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Ship Facts

Registry:
The Netherlands
Passenger Capacity:
1,350
Crew Members:
580
Gross Tonnage:
57,092 grt
Length:
719 feet
Maximum Speed:
22 knots
Dedicated:
January 1996
Godmother:
Actress Debbie Reynolds

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Cruise Diary from a Collectors’ Voyage: Following the Footsteps of the Vikings

Cruise Diary from a Collectors’ Voyage: Following the Footsteps of the Vikings

Holland America Line Mariners and frequent cruisers Jan and Dick Yetke set sail July 25 on Veendam’s “Voyage of the Vikings” Collectors’ Voyage that cruises from Boston, Massachusetts, to Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and back. Collectors’ Voyages combine back-to-back itineraries into one, longer cruise, and this is one of our most popular. Come along with Jan…   read more of “Cruise Diary from a…”

Recent Posts

A Caribbean Cruise is Full of Sun, Fun and … History!

A Caribbean Cruise is Full of Sun, Fun and … History!

Holland America Line carries thousands of cruisers to the Caribbean each year who are drawn to the region because of its tropical climate and relaxing lifestyle, but there’s more to the islands than meet the eye. When planning a cruise to the Caribbean, you’ll likely think of the typical snorkeling, sailing and other beach-related excursions…   read more of “A Caribbean Cruise…”

Actress Florence Henderson Joins June ‘DWTS: At Sea’ Theme Cruises

Actress Florence Henderson Joins June ‘DWTS: At Sea’ Theme Cruises

Here’s the story of a lovely lady who took her dancing shoes on two Holland America Line “Dancing with the Stars: At Sea” theme cruises. Florence Henderson — best known as matriarch Carol Brady on the classic hit TV series “The Brady Bunch” and “Dancing with the Stars” Season 11 contestant — is scheduled to…   read more of “Actress Florence…”

Relax or Get Active? Which Bermuda Tour is Right for You?

Relax or Get Active? Which Bermuda Tour is Right for You?

Add color to your summer this year with a Holland America Line cruise to the pink sands and pastel skyline of Bermuda. Holland America’s weeklong cruises feature three nights in this beautiful destination, leaving plenty of time to explore and really get to know the island. When you think of Bermuda do you imagine spending…   read more of “Relax or Get…”

Three Perfect Days in Bermuda

Three Perfect Days in Bermuda

Complete with pink sand, blue waters and cobblestone streets lined with brightly-colored colonial buildings, some might say that Bermuda is the perfect cruise destination. In fact, Conde Nast Traveler readers have voted Bermuda “Best Island in the Caribbean/Atlantic” 18 times in the past 20 years! ms Veendam cruises to this island paradise roundtrip from Boston…   read more of “Three Perfect Days…”

10 New Tours Highlight the Charm and Scenery of Canada and New England

10 New Tours Highlight the Charm and Scenery of Canada and New England

Holland America Line’s cruises to Canada and New England feature some of the most beautiful scenery, diverse cultures and interesting history in North America. From stunning national parks to picturesque coastlines and plenty of colorful and interesting towns in between, there is plenty to see in this diverse region … and plenty of ways to…   read more of “10 New Tours…”

Veendam Rescues Pilot Who Ditched His Plane in the Pacific Ocean

Veendam Rescues Pilot Who Ditched His Plane in the Pacific Ocean

It’s another Holland America Line cruise ship to the rescue! Marking our third rescue this month, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at 5:21 p.m. local time, Veendam answered a request for assistance from the United States Coast Guard to rescue Pilot Louis Morton who had ditched his single-engine Cirrus SR-22 after he experienced a mechanical issue…   read more of “Veendam Rescues…”