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Alaskan cruises with Holland AmericaAlaska
Imagine standing on your private verandah and watching whales breach and eagles soar. Imagine being among the lucky few to spend a whole day in Glacier Bay National Park. Imagine traveling through Alaska’s sublime beauty and frontier ports in unsurpassed luxury and comfort. On Holland America Line’s spectacular 7-day Alaska cruise vacations – imagination meets reality. We offer a greater selection of Alaska cruise itineraries than any other cruise line and are the only cruise line to offer Glacier Bay National Park on all three major cruise itineraries. And our spacious, mid-size ships carry fewer guests ensuring quiet corners and unfettered views.

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Australian cruises with Holland AmericaAustralia
Experience the seductive power of the Pacific islands in Hawaii, Samoa, Vanuatu and Fiji. Explore New Zealand’s wine country, pristine beaches, geothermal wonders and awe inspiring natural beauty. Discover a world of ancient traditions in the power of the Maori Haka. Take in the Victorian splendor of Melbourne and the friendly esprit de corps of Sydney and Auckland. Be among the few to discover the gardens and waterfalls of Burnie, Tasmania. Throughout your journey, experience a deep and personal connection to each unique destination with our exclusive, award-winning shore excursions. Holland America Line’s 14- to 70-day Australia, New Zealand & South Pacific cruise vacations provide extensive scenic cruising. Our 14-day itineraries from Sydney and Auckland offer explorations on New Zealand’s North and South Islands or the exotic South Pacific.

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Canadian and New England cruises with Holland AmericaCanada / New England
Discover the unique history, stunning beauty and diverse cultures of Canada and New England. Walk Boston’s Freedom Trail, explore Prince Edward Island, and immerse yourself in the French inspired wonders of Québec City and Montreal. And new this year: the wild beauty of Gaspé Peninsula, the traditions of the Innu nation at Sept-Îles, and a manmade glacier in Baie-Comeau, all in Québec. You’ll be so close to home and yet you'll feel as if you're worlds away. A perfect family vacation, these cruises feature five convenient home ports and itineraries spanning spring, summer and fall. All this aboard a five-star Holland America ship with plenty of activities to please and entertain everyone in the family.

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European and Mediterranean cruises with Holland AmericaEurope & Mediterranean
There is no better way to experience Europe than on a Holland America Line cruise. After all, Europe is our home, and we have over 135 years of experience providing our guests a premium experience at an exceptional value. Onshore, longer days in port and one-of-a-kind excursions give you access to events and sights experienced only by a lucky few. Return each day to spacious accommodations, gourmet meals and top-notch entertainment. Timeless elegance, industry-leading amenities, activities, and warm, intuitive service onboard give you a vacation in Europe beyond compare. The dream of Europe awaits – all you have to do is step aboard.


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Mediterranean Cruises
From the wonders of Egypt, Greece, Turkey, Spain, and Italy, to the beautiful beaches of the Black Sea and the French Riviera, our Mediterranean cruise vacations have something for everyone.

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Transatlantic Cruises
The classic “crossing” has been reimagined to combine relaxing, luxurious days at sea with exciting itineraries and numerous ports of call offering a vast array of European cultures and cuisine.

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Hawaii cruises with Holland AmericaHawaii
Rich with dramatic tropical beauty, chic boutiques and galleries, and a kind and hospitable people proud of their heritage and culture, Hawaii is a cruise destination to be visited again and again. Holland America Line makes every Hawaii cruise unique and memorable. Savor relaxing days at sea aboard our mid-size ms Zaandam and indulge in our Greenhouse Spa, Culinary Arts Center and Explorations Café. Onshore enjoy award-winning shore excursions, including our Encore Collection, specially designed to give returning guests a new experience. Heaven surely awaits you aboard a premium Holland America Line Hawaii cruise. Holland America Line offers cruise vacations beginning and ending in downtown San Diego, where the pier is conveniently located near the airport on beautiful San Diego Bay. Longer cruises also begin or end in Vancouver, British Columbia and offer even more indulgent days at sea.

