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ms Volendam

ms Volendam

Ship Facts

Registry:
The Netherlands
Passenger Capacity:
1,432
Crew Members:
615
Gross Tonnage:
61,214 grt
Length:
781 feet
Maximum Speed:
23 knots
Dedicated:
November 1999
Godmother:
Tennis Professional Chris Evert

Latest Post

Include These Inspiring ‘World Wonders’ Tours on Your Next Far East Cruise

Include These Inspiring ‘World Wonders’ Tours on Your Next Far East Cruise

A Holland America Line Far East cruise is filled with awe and wonder. From bustling and buzzing cities like Hong Kong and Shanghai, China; to the tranquil vistas and beaches of Thai islands like Koh Samui, these cruises feature one highlight after another. This region of the world is also highlighted by some incredible history,…   read more of “Include These…”

Recent Posts

Looking for an Exotic Adventure? These Cruises Should be on Your Radar

Looking for an Exotic Adventure? These Cruises Should be on Your Radar

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…”

Make the Most of Your Alaska Cruise with a Tour Package in Vancouver

Make the Most of Your Alaska Cruise with a Tour Package in Vancouver

During a Holland America Line cruise to Alaska, the sights and sounds of the Last Frontier are front and center during the seven-day voyage. From interesting ports like Haines, Juneau and Ketchikan to the spectacular scenery of Glacier Bay, the Inside Passage and Tracy Arm Fjord, guests marvels at the beauty of the region. In…   read more of “Make the Most of…”

Eureka! Win a Gold Nugget in Holland America’s ‘Find Your Gold’ Sweeps

Eureka! Win a Gold Nugget in Holland America’s ‘Find Your Gold’ Sweeps

In honor of the 120th anniversary of the Klondike Gold Rush, Holland America Line is launching a “Find Your Gold” sweepstakes that will award five lucky winners an authentic gold nugget valued at approximately $1,000. As the only cruise line to offer Alaska and Yukon travel, the glistening golden treasure is the prefect representation of…   read more of “Eureka! Win a Gold…”

Book a Cruise and Receive Two Free Journeys Ashore at AFAR’s Favorite Ports

Book a Cruise and Receive Two Free Journeys Ashore at AFAR’s Favorite Ports

Holland America Line is sweetening the deal for travelers who book select 2016 and 2017 cruises by Feb. 29, 2016. Guests who call at AFAR’s favorite ports in Asia, Australia/New Zealand and South America receive two free Journeys Ashore. Holland America Line is collaborating with experiential travel expert AFAR Media to help cruisers create more…   read more of “Book a Cruise and…”

Ring in 2017 on a New Year’s Cruise to Australia, Asia, the Caribbean and More

Ring in 2017 on a New Year’s Cruise to Australia, Asia, the Caribbean and More

If you’re looking for something unique and exciting to do next New Year’s Eve, celebrate onboard a Holland America Line cruise. With options in Australia, Asia, South America, Mexico, the Caribbean and Panama Canal over the holiday, you can be sure you’ll welcome 2017 in grand style. When guests break into “Auld Lang Syne” at…   read more of “Ring in 2017 on a…”