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Shore Excursion Collections Guide Travelers to the Perfect Tour

Shore Excursion Collections Guide Travelers to the Perfect Tour

When taking a Holland America Line cruise, you can expect incredible shore excursions, tailor-made to offer the best experience at every port. Holland America Line has grouped many of the tours into five distinct collections, so you’ll know exactly what to look for when booking your tours in advance or onboard. Each collection is centered…   read more of “Shore Excursion…”

Cruising Down Under: Why Australia & New Zealand Should be on Your Bucket List

Cruising Down Under: Why Australia & New Zealand Should be on Your Bucket List

In August 2014, the Holland America Blog asked fans to choose their top “Bucket List” ports around the world. Number one on the list? Sydney, Australia! Travelers around the globe are attracted to Australia and New Zealand for the region’s unique beauty, interesting culture and vast array of things to see and do. From cosmopolitan…   read more of “Cruising Down…”

‘Seas the Day’ and Book one of Holland America Line’s Exotic Cruises

‘Seas the Day’ and Book one of Holland America Line’s Exotic Cruises

Are you looking to cruise to one of Holland America Line’s exotic locales like Australia, Hawaii, the South Pacific, South America or Asia? With the recently launched “Seas the Day” promotion, taking a cruise to one of these destinations is more affordable than ever before. In North America, the promotion features special savings up to…   read more of “‘Seas the…”

What’s the Best Cruise to Book? Try One of These 8 Itineraries for a Dream Vacation

What’s the Best Cruise to Book? Try One of These 8 Itineraries for a Dream Vacation

It’s Black Friday in the United States, the day after Thanksgiving when consumers go out en masse to ramp up their holiday shopping. To celebrate this unofficial holiday, here is a list of the Top 8 cruises you should go out and book today — dream itineraries around the world that would make the ultimate…   read more of “What’s the…”

What are MPAs? New Program with Marine Conservation Institute Educates Guests

What are MPAs? New Program with Marine Conservation Institute Educates Guests

As part of its “Our Marvelous Oceans” partnership with Marine Conservation Institute, Holland America Line has created a new program that highlights and educates cruise guests and crew about marine protected areas (MPAs) around the world through onboard presentations by shipboard personnel. Topics will cover what a marine protected area is and how to visit…   read more of “What are MPAs? New…”

Pre- and Post-Cruise Tours Allow More Time to Explore Australia & New Zealand

Pre- and Post-Cruise Tours Allow More Time to Explore Australia & New Zealand

Cruises to Australia and New Zealand are increasingly popular. The region is extraordinary in its blend of rugged terrain, unique wildlife and urban beach communities. As you cruise into Sydney Harbor you’re immediately met with iconic sights like Harbor Bridge and the Sydney Opera House. However, other major landmarks require a bit of travel inland….   read more of “Pre- and…”