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HAL Kicks Off ‘National Cruise Vacation Week’ with Explore4 and Onboard Credits

HAL Kicks Off ‘National Cruise Vacation Week’ with Explore4 and Onboard Credits

Holland America Line is planning special promotions for CLIA Cruise Week which starts today, Oct. 6, and runs through Monday, Oct. 13. Organized by Cruise Lines International Association, the weeklong event features promotions and online opportunities to give consumers a perfect opportunity to book a cruise vacation while taking advantage of special savings. Throughout the…   read more of “HAL Kicks Off…”

Captain’s Log: Wildlife and Glaciers Exemplify Alaska Cruising

Captain’s Log: Wildlife and Glaciers Exemplify Alaska Cruising

Regular readers of the Holland America Blog might remember Captain Jonathan Mercer from ms Amsterdam’s 2014 Grand World Voyage cruise. Along the way he checked in from port to port with fabulous photos and stories of the journey. This summer the adventurous captain sailed Holland America Line Alaska itineraries and continued to write about it…   read more of “Captain’s…”

Lookbook: The Refurbished McKinley Chalet on Alaska Land+Sea Journeys

Lookbook: The Refurbished McKinley Chalet on Alaska Land+Sea Journeys

Holland America Line’s Land+Sea Journeys combine a three- to seven-night Holland America Line cruise with an overland adventure that includes a one,- two- or three-night stay at Denali National Park as a centerpiece of the Alaska experience. To enhance the program, Holland America Line acquired the McKinley Chalet Resort, a magnificent 68-acre hotel property on…   read more of “Lookbook: The…”

Cooking Classes and Demonstrations Whip Up Local Fare on Alaska Cruises

Cooking Classes and Demonstrations Whip Up Local Fare on Alaska Cruises

From “All About Salmon” to “Fresh From Alaska,” cooking classes and demonstrations in the Culinary Arts Center, presented by Food & Wine Magazine, on Alaska cruises teach guests the finer side of local cuisine. Guests who participate in the “Flavors of the Northwest” cooking class learn how to prepare salmon several ways. This delicious local…   read more of “Cooking Classes and…”

Cruising from Seattle? Take Time to Explore this Popular Holland America Line Port

Cruising from Seattle? Take Time to Explore this Popular Holland America Line Port

Journalist Georgina Cruz recently visited Seattle, Wash., and wrote about her travels for the “Orlando Sentinel.” Cruz is a seasoned traveler and frequent Holland America Line guest. In fact, her name might sound familiar because you’ve read about her epic Grand World Voyage adventures on the Holland America Blog. Seattle is not only a key…   read more of “Cruising from…”

Got Junk Rock? ‘Cruise Radio’ Says Recycled Percussion Wows on HAL

Got Junk Rock? ‘Cruise Radio’ Says Recycled Percussion Wows on HAL

Doug Parker, host of Cruise Radio, recently took an Alaska cruise aboard Westerdam and shared his thoughts on the beautiful and rugged frontier. Today, Parker shares the Recycled Percussion entertainment experience. Recycled Percussion was the highest-placed non-singing act on “America’s Got Talent” and has enjoyed extended runs at both the MGM Grand and Tropicana in…   read more of “Got Junk Rock?…”

Alaska Beer Tasting Samples Four Local Brews

Alaska Beer Tasting Samples Four Local Brews

Doug Parker of Cruise Radio recently took an Alaska cruise and participated in an Alaska Beer Tasting while onboard.

Alaska Q&A with ‘Cruise Radio’ Host Doug Parker

Alaska Q&A with ‘Cruise Radio’ Host Doug Parker

Doug Parker, host of Cruise Radio, recently took an Alaska cruise aboard Westerdam. While it wasn’t his first time in Alaska, every time Doug visits the Last Frontier it still strikes him with awe and wonder.