At 2:10 a.m. Jan. 3, 2015, while en route to Oranjestad, Aruba, Holland America Line’s ms Zuiderdam answered a distress call from the Bahamian inter-island vessel Excalibur that was sinking with eight crewmembers onboard.
Category: Staff & Crew
Cruises offer guests the opportunity to travel to some of the most beautiful places in the world while being treated to caring service and making memories with loved ones. Tomorrow is Thanksgiving in the United States, and across the country guests are counting their blessings. In honor of the holiday Holland America Line asked Facebook… read more of “What Are You…”
It’s time for Holland America Line’s shipboard uniforms to hit the runway! New uniforms that were co-designed by Cintas received the Image of the Year (IOY) Award in the cruise line category at a ceremony in Las Vegas, Nevada, earlier this month.
On every cruise, Holland America Line crew members work endlessly to ensure that each guest has a memorable vacation. Whether it’s knowing that you take your morning coffee with cream and sugar or helping recommend the perfect shore excursion, everyone is dedicated to providing guests with gracious and personalized service.
The holidays are a time of giving, and while giving is part of the corporate culture at Holland America Line year-round, this time of year presents extra opportunities to spread a little cheer to those in need.
At Holland America Line, we hear a lot of praise and kudos about our crew from our guests. Many times, it’s the crew that make a Holland America Line cruise an exceptional vacation experience. Going above and beyond to add a special touch, taking that extra step to make things perfect, a simple smile and… read more of “Saying Thanks to…”
Miraculous things can happen at any time. Some call it fate, others destiny. Sometimes it’s just being in the right place at the right time. With Holland America Line’s history spanning more than 140 years, it’s inevitable that many of our guests experience these encounters onboard. These wonderful stories below tell the tales of four… read more of “Chance Encounters…”
Congratulations to Lynn Narraway, the UK managing director of Holland America Line and Seabourn. She received the prestigious award of “Outstanding Contribution to the UK Cruise Industry” at the Cruise Lines International Association UK and Ireland Cruise Excellence Awards. Having held the post of UK managing director of Holland America Line for almost 15 years,… read more of “HAL’s Lynn…”