April 8 to April 19. We had the opportunity to attend both concerts of the Island Magic Steel Band. It has been many years since I enjoyed a presentation such as theirs. They are just a phenomenal band… read more of “Kudos for the…”
Journalist Georgina Cruz recently sailed on Zuiderdam and sent in this great post about her call at Half Moon Cay. Somewhere, the mind knows intuitively, there is an island as easy as Sunday morning, as cool as a tropical fruit sorbet, and as fun as the playgrounds of our youth. Fortunate travelers find it at… read more of “Half Moon Cay…”
Journalist Georgina Cruz recently sailed on Zuiderdam during the company’s 140th Anniversary celebrations. She sent in this lovely photo of the ship’s cake. Here’s a photo of the cake from the Zuiderdam — it was a great anniversary party! And what a cake! — Georgina Cruz
Thanks to passenger Mary Ann Crossno for sharing with us pictures from her 40th wedding anniversary celebrated aboard Zuiderdam. We celebrated our 40th wedding anniversary with a renewal of vows ceremony, conducted by Captain Chris Turner, on a 10-day Panama Canal cruise aboard the Zuiderdam. My dear husband surprised me by buying a tux for… read more of “40th Wedding…”
We invited our Facebook fans to share with us their “favorite HAL Ship of 2012.” Here are some of the stunning entries. Thanks to all for sharing!