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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

Press Diary: Thai Cooking Class in Bangkok Benefits Local Youth

Press Diary: Thai Cooking Class in Bangkok Benefits Local Youth

Kelly Stilwell of Food Fun & Faraway Places recently sailed on Holland America Line to Southeast Asia and participated in “The Courageous Kitchen Cooking Class: In Partnership With Food & Wine Magazine” shore excursion while at Bangkok, Thailand. Read selections from Kelly Stilwell’s article to hear about her Thai cooking class experience! Thai Cooking Class…   read more of “Press Diary: Thai…”

Recent Posts

Holland America Line’s Westerdam Explores Eight Iconic Countries in Asia During 2019-20 Season

Holland America Line’s Westerdam Explores Eight Iconic Countries in Asia During 2019-20 Season

The cosmopolitan cities and rich traditions of the Far East unfold for guests on Holland America Line’s Westerdam when the ship embarks on its 2019-20 season in Asia. From September 2019 through April 2020, Westerdam extensively explores Cambodia, China, Japan, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam on cruises ranging from 13 to…   read more of “Holland America…”

Alaska Cruise Highlights: Glacier Bay

Alaska Cruise Highlights: Glacier Bay

I didn’t expect the color of Glacier Bay to be so vivid. It’s darker than Caribbean green, but just short of forest green. And I didn’t expect the ripples on the surface to be so distinct. What I’m looking at on my summer Alaska cruise is a spectacular study in texture, within a narrow range…   read more of “Alaska 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…”

2019 Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruises Feature Culinary Council and Master Mixologist

2019 Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruises Feature Culinary Council and Master Mixologist

Calling all foodies and aspiring chefs who want to cook like a pro at home! Following the success of the 2018 series, we’re thrilled to announce dates for our 2019 Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruises that showcase the talents of the members of our Culinary Council, Master Mixologist Dale DeGroff and Chateau Ste. Michelle winemaker…   read more of “2019 Food &…”

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…”

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…”