Holland America Line’s New Rotterdam Successfully Sails Through Sea Trials in Italy

It was smooth seas and fair winds for Holland America Line’s newest ship, Rotterdam, which returned in the evening of May 6 to Fincantieri’s Marghera (Venice) shipyard in Italy, after successfully completing two sets of sea trials off the country’s Adriatic coast.

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Holland America Line to Restart Cruising from Greece in August 2021

Holland America Line, working in close coordination with the government of Greece, has received approval to restart cruising from Piraeus (Athens) in August with four departures aboard Eurodam. Bookings for these cruises will open May 6.

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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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SPEAKEASY ON DEMAND, the hottest new entertainment-mixology experience that delivers the party directly to you with two servings each of five finely crafted cocktails, delectable garnishes, and world-class entertainment sure to ignite your taste buds and… and more. Tickets for the virtual experience are now on sale.

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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 Extends Cruise Pause to Include All Departures Through March 31, 2021, as it Prepares for CDC Requirements to Resume Cruising

As Holland America Line continues to prepare and develop its plans to meet the Framework for Conditional Sailing Order issued by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the company is extending its pause of cruise operations for all departures through March 31, 2021.

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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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