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Holland America Line Crew Repatriation Plan

(UPDATED June 3 with current ship locations and repatriation figures.) With the continued pause in travel, Holland America Line remains focused on safely returning crew members to their home countries. We have been diligently working to repatriate our crew to their families and loved ones, but given country closures, port closure and travel restrictions this…   read more of “Holland America…”

Nieuw Amsterdam to the Rescue

Nieuw Amsterdam to the Rescue

Late last night eastern time (today, May 15, local time for the ship), Nieuw Amsterdam received a message from Cape Town Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre requesting assistance for a French sailing vessel underway from Mauritius to France, via South Africa. The vessel was located 80 nautical miles away and lost its mast in heavy winds….   read more of “Nieuw Amsterdam to…”

Holland America Line Extends its Pause of Cruise Operations

Holland America Line Extends its Pause of Cruise Operations

With travel restrictions continuing for the near future due to global health concerns, Holland America Line has decided to extend its pause of global cruise operations and cancel all Alaska, Europe and Canada/New England cruises for 2020. In addition, Amsterdam will not operate the 79-day Grand Africa Voyage from Boston, Massachusetts, to Fort Lauderdale, Florida,…   read more of “Holland America…”

HAL@HOME Takes Fans on a Virtual Holland America Line Cruise: Foodie Edition

HAL@HOME Takes Fans on a Virtual Holland America Line Cruise: Foodie Edition

Holland America Line is bringing its award-winning onboard entertainment, culinary scene, destination highlights and more to the homes of fans with HAL@Home, a new virtual cruise experience. Through cooking demonstrations, musical performances and enriching videos, the premium cruise line is connecting with guests who can “come aboard” from the comfort of their computer. The HAL@Home…   read more of “HAL@HOME Takes Fans…”