Thanks to HAL guest Regina for sending in this beautiful photo that was taken on board Zuiderdam. Here is a shot from Zuiderdam as we were departing Vancouver, northbound to Alaska. The Alaskan weather was “variable”, to say the least! — Regina
Here is a montage of five Panama Canal Sunfarer Voyage shore excursions. The footage was recorded in 2012 on Zuiderdam on the shore excursions offered at the ports Half Moon Cay, Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, and Panama. — Bryan Ringos Half Moon Cay: Stingray Adventure Bonaire: Two-Site Snorkeling Gatun Lake Panama: Monkey Watch Aruba: Sailing &… read more of “Video: Shore…”
Thanks to HAL Mariner Karsten for sending in these photos of his last HAL cruise. We look forward to having you on board again in January! Some photos from our recent trip this January with Zuiderdam. We are close to embarking Rotterdam on a 37-day Asia cruise. We found out that a 10-day cruise is… read more of “Cruisin’ with…”
Dec. 14, 2002: HAL’s first Vista-class ship Zuiderdam, departs from Fort Lauderdale on its maiden voyage. The 1,848-guest, 81,769-ton ship is the first of five Vista-class vessels. At the heart of Zuiderdam, suspended in a three-story atrium, is a Waterford Crystal Seahorse which sets the mood for exquisite pieces of art to be seen throughout… read more of “140 Years Young:…”
On Nov. 4th, at the Port of Cartagena, Colombia, Zuiderdam made a large donation to the local non-profit organization Granitos de Paz (Grains of Peace) and Friends for Colombia. With the help of many hands, Zuiderdam was able to donate: · 7 boxes of hangers · 1 box of pillow cases · 21 boxes of… read more of “Zuiderdam’s…”
Here are some photos from Zuiderdam’s front office training class held on board Nov. 4. The staff participated in a variety of team-building exercises to strengthen their bond and give them greater confidence with each other and their positions.
Corporate Traveling Trainer Troy Wastell is implementing the Master Chef’s Table on board Zuiderdam with Executive Chef Karl Eller and Chef Tournant Daniel Lin. Pictured are the Pinnacle Grill Service Staff, with Pinnacle Restaurant Manager Jorn Van Woerkom, Culinary Operation Manger Boban Zivkovic and Roland Borsje A Com. The Master Chef’s Table already is on… read more of “Master Chef’s…”
Thanks to HAL guests Linda and Donald Bair for sending in these gorgeous photos taken in Half Moon Cay while on a cruise with Zuiderdam. Half Moon Cay is one of our favorite places in the world! — Linda and Donald Bair