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Mexican cruises with Holland AmericaMexico
The excitement of the Mexican Riviera and wildlife-rich Sea of Cortez await you on a Holland America Line Mexico cruise vacation. Revel in the pulsing energy of Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlan and Acapulco, and then relax in the quiet beauty of the Sea of Cortez with unique, off-the-beaten-path destinations like La Paz, Loreto, and the Copper Canyon. Throughout Mexico discover historic sites, shop for local treasures, and enjoy all manner of beach and water activities. Perfect for family vacations, our award-winning shore excursions and onboard amenities allow every guest to experience a tailor-made Mexican cruise fiesta. Holland America Line offers a variety of Mexico cruise itineraries, all beginning and ending in downtown San Diego where the pier is conveniently located just minutes from the airport on beautiful San Diego Bay. Begin and end your cruise sailing past Coronado Island, Cabrillo National Monument and Point Loma.

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Pacific Northwest cruises with Holland AmericaPacific Northwest
Featuring distinct ports of call, gorgeous scenery and relaxing days at sea aboard our premium, mid-size ships, our 1- to 5-day Pacific Northwest & Pacific Coast cruises are the perfect get-away. Explore the diverse neighborhoods of Vancouver, Victoria and Seattle, explore Avalon on Santa Catalina Island, and play on San Diego’s golden beaches. On board, be completely pampered by our crew. Have breakfast delivered to your spacious stateroom, luxuriate in our Greenhouse Spa, take a cooking class at our Culinary Arts Center, or simply relax with a latte in our Explorations Café and watch the scenery go by.Holland America Line’s Pacific Northwest & Pacific Coast cruises make the perfect surprise gift or special long weekend. Before or after your cruise, take advantage of our hotel packages and enjoy more of Vancouver, Seattle, Los Angeles or San Diego.

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Asian cruises with Holland AmericaAsia
The exotic capitals and off-the-beaten-track treasures of the Far East await – we invite you to immerse yourself in the diverse history and culture of Asia and the Pacific. Aboard Holland America’s elegant and spacious ms Volendam, travel to unique ports of call and experience inspiring days and enchanting nights. Highlights include the beauty of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, shopping in Hong Kong, Shanghai’s stunning architecture, and the exotic wonders of Bangkok.
In addition, we now offer a unique voyage across the Pacific from Kobe (Osaka) to Vancouver, with the opportunity to explore Kodiak and Sitka, Alaska. Holland America Line offers 17- to 18-day Asia & Pacific cruise vacations in Spring 2011. Focus on a particular region or easily combine cruise itineraries with no port repetition. Enjoy overnight stays in Singapore, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Tokyo, capped off with gracious Holland America Signature of Excellence® service for an unforgettable world class cruising experience.

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Bermudian cruises with Holland AmericaBermuda
We are pleased to announce new itineraries departing from New York City to Bermuda, a dreamy tropical isle with a decidedly British flair. From Historic St. George, a charming UNESCO World Heritage Site to Hamilton, with pastel-colored storefronts, there is something for everyone. Here, proper business attire is Bermuda shorts, cricket is the national sport and afternoon tea goes without saying. An interesting fact about Bermuda is there are more golf courses per square mile than anywhere else in the world. Highlights: the famous pink beaches and secluded coves of South Shore Park, the quaint shops and boutiques of Hamilton, the rich colonial history of St. George. Holland America’s 7-day Bermuda itinerary is perfect for families with summer departures from August – October, all conveniently roundtrip from New York.

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Caribbean cruises with Holland AmericaCaribbean
Our carefully crafted itineraries offer choice Caribbean cruise experiences across three distinct regions. For the ultimate day in paradise: our award winning private island, Half Moon Cay.

Eastern Caribbean & Bahamas Cruises

For the beauty of its beaches, the Eastern Caribbean and Bahamas are unequalled. On the horizon: the diverse cultures and attractions of St. Thomas, St. Maarten, Half Moon Cay, Grand Turk and San Juan.

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Western Caribbean Cruises
Discover miles of perfect beach, world-class diving and ancient Mayan ruins. Explore Mexico, Belize, Guatemala and the Caribbean islands of Grand Cayman, Grand Turk and our award winning private island, Half Moon Cay.

