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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.

Nieuw Amsterdam’s Memorable Dedication Ceremony

Nieuw Amsterdam’s Memorable Dedication Ceremony

Several of our bloggers at the yard sent in this post. Thanks to Rose Abello for writing it and Steve Simao and Rick Duval for providing photos. The ceremony began with music and an extraordinary entrance revealing captains from all of the Holland America ships.

Countdown Quiz #4: We Have a Winner!

Countdown Quiz #4: We Have a Winner!

In honor of the final days leading up to the launch of Nieuw Amsterdam, we’re having a fun quiz everyday for the last 10 days. Yesterday — Day 4 — we asked: QUESTION: Who created the chandelier adorning the ceiling of Nieuw Amsterdam’s Atrium? The answer is Gilbert LeBigre and Corinne Roger. And the winner…   read more of “Countdown Quiz #4:…”

Nieuw Amsterdam’s Club HAL

Nieuw Amsterdam’s Club HAL

This is the most beautiful Club HAL teens room of all the Holland America Line ships and I’ve been here since the Zuiderdam. Kids get on board…you will love it!

Nieuw Amsterdam Photos: June 25, 2010

Nieuw Amsterdam Photos: June 25, 2010

Mary Moore and Nieuw Amsterdam’s 3rd Engineer, Rob Matthews, sent in these pictures of the impressive LED-chandelier getting installed in the ship’s Atrium.