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From the Desk of Prinsendam Captain Jeroen Schuchmann

As you may know, the beloved Prinsendam will soon bid a final farewell as she leaves the Holland America Line fleet July 1, 2019, after 17 years. As our most intimate ship, she’s long been a guest favorite known for offering unique cruising experiences. But she isn’t leaving without saying goodbye. There are still upcoming…   read more of “From the Desk of…”

Explore Three Mexican Riviera Ports on Extended Cruise Season in 2019

Explore Three Mexican Riviera Ports on Extended Cruise Season in 2019

From mariachi to margaritas, the vibrant spirit of Mexico comes alive aboard three Holland America Line ships during the 2019 Mexico cruise season. From January through December 2019, Eurodam, Nieuw Amsterdam and Oosterdam will sail a series of seven- and 11-day cruises roundtrip from San Diego, California, that include calls at Mazatlán, Cabo San Lucas…   read more of “Explore Three…”

Cruise Diary: McKinley Explorer Train Delights Holland America Line Guests

Cruise Diary: McKinley Explorer Train Delights Holland America Line Guests

By Journalists Kathy M. Newbern and J.S. Fletcher For many choosing an Alaska cruise, the word Denali is at the heart of their anticipation – us included. Much like boarding the Belmond Hiram Bingham luxury train to Machu Picchu, stepping aboard Holland America Line’s McKinley Explorer train from Anchorage to just outside Denali National Park…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Culinary Council Recipe: David Burke’s Parfait of Salmon and Tuna Tartare with Crème Fraiche

Culinary Council Recipe: David Burke’s Parfait of Salmon and Tuna Tartare with Crème Fraiche

Culinary Council Member and esteemed restaurateur David Burke recently was aboard Zuiderdam to host his Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruise to Canada & New England. Throughout the voyage, guests had the pleasure of attending live cooking demonstrations, talks and book signings, as well as in intimate reservation-only dinner at Pinnacle Grill. If you weren’t able…   read more of “Culinary Council…”

Senior Staff Officers Bring a Combined 80 Years of Service to Holland America Line’s Nieuw Statendam

Senior Staff Officers Bring a Combined 80 Years of Service to Holland America Line’s Nieuw Statendam

When Holland America Line’s Nieuw Statendam sets sail in December 2018, the ship’s senior staff officers will bring a combined 80 years of company loyalty and experience. The cruise line announced that Captain Sybe de Boer, Staff Captain Kevin Beirnaert, Hotel Director Don Habets, Chief Engineer Eric van Loenen, and Environmental Officer Dolf Kramer will…   read more of “Senior Staff…”

‘Choose Cruise’ in October and Receive up to $400 Onboard Spending Money

‘Choose Cruise’ in October and Receive up to $400 Onboard Spending Money

Holland America Line is supporting October’s Choose Cruise Month organized by Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) with an offer on more than 800 cruises sailing to all of the premium line’s global destinations that features up to $400 onboard spending money for booking an ocean view or above stateroom. The Choose Cruise Month offer also…   read more of “‘Choose…”