During the Noordam’s call at Curaçao on December 8th we had 208 school children visit the ship. Their escorts along with the Prime Minster of Curaçao and his dignitaries all came together for a special luncheon, holiday show presented by the cast and guest entertainers and yes even a visit from the big guy himself,… read more of “Noordam’s…”
The Holland America Blog team would like to wish our readers, fans and contributors a happy and healthy New Year! May it be filled with world travels and smooth seas. We’ll be back Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012, with fresh posts, so be sure to check back and see how the ships rang in the new… read more of “Happy New…”
Ioana Cheregi is Veendam’s human resources manager.
Happy Holidays from Holland America Line! Wishing our fans a wonderful 2012. View your holiday greeting by clicking HERE.
Here’s a sweet way to ring in the new year: Individual Flourless Chocolate Cakes from my cookbook, A Taste of Celebration. With a molten chocolate center, this decadent dessert is the perfect fix for chocolate lovers. Enjoy! Individual Flourless Chocolate Cakes Yield: 4 cakes With a touch of a fork, these cakes burst open to… read more of “Rudi’s Recipes:…”
Enjoy these photos of Santa arriving on a jet ski at Half Moon Cay on Sunday, Christmas Day. I’ve also included pictures of the tree-lighting ceremony complete with paper snow and a couple of other Christmas pictures from the ship, including the Indonesian Crew Choir. We all enjoyed our time on the Nieuw Amsterdam during… read more of “Santa Arrives at…”
Enjoy these photos from Veendam officers’ Christmas dinner.
Over the year our crew members work hard to serve our officers and the guests. Therefore, on December 25, the officers showed their appreciation for the work well done by returning the favor serving the crew Christmas Dinner. The Culinary Operations Manager Santhosh Chandrasekher and Executive Chef Ajith Menon put together a delicious menu very… read more of “Veendam Officers…”