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Sneak Peek: Holland America’s new ship, ms Koningsdam

Elegant interiors and contemporary styling – that’s what you can expect from Holland America’s first Pinnacle-class ship, ms Koningsdam launching February 2016.

Elegant interiors and contemporary styling – that’s what you can expect from Holland America’s first Pinnacle-class ship, ms Koningsdam launching February 2016.

This week, the cruise line released first renderings of inside the 2,650-guest ship to give travellers, travel agents and cruise fans a first look at the vessel.

Described by interior designer Adam D Tihany and Bjørn Storbraaten as ‘”forward thinking”, public spaces onboard reflect Holland America’s signature elegance fused with a modern balance of past, present and future.

Koningdam Atrium

Koningsdam’s Atrium

Tihany said there’s also more light-filled spaces onboard and design elements never before seen on a Holland America vessel.

“When guests come aboard ms Koningsdam they’ll know they’re on a Holland America Line ship, but they’ll see we’re taking a forward-thinking approach to many of the design elements.”

Stein Kruse, Holland America Group chief executive

More ship details will be released in the coming months. However, the line has revealed ms Koningsdam’s maiden season will be in the Mediterranean sailing on a series of 12-night cruises from Civitavecchia, Italy to Greece, Turkey and Spain.

stateroom

Interior stateroom

Other features onboard the vessel include Holland America’s signature dining venue, the Pinnacle Grill and the Main Dining Hall serving international dishes.

The ship’s name comes from the Dutch word ‘koning’, which means ‘king’. The name celebrates the line’s heritage, while paying tribute to the first king of the Netherlands, His Majesty King Willem-Alexander.

Pinnacle Grill

Pinnacle Grill

Hit play on the video below for more first looks at the new ship.

Loving it or think Holland America can do better? Let us know what you think of the renderings below.