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Asian-Style Late-Night Snacks

Asian-Style Late-Night Snacks

The Lido features an international menu of late-night snacks. From American and Mexican to Dutch and Thai, guests can indulge in a variety of flavors from around the world. Here are some tasty and tempting Asian-themed menus that bring the best of the region to Holland America Line guests. Which themed buffet is your favorite?…   read more of “Asian-Style…”

Holland America Line Wins Eight Travel Weekly Magellan Awards

Holland America Line Wins Eight Travel Weekly Magellan Awards

Holland America Line won eight (four gold and four silver) Travel Weekly Magellan Awards in the latest rankings by the influential news resource for the travel industry. The Magellan Awards honor a broad range of industry segments, including hotels and resorts, travel destinations, cruise lines, online travel services, airlines and airports, travel agents/agencies, tour operators…   read more of “Holland America…”

Scenic Cruising Throughout Canada & New England

Scenic Cruising Throughout Canada & New England

Autumn is undeniably charming in Canada and New England. The mountains and valleys burst with color and everyone pulls out their coziest sweaters in coastal towns. The time has arrived for hot apple cider and pumpkin everything. As Holland America Line moves into the fall cruising season, here’s a look at some captivating photos that…   read more of “Scenic Cruising…”

Recipe: New England Clam Chowder

Recipe: New England Clam Chowder

New England Clam Chowder is a perfect way to wind down after a day of sightseeing in Canada and New England. Chowder is widely recognized as French in origin, but New England Clam Chowder is all American. Historically made to satisfy fisherman and their families after a long day at sea, this dish is now…   read more of “Recipe: New England…”

Port Spotlight: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Port Spotlight: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

All three ships that sail on Canada & New England itineraries — Eurodam, Maasdam and Veendam — call at the charming port of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. The largest city on Prince Edward Island as well as its capital, Charlottetown’s Victorian architecture, abundance of parks and harborside locale make it an idyllic stop for cruise…   read more of “Port Spotlight:…”

On Location: Enrich & Entertain

On Location: Enrich & Entertain

On her recent Canada & New England cruise aboard Maasdam, guest Sharon Johnson enjoyed a variety of enrichment presentations and local entertainment courtesy of Holland America Line’s “On Location” program. The evening of our Halifax call we were treated to a very special “On Location” program, a Cape Breton Fiddle Concert. Gillian Head and Cape…   read more of “On Location: Enrich…”

Booked Your Cruise? Get Ready to Indulge With a Package

Booked Your Cruise? Get Ready to Indulge With a Package

Among the many delights of a Holland America Line cruise are the thoughtful and unexpected touches that make your vacation especially memorable. Guests, as well as their friends and family traveling together, are invited to indulge and get into the spirit of creating special moments with our onboard gift program. Holland America Line offers the…   read more of “Booked Your Cruise?…”

Forty-Eight Cruises Highlight 2014 Canada & New England Season

Forty-Eight Cruises Highlight 2014 Canada & New England Season

If all of these Canada and New England posts have whet your appetite to explore the eastern seaboard, Holland America Line is featuring 48 opportunities in spring, summer and fall 2014. Scheduled May through October, the nine different itineraries on ms Eurodam, ms Maasdam and ms Veendam depart from Boston, Mass.; Montréal and Québec City,…   read more of “Forty-Eight Cruises…”