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Celebrating the Grand Opening of Our 99-Room Addition at McKinley Chalet Resort in Alaska

Celebrating the Grand Opening of Our 99-Room Addition at McKinley Chalet Resort in Alaska

Holland America Line held a grand opening ceremony for its new luxury guest accommodations at McKinley Chalet Resort Friday, June 14. Officially dedicating the new Ridge View building that opened for the 2019 Alaska cruise season, the ribbon-cutting celebration was attended by Arnold Donald, Carnival Corporation and plc president and CEO; Stein Kruse, chief executive…   read more of “Celebrating the…”

Press Diary: Thai Cooking Class in Bangkok Benefits Local Youth

Press Diary: Thai Cooking Class in Bangkok Benefits Local Youth

Kelly Stilwell of Food Fun & Faraway Places recently sailed on Holland America Line to Southeast Asia and participated in “The Courageous Kitchen Cooking Class: In Partnership With Food & Wine Magazine” shore excursion while at Bangkok, Thailand. Read selections from Kelly Stilwell’s article to hear about her Thai cooking class experience! Thai Cooking Class…   read more of “Press Diary: Thai…”

Bar Harbor: A Different Kind of Island Time

Bar Harbor: A Different Kind of Island Time

I’m embarrassed that it took me this long to get to Maine. I grew up in New Jersey, not that far away, for Pete’s sake. But now that I’m in Bar Harbor, the pleasures multiply. The coastal town on Mt. Desert Island is the epitome of New England, and it’s all about scenery, food and…   read more of “Bar Harbor: A…”

Top Five Reasons to Take a Holland America Line Cruise with Your Best Friend

Top Five Reasons to Take a Holland America Line Cruise with Your Best Friend

The relationship between best friends is often fierce and can withstand distance, storms and silence. Whether you’ve known them all of your life or they are more recently acquired, best friends make fun times memorable. In celebration of Best Friends Day on June 8, we’re highlighting the many reasons why a Holland America Line cruise…   read more of “Top Five Reasons to…”

Holland America Line’s Westerdam Explores Eight Iconic Countries in Asia During 2019-20 Season

Holland America Line’s Westerdam Explores Eight Iconic Countries in Asia During 2019-20 Season

The cosmopolitan cities and rich traditions of the Far East unfold for guests on Holland America Line’s Westerdam when the ship embarks on its 2019-20 season in Asia. From September 2019 through April 2020, Westerdam extensively explores Cambodia, China, Japan, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam on cruises ranging from 13 to…   read more of “Holland America…”