The crew of the Nieuw Amsterdam was excited to be able to donate gifts to 170 local children during her maiden call to Willemstad, Curaçao. Luckily, Santa himself was enjoying a cruise with us and was able to come ashore to personally distribute the gifts! Minister El Hakim, Minister of Economic affairs, General Managing Director of … read more of “Nieuw…”
The Lido served as the location for the Eurodam’s officer and staff dinner on Christmas eve. Cocktails were enjoyed at the Lido bar before the dinner and all in attendance enjoyed a well deserved festive meal to celebrate the holidays and enjoy the company of their colleagues. Odir Rodriguez is Eurodam’s human resources manager.
During the Oosterdam’s call at Mazatlan, Santa made an early visit to spend the afternoon with 50 children from a local orphanage of ages 3 to 18 years old. The group of children enjoyed a visit to the Bridge with Captain Jeroen Bajiens and Chief Officer Bart Vaartjes. Then off to the Lido with Santa’s… read more of “Santa Makes a…”
Here are photos from Zaandam’s on-board Christmas dinner for the ship’s officers and corporate partners.
A fantastic and successful Weihnachtsmarkt (German Christmas market) was held on board the Eurodam to celebrate the holiday season. The marshaling area, thanks to the technical, housekeeping and stage staff, was the site of the holiday festivities with around 20 stalls. Christmas music and lights with even a faux fireplace set the mood for the… read more of “A Festive…”
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Zaandam’s culinary team cooked up some decorative foods for the holidays. Enjoy!