Holland America Line is launching a contest to commemorate the launch of our newest ship. The “Celebrate ms Koningsdam Sweepstakes” runs through June 3, 2016, and the grand prize is a seven-day Caribbean sailing for two in a verandah stateroom on Koningsdam! The cruise must be taken in January or February 2017, so clear your… read more of “Win a Caribbean…”
It’s been an exciting few weeks since Koningsdam set sail on its first cruise, and we know fans want to see more of the ship and hear more from the architects. Architectural designer Bjørn Storbratten worked with Holland America Line on Eurodam and Nieuw Amsterdam, and for Koningsdam he was responsible for some of the… read more of “A Conversation with…”
The Port of Seattle presented Holland America Line with its sixth consecutive Green Gateway Award.
The Port of Seattle presented Holland America Line with its sixth consecutive Green Gateway Award. The Port of Seattle also presented Seattle’s hometown cruise line with the Technology Innovator award. The Port of Seattle presents the Green Gateway Awards annually to cruise and commercial lines that call at the port and whose environmental efforts are… read more of “In Honor of Earth…”
Holland America Line’s tradition will continue when Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands christens the new ms Koningsdam in a ceremony in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, May 20, 2016, onboard. The 2,650-guest ship is the first in a new Pinnacle Class of vessel for the line. Members of the Dutch Royal Family have launched 11… read more of “Queen Máxima of…”
For many travelers, the word exotic conjures up images of shorelines fringed with lush landscapes and swaying palms, mystical scenery enhanced by bold colors, uncharted culturals and striking tastes that delight the palate. At Holland America Line, cruises to exotic locales take our guests to places like the Far East, South Pacific, Australia and New… read more of “Looking for an…”
We can’t get enough of Koningsdam, and we hope you can’t either! A new ship brings new adventures, and for so many finally seeing photos of the ship rather than renderings is exciting. To bring the ship to life for those who aren’t cruising any time soon, Michel Verdure, one of the foremost photographers in… read more of “Koningsdam…”
Holland America Line celebrated the delivery of ms Koningsdam with an official Handover Ceremony, luncheon and shipyard workers party aboard the ship Saturday, April 2, 2016, at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Italy.