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Cruise Diary: The Contrasts of Colombo, Sri Lanka

Cruise Diary: The Contrasts of Colombo, Sri Lanka

Day 78, March 24: After getting a big gulp of what Henry David Thoreau called “the tonic of wildness” while riding an elephant through a jungle trail in Phuket, Thailand, and afterwards enjoying two relaxing days at sea, we arrived at Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, formerly known as Ceylon, located just off the…   read more of “Cruise Diary: The…”

HAL Helps Canadian Charity Reach a Fundraising Milestone

HAL Helps Canadian Charity Reach a Fundraising Milestone

Holland America Line donated a cruise for the Timmy’s Christmas Telethon Dec. 4, 2011. The Telethon raised a grand total of $6.2 million for the BC Lions Society for Children with Disabilities. The following write-up is from Stephen Miller, CEO of the Lions Society and Easter Seals. Lori Janson Community Relations, Vancouver, BC Holland America…   read more of “HAL Helps Canadian…”

HAL Employees Volunteer at Northwest Harvest to Feed the Hungry

HAL Employees Volunteer at Northwest Harvest to Feed the Hungry

Special thanks to Kelsey Differding, Holland America Line’s corporate giving coordinator, for submitting this post and photos of HAL employees volunteering at Northwest Harvest, a statewide hunger-relief agency that distributes food to a network of independent food banks around Washington State. As part of Holland America Line’s annual holiday activities, employees at the Seattle corporate…   read more of “HAL Employees…”

Eurodam Hosts 2011 Cruise Holidays Annual Convention

Eurodam Hosts 2011 Cruise Holidays Annual Convention

Special thanks to Charles J. Dunwoody, HAL’s senior director of national accounts, for these photos taken during the 2011 Cruise Holidays Annual Convention and Eurodam’s On Deck for the Cure walk November 5. Enjoy! [/caption,

HAL Employees Get ‘On Deck for the Cure’ in Seattle

HAL Employees Get ‘On Deck for the Cure’ in Seattle

Rain or shine, last month we walked for the cause during HAL’s ‘On Deck for the Cure’ event here in Seattle. It was really fun! Sue Kautter Personal Cruise Consultant Holland America Line

Veendam’s On Deck for the Cure Walk

Veendam’s On Deck for the Cure Walk

My husband and I participated in the On Deck for the Cure walk on August 6, 2011, on board the Veendam (I cut the ribbon!). Bravo to Holland America for this initiative – as a 2x breast cancer survivor (17 years!), and the Public Relations representative and Race PR Chair for Susan G. Komen for…   read more of “Veendam’s On…”