A beloved member of the Holland America Line fleet, catering for up to 1,258 passengers and 580 crew, MS Maasdam is a mid-size ship with a big personality. The cruise ship was commissioned in 1993 and refurbished in 2006. Though boasting a wealth of modern amenities and contemporary design flair, MS Maasdam retains a much sought-after sense of classic elegance. With itineraries spanning the Caribbean, Canada, Japan, Alaska and more, the MS Maasdam has routes to excite every kind of traveler, from week-long journeys to epic 42-day sailings. Shore excursions include walking tours through historic Halifax in Nova Scotia, bear-watching in Juneau, photographic expeditions in Barbados and snorkeling in Cozumel. Combining a sense of intimacy and a friendly atmosphere with world-class facilities, MS Maasdam ensures that time spent on board is no less special than that spent exploring on land. Guests can enjoy two beautiful outdoor pools, relaxing at the Greenhouse Spa & Salon, working up a sweat in the state-of-the-art fitness studio, learning how to share holiday memories at a hands-on digital workshop and clubs for children. Evenings on board MS Maasdam include upscale dining at the Pinnacle Grill, an Italian feast at Canaletto, fun at the casino or music and cocktails in the Piano Bar. The ship’s exquisite accommodation offers ample personal space, from elegant staterooms to the ship’s selection of luxurious suites, with special details such as espresso machines and Egyptian cotton towels. A MS Maasdam cruise offers elegance at sea and adventure on land.