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konigsdam 2The countdown to Koningsdam‘s arrival is on, with only a couple of more months to go until Holland America Line takes delivery. Recently Koningsdan went into dry dock in Trieste before sailing back to Marghera for completion. On the way to and from Trieste, the ship was taken on the open ocean for sea trials.

With several firsts for Holland America Line such as family staterooms for up to five guests, single staterooms, a two-story Lido pool area, new dining venues and entertainment options like never before.

Holland America Line is partnering with award-winning microgreen specialist Koppert Cress to grow fresh ingredients onboard 20160113Release_538x426the line’s newbuild, ms Koningsdam. The Koppert Cress partnership will enable guests to indulge in fresh microgreens grown onboard in the Culinary Arts Center while enjoying a farm-to-table-style menu for dinner.

At two stories high and 250 feet long, the high-definition LED screens will make The World Stage a trend-setting theater at sea capable of showcasing an exciting array of performances and productions. Enhanced by state-of-the-art lighting, projection and sound systems, the screens enable the environment of The World Stage to change throughout the day to present anything designers can imagine.

We’re sure you’re as excited as we are to step onboard! Ask your Vision Advisor about the ship’s inaugural season itineraries in the Mediterranean, northern Europe and the Caribbean.