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Southern Caribbean Cruises
Off the beaten track lie tiny island nations: St. Lucia, Martinique, Curaçao, and Barbados. A bit further - the Panama Canal and Costa Rica. All itineraries include our private island, Half Moon Cay.

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Grand Voyage cruises with Holland AmericaGrand Voyages
Luxurious days at sea, explorations of iconic cities and remote destinations, new friendships and superb service – Holland America Line invites you on a Grand World Voyage.

Grand World Voyages
Embark on a voyage to stunning destinations, defining experiences, and lifelong memories. Holland America Line invites you to complete a global circumnavigation.

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Grand South America & Antarctica Voyages
Transit the Panama Canal, navigate the Amazon River, round Cape Horn and discover the awesome beauty of Antarctica. Welcome to the adventure that is South America.

Grand Africa & Mediterranean Voyages
Rich with maiden ports and off-the-beaten-path destinations, the 2011 and 2012 Grand Africa & Mediterranean Voyages are perfect for those who have previously traveled through or cruised Europe.

Grand Asia & Australia Voyages
Discover the diverse cultures and natural wonders of the Pacific Rim. Travel roundtrip from North America or choose one of our exciting segments.

Grand Mediterranean & Black Sea Voyages
Venture deep into the Mediterranean to discover 25 centuries of history, art and culture in Spain, France, Italy, Greece, Turkey, Malta, and Portugal. Savor extended stays in favorite cities and two full days in Barcelona and Istanbul.

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Holiday cruises with Holland AmericaHoliday Cruises
Revel in all the joys and traditions of the holidays without any of the stress. On a Holland America Line Holiday cruise we take care of everything: sumptuous holiday meals, grand decorations throughout the ship, a New Year’s Eve ball, and abundant activities for every age and interest. We’ll even help organize your holiday family reunion. Let this next holiday be the year you free yourself from responsibility for cleaning, cooking, decorating or hosting out of town guests. Instead, celebrate the season and the joy of being with your family while exploring a beautiful destination. Holland America Line offers Holiday cruise vacations in the Caribbean, Mexico, Hawaii, South America, Australia and New Zealand, and through the Panama Canal. Let Holland America Line give you and your family the gift of a beautiful, fun-filled, and stress-free holiday.




Panama Canal cruises with Holland AmericaPanama Canal
The Panama Canal is one of the greatest achievements of the 20th century. As you transit this engineering marvel, listen to its stories of extraordinary human vision, sacrifice and triumph as part of our Explorations program. Beyond the canal, find Caribbean island nations and our award-winning private island, Half Moon Cay. Walk in the footsteps of ancient Incans and Mayans as you explore the ruins of bygone empires. Discover Costa Rica’s rainforests, Guatemala’s colonial history, and Ecuador’s volcanoes. All this while enjoying our 5-star service, spacious accommodations and first class amenities and activities.

With our wide variety of 10- to 28-day itineraries, Holland America Line has the perfect Panama Canal cruise vacation for your interests, schedule and budget. Convenient home ports include Fort Lauderdale, San Diego, Los Angeles, Seattle and Vancouver.

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European cruises with Holland AmericaSouth America
Follow in the footsteps of Magellan, Drake and Shackleton to discover the ethereal beauty of Patagonia, Cape Horn and Antarctica. Cruise deep into the Amazon in search of rare species and sultry river towns. Ponder the enigma of ancient Incans at Machu Picchu. Explore centuries old colonial cities and revel in the cosmopolitan energy of Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires and Santiago. Shop for fine wine, lapis, amber and leather goods. Throughout your cruise, we bring the history, culture and natural wonders of South America alive with our onboard Explorations Speaker Series and award winning shore excursions.
Holland America Line’s 7- to 66-day South America cruise vacations offer diverse itineraries and extended stays in exotic ports like Buenos Aires, Callao (Lima), Fuerte Amado (Panama City) and the Amazon’s Manaus.

