Holland America Line's new Pinnacle Class ship Nieuw Statendam is similar to Koningsdam, the first Pinnacle Class ship, but it has a number of updates and new features. Nieuw Statendam includes purpose-built staterooms for families and solo travelers among its 1,377 staterooms. See the video above to get a sneak peek at the ship’s public spaces and interiors designed by Adam D. Tihany and architect Bjørn Storbraaten. Also see photos of the Music Walk, the Rolling Stone Rock Room, Lincoln Center Stage and B.B. King's Blues Club.
Now officially sailing the high seas and on its maiden voyage, the Celebrity Edge has taken the cruising world by storm. Christened “the most revolutionary” ship at sea, the Edge takes the cruising experience to an elevated level.
After more than four years of planning and 23 months of construction, Celebrity Cruises officially took delivery of Celebrity Edge, the cruise ship that promises revolutionary changes to the cruise experience. As part of the delivery, Richard Fain, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.’s chairman and CEO; and Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, Celebrity’s president and CEO, hosted a ceremony aboard the ship while it was docked in the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France.
At Cruises & Beyond, we've sent many of our clients on Alaska cruises and as far as we know, all of them have loved their sailings. While there is a lot to consider when booking a cruise to Alaska, we wanted to give our personal Top 5 cruise lines to choose from based on our clients' experiences and ours.
You might be familiar with Viking Cruises as the perennial river cruising giant that has dominated the industry for the past 20 years. You might have even sailed on board one of their 62 river vessels on one of the beautiful European rivers. But have you sailed on one of their new ocean liners?