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Alaska Cruise Highlights: Glacier Bay

Alaska Cruise Highlights: Glacier Bay

I didn’t expect the color of Glacier Bay to be so vivid. It’s darker than Caribbean green, but just short of forest green. And I didn’t expect the ripples on the surface to be so distinct. What I’m looking at on my summer Alaska cruise is a spectacular study in texture, within a narrow range…   read more of “Alaska Cruise…”

New ‘Up-Close Exploring’ Shore Excursion Introduced in Hubbard Glacier

New ‘Up-Close Exploring’ Shore Excursion Introduced in Hubbard Glacier

Alaska offers unrivaled scenery and adventure among its narrow fjords, rugged mountains and verdant forests. Glaciers loom over the sea like towers of blue ice while migrating whales can be spotted surfacing to exhale jets of spray. Whether it’s cruising in Glacier Bay to Margerie Glacier, in Tracy Arm to the Twin Sawyer Glaciers, or…   read more of “New ‘Up-Close…”

Legendary Journeys: The Farther We Travel the Closer We Become

Legendary Journeys: The Farther We Travel the Closer We Become

Holland America Line has developed a collection of “Legendary Journeys” that immerse our guests in different cultures, exotic locales and more of everything you love about travel. Slightly longer itineraries make it possible to delve deeper, learn something new and enjoy even more leisure time aboard our ships. A more relaxed schedule makes it easier…   read more of “Legendary Journeys:…”

Holland America Line’s New Oceans of Extras Promotion Gives Up to $750 in Onboard Perks

Holland America Line’s New Oceans of Extras Promotion Gives Up to $750 in Onboard Perks

Holland America Line’s new Oceans of Extras promotion gives guests up to $600 in onboard spending money per stateroom and awards bonus perks for suite bookings on select fall 2019 through spring 2020 cruises. The offer, which runs through June 30, 2019, provides cruisers who book an eligible itinerary with onboard spending money ranging from…   read more of “Holland America…”

Press Diary: 17 Days in the South Pacific With Holland America

Press Diary: 17 Days in the South Pacific With Holland America

Christy Woodrow and Scott Calafiore of the award-winning adventure travel and lifestyle blog, Ordinary Traveler, recently sailed on a 17-day Holland America Line EXC In-Depth cruise aboard Maasdam to Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. Read selections from Christy’s blog post to hear her reflections on cruising on Maasdam and the unique ports of…   read more of “Press Diary: 17…”

EXC In-Depth Field Notes: Waitangi and Tauranga, New Zealand

EXC In-Depth Field Notes: Waitangi and Tauranga, New Zealand

Our EXC In-Depth Voyage is in New Zealand! EXC In-Depth Onboard Exploration Leader Mark Read sent some Field Notes and excellent photos from gorgeous Waitangi and Tauranga. Enjoy this installment, and stay tuned as the ship continues its exploration in the Pacific Ocean. Waitangi, New Zealand The Bay of Plenty was spectacular as Maasdam glided…   read more of “EXC In-Depth Field…”