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Holland America Cruises Offers Enriched Experiences!


Guests on Holland America cruises enjoy lots of enriching activities. America’s Test Kitchen offers live cooking shows and workshops. Do you love cooking? Learn to make pasta with ease or perfect that pie crust!



Naturally, that’s not all that a Holland America cruise has to offer. Would you like to learn how to make wine? Or finally figure out how to edit your photos on a computer? Plus, watch movies under the stars or enjoy live music at B.B. King’s Blues Club. Indulge in authentic Italian or French meals at dinner time.

And that’s only onboard! Now choose your destination. Sail away with Holland America Line to Asia, Alaska, or the South Pacific. You can even spend the holidays sailing the Caribbean, New Zealand, or Indonesia.
Recommended For:
Those who enjoy cruise traditions and want a quality experience in a refined environment but like the facilities and range of choices available on new super liners. Small ship devotees open to trying a large ship. Former budget cruisers ready to move up to higher quality.

Expanded Choices for our Guests
Welcome to today’s Holland America Line—still classic and premium, but energized with new ideas. You can see it in the growing list of branded experiences:
Through BBC Earth’s innovative programming, guests will be taken closer to the ocean and natural world through groundbreaking concerts, films, shows, children’s activities and feature cruises.
In the Culinary Arts Center, presented by Food & Wine® magazine, guests can enjoy demonstrations and hands-on cooking classes. Select cruises feature some of the world’s leading culinary experts.

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Explorations Café, powered by The New York Times, offers a coffeehouse environment featuring custom espresso drinks, pastries, Internet stations, and one of the most comprehensive libraries at sea.
From photo editing to PC security and cloud storage, Digital Workshop, powered by Windows, offers fun, free and informative sessions led by Microsoft-trained hosts.
Holland America Line is celebrating its Dutch heritage in a new partnership with Rijksmuseum, the most-visited national museum in the Netherlands. Through the collaboration, the “Rijksmuseum at Sea” will move fleetwide over the next several years.
On ms Koningsdam guests can experience BLEND by Chateau Ste. Michelle, the only purpose-built wine-blending venue at sea, with interactive learning and a chance to create their own custom wine to enjoy on board.
Entertainment
Introducing Music Walk: Entertainment has always been the heart and soul of evenings aboard Holland America Line, and on ms Koningsdam that promise takes new dimension with Music Walk, three stages presenting a variety of live music nightly.
Lincoln Center Stage: In an exclusive partnership with the world’s leading center for the performing arts, Lincoln Center Stage showcases outstanding, live chamber music performances.
BB King's Blues Club: Direct from Beale Street, the B.B. King’s All-Stars Band brings the best of Memphis music to sea. From funkyand fast to soulful and smooth, this eight-piece band performs nightly.
B.B. King’s Blues Club now appearing on these ships:
ms Eurodam
ms Nieuw Amsterdam
ms Noordam
ms Westerdam
ms Zuiderdam
ms Oosterdam
Billboard Onboard: Guests are part of the show as live musicians rock the crowd with 50 years of chart-topping hits. Between nightly sets, guests can sing and play along with trivia questions presented on screens throughout the room.
World Stage: An extraordinary theater at sea, features a two-story, 270-degree high-definition LED screen that immerses audiences in an everchanging backdrop of sight and sound.
Throughout your cruise vacation, you will enjoy delicious and innovative menus across a broad range of dining venues. From a casual bite poolside to a formal five-course affair in the classic main Dining Room, the crew of Holland America Line will orchestrate a truly memorable dining experience. Led by Master Chef Rudi Sodamin, the exceptional culinary staff creates signature Holland America Line dishes using only the freshest produce and the highest quality meats and seafood available. The knowledgeable wine stewards are adept at pairing the perfect wine with every dish. Whether you desire the relaxed atmosphere of the Lido, the elegance of the Pinnacle Grill or dinner for two on your private verandah, the choice is always yours.
As You Wish® dining on all cruises: From a festive five-course affair to a quick, casual dinner for two, the As You Wish® dining lets you choose the venues and style that suit you.

Holland America Cruise Line

The elegant main Dining Room:
  • Luxurious Dining Room, graced with fine art and antiques
  • Sophisticated Rosenthal china and crisp white table linens
  • Five-course menus with offerings from classic preparations regionally inspired cuisine to vegetarian options
  • Your choice of traditional pre-set seating and dining times or a flexible open schedule

Complimentary 24-hour in-room dining.
Specialty Dining Options:
The Pinnacle Grill experience
  • Intimate dining featuring Sterling Silver Beef® and fresh seafood
  • Luxurious appointments including Bvlgari® china, Riedel® stemware and Frette® linens
  • Extensive wine list featuring many selections rated “Excellent” by Wine Spectator
  • Featuring "An Evening at Le Cirque" in the Pinnacle Grill
  • Featuring "Taste of De Librije" by Jonnie Boer

Other delightful ways to dine:
  • Fresh, cooked-to-order specialties in the Lido Restaurant for breakfast and lunch
  • Made-to-order dinner entrees and tableside waiter service in the Lido Restaurant for dinner
  • The Terrace Grill on deck
  • Late-night snack; Chocolate Dessert Extravaganza
  • Explorations Café featuring pastries and espresso drinks
  • Daily Afternoon Tea service, elevated to Royal Dutch High Tea once per cruise.