Holland America Line’s Nieuw Amsterdam Christened

Holland America Line celebrated the christening of its newest ship, the 2,106-guest ms Nieuw Amsterdam, in Venice last Sunday. In a gala event rich with Dutch heritage, Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands continued the line’s tradition of having Dutch royal family members serve as godmother to its ships and named the ms … Continue reading

Holland America Line Celebrates 300th Voyage of ms Oosterdam

Holland America Line recently celebrated a milestone with the completion of ms Oosterdam’s 300th cruise, a 12-day Mediterranean sailing from Venice to Barcelona.   The 1,916-guest vessel recently underwent extensive upgrades in Italy to add new staterooms, public areas and dining venues such as the larger Pinaccle Grill and Pinnacle Bar focusing on specialty Northwest wines, as well … Continue reading