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ms Westerdam

Ship Facts

Registry:
The Netherlands
Passenger Capacity:
1,916
Crew Members:
817
Gross Tonnage:
82,348 grt
Length:
936 feet
Maximum Speed:
24 knots
Dedicated:
April 2004
Godmother:
Actress Renée Soutendijk

Latest Post

Cruise to the Far East with Immersive Explorations on Westerdam Throughout 2018-19

Cruise to the Far East with Immersive Explorations on Westerdam Throughout 2018-19

The mysteries of the Far East unfold for guests on Holland America Line’s Westerdam when the ship embarks on its robust 2018 -19 season in Asia. From September 2018 through April 2019, the 1,916-guest Westerdam extensively explores China, Japan, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam on cruises ranging from 10 to 31 days. Departing…   read more of “Cruise to the Far…”

Recent Posts

Five EXC Tours That Allow Cruise Guests To Pay-It-Forward & Celebrate #WorldHumanitarianDay

Five EXC Tours That Allow Cruise Guests To Pay-It-Forward & Celebrate #WorldHumanitarianDay

World Humanitarian Day is observed annually Aug. 19 to pay tribute to the inspirational aid workers who risk their lives every day in the name of humanitarian services, as well as to rally support for people affected by crises around the world. In honor of this special day, we’re sharing five EXC Tours that allow…   read more of “Five EXC Tours That…”

Holland America Line Featured on Four Ocean Original TV Series Created by Carnival Corporation

Holland America Line Featured on Four Ocean Original TV Series Created by Carnival Corporation

Since 2016, Carnival Corporation has been producing three original TV series that air on ABC and NBC in the U.S. every Saturday morning, and earlier this year, premiered a Spanish-language show on Univision. Representing a first in the cruise industry, this innovative approach is building on the company’s strategy to highlight why traveling by ocean…   read more of “Holland America…”

Recipe: Learn How to Prepare the Perfect Salmon Dish from America’s Test Kitchen

Recipe: Learn How to Prepare the Perfect Salmon Dish from America’s Test Kitchen

Reminiscing about a past cruise? One of the easiest ways to relive a Holland America Line vacation is by recreating a meal from your cruise that will awaken your taste buds and spark memories from a recent getaway. With Holland America Line’s America’s Test Kitchen partnership, it’s even easier to create a culinary staycation in…   read more of “Recipe: Learn How…”

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 &…”

Holland America Line Continues its Brand Evolution with Revamped Onboard Retail Experience

Holland America Line Continues its Brand Evolution with Revamped Onboard Retail Experience

Holland America Line is introducing a new retail experience on board its ships to better align with its ongoing brand evolution. The multi-faceted retail plan introduces new products and services, including an expanded logo collection, locally cultivated items, a new Fujifilm photo space and new supplier partnerships. The retail rollout began with Veendam and expands…   read more of “Holland America…”

Three America’s Test Kitchen Feature Cruises Showcase Cast Members, Editors and Authors

Three America’s Test Kitchen Feature Cruises Showcase Cast Members, Editors and Authors

Foodies and those who simply love to learn about gastronomy can now embark on a culinary journey with Holland America Line during three exclusive America’s Test Kitchen feature cruises. The special sailings elevate the cruise line’s partnership with the multifaceted media company and will showcase leading America’s Test Kitchen cast members. The three America’s Test…   read more of “Three America’s…”

Holland America Line Wins Four Cruise Critic Editors’ Picks Awards in U.S., U.K. and Australia

Holland America Line Wins Four Cruise Critic Editors’ Picks Awards in U.S., U.K. and Australia

Holland America Line’s excellence was recognized around the world with four Cruise Critic Editors’ Picks Awards in the United States, United Kingdom and Australia. The editors in the United States honored Holland America Line with Best Dining and Best Ship Refurbishment for ms Westerdam. In the United Kingdom, the editors also awarded the cruise line…   read more of “Holland America…”