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Amsterdam Crew Members Clean Up Puerto Vallarta Beach

Amsterdam Crew Members Clean Up Puerto Vallarta Beach

Amsterdam crew members set out for a beach clean-up in Puerto Vallarta organized by Hotel Director Henk. The ship’s management team is organizing a monthly clean-up to help the communities we visit and offer a better beach experience. When they were done, 80 pounds of garbage were collected, including 628 pieces of plastic/foam, 81 plastic…   read more of “Amsterdam Crew…”

Holland America Line Reaches $6 Million Donated to Cancer Support During ‘Girls’ Getaway’ Cruise

Holland America Line Reaches $6 Million Donated to Cancer Support During ‘Girls’ Getaway’ Cruise

In recognition of World Cancer Day today, Holland America Line is proud to announce that during the recent O, The Oprah Magazine “Girls’ Getaway” cruise aboard Nieuw Statendam Jan. 30 to Feb. 2, 2019, the cruise line reached a total of $6 million raised for cancer support through its On Deck programming. Holland America Line…   read more of “Holland America…”

Holland America Line Donates $25,000 to Seattle Children’s as Part of ‘K’s for Kids’ with the Seattle Mariners

Holland America Line Donates $25,000 to Seattle Children’s as Part of ‘K’s for Kids’ with the Seattle Mariners

Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford presented a check for $25,000 to Seattle Children’s Uncompensated Care Fund Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, at the Seattle Mariners’ home game at Safeco Field. The company made the donation as part of its partnership with the Seattle Mariners Major League Baseball team and the K’s for Kids program. Holland…   read more of “Holland America…”

Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford Teamed Up with Actress Lauren Potter for Special Olympics Unified Sports Challenge

Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford Teamed Up with Actress Lauren Potter for Special Olympics Unified Sports Challenge

Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford participated in the first-ever ESPN | Special Olympics USA Games Unified Sports Challenge — Executive Division Sunday, July 1, 2018, at the University of Washington’s Husky Ballpark in Seattle. Ashford was among an exclusive group of executives who competed with their employees, celebrities and Special Olympics athletes in multiple…   read more of “Holland America…”

President Orlando Ashford and Executive Team Serve Diners at FareStart Restaurant’s Guest Chef Night

President Orlando Ashford and Executive Team Serve Diners at FareStart Restaurant’s Guest Chef Night

Holland America Line sponsored Guest Chef Night with Ethan Stowell on Thursday, April 19, at FareStart Restaurant in Seattle. President Orlando Ashford and a team of executives put their serving skills to the test when Holland America Line Culinary Council member Ethan Stowell was the featured chef for the organization’s weekly Guest Chef Night. Ashford…   read more of “President Orlando…”

Holland America Line’s Partnership with the Seattle Mariners Continues for 2018 Baseball Season

Holland America Line’s Partnership with the Seattle Mariners Continues for 2018 Baseball Season

To celebrate tonight’s home opener at Safeco Field, Holland America Line is announcing the continuation of its partnership with the Seattle Mariners Major League Baseball team through the 2018 season. As a primary component of the partnership, Seattle’s Hometown Cruise Line is the presenting sponsor of the Salute to Those Who Serve on-field recognition program…   read more of “Holland America…”

Giving Tuesday: Culinary Team Makes Nearly 700 Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwiches for Children’s Homes in Mexico

Giving Tuesday: Culinary Team Makes Nearly 700 Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwiches for Children’s Homes in Mexico

During their recent conference in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, Holland America Line’s culinary team took time to give back to the local community. Holland America Line Vice President of Food and Beverage Frits Van Der Werff, Culinary Consultant and Master Chef Rudi Sodamin and several of the cruise line’s executive chefs spent hours making nearly 700…   read more of “Giving Tuesday:…”