Holland America Line's ms Eurodam Offers Top-Deck Spa Staterooms

    New Stateroom Locations, New Amenities on Signature-Class Ship

    SEATTLE, June 18 /CNW/ -- 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 accommodations.
    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(R) 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 treatments.
    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.
    - http://www.hollandamerica.com -
    About Holland America Line [a division of Carnival Corporation and plc
(NYSE:    CCL and CUK)]
    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 CafC) 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.
    World's Leading Cruise Lines
    The highest-rated premium cruise line in the world, Holland America Line
is a member of the exclusive World's Leading Cruise Lines alliance, which also
includes Carnival Cruise Lines, Princess Cruises, Cunard Line, Seabourn Cruise
Line and Costa Cruises.  Sharing a passion to please each guest and a
commitment to quality and value, these lines appeal to a wide range of
lifestyles and budgets.  The World's Leading Cruise Lines offer exciting and
enriching cruise vacations to the world's most desirable destinations.

     CONTACT:  Rose Abello
     PHONE:    800-637-5029
     FAX:      206-262-5934
     EMAIL:    pr@hollandamerica.com

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For further information: Rose Abello of Holland America Line, 
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