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ms Westerdam

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

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Cruisers Reveal Their Top Five Resolutions for 2015

Cruisers Reveal Their Top Five Resolutions for 2015

It was a great year for cruising. From Grand Voyages to Caribbean getaways and Alaska explorations, Holland America Line guests traveled all around the world. As we cruise into the new year Holland America Line asked fans on Facebook to share their resolutions. As the survey was presented to a group of cruisers it should…   read more of “Cruisers Reveal…”

Kym Johnson & Co. Crown the 2014 ‘Dancing with the Stars: At Sea’ Champion

Kym Johnson & Co. Crown the 2014 ‘Dancing with the Stars: At Sea’ Champion

It’s official! On Friday night Brenton Mitchell was crowned the 2014 “Dancing with the Stars: At Sea” Champion. Brenton, who represented ms Nieuw Amsterdam, triumphed over 14 other guest competitors to claim the title and take home Holland America Line’s coveted “Dancing with the Stars: At Sea” Mirrorball Trophy. Brenton competed in the Dec. 12…   read more of “Kym Johnson &…”

‘Dancing with the Stars: At Sea’ Heats Up the Stage on the Champions Cruise

‘Dancing with the Stars: At Sea’ Heats Up the Stage on the Champions Cruise

The “Dancing with the Stars: At Sea” Champions Cruise aboard ms Westerdam is well underway, and everyone onboard is having a great time enjoying the electrifying performances and “Dancing with the Stars” atmosphere. Since embarking, the 15 finalists have been busy rehearsing and preparing for their performances. Through a series of elimination rounds, the group…   read more of “‘Dancing with…”

#GivingTuesday: HAL’s ‘On Deck for a Cause’ Raises Money for Cancer Research

#GivingTuesday: HAL’s ‘On Deck for a Cause’ Raises Money for Cancer Research

In honor of #GivingTuesday today, Holland America Line is announcing that its “On Deck for a Cause” shipboard giving program has raised $600,000 since its inception in 2013. The funds benefit six international cancer organizations located in the United States, Canada, Australia, Netherlands, Germany and United Kingdom. To date, Holland America Line has raised a…   read more of “#GivingTuesday:…”

What Are You Thankful For? Facebook Fans Reflect

What Are You Thankful For? Facebook Fans Reflect

Cruises offer guests the opportunity to travel to some of the most beautiful places in the world while being treated to caring service and making memories with loved ones. Tomorrow is Thanksgiving in the United States, and across the country guests are counting their blessings. In honor of the holiday Holland America Line asked Facebook…   read more of “What Are You…”

‘Dancing with the Stars: At Sea’ Continues for 2015-2016 Cruise Season

‘Dancing with the Stars: At Sea’ Continues for 2015-2016 Cruise Season

Exciting news! Holland America Line will continue the “Dancing with the Stars: At Sea” program in 2015/2016 due to its overwhelming popularity and success. For the third year, the collaboration brings the excitement of ABC’s hit show “Dancing with the Stars” to all of the premium ships in the Holland America Line fleet. The program…   read more of “‘Dancing with…”

Alaska: The Ideal Destination for Everyone — Four Cruise Perspectives

Alaska: The Ideal Destination for Everyone — Four Cruise Perspectives

As the Alaska cruise season comes to an end, Holland America Line’s guests reflect on their journeys to “The Last Frontier.” From multigenerational family bonding to scenic solo cruising, plenty of travelers agreed that a trip to Alaska is an unforgettable experience. The company is the recognized leader in Alaska travel, celebrating 68 years exploring…   read more of “Alaska: The Ideal…”