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Oprah Winfrey Named Godmother of Nieuw Statendam! Join Her on Three-Day Girls’ Getaway Cruise Jan. 30, 2019

Oprah Winfrey Named Godmother of Nieuw Statendam! Join Her on Three-Day Girls’ Getaway Cruise Jan. 30, 2019

Holland America Line and O, The Oprah Magazine announced today a three-day Girls’ Getaway cruise on Holland America Line’s newest ship, Nieuw Statendam, Jan. 30, 2019. Oprah Winfrey will embark on the cruise, joined by O, The Oprah Magazine Editor-at-Large Gayle King and other members of the magazine’s editorial staff, who will host special presentations…   read more of “Oprah Winfrey Named…”

Happy Queen’s Day!

Happy Queen’s Day!

Happy Queen’s Day! Today marks the day that Her Majesty Queen Beatrix is ending her reign after 33 years and passing the crown to her eldest son, Willem-Alexander. He will be the Netherlands’ first king since Willem III died in 1890. Holland America Line is proud of its roots in the Netherlands, from its founding…   read more of “Happy Queen’s…”

Preparing for Royalty

Preparing for Royalty

Sally Andrews, vice president, public relations, and Stein Kruse, president and CEO, walk along a crew-lined corridor on ms Nieuw Amsterdam as they prepare for the arrival of Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands who will serve as the ship’s godmother in a naming ceremony Sunday, July 4. Officers and crew were delighted…   read more of “Preparing for…”

And the Godmother of Nieuw Amsterdam is …

And the Godmother of Nieuw Amsterdam is …

Holland America Line revealed today that Her Royal Highness Princess Máxima of the Netherlands will name Nieuw Amsterdam in Venice, Italy, July 4, 2010. Nieuw Amsterdam IV will be the 11th Holland America Line vessel launched by a member of the Dutch Royal Family. Previous ship dedications include ss Statendam III in 1929 by Prince…   read more of “And the Godmother…”