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Combining all the new advances of today's shipbuilding industry with the Tradition of Excellence for which Holland America Line is known, ms Noordam will launch with the complete complement of Holland America Line Signature of Excellence™ enhancements to provide state-of-the-art facilities and public areas, and unparalleled services and amenities.
ms Noordam will also continue the Holland America Line tradition of elegant ships designed for comfort and ease. Public rooms will be located on two decks, dining rooms will be in the aft section with expansive views of the sea, and our signature Crow's Nest Lounge and Observation Deck will be forward with an unrivalled view of the surrounding scenery. There will be plenty of deck space for sunning and enjoying the sea-going experience and a classic promenade deck for strolling will encircle the ship. The ambience of the ms Noordam will provide a comfortable backdrop for enjoying the extensive selection of activities on a Holland America Line cruise vacation, including the new Explorations Café, powered by The New York Times, our new state-of-the-art Culinary Arts Center, our exclusive Explorations Speaker Series, the magnificent Greenhouse Spa and Salon, expanded Club HAL® and youth facilities and programs for kids ages 3 to 17 and of course 24/7 email and Internet access.