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Holland America Line Celebrates 145th Anniversary

Holland America Line Celebrates 145th Anniversary

Holland America Line is celebrating its 145th anniversary today, April 18, 2018, marking its place in history as one of the most experienced cruise lines in the world. What started as shipping and passenger line Netherlands-American Steamship Company in 1873, is today an award-winning premium cruise line taking guests to more than 400 ports around…   read more of “Holland America…”

Nieuw Statendam to Feature More Staterooms, Redesigned Pinnacle Suite and Artfully Inspired Accommodations

Nieuw Statendam to Feature More Staterooms, Redesigned Pinnacle Suite and Artfully Inspired Accommodations

Nieuw Statendam is set to debut in December 2018, and when the ship sets sail from the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Italy, it will feature distinct stateroom enhancements. The newest 2,666-guest Pinnacle-Class ship will have eight more staterooms than sister-ship Koningsdam, and all categories have been reimagined from top to bottom to showcase more thoughtful…   read more of “Nieuw Statendam to…”

Nieuw Statendam to Explore Norway, the Baltic, Iceland and the Med for the 2019 Summer/Fall Season

Nieuw Statendam to Explore Norway, the Baltic, Iceland and the Med for the 2019 Summer/Fall Season

Following an inaugural season island-hopping throughout the Caribbean, Holland America Line’s Nieuw Statendam will cross the Atlantic Ocean in late April 2019 and spend the summer and fall exploring northern Europe and the Mediterranean. The new Pinnacle Class ship will homeport in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, for the summer. Offering an enchanting collection of seven- and…   read more of “Nieuw Statendam to…”

Celebrated Sushi Chef Andy Matsuda Elevated to Holland America Line’s Culinary Council

Celebrated Sushi Chef Andy Matsuda Elevated to Holland America Line’s Culinary Council

Since 2016 sushi chef Andy Matsuda has been sharing his knowledge with and training Holland America Line’s shipboard chefs to ensure that the cruise line’s staff is at the forefront of sushi trends and techniques. In recognition of his significant impact on the brand, Holland America Line is elevating Matsuda to its esteemed Culinary Council…   read more of “Celebrated Sushi…”

Nieuw Statendam Celebrates Coin Ceremony at Fincantieri Shipyard

Nieuw Statendam Celebrates Coin Ceremony at Fincantieri Shipyard

In anticipation of the upcoming float-out of Nieuw Statendam, Holland America Line held the ship’s coin ceremony Wednesday, Dec. 6, at Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard in Italy. Following Italian shipbuilding tradition, Anne Marie Bartels, a member of Holland America Line’s esteemed President’s Club, served as the ship’s Madrina and participated in the festivities. During the coin…   read more of “Nieuw Statendam…”