Holland America Line Introduces Intimate Approach to Shipboard Entertainment

SEATTLE, Aug. 5: With the recent launch of the 2,106-guest ms Nieuw Amsterdam, Holland America Line is showcasing its new approach to shipboard entertainment, opting to bring more intimacy to evening shows. Exemplifying this new direction is the singing group Cantare, a quartet of male performers with a pop music repertoire covering several eras.
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Holland America Line Named ms Nieuw Amsterdam in Venice on Sunday, July 4th

Seattle, Wash., July 6: In a gala ceremony rich with Dutch heritage, Holland America Line named ms Nieuw Amsterdam in Venice, Italy, on July 4. Her Royal Highness Princess Máxima of the Netherlands officially named the premium line’s 15th ship in front of invited dignitaries, cruise guests and media during the special celebration before the… [Continue Reading]

Art on Holland America Line’s ms Nieuw Amsterdam Celebrates New York’s Dutch Heritage

Seattle, Wash., June 24, 2010 — The art and antiques on the 2,160-guest ms Nieuw Amsterdam — Holland America Line’s newest Signature-class ship — celebrate the unique heritage of the Dutch in New York, or New Amsterdam, as it was named by explorer Henry Hudson in the 17th century.
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Holland America Line’s Nieuw Amsterdam to Feature Multiple Dining Options, Diverse Cuisine

Seattle, Wash., June 7, 2010 – The newest Holland America Line Signature-Class ship, the ms Nieuw Amsterdam, will debut July 4, 2010, with exceptional dining options featuring a selection of diverse, innovative restaurants serving international cuisine. Each venue is highlighted by elegant décor for a one-of-a-kind culinary event. The line also will introduce an intimate… [Continue Reading]

Van Zaane Named Captain of Nieuw Amsterdam

Seattle, June 07, 2010 — Captain Edward G. van Zaane will be master of Holland America Line’s newest ship, ms Nieuw Amsterdam, currently under construction at Fincantieri shipyard in Italy. The 29-year Holland America Line veteran brought ms Amsterdam into service in 2001 and served at its helm on the line’s Grand World Voyages for… [Continue Reading]