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Holland America - Cruise Ships
Holland America Cruise ship ms Amsterdamms Amsterdam
The third ship to bear the name of the Dutch capital in Holland America Line's over 135-year history. Built at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Italy, the ms Amsterdam blends the very latest in shipbuilding technology with the artistry, personalized touches and superior service that has made Holland America Line one of the highest-rated cruise lines in the world. At the heart of the ms Amsterdam is the Planeto Astrolabium, a commissioned signature sculpture soaring in a three-story atrium. The stunning Astrolabe tracks constellations, the planets, world time and ship time. Dutch heritage and tradition is clearly displayed throughout the ship in original Art Deco pieces that once graced the Nieuw Amsterdam of 1938. For a contemporary touch, works of the noted maritime artist Stephen Card adorn public spaces.

Ship Facts
Ship's Registry:  The Netherlands Passenger capacity:  1,380 Crew members:  615 Gross tonnage:  62,735grt Length:  780 feet Beam:  105.8 Maximum speed:  22.5 knots




Holland America Cruise ship ms Maasdamms Maasdam
Named for the Maas River in the Netherlands, as the fifth ship in Holland America Line's 135-year history to bear the name. At 720-feet, the ms Maasdam is designed to carry fewer guests while providing more space for maximum comfort. Many staterooms feature commanding ocean views, and each suite has a private verandah. Featuring an interior motif that pays homage to the historical Dutch East and West India companies of the 17th through 19th centuries, the centerpiece of this elegant ship features Luciano Vistosi's "Totem," a monumental sculpture using nearly 2,000 glimmering pieces of glass, prominently displayed in a soaring three-story atrium. Other intriguing art featured on the ms Maasdam are two abstract murals painted especially for the Rotterdam Dining Room and a collection of seven iron teapots and a charcoal brazier from Japan, which date from the end of Edo period.

Ship Facts
Ship's Registry:  The Netherlands Passenger capacity:  1,258 Crew members:  580 Gross Tonnage:  55,575 grt. Length:  719 feet Beam:  101 feet Maximum speed:  22 knots Dedicated:  December 1993, by actress June Allyson





Holland America Cruise ship ms Noordamms Noordam
Launched in 2006, as the newest member of our renowned Vista-class ships. Named for the Northern compass point, she embraces the latest industry and environmental technologies such as her use of a diesel-electric power plant for optimal energy efficiency and an Azipod® propulsion system that maximizes maneuverability. On board ms Noordam you will discover museum-quality paintings such as an oil painting of the city of Utrecht painted in 1842, as well as contemporary art like the series of photographs of music greats Dizzy Gillespie and BB King. One of the most valuable pieces of furniture on board the ship is a remarkable inlaid chest flanked by carved wooden 17th-century Baroque columns. Made in Germany in 1885, the chest is inlaid with ebony and precious stones. Enjoy an onboard IPod® self-guided tour of the complete ms Noordam art collection. The ms Noordam exemplifies the classic style of ocean travel with contemporary amenities and modern enhancements.

Ship Facts
Ship's Registry:  The Netherlands Passenger capacity:  1,380 Crew members:  615 Gross tonnage:  62,735grt Length:  780 feet Beam:  105.8 Maximum speed:  22.5 knots




Holland America Cruise ship ms Prinsendamms Prinsendam
Designed to explore the remote corners of the world in elegance and style, the ms Prinsendam is our most intimate ship. Accommodating just 835 passengers, she gives guests the feel of a classic yacht with the spaciousness of a cruise ship. The ms Prinsendam offers many cozy areas in which to find your favorite spot, most of her staterooms feature commanding ocean views and many have private verandahs. A special signature sculpture dominates the three-story atrium featuring etched fish, turtles and dolphins climbing a stunning cylinder of Bolle glass and lit with state-of-the-art fiber optics. Other works of art include a remarkable abstract marble sculpture of a Viking ship by contemporary Norwegian artist Nicholas Widerberg, a series of paintings by impressionist painter Neil Pinkett, and an outstanding collection of Roman Amphorae from 50 - 150 AD. The ms Prinsendam, or "Princes" ship, is truly a classic ship worthy of her name.

Ship Facts
Ship's Registry:  The Netherlands Passenger capacity:  835 Crew members:  470 Gross Tonnage:  37,983 grt. Length:  669 feet Beam:  106 feet Maximum speed:  22 knots Dedicated:  June, 2002, by Rose Abello, Eva Andresen and Linda Ehlenberger, representing all of the employees of Holland America Line.




