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Meet the Production Cast

Meet the Production Cast

Pam went to the theater to snap this photo of the production cast wearing costumes from “Dream Park.” It looks like a bright, high-energy show. Back row, from left: Lindsey Wild, Erika Tomlinson, Jennifer Killian, Virginia Reid, David Brouwer, Jill Quinlan, Daniel McHugh, Michon Suyama-Brouwer, Christina Marshall and April Leopardi. Front row, from left: Steven…   read more of “Meet the Production…”

Meet Eurodam’s Port Lecturer

Meet Eurodam’s Port Lecturer

Frank Buckingham Frank Buckingham is Eurodam’s port lecturer and, in my opinion, a walking Wikipedia! A 1960 graduate of Oxford University in England, he studied politics, philosophy and economics. He considered attending Cambridge University, where he also was accepted, and in the end his choice came down to, well, a color partiality. “My initial preference…   read more of “Meet…”

Meet Eurodam’s Tallest Crew Member

Meet Eurodam’s Tallest Crew Member

Tim Lodder stands 7 feet tall, while blogger Pam is 5 feet, 6 inches. Meet the tallest crew member on Eurodam: Tim Lodder, 3rd officer in the Deck Department. Tim stands 7 feet tall! He was born in Ede in the Netherlands, which is no surprise because the Dutch are noted for being the tallest…   read more of “Meet…”

Meet Eurodam’s First Employee of the Month

Meet Eurodam’s First Employee of the Month

Printer Pastor “Pat” Mabazza has the distinct honor of being named Eurodam’s first Employee of the Month. Each month the hotel manager asks the various department heads to submit the name of a crew member they think deserves to be named the Employee of the Month. The hotel manager then makes the final decision on…   read more of “Meet…”

Meet the Pastry Team

Meet the Pastry Team

Pam went down into the galley and took a photo of the pastry team in action. It looks like they are whipping up some nice confections.

Guests Learn How to Make Towel Animals

Guests Learn How to Make Towel Animals

So much to do while at sea … I caught up with Party Planner Melissa Randall and Cabin Steward Didit during the “Art of Towel Folding” class. Guests can expect such animals like this one to greet them in their stateroom.

Taking Care of Guests’ Medical Needs

Taking Care of Guests’ Medical Needs

Linda Satterfield As lead medical officer, Linda Satterfield oversees Eurodam’s medical operations for guests and crew. Paul Lasley spoke to Linda about the range of medical services on board and the capabilities of the facility. To listen to this podcast, click on the arrow below. [audio:http://www.hollandamerica.com/blog/audio/Satterfield_Medical_Pod.mp3]

Meet the Housekeeping Team

Meet the Housekeeping Team

Meet Chief Housekeeper Tetet (left) and some of his team. They have a big job — from keeping all of Eurodam’s cabins tidy to turn-down service to crafting those cute towel animals adorning guests’ bed.