Sally Andrews, Holland America Line’s vice president of public relations, and Pieter Rijkaart, director of newbuilds, recently came on board Nieuw Amsterdam to check the progress of the ship.
Reason to Sail #63: Have an after-dinner cognac in the Ocean Bar.
Reason to Sail #64: Send an e-mail to friends back home from the Explorations Cafe.
Reason to Sail #65: Pamper yourself with a massage at the Greenhouse Spa.
Reason to Sail #66: Swim with the stingrays in Grand Cayman on a Caribbean cruise.
These photos are from Nieuw Amsterdam’s first rescue boat test at the yard. Mary Moore is a HAL blog contributor based at the yard.
Reason to Sail #67: Be adventurous and try something off the Manhattan Dining Room menu that you’ve never tasted before.
The Loft (our teens-only area) will be decorated as a typical New York Street, and it would not be complete without an old fashioned hot dog cart. Yummy! That’s me having a bite of these lovely “hot dogs” made by Angela Anielli, one of Nieuw Amsterdam’s architects. The cart will be transformed in a deejay… read more of “Who Wants a Hot…”