Celebrating Meaningful Employee Moments in June 2024

View of Holland America Line employees and friends at Seattle's Pride Parade.

June brought another month of unforgettable memories and fun at sea, as well as multiple moments celebrating those who make the journey possible – our kind and caring employees. We’re grateful for our team members and the unique kind of awesome they bring to work every day, from ship to shore.

Here’s a look at recent meaningful moments celebrating those who share their hearts and talents with us:

Pride Month 

June is Pride Month in the U.S. and in many parts of the world, celebrating the unique history, culture, and contributions of the LGBTQIA+ community. On June 30, Holland America Line employees and allies came together to walk in the 2024 Seattle Pride Parade in the spirit of community, inclusion and belonging.

It’s just one example of ways our employees come together to care for and uplift each other.

View of Holland America Line employees and friends at Seattle's Pride Parade.
Portraits of engineers onboard Holland America Line ships in celebration of International Women in Engineering Day.

International Women in Engineering Day 

June 23 marked the annual celebration of International Women in Engineering Day. Grateful for the talent and contributions of all women in engineering, we couldn’t help but recognize and share stories of some of our incredible crew members. That includes Milagros, who made history at Holland America Line after joining as our first female machinist in 2022. Originally inspired and taught by her father, she developed a deep passion for welding and even contributed to the tallest bamboo sculpture that made the Guinness Book of World Records. Once she set eyes on the water, she didn’t look back. Explore more stories celebrating International Women in Engineering Day.

Portraits of Holland America Line crew in celebration of Day of the Seafarer.

Day of the Seafarer 

Recognized as an international day of observance on June 25, Day of the Seafarer celebrates the contributions and dedication of professionals in the maritime industry. We are incredibly grateful to our crew members – who come from 70 different countries around the world – for creating unforgettable moments for our guests, communities and each other.  Meet some of our crew who share their talent and passion for cruise travel every day.

Celebrating a Culture of Inclusion & Belonging

Holland America Line’s parent company, Carnival Corporation & plc, was recently named one of America’s Best Employers for Diversity for 2024 by Forbes. This prestigious award recognizes top employers in the U.S. for their success in cultivating a work environment that embraces and celebrates diversity.

To all our employees from ship to shore, thank you for being you.

To learn more about the Holland America Line family and the many adventures you could embark on through a career in the cruise industry, visit our careers site.

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