Steve J. Garrod, HAL employee and webmaster for shipcafe.net, sent us these cool photos from around Nieuw Amsterdam.
Reason to Sail #1: To meet like-minded travelers who share the love of Holland America Line and to sail on the world’s newest and finest premium cruise ship.
We will be webcasting Nieuw Amsterdam’s dedication ceremony live from Venice, Italy, at 9 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time, Sunday, July 4. Come to the blog and watch it here or visit the Holland America dedication website
Reason to Sail #2: Our extraordinary officers, staff and crew are ready to take care of your every need.
Steve J. Garrod, HAL employee and webmaster for shipcafe.net, sent us these great shots of Nieuw Amsterdam’s state-of-the-art fitness center.
To welcome to the fleet the crew of Nieuw Amsterdam, Holland America Line’s President & CEO Stein Kruse, along with Captain Edward van Zaane, hosted a prize-filled welcome reception on board in the Showroom at Sea. Captain van Zaane introduced the ship’s senior staff and offered his sincere appreciation to all of the men and… read more of “Holland America…”
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…”
Reason to Sail #3: Treat yourself to an afternoon catnap because you don’t have anywhere pressing to be.