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New SARS screening policy rejects hotel guest

...The questionnaire was developed by the Seattle-based cruise line Holland America Line, which owns Westmark Hotels. Rose Abello, vice president of Holland America, said the questionnaire was developed after the outbreak of SARS in November...
Crews respond to TEMSCO copter downed in wetlands after takeoff

...According to the fire department, two people were taken to Bartlett Regional Hospital for observation after the incident. Rose Abello, vice president of public relations for the Holland America Line in Seattle, said all those involved in the incident...
Virus cancels cruise

...and back. On the July 25 voyage, due to end today in Vancouver, 212 passengers and 31 crew members fell ill, said Rose Abello, Holland America vice president. The Ryndam docked in Juneau on July 20 and on July 27 and was due back on Saturday...
Couple files suit against cruise line

...sickened more than 400 people over the two previous trips. "We certainly intend to vigorously defend ourselves," said Rose Abello, Holland America vice president. "We don't believe the lawsuit has any merit." Abello added the cruise line acted...
Storm sends ship to port

...Ryndam had stopped at Auke Bay for mechanical reasons. "There are a bunch of ships that have sought shelter," said Rose Abello, spokeswoman for Holland America cruise line. "Apparently the seas are quite rough." The waves are up to 14 feet...
Alaska Briefs

...reach the 3 percent threshold that triggers a response from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Rose Abello, vice president of public relations for Holland America Cruise Lines, said an undisclosed number of ill passengers...
Mechanical woes stall Statendam

...Wednesday. "What we're doing right now is developing different itineraries based on different departure times," Rose Abello, spokeswoman for Holland America in Seattle, said today. "At this time we haven't determined when she'll sail...
Power failure sends Ryndam to Auke Bay

...again this afternoon, but will skip Glacier Bay because of a storm in that area, said Holland America spokeswoman Rose Abello. Instead, the Ryndam will go to Tracy Arm and the Sawyer Glacier. Though the loss of power was brief, the Coast...
Coast Guard: Enforcement expected against Ryndam

...Juneau and run through that with them and continue our investigation," he said Friday. Holland America spokeswoman Rose Abello said the company will take all appropriate actions to make sure such an incident doesn't happen again. "All of our...


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