Holland America - Not as good as they used to be: Maasdam Cruise Review by jtanewport
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Holland America - Not as good as they used to be
Destination: Canada & New England
Something as simple as a hot dog from the grill on the pool deck - the buns were stale, there was no relish available. The cook appeared to have no familiarity with an American hot dog, being Indonesian as many HAL crew are, not his fault - but this indicated a lack of training on the part of the food service department.
The breakfast buffet was very disorganized - poor traffic flow. On other lines, there are stewards available to help you, but it was very difficult to get the attention of staff if something was needed. Probably a symptom of More personnel reduction. Also, not enough seating for the volume of people at peak times.
In summary, it is obvious that Carnival has taken over what used to be one of the world's top luxury lines. Unfortunately that is no longer true. Less
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