Thanks to Ryndam’s Culinary Arts Center Host Sydney Ellis for sharing with us this fun story about a young cruiser with great aspirations! Last summer on the Veendam, I met a lovely young lady by the name of Gabby. She approached me after a cooking demonstration and was curious about the “Party Planner” (now the… read more of “Culinary Arts…”
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In recognition of Earth Day, Holland America Line is announcing the renewal of its partnership with Marine Conservation Institute. The partnership with the Washington State–based organization began in 2010 with the “Our Marvelous Oceans” program, and will continue with the signing of a new three-year agreement that runs through 2016. The goal of “Our Marvelous… read more of “Holland America…”
Enjoy these colorful photos from our ‘Celebration’ themed night aboard Amsterdam.
Special thanks to HAL’s Director Mariner Society Gerald Bernhoft for this post. It is well known that one of the signatures of Holland America Line is the amazing artwork collections aboard each ship. The collections average an astonishing $2 million per vessel. Antiques and commissioned artwork are strategically placed in various foyers and lounges from… read more of “Special Artwork: ss…”
The ms Rotterdam culinary team would like to share some photos of the themed events in our La Fontaine dining room. Among others, the Arabian night, Indian night, and Black and Gold formal dinners took place during our 90-day voyage in Asia.
Guest Chef Zac Young recently sailed on Rotterdam as part of our Culinary Arts Center presented by Food & Wine magazine program. Chef Young is the pastry chef at David Burke Kitchen restaurant, owned by Culinary Council Member David Burke. During the voyage he was accompanied by Eric See, the former Pastry Chef at Salumi…. read more of “Recipe: Chef Zac…”
On Tuesday, April 16, we’re hosting #CruiseChat on Twitter! The topic is going to be “140 Years of Holland America Line,” so if you’re a fan of Holland America Line and like to tweet, join us at 11 a.m. Pacific/2 p.m. Eastern. If you’re not familiar with CruiseChat, it’s a weekly Twitter event dedicated to… read more of “Join us on Twitter…”
We recently traveled to the Eastern Caribbean on the ms Eurodam. We would like to once again thank the crew and the entertainers for making our experience such a nice one and also to say hello to the many lovely folks we met who were cruising with us too. Most especially, we would like to… read more of “Kudos for Eurodam…”