Holland America Line has announced an enhanced Asia programme for winter 2018/19.
Early bookers can benefit from its Explore4 offer.
The recently refreshed ms Westerdam will offer sixteen 10-16 night Asia cruises for winter 2018/19, departing from locations such as Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Yokohama.
Carrying 1,964 guests, the ship features accommodation with more than 65% of rooms benefitting from a private veranda. The luxurious suites were all also updated in summer 2017.
The itineraries feature days ashore in destinations such as Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Philippines, China, Taiwan, Japan and South Korea, as well as overnight stays in cities such as Beijing, Seoul and Bangkok.
These new cruises are revealed as Holland America Line’s brings back its “Explore4” promotion. Benefits for early-bookers include a drinks package worth up to US$1,000 per stateroom (based on 12 night cruise), a speciality dining experience for two, reduced fares for 3rd/4th guests and 50% reduced deposit for those who book by 17 November 2017.
Suite guests will enjoy a further US$200 per stateroom onboard spend.
Guests will have enhanced destination experiences through its new EXC (“Explorations Central”) programme, as well as regional culinary and culture demonstrations.
Holland America Line’s UK managing director, Lynn Narraway, said: “Having our Vista-class Westerdam in Asia means increased capacity (over 2017/18 season) of more than 500 extra beds per cruise and five decks of balcony accommodation, including beautifully enhanced suites. With a series of new enrichment opportunities for guests, Westerdam is the perfect way to explore Asia and experience exotic destinations in an inspiring and enthralling way. Furthermore, our intimate ms Maasdam will offer some incredibly immersive voyages – which we are calling “EXC In-Depth” as they are designed to really will ramp up the destination experience even more for guests!”