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How’d They Do That? Hotel Director Stan Kuppens Shows the Building of Koningsdam

How’d They Do That? Hotel Director Stan Kuppens Shows the Building of Koningsdam

After more than two years at Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard under construction, Koningsdam officially joined the fleet March 31. The ship sailed around the Mediterranean before heading up to Norway where it will spend most of the summer. Launching a newbuild is an exciting time, and Koningsdam debuted with a lot of innovations that already are…   read more of “How’d They Do…”

Get Ready to Roll! Meet Our New Partner Renowned Sushi Chef Andy Matsuda

Get Ready to Roll! Meet Our New Partner Renowned Sushi Chef Andy Matsuda

Whether it’s a popular California roll or a more exotic sushi creation, Holland America Line’s shipboard chefs are learning from the best in a collaboration with renowned Sushi Chef Andy Matsuda. Not only will Matsuda share his knowledge and train the shipboard chefs to ensure that the cruise line’s staff is at the forefront of…   read more of “Get Ready to Roll!…”

There’s Still Time to Sip & Savor with Guest Chefs & Mixologists in 2016

There’s Still Time to Sip & Savor with Guest Chefs & Mixologists in 2016

Holland America Line cruises are filled with many exciting activities, from diverse entertainment options to a comprehensive enrichment program. Included among the many amenities is the popular Culinary Arts Center presented by Food & Wine Magazine, which combines enrichment and entertainment. On every cruise, guests can pop by any one of our show kitchens at…   read more of “There’s Still…”

Koningsdam Lookbook: A Sweet Selection of Staterooms & Suites

Koningsdam Lookbook: A Sweet Selection of Staterooms & Suites

All the buzz about Koningsdam’s staterooms has been focused on the new Family and Single stateroom categories — both a first for Holland America Line! The Family Staterooms can accommodate up to five people, while the Single Staterooms are perfect for the solo traveler. However, the ship also has several other stateroom categories, ranging from…   read more of “Koningsdam…”

A Conversation with Architect Bjørn Storbraaten and More Koningsdam Photos

A Conversation with Architect Bjørn Storbraaten and More Koningsdam Photos

It’s been an exciting few weeks since Koningsdam set sail on its first cruise, and we know fans want to see more of the ship and hear more from the architects. Architectural designer Bjørn Storbratten worked with Holland America Line on Eurodam and Nieuw Amsterdam, and for Koningsdam he was responsible for some of the…   read more of “A Conversation with…”

Koningsdam’s Offical Handover Ceremony, Venice Arrival and More!

Koningsdam’s Offical Handover Ceremony, Venice Arrival and More!

It’s been an exciting week for Holland America Line, and the festivities continue surrounding the debut of ms Koningsdam. The ship celebrated its official handover ceremony, first port plaque exchange, sailins and sailaways. Join the journey and come along as Koningsdam navigates its way through some fabulous firsts. Official Handover Ceremony at Marghera Holland America…   read more of “Koningsdam’s…”