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An Imperial Russian Night in Prinsendam’s Pinnacle Grill

An Imperial Russian Night in Prinsendam’s Pinnacle Grill

During our overnight stay at St. Petersburg, Russia, the Pinnacle Grill team and the Signature Shops team transformed the Pinnacle Grill into an incredible Russian event. Martijn van Winden Pinnacle Grill Manager ms Prinsendam

140 Years Young: Fine Art Goes High Tech on the High Seas

140 Years Young: Fine Art Goes High Tech on the High Seas

July 30, 2006: Featuring the world’s most extensive shipboard art collection, Holland America debuts self-guided art tours using handheld iPod devices. Available feetwide, tours cover the unique art and antique collections, together valued at tens of millions of dollars. This is the first time a cruise line offers museum-quality self-guided tours to its guests. Recognizing…   read more of “140 Years Young:…”

Prinsendam’s Irish Theme Night

Prinsendam’s Irish Theme Night

We organized an Irish themed night during ms Prinsendam’s overnight stay at Dublin, complete with a spectacular menu and some added Irish twists – Gaelic amuse and baileys granite before the main course. We also prepared real Irish coffee. It was nice evening for our guest and new experience for the Pinnacle Grill team. Martijn…   read more of “Prinsendam’s…”

Zuiderdam Hosts Vancouver Symphony Fundraising Luncheon

Zuiderdam Hosts Vancouver Symphony Fundraising Luncheon

On June 16, ms Zuiderdam hosted a fundraising luncheon for the renowned Vancouver Symphony. More than 200 guests enjoyed the performance by Maestro Bramwell Tovey, and everyone raved about the luncheon and the ship’s staff. Lori Janson Community Relations, Vancouver, BC Holland America Line

Noordam Celebrates Jubilee with Feast

Noordam Celebrates Jubilee with Feast

The Noordam celebrates its European season with several custom events every year including the Mediterranean Ball the night before arrival in Tunisia, the Taste Of Italy dinner in the Lido Restaurant during the late call in Livorno and the Spanish Fiesta BBQ while overnight in Barcelona. Topping it off this season to honor the Queen…   read more of “Noordam Celebrates…”

Cruise Diary: Wine, Models and Mystery at Sea

Cruise Diary: Wine, Models and Mystery at Sea

HAL Mariner Bradley Elliott recently sailed on Amsterdam’s 112-day Grand World Voyage. He blogged about his experience at World Traveler. Enjoy! Wine, Models and Mystery. The 6th in the wine tasting series of the “Glory Seven” was today. Right after there was a fashion demo where I took pictures as Christel, our guest services manager,…   read more of “Cruise Diary: Wine,…”

Prinsendam’s Grand Themed Dinners

Prinsendam’s Grand Themed Dinners

We’ve had quite a few special themed evenings aboard the Prinsendam during the ship’s Grand Mediterranean & Black Sea Voyage. When we were in Italy we visited Venice, Sicily, Sorento and Civitavecchia (Rome), and held a special Italian themed evening in the Lido and the dining room. After that we visited Saint Raphael, France, and…   read more of “Prinsendam’s…”

Cruise Diary: Thanks for the Memory

Cruise Diary: Thanks for the Memory

Days 111-112, April 26-27: Gratitude is like a bud that blooms into a beautiful flower when thanks are actually given. Today I have a whole garden of blossoms for Holland America’s Amsterdam as our 112-day Grand World Voyage draws to an end. This World Cruise, of which Humberto, Duffy (our bear that went around the…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”