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Tours for the Coffee Connoisseur

Tours for the Coffee Connoisseur

Tomorrow is International Coffee Day, and for all of you coffee connoisseurs Holland America Line offers some amazing tours that delve deep into the world of coffee making in ports known for producing some incredible beans. We’ve featured some of the tours in a previous post, and now we’re going deeper into the countries that…   read more of “Tours for the…”

New Canadian Procedures are a Win for Guests Cruising to Alaska and Canada

New Canadian Procedures are a Win for Guests Cruising to Alaska and Canada

Holland America Line is pleased with the recent announcement of the lifting of Canadian pandemic border restrictions. Under the new guidelines, Canadian border vaccination and testing requirements are no longer necessary, which is an important step for the cruise industry in simplifying the travel process for itineraries to Alaska and Canada. Under the new procedures,…   read more of “New Canadian…”

Volendam Returns to Guest Cruising Operations

Volendam Returns to Guest Cruising Operations

Two-and-a-half years after the cruise industry pause, Holland America Line’s Volendam returned to cruising today at Trieste (Venice), Italy. The ship embarked guests for a 14-day Holy Land and Ancient Kingdoms Explorer itinerary. To commemorate the occasion, Holland America Line held a ribbon-cutting ceremony in the terminal to open embarkation, attended by the ship’s captain…   read more of “Volendam Returns to…”

New Health Protocol Search Tool Makes Cruise Preparation Easier

New Health Protocol Search Tool Makes Cruise Preparation Easier

Holland America Line recently relaxed our health requirements on most voyages, which opened cruising to a wider range of guests. Now we’re making it easy to find out what protocols are required for your cruise. With a new Health Protocols Tool on Holland America Line’s website, booked guests can simply enter their booking number and…   read more of “New Health Protocol…”

What To Do in Greater Fort Lauderdale

What To Do in Greater Fort Lauderdale

As summer sunshine turns to fall foliage, we’re thinking about one of our favorite cruise departure ports: Greater Fort Lauderdale. Nicknamed the “Venice of America,” this cosmopolitan destination offers 300 miles of winding waterways, a thriving art and culinary scene, and outdoor activities galore. See our list below for recommendations on what to do in…   read more of “What To Do in…”

Holland America Line is the Official Cruise Line of Washington Athletics

Holland America Line is the Official Cruise Line of Washington Athletics

In a multi-year sponsorship agreement that coincides with the 2022-2023 football season, Holland America Line will serve as the “Official Cruise Line of Husky Athletics” for University of Washington Athletics. This marks Holland America Line’s first foray into college sports and establishes an ideal relationship for two of Seattle’s iconic brands. As Seattle’s Hometown Cruise…   read more of “Holland America…”

Holland America Becomes First Cruise Line Certified Sustainable for Alaska Seafood by Responsible Fisheries Management

Holland America Becomes First Cruise Line Certified Sustainable for Alaska Seafood by Responsible Fisheries Management

Holland America Line has been awarded Responsible Fisheries Management (RFM) certification—making it the first cruise line to achieve this distinguished credential by serving only fresh, certified sustainable and traceable wild Alaska seafood. RFM certified all six of the cruise line’s ships that sail to Alaska following an independent audit. “Holland America Line has shared Alaska…   read more of “Holland America…”