Holland America Cruise ship ms Ryndamms Ryndam
Grandly proportioned and recently enhanced, and offers an onboard experience defined by spacious comfort, and the latest Signature of Excellence features and amenities. Upgrades begin with new fixtures and soft goods in staterooms and bathrooms. Staterooms offer a generous amount of personal space and many feature commanding ocean views with private verandahs. Recent enhancements include remodeled public spaces, updated lounges and an exciting new entertainment destination called Mix featuring three distinctly themed bars. Together they provide the ultimate place to socialize and be entertained. With a Dutch worldwide exploration theme, the decor of ms Ryndam features art and artifacts from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. At the heart of ms Ryndam a three-story atrium features a monumental fountain created by sculptor Gilbert Lebigre in Pietrasanta, Italy. Guests aboard this spacious ship encounter elegance at every turn - from a string quartet serenade in the splendid Rotterdam Dining Room to the two-deck Vermeer Show Lounge. Luxuriously appointed and uniquely refined, Holland America Line's ms Ryndam ensures you the ultimate onboard experience with her graceful combination of classic cruise ship features, state-of-the-art amenities, and sophisticated ambiance.

Ship Facts
Ship's Registry:  The Netherlands Passenger capacity:  1,260 Crew members:  580 Gross Tonnage:  55,819 grt. Length:  719 feet Beam:  101 feet Maximum speed:  22 knots Dedicated:  October 1994, by Mrs. Madeleine Arison Re-launched:  October 2004, by Mrs. Madeleine Arison




Holland America Cruise ship ms Veendamms Veendam
Grandly proportioned and recently enhanced, the ms Veendam offers an onboard experience defined by spacious comfort and the latest Signature of Excellence features and amenities. Guests aboard the ms Veendam will not only enjoy elegant dining rooms, a $2 million art and antique collection, wide teak decks and spacious staterooms - many with private verandahs � but also new and exciting venues, stateroom options along with a complete update to all stateroom furnishings.

Ship Facts
Ship's Registry:  The Netherlands Passenger capacity:  1,350 Crew members:  580 Gross Tonnage:  57,092 grt. Length:  719 feet Beam:  101 feet Maximum speed:  22 knots Dedicated:  January 1996, by actress Debbie Reynolds







Holland America Cruise ship ms Volendamms Volendam
The beautiful garden theme of the ms Volendam is reflected in an artful floral motif throughout the ship's spacious public rooms and elegant staterooms. "Flowers" can be found in abundance in the forms of floral fabrics and tapestries, as well as huge vases of tropical floral arrangements and chrysanthemums. In addition to fresh flowers throughout the ship, Holland America Line has drawn on its collection of incredible artwork to enhance the interior of the ship's public spaces. Everything from pre-Columbian fetishes and sculptures to Renaissance-era fountains imported from Italy are included in its hallway galleries. At the heart of the ship an elegant sculpture by Luciano Vistosi, inspired by the myriad of moods and colors of a kaleidoscope, greets visitors in a soaring three-story atrium.

Ship Facts
Ship's Registry:  The Netherlands Passenger capacity:  1,432 Crew members:  615 Gross Tonnage:  61,214 grt. Length:  781 feet Beam:  105.8 feet Maximum speed:  23 knots Dedicated:  November 1999, by tennis professional Chris Evert





Holland America Cruise ship ms Zuiderdam ms Zuiderdam
Beginng her inaugural season in 2002 as the first ship in our Vista-class series. She embraces the latest industry and environmental technologies such as her use of a diesel-electric power plant for optimal energy efficiency and an Azipod propulsion system. At the heart of the ms Zuiderdam, suspended in a three-story atrium, a Waterford Crystal Seahorse sets the mood for exquisite pieces of art to be seen throughout this elegant ship. Other notable pieces include a painting of Queen Beatrix by pop culture artist and icon, Andy Warhol, medallions by Frank Lloyd Wright, cast aluminum elevator doors inspired by the art deco work of the New York Chrysler Building, and a massive floral painting by Charles Ben. You will also discover a large collection of antiques and centuries-old paintings throughout the ship.

