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Keel Laying Ceremony Held for Ryndam at Fincantieri

Keel Laying Ceremony Held for Ryndam at Fincantieri

Holland America Line celebrated the keel laying of its new 2,668-passenger Ryndam Nov. 21, 2019, at Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard in Italy. A 505-ton block, about 14 by 34 meters, was lowered by crane into the yard’s building dock, marking the official beginning of construction. The Pinnacle Class ship is scheduled for delivery in May 2021….   read more of “Keel Laying…”

Holland America Line’s 2021 Alaska Land+Sea Journeys Open for Booking

Holland America Line’s 2021 Alaska Land+Sea Journeys Open for Booking

Building on its more than 70 years of Alaska experience, Holland America Line’s 2021 Land+Sea Journeys continue to be the only way travelers can explore the Yukon and Denali combined with a cruise. Now open for booking, guests can select from among four ships and 15 different configurations, including the Pinnacle Class Koningsdam, that feature…   read more of “Holland America…”

New Seven-Day Pacific Coast Cruises Make Perfect Close-to-Home Exploration

New Seven-Day Pacific Coast Cruises Make Perfect Close-to-Home Exploration

The seemingly endless Pacific Coast is the ultimate locale for a week-long Holland America Line cruise, offering beautiful beaches, more than 300 days of sun, mild year-round temperatures, sporty pastimes and iconic cultural landmarks. Our new Pacific Coast itineraries conjure up the perfect recipe for luxury, relaxation and adventure to help you unwind and enjoy…   read more of “New Seven-Day…”

Noordam Emerges from Drydock with Music Walk’s Billboard Onboard and Upgrades Throughout

Noordam Emerges from Drydock with Music Walk’s Billboard Onboard and Upgrades Throughout

When Noordam re-entered service last month following a scheduled 14-day dry dock, the ship had received a refresh and several upgrades as part of a $300 million brand enhancement initiative. The most notable new additions are Billboard Onboard to the Music Walk area and Fujifilm Wonder Photo Shop where guests can create mementos from their…   read more of “Noordam Emerges…”

My Mediterranean Cruise: ‘Rome: My European Home’

My Mediterranean Cruise: ‘Rome: My European Home’

When I visited Rome for the first time, in order to avoid feeling overwhelmed, I did all the research, devoured all the guidebooks, all the websites (it was also my first European trip, so the pressure was really on). The result of all this prep work was a set-in-stone, absolutely-can’t-miss list of five iconic Roman…   read more of “My Mediterranean…”

The Most Postcard-Perfect Locales in the Caribbean

The Most Postcard-Perfect Locales in the Caribbean

Home to white-sand beaches, lush landscapes, sparkling waters and a laid-back atmosphere, the Caribbean beckons travelers from around the globe. While this inviting region is well known for its picturesque beaches, it offers several other postcard-worthy gems that should not be overlooked. Read on below to discover some of our favorites that you can experience…   read more of “The Most…”