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Holland America Line's ms Eurodam Offers Top-Deck Spa Staterooms
New Stateroom Locations, New Amenities on Signature-Class Ship
SEATTLE, June 18
Holland America Line's new ms Eurodam is taking guests to new heights
with 56 luxury Spa Staterooms located on the two highest decks of the
Signature-class ship. The 2,104-guest Signature-class Eurodam is the
first ship in Holland America Line's fleet to offer spa
The Spa Staterooms, so named because of their proximity to the
Greenhouse Spa and Salon and special in-room spa amenities, offer
their own ambiance, providing unmatched relaxation, privacy and
serenity. Located on the Panorama and Observation decks, each room
reflects a nature theme with walls of soft earth-tone hues, bright,
fresh green accent colors echo nature's own, organic, fern-like
patterns adorn the bed runner and pillows, and charcoal-colored
carpeting ties together all the elements. A water feature in each
stateroom provides a natural, soothing ambient background sound.
"The spa experience is more compelling for today's premium vacation
experience," said Richard D. Meadows, executive vice president,
marketing, sales and guest services. "Our spa staterooms are a result
of this trend and we expect them to be popular as more and more of our
guests seek the ultimate in relaxation."
Amenities in the Spa Staterooms include organic cotton bathrobes and
slippers, a Burmese teak mat for bath and shower and an invigorating
showerhead, as well as a Body Buff Loofah Mitt and aroma therapy bath
salts. In addition to standard stateroom furnishings, Spa Staterooms
also include an iPod® docking station, a Yoga mat, a pedometer for use
aboard ship, Fitness DVD, a no-host minibar stocked with specialty
waters, a cut-fruit tray at embarkation and a spa concierge to book
Nightly turn-down pillow gifts also reflect a natural theme and
include organic chocolate truffles, orchids and a line of chocolates
called Elements, herbal infused chocolates blending delicious Belgian
chocolate with specialty herbs known for their calming and relaxing
benefits - a delicious alternative to help guests sleep sweetly.
Guests booking any of the Spa Staterooms may order exclusive spa
stateroom-only packages in advance or during the cruise for Greenhouse
Spa and Salon services. Four packages include Body of Indulgence with
a hot stone massage and facial bamboo massage for $256 and Skin
Renewal with facial rejuvenation acupuncture and marine facial for
$289. Other packages feature His Sanctuary with grooming treatment and
shave and deep tissue massage for $189 and Bliss for Two couple's
cabana massages for $242.
An in-room dining breakfast card features a selection of Greenhouse
Spa breakfast items including fresh-squeezed orange or grapefruit
juice, fresh carrot juice, an inviting plate of fresh fruit, healthy
bran muffins, a combination of fresh fruit, yogurt and Kashi granola,
a selection of eggbeater or egg white omelets, turkey bacon, chicken
apple sausage or an organic soy meatless patty.
An all-day room service menu offers Greenhouse Spa selections that
vary daily based on selections in the main dining room. Guests may
also order from the standard room service menu.
The 56 Spa Staterooms include two Superior Verandah Suites, 36 Deluxe
Verandah Outside Staterooms, four Large Ocean-view Staterooms and four
Large Inside Staterooms on Panorama Deck. The 10 Spa Staterooms on
Observation Deck are all Deluxe Verandah Outside rooms with
floor-to-ceiling windows and scalloped verandahs.
Eurodam debuts this summer with European inaugural festivities,
including a July 1 naming ceremony in Rotterdam with Her Majesty Queen
Beatrix of the Netherlands, followed by a maiden voyage in the Baltic
region. The ship will offer its first trans-Atlantic cruise and sail
Canada/New England in the fall, followed by Caribbean itineraries the
remainder of 2008.
All Holland America Cruises can be booked by contacting your travel
Holland America Line's fleet of 13 ships offers nearly 500 cruises to
314 ports of call in 97 countries, territories or dependencies. Two-
to 108-day itineraries visit all seven continents, including
Antarctica, South America, Australia/New Zealand and Asia voyages; a
Grand World Voyage; and popular sailings to ports in the Caribbean,
Alaska, Mexico, Canada/New England, Europe and Panama Canal. A 14th
ship, ms Eurodam, will launch in July 2008.
Fleetwide, the company features Signature of Excellence enhancements,
totaling more than $425 million, that showcase the Culinary Arts
Center presented by Food & Wine magazine -- a state-of-the-art onboard
show kitchen where more than 60 celebrated guest chefs and culinary
experts provide cooking demonstrations and classes --Explorations Café
powered by The New York Times, teens-only activity areas and all new
stateroom amenities highlighted by flat- panel TVs and plush Euro-top
Mariner's Dream Beds.
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