Saturday, 1 December 2012

Dance With the Stars, Holland America Style

Holland America Line has announced an exciting new “Dancing with the Stars” experience will be featured on board its ships next year. Whether you like to Tango, Quickstep or Paso Doble, or just sit back and enjoy watching the sizzling performances, the new programme offers guests an entirely unique experience on the seas.

Six themed cruises in 2013 and early 2014 will feature “Dancing with the Stars” events, including dance lessons, a chance to meet the dancers, ask questions and take photos, and a dazzling production starring celebrities and the famed dance pros, complete with glamorous costumes and routines from the TV show. Currently scheduled to appear on select sailings are two-time champion pro dancers Mark Ballas and Kym Johnson, and pros Tristan MacManus and Lacey Schwimmer, with more names to be announced soon.*

In addition to the themed cruises, every sailing on all 15 ships in the HAL fleet will feature an exclusive “Dancing with the Stars” programme, including dance lessons and an opportunity for some lucky guests to dance centre stage in an exciting dance-off performance. These activities will feature the ships professional dancers and will be developed in collaboration with the show’s dancers and choreographers.

The themed cruises are: February 16, Eurodam 7-day Eastern Caribbean; June 22, Veendam 7-day Canada & New England; June 30 and July 7, Oosterdam 7-day Alaska; January 5, 2014, Nieuw Amsterdam 7-day Eastern Caribbean and January 12, 7-day Western Caribbean.

(*Performers are subject to change)

For bookings, follow this link to The Cruise Line, the UK's luxury cruising specialists.