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07/26/2011 Holland America Line's ms Zaandam to Sail Four Asia Itineraries in Spring 2012
 Seattle, Wash., July 26, 2011 - Holland America Line will enhance ms Zaandam's 2012 Asia itineraries by now offering five 14-Day Asia Explorer voyages. In addition, ms Zaandam will offer one unique 14-Day China and Korea voyage that will sail roundtrip Hong Kong with calls to Incheon (Seoul) and Jeju (Cheju) City, South Korea. The four unique itineraries offered on seven departures range from 14 to 28 days and give travelers ample time to discover the region's historical and cultural landmarks, as well as explore its mystical allure.
05/17/2011 Holland America Line's ms Rotterdam to Sail Year-Round from Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Starting Fall 2012
 Seattle, Wash., May 17, 2011 - In a move that's a first for the premium cruise line, Holland America Line will deploy ms Rotterdam from Europe year-round starting in September, 2012, on a series of extended sailings round-trip from Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The line selected the homeport of Rotterdam because of the company's deep historical connection to the city as well its easily accessible location in Northwest Europe.
03/16/2011 Holland America Line Leverages Microsoft Tags to Create an Engaging Smartphone Video Experience with Social Sharing Features
 Seattle, Wash., March 16, 2011 - Holland America Line has launched an innovative new marketing campaign that incorporates Microsoft Tag 2D bar code technology to connect its print advertising to more information about cruise options and onboard amenities via a web-based interactive experience. The smartphone campaign is designed to encourage consumer engagement and social sharing of Holland America brand content.
03/16/2011 Therron Hofsetz Joins Holland America Line as Director of Software Applications
 Seattle, Wash., Mar. 16, 2011 - Holland America Line has appointed Therron Hofsetz to the position of director, software applications, in the line's information technology department.
03/03/2011 Holland America Line Promotes Nick Ranade to Director, Technical Purchasing and Logistics
 Seattle, Wash., Mar. 3, 2011 - Holland America Line has promoted Nick Ranade to the position of director, technical purchasing and logistics. He reports to Rob Boksem, vice president, technical operations, for Holland America Line.
03/02/2011 Holland America Line Launches 'Stateroom Direct Service' Program on All Sailings
 Seattle, Wash., Mar. 2, 2011 - Holland America Line has launched a new Stateroom Direct Service program that simplifies the boarding process by giving guests immediate access to their staterooms upon embarkation.
03/01/2011 Holland America Line Deepens its Commitment to the Australian Market with Increased Capacity and Dedicated Distribution
 Seattle, WA, March 1, 2011 - Holland America Line continues to strengthen its commitment to the Australian marketplace with the announcement of the Vista-class ms Oosterdam deployment to the South Pacific for the 2012-13 season. This will boost Holland America Line's capacity in the region by almost 25 percent. In preparation for the increase, the line is opening a dedicated sales, marketing and reservations office in Sydney.
02/16/2011 Holland America Line Promotes Cyril Tatar to Director, Seabourn Technical Operations
 Seattle, Wash., Feb. 16, 2011 - As part of its corporate reorganization following the relocation of Seabourn to Seattle, Holland America Line has promoted Cyril Tatar to director of Seabourn technical operations.
02/15/2011 Holland America Line Promotes Christy Oakland to Senior Director, Reservations
 Seattle, Wash., Feb. 15, 2011 - As part of its corporate reorganization following the relocation of Seabourn to Seattle, Holland America Line has promoted Christy Oakland to senior director of reservations, reporting to Tim Murphy, vice president guest services.
02/14/2011 Rudi Sodamin Named Top Chef in Cruise Industry and Master Chef's Dinner Best Culinary Secret Afloat by Porthole Cruise Magazine
 Seattle, Wash., Feb. 14, 2011 - Holland America Line's Culinary Consultant Rudi Sodamin was named Best Cruise Line Chef by Porthole Cruise Magazine in its February 2011 issue. The award recognizes Sodamin's dedication, innovative approach and unique contributions to the culinary arts at sea.
02/10/2011 Holland America Line Promotes Paul Grigsby to Senior Director, Revenue Planning
 Seattle, Wash., Feb. 10, 2011 - As part of its corporate reorganization following the relocation of Seabourn to Seattle, Holland America Line has promoted Paul Grigsby to senior director of revenue planning, reporting to Beth Bodensteiner, vice president of revenue management and product marketing.
