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June 30, 2005

Holland America Line’s New ms Noordam Will Sail Maiden Voyages To Caribbean From New York In 2006

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Holland America Line’s New ms Noordam Will Sail Maiden Voyages To Caribbean From New York In 2006

Seattle (June 20, 2004) – With the newest vessel in Holland America Line’s premium cruise fleet just eight months away, bookings for cruises from the newest and one of the most convenient Caribbean homeports are gathering steam. Eleven sailings will depart New York for the southern and eastern Caribbean, beginning with the maiden voyage of the 1,848-passenger Noordam on February 22, 2006.


“Sailing from New York provides millions in the metro area with easy drive-up access to a winter vacation destined for the sunny Caribbean,” said Rick Meadows, CTC, senior vice president, marketing and sales. “It’s an ideal location for our newest ship . Guests from the area can start their vacation immediately and not spend time on a plane getting to their cruise.”

New York Caribbean cruises feature a 10-day Eastern Caribbean program that visits new port of call Grand Turk, Turk and Caicos; Tortola, British Virgin Islands; Philipsburg, St. Maarten; St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands; and San Juan, Puerto Rico. Winter/Spring departures sail on February 22, March 15, and April 5. Fall cruises depart October 25, November 15, and December 6 and 27, 2006.

An 11-day Southern Caribbean itinerary calls at Tortola, British Virgin Islands; St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands; Roseau, Dominica; Bridgetown, Barbados; Philipsburg, St. Maarten; and San Juan, Puerto Rico. Spring sailings depart March 4 and 25, 2006. Fall cruises sail on October 14; November 4 and 25; and December 16, 2006.

Holland America Line features a shore excursion program with more than 500 Caribbean offerings. Optional activities for cruise passengers feature such tours as the America’s Cup Regatta experience at Philipsburg, Tortola Dolphin Swim at Road Town, Tortola, and the Champagne Catamaran Sail and Snorkel to St. John at St. Thomas. The latter offering is part of the Medallion Collection shore excursions, designed by Holland America Line to provide discerning guests with unique experiences and in-depth perspectives. In addition, whale-watching, snorkeling and diving and nature tours will be offered at new port Grand Turk.

Pricing for Holland America Line’s new 2006 New York-based Caribbean cruises start at US$1,199 per person, double occupancy.

Scheduled for delivery in January 2006, the ms Noordam is the fourth and last in a series of 81,769-ton Vista class ships. Eighty-five percent of its staterooms will offer ocean views, with 67 percent of all staterooms sporting verandahs. The ship will be delivered with Signature of excellence amenities in place, including plush Euro-top mattresses and flat panel TVs and dvd players in all cabins, new dining options, and the pampering Greenhouse Spa and Salon

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Holland America Line’s New ms Noordam Will Sail Maiden Voyages To Caribbean From New York In 2006

diamondprincess.jpg

Holland America Line’s New ms Noordam Will Sail Maiden Voyages To Caribbean From New York In 2006

Seattle (June 20, 2004) – With the newest vessel in Holland America Line’s premium cruise fleet just eight months away, bookings for cruises from the newest and one of the most convenient Caribbean homeports are gathering steam. Eleven sailings will depart New York for the southern and eastern Caribbean, beginning with the maiden voyage of the 1,848-passenger Noordam on February 22, 2006.


“Sailing from New York provides millions in the metro area with easy drive-up access to a winter vacation destined for the sunny Caribbean,” said Rick Meadows, CTC, senior vice president, marketing and sales. “It’s an ideal location for our newest ship . Guests from the area can start their vacation immediately and not spend time on a plane getting to their cruise.”

New York Caribbean cruises feature a 10-day Eastern Caribbean program that visits new port of call Grand Turk, Turk and Caicos; Tortola, British Virgin Islands; Philipsburg, St. Maarten; St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands; and San Juan, Puerto Rico. Winter/Spring departures sail on February 22, March 15, and April 5. Fall cruises depart October 25, November 15, and December 6 and 27, 2006.

An 11-day Southern Caribbean itinerary calls at Tortola, British Virgin Islands; St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands; Roseau, Dominica; Bridgetown, Barbados; Philipsburg, St. Maarten; and San Juan, Puerto Rico. Spring sailings depart March 4 and 25, 2006. Fall cruises sail on October 14; November 4 and 25; and December 16, 2006.

Holland America Line features a shore excursion program with more than 500 Caribbean offerings. Optional activities for cruise passengers feature such tours as the America’s Cup Regatta experience at Philipsburg, Tortola Dolphin Swim at Road Town, Tortola, and the Champagne Catamaran Sail and Snorkel to St. John at St. Thomas. The latter offering is part of the Medallion Collection shore excursions, designed by Holland America Line to provide discerning guests with unique experiences and in-depth perspectives. In addition, whale-watching, snorkeling and diving and nature tours will be offered at new port Grand Turk.

Pricing for Holland America Line’s new 2006 New York-based Caribbean cruises start at US$1,199 per person, double occupancy.

Scheduled for delivery in January 2006, the ms Noordam is the fourth and last in a series of 81,769-ton Vista class ships. Eighty-five percent of its staterooms will offer ocean views, with 67 percent of all staterooms sporting verandahs. The ship will be delivered with Signature of excellence amenities in place, including plush Euro-top mattresses and flat panel TVs and dvd players in all cabins, new dining options, and the pampering Greenhouse Spa and Salon

Press Release by Holland America Line

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Holland America Europe Cruise Information
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Posted by Denise at June 30, 2005 09:07 AM

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