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HAL Celebrates Fourth of July

HAL Celebrates Fourth of July

Thanks to Human Resources Managers Julie and Annemarie for sending in photos of Veendam and Rotterdam’s 4th of July celebrations, respectively.

Happy Fourth of July

Happy Fourth of July

In observance of the U.S. Independence Day, we will not be posting today. We want to wish everyone a safe and happy Fourth of July! On this holiday, Holland America Line ships will be in locations as diverse as Alaska, Russia, Canada and Norway. No matter where you are, we invite you to take a…   read more of “Happy Fourth of…”

Zaandam’s Filipino Independence Day Celebration

Zaandam’s Filipino Independence Day Celebration

Zaandam’s Filipino community recently celebrated their 115th Independence Day on June 12th. The day started with a flag raising ceremony and traditional dance presentation, then lead to tug-of-war games on the pier, followed by an appreciation dinner and later a crew party.

Happy Canada Day

Happy Canada Day

To all of our celebrating readers and fans, the Holland America Blog team wishes you a very Happy Canada Day!

Rotterdam Celebrates Filipino Independence Day

Rotterdam Celebrates Filipino Independence Day

Here are photos of the Filipino Independence Day Flag Raising Ceremony held on June 12 as well as the tug-of-war competition held June 14. All photos were taken by our Assistant Culinary Operations Manager Yvonne den Haan.