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Nieuw Statendam to Explore Norway, the Baltic, Iceland and the Med for the 2019 Summer/Fall Season

Nieuw Statendam to Explore Norway, the Baltic, Iceland and the Med for the 2019 Summer/Fall Season

Following an inaugural season island-hopping throughout the Caribbean, Holland America Line’s Nieuw Statendam will cross the Atlantic Ocean in late April 2019 and spend the summer and fall exploring northern Europe and the Mediterranean. The new Pinnacle Class ship will homeport in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, for the summer. Offering an enchanting collection of seven- and…   read more of “Nieuw Statendam to…”

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…”

Experience New Culinary-Themed EXC Tours Developed in Partnership with FOOD & WINE

Experience New Culinary-Themed EXC Tours Developed in Partnership with FOOD & WINE

The long-time partnership between Holland America Line and FOOD & WINE has delivered immersive culinary experiences for more than a dozen years. The collaboration is expanding with a collection of exciting culinary-themed EXC Tours (shore excursions) that explore food, wine and culture in some of the world’s hottest gastronomic locales. “Holland America Line continues to…   read more of “Experience New…”

Step Into a Piece of Shakespeare’s World with a Signature Experience in Copenhagen

Step Into a Piece of Shakespeare’s World with a Signature Experience in Copenhagen

Copenhagen is a can’t-miss destination when exploring the Baltic Sea on a cruise with Holland America Line. The city’s old cobbled streets, brightly colored harbor and the tower- and turret-dotted skyline lend a fairy-tale charm that make Denmark’s capital one of the easiest European cities to love. For the 2018 season, Holland America is providing…   read more of “Step Into a Piece…”

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?…”