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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:…”

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

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

Holland America Line Vice President, Public Relations Sally Andrews presented a check for $25,000 to Seattle Children’s Hospital’s Uncompensated Care Fund Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, 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…   read more of “Holland America…”

Sponsoring the Annual Seattle Men’s Chorus & Seattle Women’s Chorus Gala Dinner

Sponsoring the Annual Seattle Men’s Chorus & Seattle Women’s Chorus Gala Dinner

Holland America Line proudly sponsored the annual Seattle Men’s Chorus and Seattle Women’s Chorus Gala Dinner and Auction Saturday May 6, 2017. I was honored to be the chair of this year’s “All Aboard” theme gala. Representing Holland America Line at the event were Greg Crick, director family assistance and group services; Pamela Baade, manager…   read more of “Sponsoring the…”

HAL Reaches $5 Million Donated to Cancer Support Through ‘On Deck’ Programming

HAL Reaches $5 Million Donated to Cancer Support Through ‘On Deck’ Programming

In honor of World Cancer Day tomorrow, Feb. 4, Holland America Line is proud to announce that to date, the guests and employees of the company have raised more than $5 million for cancer support through “On Deck” programming that began in 2006. Currently the On Deck for a Cause program benefits six international cancer…   read more of “HAL Reaches $5…”

Holland America’s Ashford and Kruse Join Seattle Execs for ‘Real Men Wear Pink’

Holland America’s Ashford and Kruse Join Seattle Execs for ‘Real Men Wear Pink’

Holland America Group Chief Executive Officer Stein Kruse, Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford and Seabourn President Richard D. Meadows are joining a distinguished group of Seattle community leaders for American Cancer Society’s “Real Men Wear Pink” event during the month of October. In addition to raising funds and awareness, the campaign asks the participants…   read more of “Holland…”

Holland America Line Makes Third $25,000 Donation in Honor of ‘Ks for Kids’

Holland America Line Makes Third $25,000 Donation in Honor of ‘Ks for Kids’

Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford presented a check for $25,000 to Seattle Children’s Hospital’s Uncompensated Care Fund Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, 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…   read more of “Holland America…”