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Are you thinking about taking your first cruise on Holland American Nieuw Statendam? Have you heard about the BDO Luxury Caribbean Cruise? What is Holland American Nieuw Statendam, a sister ship to Koningsdam and the second of their Pinnacle-class ships, features a design inspired by the fluid curves of musical instruments. Guests can savor her innovative speciality restaurants—from Sel de Mer to the Grand Dutch Cafe. Explore at America’s Test Kitchen’s cooking classes and hands-on workshops. And thrill to BBC Earth Experiences presentations at their spectacular two-story World Stage.

BlackDoctor.org (BDO), the leading health and wellness platform for African Americans, will take over Holland America Line’s Nieuw Statendam for seven days and nights of concerts, parties, healthy living sessions, and much more. With non-stop entertainment and activities throughout the day and night, there’s more than you can possibly do on a single cruise! Whether you’re travelling solo, with a friend, family member, or significant other, the BDO Wellness & Waves Cruise has fun activities for everyone.

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1.Wellness and Waves Sessions – BDO is providing some amazing sessions with the leading top experts and celebrity coaches. Some of the topics being covered, mental health, relationships and marriage, health conditions, self-care etc.

2. Bahamas – Half Moon Cay is Holland America Line’s 2,400-acre private island paradise in the Bahamas. Soak in the solitude of the white-sand beach or snorkel through the clear waters of the sea. Wanting to have more fun in the sun? BDO will be hosting a volleyball tournament, beach workouts, and our exclusive Wellness & Waves beach party.

3. Cozumel – Get cozy in Cozumel at the Waves & Wellness and spa day retreat. Get the rest and relaxation that only this paradise island can offer with world-class spa treatments. For the golfing enthusiast, play 18 holes on Cozumel’s championship golf course and enjoy the satisfaction of hanging with good friends, new and old. With a full day on land, reset, relax, and restore in Mexico’s Caribbean Island.

4. Jamaica – Unwind to the smooth sounds of the reggae shore and relax on a bamboo river raft down Martha’s Brae. Grab a friend and link hands as we climb the waterfalls at Dunns River Falls, or Bobsled through the Mystic Mountain. After your day of adventure, grab some Jamaican food and join us back on board for our Wellness & Waves stoplight party.

5. Grand Cayman – The Cayman Islands have everything you would want from a Caribbean destination—warm breezes, clear seas, a laid-back attitude—and an exciting culinary scene. Between the celebrity chefs who’ve set up shop on Grand Cayman and the 135 or so resident nationalities that have helped season the island’s giant melting pot, this is one of the best places to eat in the Caribbean. Don’t forget to visit Stingray City, where you’ll be able to swim and interact with stingrays in the clear Cayman waters. At the start of the evening, we’ll be back on board hosting our healthy cocktail mixing, couples massage, and dance workshops.

Are you going to join us on the cruise? The bonus reason to take the cruise is that it is affordable and all inclusive. I received all the information about the cruise at the cruise website. Don’t forget to use code RENBDO so they know you are apart of my crew.

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