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The Art of a Nieuw Amsterdam Cruise

The Art of a Nieuw Amsterdam Cruise

Journalist Linda Coffman recently sailed on Nieuw Amsterdam and documented her impression of the ship’s captivating artwork. Every ship in the Holland America Line fleet is graced with a priceless art collection and Nieuw Amsterdam is no different, with artwork honoring the historic glamour of New York City, which was originally named Nieuw Amsterdam by…   read more of “The Art of a Nieuw…”

Chris Dikman’s Cruise Diary: What Happened To Grand Turk?

Chris Dikman’s Cruise Diary: What Happened To Grand Turk?

Travel Journalist and co-creator of CruiseReport.com Chris Dikman recently sailed on Nieuw Amsterdam and sent us several cruise diaries from his voyage. Things were looking promising this morning as we sailed into Grand Turk. However, mother nature was not our friend, yet again. The Captain’s voice came over the PA around 8:45 a.m., telling us…   read more of “Chris…”

Chris Dikman’s Cruise Diary: A Day at Sea?

Chris Dikman’s Cruise Diary: A Day at Sea?

Travel Journalist and co-creator of CruiseReport.com Chris Dikman is currently sailing on board Nieuw Amsterdam and will be sending in cruise diaries throughout the duration of his voyage. This morning Nieuw Amsterdam is steaming towards the private island of Half Moon Cay. As the sun begins to erase the darkness I can see the weather…   read more of “Chris…”

Cruise Diary: Statendam’s Formal Night Delights

Cruise Diary: Statendam’s Formal Night Delights

The first formal night on board the Statendam took us to our favorite dining spot at sea, the Pinnacle Grill. Here we enjoyed excellent service with great food and wine. We also attended a fun cooking demonstration. The Pinnacle Grill’s staff, led by their manager Sal, made that evening an unforgettable one for Yvon and…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Museum at Sea on the Nieuw Amsterdam

Museum at Sea on the Nieuw Amsterdam

Take a look at blog contributor Paul Lasley’s art blog on the AAA TravelViews website by clicking HERE. Here is a sneak peek: The ms Nieuw Amsterdam is at sea on her first cruise, a short three-day voyage from Venice to Dubrovnik and back. The passengers are a mix of European and American guests and…   read more of “Museum at Sea on…”

Nieuw Amsterdam’s Signature Wall

Nieuw Amsterdam’s Signature Wall

A sea of signatures surrounds that of Her Royal Highness Princess Máxima of the Netherlands, Godmother to Nieuw Amsterdam. All guests on board the three-day inaugural voyage were asked to sign the wall, which will be permanently installed on the ship.