On October 31, the Statendam team kept guests rather busy with a lot of Halloween themed events. The day started with a pumpkin carving competition where 50 guests in various groups demonstrated their carving abilities. The carvings were displayed later that night at the entrance of the dining room…of course under supervision of some scary… read more of “Statendam’s…”
They’re creepy and they’re kooky, mysterious and spooky. They’re all together ooky … the Prinsendam Family, proving once again that when it comes to work or fun, the Prinsendam family works equally hard. The crew of the Prinsendam got a jump on Halloween and even went the extra creepy mile with crew training in advance!… read more of “A Spooky Thriller…”
Today is Labor Day in the United States, and all the banks, government offices and most businesses are closed for the national holiday. Your blog team is taking a well-deserved break today as well, but we’ll be back tomorrow with more Holland America Line-related content.
On August 17, Maasdam’s Indonesian community celebrated the 65th Indonesian Independence Day. The festivities included the flag raising ceremony, various competitions and tournaments including everyone’s favorite tug of war, a sumptuous dinner and a crew party. These pictures are from the flag raising ceremony.
Here are a few photos from our recent Indonesian Independence Day celebrations.
The Filipino crew of the Nieuw Amsterdam might be busy getting ready for the launch of the newest addition to the fleet; however, the new build preparation did not deter them from making time for a wonderful part of Philippine history, which was the commemoration of their independence. The Filipino Community celebrated their 112 years… read more of “Filipino…”
From June 12-19, Maasdam celebrated the 112th Philippine Independence Day. The festivities started with a flag raising ceremony and a sumptuous dinner, followed by a tug of war competition and of course, a crew party. During the month of May, various games and tournaments were held. Awards were given to the winners during the crew… read more of “Maasdam Celebrates…”