Ship Facts
Ship's Registry:  The Netherlands Passenger capacity:  2,104 Crew members:  929 Gross tonnage:  86,273grt Length:  936 feet Beam:  105.8 Maximum speed:  23.9 knots Dedicated:  July 2008, by H.M. Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands

Holland America Cruise ship ms Eurodam ms Eurodam
Launched her maiden voyage in July of 2008,and marks Holland America Line's new Signature-class ships. The ms Eurodam furthers the evolution of our sophisticated mid-sized ships with 11 passenger decks, a new topside Pan-Asian restaurant and lounge surrounded by panoramic views, an Explorer's Lounge bar, a new Italian restaurant adjacent to the Lido, elegant luxury jewelry boutique, new atrium bar area, an enhanced and reconfigured show lounge and a new photographic and imaging center. On the technical side, the ms Eurodam features the latest state-of-the-art navigation and safety systems. The ship is powered by six diesel generators and propelled by the latest Azipod® propulsion technology.

Ship Facts
Ship's Registry:  The Netherlands Passenger capacity:  2,104 Crew members:  929 Gross tonnage:  86,273grt Length:  936 feet Beam:  105.8 Maximum speed:  23.9 knots Dedicated:  July 2008, by H.M. Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands





Holland America Cruise ship ms Nieuw Amsterdam ms Nieuw Amsterdam Launched from Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri's Marghera shipyard in Venice on July 4, 2010, the 86,000-ton Nieuw Amsterdam celebrates the glamour and history of New York City, formerly called Nieuw Amsterdam, with its inspired interior design and art collection. Holland America Line has installed an array of works valued at over $3 million, ranging from antiques by traditional Dutch masters to creations by renowned contemporary artists. Some pieces reflect the Dutch Golden Age while others, such as the spectacular centerpiece in the atrium, express a contemporary curiosity. Adorning the ceiling of Nieuw Amsterdam is an eye-catching abstract sculpture of the inverted New York skyline made from clear translucent blocks that hang upside-down. The sculpture was created by husband and wife Italian artists Gilbert Lebigre and Corinne Roger of Creazioni Lebigre & Roger. The significant collection, which includes works by celebrated artists Andy Warhol, Richard Estes and Roy Lichtenstein, continues with astounding displays throughout the ship.

Ship Facts
Ship's Registry:  The Netherlands Passenger capacity:  2,106 Crew members:  929 Gross tonnage:  86,700grt Length:  936 feet Beam:  105.8 Maximum speed:  23.9 knots



Holland America Cruise ship ms Oosterdam ms Oosterdam
Officially christened in 2003 by Her Dutch Royal Highness, Princess Margriet of the Netherlands, the ms Oosterdam is the second in our series of Vista-class ships. As such she embraces the latest industry and environmental technologies such as her use of a diesel-electric power plant for optimal energy efficiency and an Azipod propulsion system that maximizes maneuverability. Symbolic of Holland America Line's more than 135-year history of circumnavigating the globe, the centerpiece of the ms Oosterdam is a magnificent Waterford crystal globe, prominently displayed in a three-story atrium. First-time cruisers aboard this ship will quickly recognize the traditional touches that make Holland America cruisers regulars: a warm palette of colors accentuating an extensive use of crystal, marble, inlaid woods and brass, lovely flower arrangements, priceless artwork and antiques and a full wraparound teak promenade deck with padded deck chairs.

Ship Facts
Ship's Registry:  The Netherlands Passenger capacity:  1,916 Crew members:  817 Gross Tonnage:  82,305 grt. Length:  936 feet Beam:  105.8 feet Maximum speed:  24 knots Dedicated:  July 2003, by HRH Princess Margriet of the Netherlands



Holland America Cruise ship ms Rotterdam ms Rotterdam
As the standard-bearer for our fleet of ships, never more so than now, with the latest Signature of Excellence enhancements completed in December 2009. We are pleased to introduce our latest innovation, Lanai staterooms, to ms Rotterdam. Your onboard experience will be defined by spacious, artfully appointed public areas and the latest Signature of Excellence venues, features and amenities. Guests aboard will enjoy elegant dining rooms, a $2 million art and antique collection, wide teak decks and spacious staterooms - many with private verandahs. Our stateroom enhancements include expanded stateroom choices and a complete update to all stateroom furnishings. Ms Rotterdam ensures you the ultimate onboard experience with her graceful combination of classic cruise ship features and state-of-the-art amenities.

