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Eurodam Hosts Exclusive Windows 7 Launch Party

Greetings from the Eurodam, currently sailing in the Eastern Caribbean! Due to an exclusive partnership with Microsoft, for the next few weeks HAL ships are the only places on the high seas where cruisers can experience a Windows 7 launch party so here’s a sneak peek. The Windows 7 launch parties on Holland America are private events in the…   read more of “Eurodam Hosts…”

Grand Voyage Mongolian Barbecue

Grand Voyage Mongolian Barbecue

Holland America Line’s Culinary Operations Manager Bart Groeneveld sent in these pictures and report from Amsterdam: The Amsterdam started the 67 day Grand Australian, New Zealand and South Pacific Voyage last month. Executive Chef Bernie Rius is of course back again to create another grand culinary experience for our guests. En Route to Nuka Hiva…   read more of “Grand Voyage…”

Vancouver to San Diego

Vancouver to San Diego

We had a great time and wish we were still with all of you on your way to Florida!!! — Jan

Bert’s Beauty Shots: La Quebrada Cliff Divers

Bert’s Beauty Shots: La Quebrada Cliff Divers

Westerdam called at Acapulco, Mexico, Oct. 4. Acapulco, city of endless traffic … VW Beetles as their main form of transportation, the four tops (going loco down in Acapulco ) and of course the famous La Quebrada Cliff Divers. The La Quebrada Cliff Divers are a group of professional high divers based in Acapulco, Mexico….   read more of “Bert’s Beauty…”

On Safari with Jayne

On Safari with Jayne

Future Cruise Consultant Jayne Colella sent us more amazing photos and stories from her travels through Africa, most recently on a South African safari. Jayne will join Noordam in Rome October 6. Hello again! It’s been a week and a bit since climbing Kili in Tanzania , and after that strenuous trek straight uphill for…   read more of “On Safari with…”

Holland America Wins Magellan for Social Media

Holland America Line won a “Travel Weekly” Gold Magellan Award for Social Media at a ceremony in New York yesterday. “Travel Weekly” is the leading travel trade publication in North America. Holland America Line has built a comprehensive Internet presence that integrates the hollandamerica.com Web site with the Holland America Blog and social media sites…   read more of “Holland America…”