Holland America Line Adds Second Commemorative 150th Anniversary Transatlantic Crossing in April 2023 Aboard Rotterdam

 New eastbound voyage sails from Fort Lauderdale on historic route that ends at Rotterdam on firm’s 150th birthday           

SEATTLE, June 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — As its 150th anniversary strategies April 18, 2023, Holland America Line is introducing a second commemorative transatlantic crossing aboard Rotterdam to the timetable of celebratory activities. Departing from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on April 3, 2023, the 16-evening itinerary sails to Rotterdam, the Netherlands, retracing in reverse the firm’s to start with voyage.

These voyages… retrace our initial sailing from the 1870s, but on a modern day, luxurious cruise ship. 

From Fort Lauderdale, the ship heads to New York City and helps make a exceptional right away get in touch with, offering guests extra time to practical experience the attractions that make this lively town occur to lifestyle, which includes the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Empire Point out Developing, Broadway and additional. Rotterdam will then spend eight leisurely days at sea crossing the Atlantic Ocean, contacting at Plymouth and Dover (London), England, right before arriving April 18Holland The usa Line’s 150th anniversary — at Rotterdam for an overnight full of festivities.

“As we obtained further into scheduling the situations surrounding our 150th, we understood that the ideal position to rejoice the day of our founding was in the metropolis of Rotterdam the place it all commenced,” claimed Gus Antorcha, president of Holland America Line. “These voyages that mark our initially departure and our anniversary are going to be very unforgettable as we retrace our very first sailing from the 1870s, but on a modern, luxury cruise ship. We foresee the April cruise to be as preferred as the Oct sailing.”   

To kick off a season of celebrations, Holland America Line announced the to start with specific 150th anniversary crossing that will depart Rotterdam Oct. 15, 2022, exactly 150 a long time to the date of the departure of Rotterdam I’s maiden voyage. The crossing will recreate that very first sailing, heading from Rotterdam to New York, with phone calls at Plymouth and Dover, then on to Fort Lauderdale. The ship will remain right away in New York for exclusive celebrations.

To accommodate the new April 3 departure 3 voyages had been cancelled, and all company and their vacation advisors were notified. Bookings for the new eastbound transatlantic crossing will open to the community July 14, 2022

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About Holland The united states Line [a division of Carnival Corporation and plc (NYSE:  CCL and CUK)]
Holland The us Line has been discovering the globe due to the fact 1873 and was the first cruise line to present adventures to Alaska and the Yukon practically 75 years ago. Its fleet of premium ships visits practically 400 ports in 114 international locations around the world, providing an suitable mid-sized ship working experience. A third Pinnacle-course ship, Rotterdam, joined the fleet in July 2021.

The chief in quality cruising, Holland America Line’s ships function ground breaking initiatives and a diverse array of enriching encounters targeted on location exploration and individualized travel. The finest stay songs at sea fills each individual night at Music Wander, and dining venues element exceptional selections from Holland The usa Line’s esteemed Culinary Council of planet-renowned chefs.

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