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New ‘Up-Close Exploring’ Shore Excursion Introduced in Hubbard Glacier

New ‘Up-Close Exploring’ Shore Excursion Introduced in Hubbard Glacier

Alaska offers unrivaled scenery and adventure among its narrow fjords, rugged mountains and verdant forests. Glaciers loom over the sea like towers of blue ice while migrating whales can be spotted surfacing to exhale jets of spray. Whether it’s cruising in Glacier Bay to Margerie Glacier, in Tracy Arm to the Twin Sawyer Glaciers, or…   read more of “New ‘Up-Close…”

Ports of Alaska: Ketchikan and Juneau

Ports of Alaska: Ketchikan and Juneau

It would be difficult to imagine a more quintessential Alaskan port town than Ketchikan, with the docks of its downtown hanging over the Tongass Narrows on one side and 3,001-foot Deer Mountain tucking it in on the other. Dense forest rises above the colorful architecture of the streets that sit behind Front Street. The buildings…   read more of “Ports of Alaska:…”

Holland America Line’s Summer Menus Feature Locally Inspired Dishes and Regional Flavors

Holland America Line’s Summer Menus Feature Locally Inspired Dishes and Regional Flavors

A cruise with Holland America Line means an in-depth, immersive experience of the various locales you’re visiting — both on board and ashore. From shore excursions to Explorations Central, we aim to provide guests with an authentic experience unlike anything else, and that includes bringing the destination to the ship through regionally inspired cuisine. This…   read more of “Holland America…”

Experience the Most Immersive Alaska Cruise on a 21-Day EXC In-Depth Voyage

Experience the Most Immersive Alaska Cruise on a 21-Day EXC In-Depth Voyage

Are you a seasoned cruiser, eager to find new, immersive ways to explore our fascinating world? If you answered yes, then our EXC In-Depth Voyages were designed specifically with you in mind. These specially crafted itineraries offer an innovative and customized approach to cruising, allowing guests to explore the most fascinating corners of the globe…   read more of “Experience the Most…”

Denali: On Land Before My Alaska Cruise

Denali: On Land Before My Alaska Cruise

Midnight check-in in Anchorage: The world is quiet, yet I’m filled with anticipation for the start of my Alaska Land+Sea Journey. All I want is a good night’s sleep, and I get that before I head downstairs for the bus to whisk me and the other Holland America Line guests away to meet the McKinley…   read more of “Denali: On Land…”

New McKinley Chalet Resort Junior Suites Elevate Alaska Land+Sea Journey Experience

New McKinley Chalet Resort Junior Suites Elevate Alaska Land+Sea Journey Experience

When the 2019 Alaska cruise season opens, Holland America Line guests will have an even sweeter reason to join a Land+Sea Journey: new Junior Suites at the McKinley Chalet Resort. Part of the new 99-room expansion, the 54 junior suites all will showcase balconies so guests can enjoy the stunning views of the surrounding Alaska…   read more of “New McKinley Chalet…”

Looking to Cruise Alaska in 2019? We’re Featuring 133 Cruises & 15 Land+Sea Journey Options

Looking to Cruise Alaska in 2019? We’re Featuring 133 Cruises & 15 Land+Sea Journey Options

If you’re thinking about cruising to Alaska in 2019, look no further than Holland America Line. Next season we will offer 133 cruises and 15 Land+Sea Journey options on eight ships with more visits to Glacier Bay than any other line, the introduction of soft-adventure EXC In-Depth Alaska cruising on Maasdam (stay tuned for a…   read more of “Looking to Cruise…”