Ship Facts
Ship's Registry:  The Netherlands Passenger capacity:  1,404 Crew members:  600 Gross Tonnage:  61,849 grt. Length:  780 feet Beam:  105.8 feet Maximum speed:  25 knots Dedicated:  December 1997, by HRH Princess Margriet of the Netherlands






Holland America Cruise ship ms Statendam ms Statendam
Grandly proportioned and recently enhanced, and offers an onboard experience defined by spacious comfort, and the latest Signature of Excellence features and amenities. Upgrades begin with new fixtures and soft goods in staterooms and bathrooms. Staterooms offer a generous amount of personal space and many feature commanding ocean views with private verandahs. Recent enhancements include remodeled public spaces, updated lounges and an exciting new entertainment destination called Mix featuring three distinctly themed bars. Together they provide the ultimate place to socialize and be entertained. Exhibiting a theme of historical Dutch life and exploration, ms Statendam features more than $2 million worth of art and rare artifacts beautifully displayed throughout the ship. The Van Gogh Theater is a work of art in itself, commemorating Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh's paintings "The Starry Night" and "Irises." At the heart of the ms Statendam a three-story atrium showcases an elaborate 26-foot-high sculpture titled "Fountain of the Siren." Luxuriously appointed and uniquely refined, Holland America Line's ms Statendam ensures you the ultimate onboard experience with her graceful combination of classic cruise ship features, state-of-the-art amenities, and sophisticated ambiance.

Ship Facts
Ship's Registry:  The Netherlands Passenger capacity:  1,260 Crew members:  580 Gross Tonnage:  55,819 grt. Length:  719 feet Beam:  101 feet Maximum speed:  22 knots Dedicated:  January 1993, by Mrs. Lin Arison






Holland America Cruise ship ms Westerdam ms Westerdam
The third in Holland America Line's series of Vista-class ships. As such, she embraces the latest industry and environmental technologies such as her use of a diesel-electric power plant for optimal energy efficiency and an Azipod propulsion system. Most of her staterooms have ocean views and many have private verandahs. The theme of ms Westerdam's art collection is Dutch heritage in the New World. Art ranges from paintings of historic Dutch ships, such as Henry Hudson's Half Moon, to a huge Indian silver-overlaid wood palace doorway, a bone tobacco pipe carved in the shape of a woman's head to a collection of 5,000-year-old pre-Columbian carved limestone figures from Ecuador. Contemporary pieces include an original Andy Warhol portrait and signature sculptures by Sedona artist Susanna Holt.

Ship Facts
Ship's Registry:  The Netherlands Passenger capacity:  1,916 Crew members:  817 Gross Tonnage:  82,348 grt. Length:  936 feet Beam:  105.8 feet Maximum speed:  24 knots Dedicated:  April 2004, actress Renée Soutendijk




Holland America Cruise ship ms Zaandamms Zaandam
Designed to carry fewer guests while providing more space for maximum comfort, the ms Zaandam is a prize in the mid-size ship category. Offering spacious public areas and plush accommodations, many staterooms have private verandahs. The musically themed ms Zaandam offers a unique shipboard atmosphere. Inspired by the world's great music, artifacts and memorabilia from a variety of musical genres decorate the ship. You'll find musical instruments such as Bill Clinton's saxophone and signed guitars from Queen, Iggy Pop, Eric Clapton and the Rolling Stones used as art objects throughout the ship. At the heart of the ms Zaandam, in a soaring three-story atrium: a Baroque-style Dutch pipe organ, inspired by the traditional barrel organs still found on the streets of The Netherlands. Enjoy an onboard IPod self-guided tour of the complete Zaandam art collection.

Ship Facts
Ship's Registry:  The Netherlands Passenger capacity:  1,432 Crew members:  615 Gross Tonnage:  61,396 grt. Length:  781 feet Beam:  105.8 feet Maximum speed:  23 knots Dedicated:  May 2000, by actresses Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen

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