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10 New President’s Picks Cruises Highlight Orlando Ashford’s Favorites

10 New President’s Picks Cruises Highlight Orlando Ashford’s Favorites

They’re back! Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford is sharing 10 of his favorite cruises all over the world in our President’s Picks selections. Our well-traveled leader has explored the globe, and these cruises showcase ideal opportunities to become immersed in enriching experiences. From Cuba to Alaska to Australia, these exciting itineraries range from seven…   read more of “10 New…”

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Elizabeth Strout to Kick Off O’s Onboard Book Club on July 15 Cruise

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Elizabeth Strout to Kick Off O’s Onboard Book Club on July 15 Cruise

Holland America Line and O, The Oprah Magazine’s “Share the Adventure Cruise” is adding Pulitzer Prize-winning author Elizabeth Strout and O, The Oprah Magazine books editor Leigh Haber to the list of visionaries and authorities who will be on board the July 15 sailing to Alaska. Guests aboard Eurodam will be able to join O’s…   read more of “Pulitzer…”

Learn to Cook Like a Local with In-Home Culinary Tours In Ports Around the World

Learn to Cook Like a Local with In-Home Culinary Tours In Ports Around the World

While Holland America Line cruises are about relaxation and indulgence, they’re also about providing guests with an enriching travel experience. We want our guests to gain a deeper understanding of each destination’s unique culture so everyone can truly savor their journey. One undeniably authentic and enjoyable way to get to know a culture is by…   read more of “Learn to Cook Like…”

Why Choose HAL? Readers of Porthole Name Holland America Line Tops in Nine Categories

Why Choose HAL? Readers of Porthole Name Holland America Line Tops in Nine Categories

With nine top honors Holland America Line once again dominated the 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards from Porthole Cruise Magazine, one of the world’s leading consumer cruise travel publications. The awards include Best Alaska, Canada/New England, Asia/Pacific and Northern Europe Itineraries; Most Eco-Friendly Line; Best Shore Excursions; Best Medical Facilities; Best Facilities for Guests with Disabilities;…   read more of “Why Choose HAL?…”

Lookbook: Cruising to Alaska, Europe & the Med with a Holland America Line Guest

Lookbook: Cruising to Alaska, Europe & the Med with a Holland America Line Guest

Holland America Line guest William Norton and his wife have been cruising with us for more than 15 years. During that time, they’ve taken many adventures around the globe, and William has captured them in beautiful photographs. If you’re not sure where you want to cruise, perhaps William’s photos will entice you toward one region…   read more of “Lookbook: Cruising…”

Moose, Bears & Caribou, Oh My! Getting to Know ‘The Big Five’ Animals of Alaska

Moose, Bears & Caribou, Oh My! Getting to Know ‘The Big Five’ Animals of Alaska

While the Alaska cruise season is coming to a close, we’re sure you’re already dreaming of booking your Alaska adventure for 2017. After all, Holland America Line is celebrating our 70th year in The Last Frontier next year so it’s the perfect time to go. One of the highlights of every Alaska cruise is the…   read more of “Moose, Bears &…”

Cruise With Purpose: Six of Our Favorite Tours That Allow Guests to Give Back

Cruise With Purpose: Six of Our Favorite Tours That Allow Guests to Give Back

Holland America Line’s innovative Cruise with Purpose Collection of shore excursions is centered on improving our planet one voyage at a time. For thoughtful cruisers who wants to give back or pay it forward, these tours provide the perfect opportunity in destinations around the world. Assist in scientific research, bring much-needed supplies to an orphanage,…   read more of “Cruise With…”