Holland America Line to Add New High-End Staterooms to ms Prinsendam in Early 2010

Seattle, July 10, 2009 – As part of the continuing Signature of Excellence enhancement program, Holland America Line has announced the addition of 22 new staterooms to ms Prinsendam, the Elegant Explorer, in early 2010. The drydock will occur in Freeport, Bahamas, from January 4 through 13, 2010.
“Prinsendam continues to be a ship with one… [Continue Reading]

Norwegian Spirit to Receive Multi-Million Dollar Renovation

MIAMI, FL, Nov 11 – Norwegian Cruise Line has announced that Norwegian Spirit is undergoing a multi-million dollar refurbishment focused on enhancing the total guest experience. The 2,376 passenger Freestyle Cruising ship is receiving a total renovation to its public areas, staterooms and suites. These refurbishments are in addition to the enhancements already made as… [Continue Reading]

Signature of Excellence Reaches $525 Million Fact Sheet/Timeline

Seattle, WA, November 4, 2008
New Enhancements

Creation of a resort-styled aft pool concept called The Retreat.
Mix, a new bar concept with three separate bars–Martinis, Champagne and Spirits & Ales–as well as a piano.
Showroom at Sea–a glamorous nightclub.
Merabella luxury goods boutique added.
Ocean Bar refurbished.
Stateroom upgrades including carpets, soft goods, bathroom enhancements and more.
Aft end of ship lengthened… [Continue Reading]

Holland America Line Expands Shops With Exclusive Jewelry Boutique

Seattle, WA, November 4, 2008 – The latest in high-end designer jewelry soon will be found aboard all Holland America Line ships as part of a continuing and extensive Signature of Excellence initiative which represents an investment of more than $525 million.
Merabella, a high-end jewelry boutique with one-of-a-kind collections, was first added to ms Amsterdam… [Continue Reading]

New Stateroom Décor, Verandahs, Lanai Staterooms and More on Five Holland America Line Ships

Seattle, WA, November 4, 2008 – Five Holland America Line ships will soon undergo individual month-long dry docks at a total cost of approximately $200 million. The most dramatic alterations during the latest Signature of Excellence enhancements will result in an additional 32 verandah staterooms added to the aft portion of each ship. In addition,… [Continue Reading]