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Been There, Done That? Try An ‘Encore Collection’ Journeys Ashore on Your Cruise

Been There, Done That? Try An ‘Encore Collection’ Journeys Ashore on Your Cruise

Think you’ve seen it all during your cruise? Think again! With Holland America Line’s Encore Collection of Journeys Ashore tours in each port, guests who have visited a port before or who are looking for something off the beaten path will have the possibility to discover what lies beyond the attractions everyone knows about. From…   read more of “Been There, Done…”

Check it Out: Use Our ‘Destination Guides’ to Help You Plan Your Time in Port

Check it Out: Use Our ‘Destination Guides’ to Help You Plan Your Time in Port

Holland America Line’s partnership with AFAR, the leaders in experiential travel guides, is helping cruisers dream, plan, choose and prepare for the perfect cruise vacation. By creating comprehensive Destination Guides that are found on our website, AFAR is able to provide recommendations tailored to our guests’ itineraries and interests for our ports of call and…   read more of “Check it Out: Use…”

The Denali Square Complex is Open! Come Explore on an Alaska Land+Sea Journey

The Denali Square Complex is Open! Come Explore on an Alaska Land+Sea Journey

Guests on our award-winning Alaska Land+Sea Journeys can now experience new dining, entertainment and amenities at the Denali Square complex located in the heart of the company’s McKinley Chalet Resort at the gates of Denali National Park. To celebrate the grand opening, Holland America Line presented the Denali Borough School District with a $20,000 check…   read more of “The Denali Square…”

Explore the Breathtaking Beauty of Denali National Park on a Land+Sea Journey

Explore the Breathtaking Beauty of Denali National Park on a Land+Sea Journey

In anticipation of today’s grand opening of Denali Square at our McKinley Chalet Resort in Alaska, here is an article written for Holland America Line about glorious Denali National Park. If Denali is on your bucket list, or if you’ve been and yearn to return, check out our Land+Sea Journeys that feature this memorable part…   read more of “Explore the…”

There’s Still Time to Sip & Savor with Guest Chefs & Mixologists in 2016

There’s Still Time to Sip & Savor with Guest Chefs & Mixologists in 2016

Holland America Line cruises are filled with many exciting activities, from diverse entertainment options to a comprehensive enrichment program. Included among the many amenities is the popular Culinary Arts Center presented by Food & Wine Magazine, which combines enrichment and entertainment. On every cruise, guests can pop by any one of our show kitchens at…   read more of “There’s Still…”

Tips for Glacier Bay Cruising as Nieuw Amsterdam Kicks Off Alaska Season

Tips for Glacier Bay Cruising as Nieuw Amsterdam Kicks Off Alaska Season

Holland America Line’s Nieuw Amsterdam arrived at the Port of Seattle Friday, April 29, marking the start of the city’s summer Alaska homeport cruise season. We’ve increased our Seattle calls this year to 55, and three Holland America Line ships will sail roundtrip Seattle routes in 2016: Westerdam arrives Saturday, May 7; Amsterdam arrives Sunday,…   read more of “Tips for Glacier…”

Giddy Up For These Exciting Equestrian Shore Excursions Around the World

Giddy Up For These Exciting Equestrian Shore Excursions Around the World

Call all horse-lovers and those who just seek an adventure! Saddle up for a gallop across the globe! From the warm beaches of the Caribbean to breathtaking mountains of Iceland, Holland America Line offers many shore excursions for cruisers to go horseback riding. Whether you’re a cowboy, cowgirl or just someone looking for a little…   read more of “Giddy Up For These…”