Holland America Line Celebrates King’s Day

Seattle, WA. May 4, 2017 – At nearly 145 years old Holland America Line is steeped in heritage and tradition. What better way to embrace its roots and Dutch heritage than to celebrate King’s Day, a national holiday in the Netherlands which marks the birthday of King Willem-Alexander. This year King’s Day was on April 27th, 2017 and on board the ms Oosterdam some Holland America’s top executives joined in the festivities donning orange accessories, to celebrate the Royal House of Orange, and drinking toasts to the King’s health. The line honors the day with special King’s Day parties throughout the fleet.

Seen here in celebration on board the ms Oosterdam (from l. to r.) are the ship’s Hotel Director Prem Kainikkara; Senior Director, Trade Communication & Engagement Denella Ri’chard; President of Holland America Line Orlando Ashford; Oosterdam’s Captain Michiel Willems; and Vice President of Sales Eva Jenner.

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