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Lush Landscapes and Enchanting Experiences Beckon on a Cruise to New Zealand

Lush Landscapes and Enchanting Experiences Beckon on a Cruise to New Zealand

Today is New Zealand’s Independence Day, and to celebrate we’re highlighting Holland America Line’s unique cruise itineraries, EXC Tours and our Signature Experience in Auckland that give our guests an in-depth exploration of a remarkable destination. From October 2018 though May 2019, Noordam sails regular itineraries Down Under, while Maasdam’s EXC In-Depth Voyages provide immersive…   read more of “Lush Landscapes and…”

#WineTourismDay: Five Shore Excursions That Will Take You on a Journey of Worldly Wines

#WineTourismDay: Five Shore Excursions That Will Take You on a Journey of Worldly Wines

Are you a wine aficionado or simply a connoisseur of expanding your horizons? With the rise of wine’s popularity, Holland America Line continues to foster a love of wine among our guests with our BLEND experience where guests make their own blend of red wine, as well as through our partnership with our Wine Curator…   read more of “#WineTourismDay:…”

Q&A with Dr. Peter Carey: What are EXC In-Depth Voyages All About?

Q&A with Dr. Peter Carey: What are EXC In-Depth Voyages All About?

Bon Voyage to out first EXC In-Depth Voyage, which departs today! Holland America Line’s Director of Explorations Dr. Peter Carey is continuing to scout locations and build out our innovative new series of EXC In-Depth Voyages featuring exciting Zodiac excursions. Learn more about our EXC In-Depth Voyages with Dr. Carey’s insightful Q&A. What is an…   read more of “Q&A with Dr….”

Set Your Sights on These Top 5 EXC Tours for the Adventure Seeker

Set Your Sights on These Top 5 EXC Tours for the Adventure Seeker

Are you a destination collector and experience seeker? Are you looking to meet new people, become immersed in different cultures and find tailored experiences in every port? Holland America Line offers a shoreside adventure to fit every level of interest, comfort and desire. Our EXC Tours are carefully crafted to exceed guest expectations no matter…   read more of “Set Your Sights on…”

Celebrate National Wildlife Day on Our Top EXC Tours for Spotting Wildlife

Celebrate National Wildlife Day on Our Top EXC Tours for Spotting Wildlife

National Wildlife Day was founded in 2005 to bring awareness to endangered species, both domestic and international, as well as acknowledge outstanding animal sanctuaries and organizations for everything they do to help preserve and educate the public about animal conservation. This year, the date of the holiday has been permanently changed from Sept. 4 to…   read more of “Celebrate National…”

New EXC In-Depth Voyages Feature Zodiac Excursions for Up-Close Discovery

New EXC In-Depth Voyages Feature Zodiac Excursions for Up-Close Discovery

This September Holland America Line will begin an innovative approach to cruising for travelers who are looking for thoughtful and immersive ways to see the world. Offered on the 1,258-guest Maasdam, new EXC In-Depth Voyages explore some of the most fascinating corners of the globe on itineraries from 12 to 34 days, using world-renowned experts,…   read more of “New EXC In-Depth…”