We found the crew of Veendam upbeat, and well trained.
|Holland America Line ms Veendam|
The ship’s daily newsletter, Explorer, appeared at our cabin each evening. The layout was conducive to planning the next day’s activities based on personal interests—“food and entertaining” events were broken out individually, as were “well-being” and “technology” sessions.
The first night a card was left on our bed that said “The ship’s captain and crew wish you a restful sleep tonight as we look to tomorrow’s horizons.” The card was also left for us on the second night, then the third, and the fourth. Wouldn’t a different sentiment each night be welcome? Instead the artificial sentiment quickly became stale—and a waste of paper.
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