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ms Zaandam

Ship Facts

Registry:
The Netherlands
Passenger Capacity:
1,432
Crew Members:
615
Gross Tonnage:
61,396 grt
Length:
781 feet
Maximum Speed:
23 knots
Dedicated:
May 2000
Godmother:
Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen

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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 &…”

Recent Posts

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…”

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…”

A Man, A Plan, A Canal, Panama! Cruise Your Way Through a Man-Made Marvel During Palindrome Week

A Man, A Plan, A Canal, Panama! Cruise Your Way Through a Man-Made Marvel During Palindrome Week

Imagine feeling your ship rise 85 feet as water fills the locks of the Panama Canal. Then, picture yourself listening to a local expert and Canal historian share tales of achieving the greatest engineering feat that connected two divided oceans. Can you visualize seeing the exotic wildlife and exploring the rich local culture of Central…   read more of “A Man, A Plan, A…”

South America Lookbook: Cruising to Chile, Argentina & the Falkland Islands

South America Lookbook: Cruising to Chile, Argentina & the Falkland Islands

Cruising with Holland America Line for over 15 years, guest William Norton and his wife had have shared some incredible adventures. Luckily for us, William uses his love of photography to beautifully capture these amazing adventures and allows us to share them with you, our readers. If you’re looking for inspiration for you next cruise,…   read more of “South America…”

Thinking About a South America Cruise in 2016/17? Check Out These HAL Options

Thinking About a South America Cruise in 2016/17? Check Out These HAL Options

South America is known for its diverse landscapes and radiant culture where one minute you’re climbing Machu Picchu to pose with llamas and next you’re at the Falkland Islands hanging with penguins. The country has a magnitude of adventurous and cultural activities, and the hardest part is choosing which cruise to take. Holland America Line…   read more of “Thinking About a…”

Tips for Glacier Bay Cruising as Nieuw Amsterdam Kicks Off Alaska Season

Tips for Glacier Bay Cruising as Nieuw Amsterdam Kicks Off Alaska Season

Holland America Line’s Nieuw Amsterdam arrived at the Port of Seattle Friday, April 29, marking the start of the city’s summer Alaska homeport cruise season. We’ve increased our Seattle calls this year to 55, and three Holland America Line ships will sail roundtrip Seattle routes in 2016: Westerdam arrives Saturday, May 7; Amsterdam arrives Sunday,…   read more of “Tips for Glacier…”