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Holland America Line Launches ‘Pack These Values’ Promotion

Holland America Line Launches ‘Pack These Values’ Promotion

The best packing tip Holland America Line is offering guests is to take advantage of the new Pack These Values promotion on select 2019-2020 cruises and Alaska Land+Sea Journeys. The offer, which launches today, provides cruisers who book an eligible itinerary with pre-paid gratuities, 50 percent reduced deposits and free or reduced fares for kids…   read more of “Holland America…”

Holland America Line Bestows Shared Humanity Award to Oprah Winfrey

Holland America Line Bestows Shared Humanity Award to Oprah Winfrey

At a special gathering on board Nieuw Statendam following the special Girls’ Getaway sailing in partnership with O, The Oprah Magazine, Holland America Line bestowed its Shared Humanity Award on Oprah Winfrey — philanthropist, global media leader and founder and editorial director of the magazine. At the event, Holland America Line presented a $40,000 donation…   read more of “Holland America…”

These Four Excursions in Dublin Make For an Unforgettably Tasty St. Patrick’s Day

These Four Excursions in Dublin Make For an Unforgettably Tasty St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day has become a worldwide festival of all things Irish, and Holland America Line brings the celebration on board with green decorations and Master Chef Rudi Sodamin’s delicious corned beef and cabbage in the Dining Room. In addition to the onboard celebrations, Holland America Line offers shore excursions in Dublin — the capital…   read more of “These Four…”

Holland America Line Celebrates Steel Cutting of Next Pinnacle Class Ship

Holland America Line Celebrates Steel Cutting of Next Pinnacle Class Ship

Holland America Line’s next Pinnacle Class ship reached a construction milestone today as the steel for the main section was cut at Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard in Italy. The newbuild, due for delivery in May 2021, will be the 17th ship constructed for Holland America Line by Fincantieri, which most recently delivered Nieuw Statendam. As the…   read more of “Holland America…”

New McKinley Chalet Resort Junior Suites Elevate Alaska Land+Sea Journey Experience

New McKinley Chalet Resort Junior Suites Elevate Alaska Land+Sea Journey Experience

When the 2019 Alaska cruise season opens, Holland America Line guests will have an even sweeter reason to join a Land+Sea Journey: new Junior Suites at the McKinley Chalet Resort. Part of the new 99-room expansion, the 54 junior suites all will showcase balconies so guests can enjoy the stunning views of the surrounding Alaska…   read more of “New McKinley Chalet…”

Barcelona: After My Cruise

Barcelona: After My Cruise

Within the first few minutes of being in Barcelona after disembarking from my Holland America Line cruise, I learn two important things: a new word — chamfered — and the immediate sense that this is a city that wants to be seen. When a building on an intersection has a chamfered corner, that means its…   read more of “Barcelona: After My…”

EXC In-Depth Field Notes: Phuket, Thailand

EXC In-Depth Field Notes: Phuket, Thailand

Our EXC In-Depth Voyage has arrived to Thailand! EXC In-Depth Onboard Naturalist/Zodiac Driver Kristy King sent some Field Notes and excellent photos from Phuket, Thailand. Enjoy this installment, and stay tuned as Maasdam begins its journey to across the Indian Ocean. After turning our clocks back one hour overnight to ensure and extra hours rest…   read more of “EXC In-Depth Field…”