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Official Christening of ‘Signature’ Tulip at Keukenhof Gardens

Official Christening of ‘Signature’ Tulip at Keukenhof Gardens

In celebration of our 140th anniversary, an official christening of the new Holland America Line “Signature” tulip took place in the Netherlands on Friday, April 19 at the world-famous Keukenhof Gardens. Holland America Line President and CEO Stein Kruse participated in the ceremony along with the President of the Board of Directors of Keukenhof Walter…   read more of “Official…”

Celebrating 140 Years: Port of Vancouver Plaque Exchange

Celebrating 140 Years: Port of Vancouver Plaque Exchange

The Port of Vancouver had a plaque exchange yesterday morning to acknowledge our 140th birthday. Thanks to our partners at Vancouver for celebrating with us this important milestone. We received this nice note from Carmen Ortega, manager, business development, for Port Metro Vancouver: Port Metro Vancouver and Holland America Line have a relationship that spans…   read more of “Celebrating 140…”

Statendam’s Cake Features 140 Electric Candles for 140 Years

Statendam’s Cake Features 140 Electric Candles for 140 Years

Thanks to Hotel Director Jessica Schumann for the post and Photo Manager Ian Kee for the photos about Statendam’s 140th Anniversary celebrations. This is the first of three big events of the day. The presentation started off with mini birthday cupcakes and an introduction from Captain Schoonderbeek, followed by our cast doing the jive.