Holland America’s New Flagship Rotterdam VII Closer to Completion for 2021 Premiere

Holland America Line released a video today detailing the progress being made on its newest flagship, Rotterdam. This is the seventh ship of Holland America Line to bear the iconic name. The third in the Pinnacle Class series, Rotterdam will carry 2,668 guests, measure 99,500 tons and feature highly successful amenities and innovations introduced with her sister ships, including…

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Holland America Appoints Senior Officers for the Rottedam VII – They Have More Than 80 Years of Experience

Holland America Line has a history that spans nearly 150 years, and with that comes a depth of talented crew who will be aboard Rotterdam when the ship is delivered in July. The cruise line has appointed Staff Captain Kevin Beirnaert, Hotel Director Wessel van Oorschot, Chief Engineer Peter Massolt, Staff Chief Engineer Wim Akkerman and Environmental Officer Michael Brown to lead Rotterdam’s shipboard teams.

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Holland America’s ‘Black Friday Sale Deals Include Free Wi-Fi, Specialty Dining, Gratuities & Beverages

Holland America Line will join the Black Friday frenzy this holiday season with a weeklong Black Friday Sale that offers a free Wi-Fi package for all new bookings and a special bonus gift card with all gift card purchases.

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Holland America’s Next Rotterdam Reaches Another Milestone

Holland America Lines’ newest ship, ROTTERDAM, reached another milestone today, floating out for the very first time from the Fincantieri Shipyard’s Drydock in Marghera, Italy. This is the seventh ship in Holland America Lines’ history to bear the name ROTTERDAM.

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Holland America Sending Five Ships to Explore Europe from Greenland to Greece in 2021

From Greenland to Greece and Iceland to Israel, five Holland America Line ships are set to explore the cultural kaleidoscope of Europe in 2021. The brand’s collection of vessels crossing the pond includes Rotterdam, which is slated to debut at the height of the summer Europe season. Joining the fleet’s new flagship will be Nieuw Statendam, Westerdam and Zuiderdam, putting two Pinnacle Class ships in the region. Zaandam heads to Europe on the popular “Voyage of the Vikings” itinerary in July.

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Seajets Are New Owners of Holland America’s Veendam & Maasdam

Greek’s ropax operator Seajets are the new owners of Holland America Line’s Veendam and Maasdam, as reported by Seatrade Cruise News. Seajets is the operator of 21 high speed ferries based in Greece. The ships have since been renamed Aegean Majesty and Aegean Myth respectively.

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Holland America’s Maasdam is now the Aegean Myth, Joins Twin, Aegean Majesty

Holland America Line ship ms Maasdam has been renamed Aegean Myth. Photographs posted online show the new name being painted on the ship. Recently, the Maasdam’s twin, the ms Veendam, was renamed Aegean Majesty.

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Celestyal Welcomes its Newest Ship the Celestyal Experience

Celestyal Cruises, a leader in Greek & Eastern Mediterranean cruises, named their newly acquired ship the Celestyal Experience upon delivery. The ship was renamed on August 21, in the port of Pirareus.

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Holland America Line Preserves Iconic Piece of its Legacy, The Four Seasons

The Four Seasons has been preserved. Newly appointed Holland America Line President, Gus Antorcha, announced that arrangements have been made to keep this important work of art that has been part of the line’s history for more than eight decades.

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