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On Deck for the Cure: Oct. 15, 2010

On Deck for the Cure: Oct. 15, 2010

In support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’ll be posting an On Deck for the Cure Fact every day we publish this month. The number of laps it takes to complete the 5k On Deck for the Cure walk around the decks of a Holland America Line ship varies by class. It’s nine laps…   read more of “On Deck for the…”

Ryndam Captain Helps Children In Need

Ryndam Captain Helps Children In Need

As a great birthday surprise, Captain Mark Rowden’s Ryndam Team organized to each buy him either a stuffed teddy bear, husky dog or orca whale. Forty-two crew members visited the captain to bring him a toy along with best of wishes for his birthday. Our Captain wanted to share the joy and love that he…   read more of “Ryndam Captain…”

On Deck for the Cure: Oct. 14, 2010

On Deck for the Cure: Oct. 14, 2010

In support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’ll be posting an On Deck for the Cure Fact every day we publish this month. On Deck for the Cure was the first of its kind in the cruise industry. By inviting more than 700,000 guests on over 500 sailings a year to participate, Holland America…   read more of “On Deck for the…”

HAL Creates Culinary Council with Celebrity Chefs

HAL Creates Culinary Council with Celebrity Chefs

In a move that will enhance all aspects of Holland America Line’s shipboard culinary operations, the line has created the Holland America Line Culinary Council, composed of celebrated chefs from around the world. As Council members, the chefs will direct Holland America Line’s culinary initiatives and create signature recipes to be featured in all dining…   read more of “HAL Creates…”

On Deck for the Cure: Oct. 13, 2010

On Deck for the Cure: Oct. 13, 2010

In support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’ll be posting an On Deck for the Cure Fact every day we publish this month. Holland America Line’s ms Maasdam held a record-breaking On Deck for the Cure walk with more than 800 participants on a charter sailing in 2007.

On Deck for the Cure: Oct. 12, 2010

On Deck for the Cure: Oct. 12, 2010

In support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’ll be posting an On Deck for the Cure Fact every day we publish this month. During Holland America Line’s 2008 Grand World Voyage, the ship engaged in various fundraising activities to raise $50,000 for Susan G. Komen for the Cure. In addition to the On Deck…   read more of “On Deck for the…”

On Deck for the Cure: Oct. 11, 2010

On Deck for the Cure: Oct. 11, 2010

In support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’ll be posting an On Deck for the Cure Fact every day we publish this month. At the beginning of every On Deck for the Cure® walk aboard the ships of Holland America Line, breast cancer survivors are acknowledged and the longest survivor cuts a pink ribbon…   read more of “On Deck for the…”

On Deck for the Cure: Oct. 8, 2010

On Deck for the Cure: Oct. 8, 2010

In support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’ll be posting an On Deck for the Cure Fact every day we publish this month. On a recent cruise aboard Holland America Line’s ms Statendam, a family of more than 20 people were on board to celebrate their mother’s remission. They all joined in the On…   read more of “On Deck for the…”