From Fort Lauderdale, the ship heads to New York Metropolis and makes a uncommon in a single day name, giving company further time to expertise the sights that make this vibrant metropolis come to life, together with the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Empire State Constructing, Broadway and extra. Rotterdam will then spend eight leisurely days at sea crossing the Atlantic Ocean, calling at Plymouth and Dover (London), England, earlier than arriving April 18 — Holland America Line’s a hundred and fiftieth anniversary — at Rotterdam for an in a single day filled with festivities.
“As we obtained deeper into planning the occasions surrounding our a hundred and fiftieth, we knew that the perfect place to have fun the date of our founding was within the metropolis of Rotterdam the place it began,” stated Gus Antorcha, president of Holland America Line. “These voyages that mark our first departure and our anniversary are going to be extremely memorable as we retrace our first crusing from the 1870s, however on a contemporary, luxurious cruise ship. We anticipate the April cruise to be as in style because the October crusing.”
To kick off a season of celebrations, Holland America Line introduced the primary particular a hundred and fiftieth anniversary crossing that can depart Rotterdam Oct. 15, 2022, precisely 150 years to the date of the departure of Rotterdam I’s maiden voyage. The crossing will recreate that first crusing, going from Rotterdam to New York, with calls at Plymouth and Dover, then on to Fort Lauderdale. The ship will keep in a single day in New York for particular celebrations.
To accommodate the brand new April 3 departure three voyages have been cancelled, and all company and their journey advisors have been notified. Bookings for the brand new eastbound transatlantic crossing will open to the general public July 14, 2022.
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About Holland America Line [a division of Carnival Corporation and plc (NYSE: CCL and CUK)]
Holland America Line has been exploring the world since 1873 and was the primary cruise line to supply adventures to Alaska and the Yukon almost 75 years in the past. Its fleet of premium ships visits almost 400 ports in 114 international locations world wide, providing an excellent mid-sized ship expertise. A 3rd Pinnacle-class ship, Rotterdam, joined the fleet in July 2021.
The chief in premium cruising, Holland America Line’s ships characteristic revolutionary initiatives and a various vary of enriching experiences targeted on vacation spot exploration and personalised journey. The most effective reside music at sea fills every night at Music Stroll, and eating venues characteristic unique choices from Holland America Line’s esteemed Culinary Council of world-famous cooks.
SOURCE Holland America Line