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Ship Facts

Registry:
The Netherlands
Passenger Capacity:
2,160
Crew Members:
929
Gross Tonnage:
86,700 grt
Length:
936 feet
Maximum Speed:
23.9 knots
Dedicated:
July 2010
Godmother:
HM Queen Maxima of the Netherlands

Latest Post

My Mediterranean Cruise: Pizza and Pompeii

My Mediterranean Cruise: Pizza and Pompeii

Pizza is serious business in Naples, and serious business to me. The oft-told story — about Naples, not about me — goes like this: In 1889, to celebrate Queen Margherita’s visit to Naples, a Neapolitan pizzaiolo was commissioned to create a special honorary pizza. The Queen loved it. That’s the origin story of the pizza…   read more of “My Mediterranean…”

Recent Posts

My European Cruise: Greek Edition

My European Cruise: Greek Edition

Of all the ports on my European cruise on Nieuw Amsterdam, it’s in Corfu that I perfect the art of the stroll. I fall in love with the labyrinth of Corfu town immediately, with its ancient feel and the warmth of its shopkeepers. I’m with my dad and another family who are family to us…   read more of “My European Cruise:…”

Looking to Cruise Alaska in 2019? We’re Featuring 133 Cruises & 15 Land+Sea Journey Options

Looking to Cruise Alaska in 2019? We’re Featuring 133 Cruises & 15 Land+Sea Journey Options

If you’re thinking about cruising to Alaska in 2019, look no further than Holland America Line. Next season we will offer 133 cruises and 15 Land+Sea Journey options on eight ships with more visits to Glacier Bay than any other line, the introduction of soft-adventure EXC In-Depth Alaska cruising on Maasdam (stay tuned for a…   read more of “Looking to Cruise…”

Six Holland America Line Ships Set to Explore the Multicultural Mosaic of Europe in 2020

Six Holland America Line Ships Set to Explore the Multicultural Mosaic of Europe in 2020

Whether you’re looking to explore the fjords of Norway, castles of the British Isles, flavors of Italy or beaches of Greece, in 2020 we’re featuring six ships in Europe that will allow you to discover a wide range of ports and regions. Anchored by the return of Nieuw Amsterdam to the Mediterranean, Nieuw Statendam, Rotterdam,…   read more of “Six Holland America…”

Explore Three Mexican Riviera Ports on Extended Cruise Season in 2019

Explore Three Mexican Riviera Ports on Extended Cruise Season in 2019

From mariachi to margaritas, the vibrant spirit of Mexico comes alive aboard three Holland America Line ships during the 2019 Mexico cruise season. From January through December 2019, Eurodam, Nieuw Amsterdam and Oosterdam will sail a series of seven- and 11-day cruises roundtrip from San Diego, California, that include calls at Mazatlán, Cabo San Lucas…   read more of “Explore Three…”

Holland America Line Wins 17 Gold and Seven Silver 2018 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards

Holland America Line Wins 17 Gold and Seven Silver 2018 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards

Holland America Line earned an impressive 24 gold and silver 2018 Magellan Awards from Travel Weekly. The premium cruise line took home an all-time high of 17 gold awards in the categories of Premium Ship, Restaurant Design, Education Program and in the Marketing categories of Website, Print Advertising, Campaign–Advertising/Marketing, Promotional Video, Direct Mail and TV…   read more of “Holland America…”

O, The Oprah Magazine ‘Adventure of Your Life Cruise’ to the Caribbean in October to Feature Editors and Inspiring Leaders

O, The Oprah Magazine ‘Adventure of Your Life Cruise’ to the Caribbean in October to Feature Editors and Inspiring Leaders

When Holland America Line’s O, The Oprah Magazine Adventure of Your Life Cruise sets sail for the Caribbean Oct. 28, 2018, aboard Nieuw Amsterdam, guests are in for an inspiring week with some of the magazine’s editors and world’s leading visionaries. Senior Editor Molly Simms and Beauty Director Brian Underwood from O, The Oprah Magazine…   read more of “O, The Oprah…”

New Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruises Feature Culinary Council, Mixologist and Wine Experts

New Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruises Feature Culinary Council, Mixologist and Wine Experts

Holland America Line is introducing Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruises in 2018 that showcase the talents of the members of its esteemed Culinary Council, Master Mixologist Dale DeGroff, and the premium line’s wine curator and winemaker partners. The Culinary Council comprises a collection of elite international celebrity chefs who bring global influence to every dining…   read more of “New Food &…”