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Holland America Line Named Number One for Alaska Cruises in 2019 AFAR Travelers’ Choice Awards

Holland America Line Named Number One for Alaska Cruises in 2019 AFAR Travelers’ Choice Awards

Strengthening its position as the number-one cruise line for adventures to the Last Frontier, Holland America Line was named the top pick for Alaska cruises in the 2019 AFAR Travelers’ Choice Awards. This is the second time the cruise line has won the Alaska category in the award’s four-year existence. The 2019 AFAR Travelers’ Choice…   read more of “Holland America…”

Holland America Line Returns to Tampa in 2020

Holland America Line Returns to Tampa in 2020

Holland America Line is returning to Port Tampa Bay in 2020 with a full season of 18 Caribbean cruises aboard Veendam. Adding western Caribbean and Gulf ports in Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala to the line’s extensive Caribbean offerings, roundtrip cruises from Tampa sail from November 2020 through March 2021 and include five- to 14-day itineraries….   read more of “Holland America…”

Executive Chef Rudi Sodamin: Provencal Palate

Executive Chef Rudi Sodamin: Provencal Palate

Lauded by Thomas Keller, published by Rizzoli, and honored with a slew of international gastronomic awards, Rudi Sodamin, Holland America Line’s master chef, is often happiest with a cheeseboard and fine bottle of wine. When I catch up with him in Marbella, Spain — he’s on holiday after disembarking in Amsterdam—the Austrian-born chef with the…   read more of “Executive Chef Rudi…”

Dr. Carey Attends International Penguin Conference to Further ‘EXC Nature’ Programming

Dr. Carey Attends International Penguin Conference to Further ‘EXC Nature’ Programming

Dr. Peter Carey, Holland America Line’s director of explorations, recently attended the 10th International Penguin Conference in Dunedin, New Zealand, to further our EXC Nature programming. The conference brings together experts in penguin biology, conservation and education from all over the world and is a great opportunity learn the latest news about these amazing seabirds….   read more of “Dr. Carey Attends…”

The 2021 Grand South America and Antarctica Voyage by The Numbers

The 2021 Grand South America and Antarctica Voyage by The Numbers

In 2021, the 74-Day Grand South America & Antarctica Voyage sets a course to circumnavigate the continent, exploring the juxtaposed cultures and climates along the way. From the golden beaches of Brazil to the glaciers of Antarctica, the journey is full of memorable destinations, breathtaking scenery and once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Come along and take a look…   read more of “The 2021 Grand…”

Kids Sail Free on All Holland America Line 2020 Alaska, Europe and Canada/New England Cruises

Kids Sail Free on All Holland America Line 2020 Alaska, Europe and Canada/New England Cruises

National Family Day is just around the corner, and Holland America Line is offering a new Who’s in Your Crew? promotion that makes taking a cruise to Alaska next summer an exceptionally affordable family vacation. From Sept. 16-26, 2019, kids will sail free when booked on a 2020 Alaska, Europe and Canada & New England…   read more of “Kids Sail Free on…”

Private Bahamian Island Half Moon Cay Welcomes Guests for a Day of Fun in the Sun

Private Bahamian Island Half Moon Cay Welcomes Guests for a Day of Fun in the Sun

This week Holland America Line’s private Bahamian island, Half Moon Cay, reopened and welcome two sister-brand ships. Carnival Ecstasy and Carnival Pride guests enjoyed the island’s gorgeous white-sand beaches, relaxed in private cabanas, checked out eateries like the Lobster Shack and even participated in an impromptu oceanside dance party. Holland America Line will begin calling…   read more of “Private Bahamian…”

Exclusive Club Orange Program Will be Available on All Ships by October 2019

Exclusive Club Orange Program Will be Available on All Ships by October 2019

Holland America Line’s popular new Club Orange premium amenities program will be available on all ships in the fleet by October 2019. Currently on nine ships, Club Orange gives guests an additional level of luxury and service with priority access, exclusive amenities and special events. Club Orange is available to purchase for a limited number…   read more of “Exclusive Club…”