It’s the world’s largest party, and guests on Maasdam‘s 49-day “Amazon and Carnaval Explorer Voyage” departing Feb. 7, 2014, will be front and center for all of the dancing, singing and excitement of Rio de Janeiro’s Carnaval.
Seattle, Wash., Dec. 16, 2013 — Nearly 400 Holland America Line and Seabourn employees were joined by Holland America Line President and CEO and Seabourn Chairman Stein Kruse and other company executives this week as they helped process and prepare more than 111,000 pounds of food at Northwest Harvest, an organization dedicated to feeding the hungry in Washington State.
It’s the holiday season, which is one of the most exciting times of the year for those who like to throw a holiday party.
On many longer cruises, the ships stay at port overnight on select calls during the voyage to give guests an opportunity to explore the city, experience the nightlife and perhaps go overland to a destination unreachable by cruise ship. Some guests even choose to book a hotel for the night and stay ashore. On a… read more of “It’s all…”
Seattle, Wash., Dec. 10, 2013 — Holland America Line and Seabourn have promoted Gregory Crick to director of planning and administration in the Guest Programs Department. In this role, he will be responsible for leading the Group and Account Services Department, Access and Compliance, Ship Services, Reservations Accounting and the Family Assistance Program that includes the company’s Care Team.
A cruise to the Far East can be full of exciting adventures and exotic flavors. The sights and sounds create a breathtaking photo album to impress even the most avid traveler. Volendam, Rotterdam and Amsterdam explore the region in 2014, from a 14-day Far East Explorer cruise on Volendam and visits on Amsterdam’s Grand World… read more of “A Cruise to Asia…”
A cruise to Europe can be the ideal family vacation. There is something for everyone, from history and culture to sun and fun. And every Holland America Line ship is welcoming to guests of all ages. In fact, the Club HAL program is set up to entertain kids from three through teen. Guest Joost van… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
“The discovery of a wine is of greater moment than the discovery of a constellation. The universe is too full of stars.” -Benjamin Franklin Wine is among the oldest human indulgences – dating back to ancient Mesopotamia. Bottles of wine were buried in the Pharaoh’s tombs so they could entertain guests in the afterlife, the… read more of “Shore Excursions…”