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 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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Norwegian Launches Nonstop Service from Oakland to Copenhagen

NEW YORK – MARCH 29, 2017  – Norwegian, the World’s Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline and Europe’s Best Low-Cost Airline, yesterday celebrated its new service from Oakland International Airport to Copenhagen Airport, Kastrup. The airline launched nonstop service from Oakland/San Francisco to Oslo and Stockholm in May 2014 and London in May 2016. With the addition of this twice-weekly service, Norwegian now offers 21 nonstop routes from the Bay Area to four European destinations. “Expanding our West Coast service has always been a part of Norwegian’s growth plan. Not only are we adding new destinations, such as Copenhagen and Barcelona in June, but we

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