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Artfully Inspired Design of Nieuw Statendam Reflects Evolution of Pinnacle Class

Artfully Inspired Design of Nieuw Statendam Reflects Evolution of Pinnacle Class

When Holland America Line welcomes Nieuw Statendam to the fleet in December 2018, the ship will showcase the evolution of design that was introduced with Koningsdam, the first Pinnacle Class ship. Focusing on the importance of thoughtful details and special touches, Nieuw Statendam’s musical design and “artfully inspired” finishing perfectly blend Holland America Line’s past,…   read more of “Artfully Inspired…”

Fact & Lore of Half Moon Cay: The History

Fact & Lore of Half Moon Cay: The History

Half Moon Cay is Holland America Line’s award-winning private island in the Bahamas. Know for its pristine beaches, abundance of family-friendly activities, private villas and cabanas, and unparalleled beauty, there’s a reason why it’s our most popular port in the Caribbean. This series of “Fact & Lore” blog posts about Half Moon Cay takes you…   read more of “Fact & Lore of…”

Wine Curator James Suckling Shares Tasting Notes from His Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruise

Wine Curator James Suckling Shares Tasting Notes from His Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruise

Holland America Line’s Wine Curator James Suckling recently was aboard Oosterdam for his Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruise. James was joined by Italy’s Marchesi Frescobaldi and Chile’s 2018 Decanter Man of the Year Eduardo Chadwick, two renowned experts. Not only did they host a Chef’s Table exclusive dinner with a five-course meal that was perfectly…   read more of “Wine Curator James…”

Set Your Sights on These Top 5 EXC Tours for the Adventure Seeker

Set Your Sights on These Top 5 EXC Tours for the Adventure Seeker

Are you a destination collector and experience seeker? Are you looking to meet new people, become immersed in different cultures and find tailored experiences in every port? Holland America Line offers a shoreside adventure to fit every level of interest, comfort and desire. Our EXC Tours are carefully crafted to exceed guest expectations no matter…   read more of “Set Your Sights on…”

Two Holland America Line Ships Capture Hawaii’s Spirit of Aloha on Cruises in 2018-19

Two Holland America Line Ships Capture Hawaii’s Spirit of Aloha on Cruises in 2018-19

From fall 2018 through spring 2019, two Holland America Line ships will say “Aloha” to the stunning, sun-drenched islands of Hawaii. Guests interested in exploring the famed island chain can choose from nine cruises with itineraries ranging from 16 to 20 days aboard Eurodam and Amsterdam. Hawaii sailings depart from Seattle, Washington; Vancouver, British Columbia;…   read more of “Two Holland America…”

Fact & Lore of Half Moon Cay: The Geography

Fact & Lore of Half Moon Cay: The Geography

Half Moon Cay is Holland America Line’s award-winning private island in the Bahamas. Know for its pristine beaches, abundance of family-friendly activities, private villas and cabanas, and unparalleled beauty, there’s a reason why it’s our most popular port in the Caribbean. This series of “Fact & Lore” blog posts about Half Moon Cay takes you…   read more of “Fact & Lore of…”

Recipe: Master Chef Rudi Sodamin’s Salzburger Nockerln from his Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruise

Recipe: Master Chef Rudi Sodamin’s Salzburger Nockerln from his Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruise

Holland America Line’s Master Chef and Culinary Council Chairman Rudi Sodamin recently sailed on his Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruise aboard Koningsdam. While onboard, Rudi did a cooking demonstration, question & answer session and hosted his Chef’s Table Dinner at Rudi’s Sel De Mer, his namesake dining venue. Guests experienced one of Rudi’s famous Food…   read more of “Recipe: Master Chef…”

Explore4 Promotion Entices Travelers with Complimentary Beverages, Specialty Dining and Reduced 3rd/4th Fares

Explore4 Promotion Entices Travelers with Complimentary Beverages, Specialty Dining and Reduced 3rd/4th Fares

Holland America Line’s popular Explore4 promotion is back, making now the ideal time to book a future dream cruise vacation. Explore4 features four enticing offers on more than 600 cruises and Alaska Land+Sea Journeys from holiday 2018 through spring 2020. Travelers looking to plan ahead for next year or beyond can take advantage of all…   read more of “Explore4 Promotion…”