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Digital Workshop: Photos from the Last Frontier

Digital Workshop: Photos from the Last Frontier

Special thanks to Westerdam’s Techspert Krista who posted this on the Microsoft Blog. Hello everyone, it’s Krista, techspert sailing on the Westerdam. We’re currently sailing toward Hawaii and the French Polynesian Islands, but I’m still reminiscing about the beautiful sights from our Alaska season! During one of our last cruises to the Last Frontier, I…   read more of “Digital Workshop:…”

Amsterdam’s Black and Silver Affair

Amsterdam’s Black and Silver Affair

Here are photos from Amsterdam’s formal Black and Silver themed-dinner during the ship’s Grand Asia & Australia Voyage. Black and silver taffeta, lamé fabric, cascades, jumbo fans and curtains adorned the dining room and Queen’s Lounge for this event. The crew dressed up in black and silver and all in all, everyone had a fun…   read more of “Amsterdam’s…”

Just West of Broadway, the Show Did Go On

Just West of Broadway, the Show Did Go On

Thanks to Cast Member Mara Jill Herman for this fun post. Enjoy! Two weeks ago was particularly exciting because three best girlfriends from New York came on board ms Veendam for the week. It was wonderful to have all of our catch-up–on-life chats and also play tour guide while in Bermuda. The week started off…   read more of “Just West of…”

A Black and White Affair on Eurodam

A Black and White Affair on Eurodam

On the evening of September 5, a beautiful Black and White Ball was held on board the Eurodam. The honorary hosts for the ball were Hotel Manager Marco van Belleghem and Librarian Jessica Scheuler. As they led the first dance, they set the tone for a lovely evening of dancing and fun. Guests were given…   read more of “A Black and White…”

Life as an Entertainer Aboard Veendam: Part 2

Life as an Entertainer Aboard Veendam: Part 2

Aside from the gorgeous backdrop, my job is wonderful. It’s like appearing in a rotating repertory company because we perform different shows nightly. I’m in the cast of the Showroom at Sea. We have an opening night show called Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now. This is when the Cruise Director welcomes everyone onboard and my…   read more of “Life as an…”

Life as an Entertainer Aboard Veendam: Part 1

Life as an Entertainer Aboard Veendam: Part 1

Mara Jill Herman is a cast member aboard Veendam and sent in this wonderful post. Enjoy! My newest adventure as a performing artist is being employed by Holland America Line on the cruise ship Veendam. I am a featured singer in the ship’s resident entertainers. My itinerary is Bermuda for June through mid October (and…   read more of “Life as an…”

Amsterdam Hosts Award-Winning Seattle Symphony

Amsterdam Hosts Award-Winning Seattle Symphony

Special thanks to Kelsey Differding, Holland America Line’s corporate giving coordinator, for submitting this post and photos from the Seattle Symphony’s spring recital on board Amsterdam. In June, Amsterdam hosted the Seattle Symphony on board for their spring recital. More than 100 guests enjoyed a delicious, four-course meal in the La Fontaine Dining Room, followed…   read more of “Amsterdam Hosts…”