02/07/2011 Holland America Line Debuts Captain Morgan on the Rocks Island Bar on its Award-Winning Private Island Half Moon Cay
 Seattle, Wash., Feb. 3, 2011 - Holland America Line debuted the novel new bar experience, Captain Morgan® on the Rocks Island Bar, with an official grand opening held on Jan. 29 at Half Moon Cay, Holland America's renowned private island in the Bahamas.
01/24/2011 Linda Springmann to Assume Worldwide Deployment Planning for Holland America Line and Seabourn
 Seattle, Wash., Jan. 24, 2011 - As part of its corporate reorganization following the relocation of Seabourn to Seattle, Holland America Line has expanded the responsibilities of Linda Springmann, vice president, Alaska marketing and sales. Currently, she is responsible for overall marketing of the company's important Alaska CruiseTour program, and will now also handle worldwide deployment planning for both Holland America Line and Seabourn. As Vice President, Planning and Alaska Tour Marketing, Springmann will report to Paul Goodwin, executive vice president, onboard revenue, planning, port operations and tours.
01/24/2011 Holland America Line Promotes Beth Bodensteiner to Vice President, Revenue Management and Product Marketing
 Seattle, Wash., Jan. 24, 2011 - As part of its corporate reorganization following the relocation of Seabourn to Seattle, Beth Bodensteiner has been promoted to vice president, revenue management and product marketing for Holland America Line. She will report to Richard D. Meadows, CTC, executive vice president, marketing, sales and guest programs for Holland America Line, who will also become president of Seabourn when the corporate transition is complete.
01/19/2011 Holland America Line Promotes Capt. Cees Deelstra to Vice President, Nautical Operations
 Seattle, Wash., Jan. 19, 2011 - As part of its corporate reorganization following the relocation of Seabourn to Seattle, Holland America Line has promoted Capt. Cees Deelstra to vice president, nautical operations. He also will assume responsibility for fleet security and will report to Dan Grausz, executive vice president, fleet operations.
01/18/2011 Holland America Line Promotes Dan Grausz to Executive Vice President, Fleet Operations
 Seattle, Wash., Jan. 18, 2011 - As part of its corporate reorganization following the relocation of Seabourn Cruise Line to Seattle, Holland America Line has promoted Dan Grausz to executive vice president, fleet operations. In addition to his current responsibilities for Holland America Line, Grausz will assume all fleet and newbuilding responsibilities for Seabourn.
01/18/2011 Holland America Line Promotes Paul Goodwin to Executive Vice President, Onboard Revenue, Planning, Port Operations and Tours
 Seattle, Wash., Jan. 18, 2011 - As part of its corporate reorganization following the relocation of Seabourn to Seattle, Holland America Line has promoted Paul Goodwin to executive vice president, onboard revenue, planning, port operations and tours.
01/13/2011 Holland America Line Names Mark Kammerer Senior Vice President, Marketing and North American Sales
 Seattle, Wash., Jan. 13, 2011 - As part of its corporate reorganization following the announced relocation of sister brand Seabourn to Seattle, Holland America Line has hired Mark Kammerer as senior vice president, marketing and North American sales. Kammerer was formerly vice president, worldwide cruise marketing, for the line.
01/11/2011 Holland America Line's Culinary Council Holds First Meeting Aboard Noordam
 Seattle, Wash., Jan. 11, 2011 - Holland America Line's Culinary Council held its first meeting last week in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and then gathered for a luncheon aboard ms Noordam. The Council, which recently was formed to enrich all aspects of Holland America Line's culinary offerings, is composed of Council Chairman and Holland America Line's Master Chef Rudi Sodamin, along with renowned international chefs Jonnie Boer, David Burke, Jacques Torres, Charlie Trotter and Marcus Samuelsson.
01/07/2011 Holland America Line Welcomes Seabourn to Seattle
 Seattle, Wash., January 7, 2011 - Holland America Line announced today the relocation of sister brand Seabourn headquarters to Holland America Line's hometown of Seattle, Washington. The transition will take place over the next few months.

 


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