Discover the exquisite design and facilities aboard the Nieuw Amsterdam , a luxurious cruise ship of the Holland America Line. The cruise ship was launched by a member of the Dutch royal family in July 2010. The 86,000-tonne cruise ship can accommodate around 2100 passengers. The art collections and interior design are glamorous and reflect the history of New York City. You can find an array of premium antiques by traditional Dutch masters and spectacular masterpieces by contemporary artists displayed on board the Nieuw Amsterdam.
Modern facilities surround passangers on board such as the iPod art tour, show kitchens, hydro-pool, gymnasium, photographic imaging center, and the traditional glamorous decorations on the Nieuw Amsterdam. The well balanced blend of modern and traditional design caters to passengers of all ages. The mature passengers can enjoy fine dining and wine tasting at the Silk Den lounge and pan-Asian Tamarind Restaurant with panoramic views. Take a stroll on over to the Pinnacle Bar & Grill for family favorites. The Explorer’s Lounge Bar for premium wine-tasting is also a luxury jewelry boutique.
The young and active passengers aboard will be able to appreciate the Exploration Café which is a cyber-coffee house. This teen-only loft has been made available catering to the teenagers. For family fun, the passengers can learn from cooking demonstrations in the show kitchens at the Culinary Arts Center. Many facilities such as the Greenhouse Spa and Salon, the Showroom at Sea, and the Canaletto Italian Restaurant have expanded and upgraded to enhance the cruise ship experience for passengers.
The staff and crew members are all well trained and friendly. Formal night events and recreational events are organized for the passengers to interact and enjoy each other’s company. You can learn more about the updates, awards and upcoming events of the Nieuw Amsterdam at the Holland America Line website and blog site. You can also check out the cruise ship reviews from critics to gain a better understanding from the customers’ feedback.