Thanks to Zaandam’s Robert Vlaardingerbroek for sending in this post on the crew’s Alaska tour. Last month, Zaandam did some in-house spring cleaning under the supervision of Captain Andre van Schoonhoven. No locker was left unopened resulting in a huge amount of garbage and recyclables. As a token of appreciation for their hard work Zaandam’s… read more of “Zaandam Crew Go…”
Category: Staff & Crew
In order to move forward with our already famous world-wide guest services, HAL has renewed the image/name of the Guest Relations Attendants to Guest Relations Associates. In order to commemorate this event the Guest Relations Associates had a team get-together to officially hand out the new name tags with the new titles. Beverages and a… read more of “Prinsendam’s…”
On July 27, 2012, 15 Volendam crew members set out into the Alaskan wilderness in Juneau, to participate in the SAGA team building high ropes course program. From all accounts, the program was said to be both engaging and a whole lot of fun. The participants completed team exercises including; a high ropes course, team… read more of “Volendam Crew…”
On August 2, Maasdam made her inaugural call at Southampton, England, where a plaque exchange ceremony took place. Jaime de Castro-van der Loo is Maasdam’s human resources manager.
On August 4, staff aboard Oosterdam took on a game of water volleyball with the guests. The competition was tough and the score was very close at all times. A great time was had by all; needless to say that between the ooooohs and aaaaaahs from the guests, there were comments that ranged from amazement… read more of “Oosterdam’s…”
On July 27, Maasdam had her call in beautiful Geiranger, Norway, where a plaque exchange took place. Jaime de Castro-van der Loo is Maasdam’s human resources manager.
During Maasdam’s port of call in Southampton, 48 of Maasdam’s crewmembers got to enjoy a trip to Stonehenge. The great and ancient stone circle of Stonehenge is unique; an exceptional survival from a prehistoric culture. The monument evolved between 3000BC and 1600BC and is aligned with the rising and setting of the sun at the… read more of “Maasdam Crew Tour…”
Captain Bos and the Volendam crew showed appreciation of the local boy scout troop of Ketchikan by holding a coin collection on board for a donation. Pilot Eric Collins gratefully accepted the donations made by the Volendam crew and sincerely appreciated the contribution to the local community. In an effort to build stronger relationships with… read more of “Volendam Crew…”