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Cruise Diary: Double Your Pleasure, Double Your Fun on Back-to-Back Cruises

Cruise Diary: Double Your Pleasure, Double Your Fun on Back-to-Back Cruises

Georgina Cruz, a seasoned traveler and frequent Holland America Line guest, recently cruised on back-to-back Veendam cruises to Canada/New England. Read her Cruise Diary to hear why she chose two cruises with repeating itineraries. Remember the old ad slogan for Doublemint chewing gum? It invited us to double our pleasure, double our fun. When it…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

It’s #NationalLighthouseDay! Unique Lighthouses You Can Visit on a Holland America Line Cruise

It’s #NationalLighthouseDay! Unique Lighthouses You Can Visit on a Holland America Line Cruise

August 7 marks National Lighthouse Day — a day honoring the beacon of light that, for hundreds of years, served as a symbol of safety and security for ships and boats all over the world. Whether it’s their historical wonder or picturesque appeal, lighthouses continue to draw tourists from all over the world to their…   read more of “It’s…”

Oh, Canada! 5 Reasons to Take a Canada & New England Cruise

Oh, Canada! 5 Reasons to Take a Canada & New England Cruise

Yesterday was Canada Day, and we’re celebrating by honoring some of our most popular and culturally rich itineraries: Canada & New England! From now through October, Maasdam, Rotterdam, Veendam and Zuiderdam feature an impressive collection of seven-, 10-, 11- and 13-day options that explore the key ports of this colorful region. There are dozens of…   read more of “Oh, Canada! 5…”

Recipe: Learn How to Prepare the Perfect Salmon Dish from America’s Test Kitchen

Recipe: Learn How to Prepare the Perfect Salmon Dish from America’s Test Kitchen

Reminiscing about a past cruise? One of the easiest ways to relive a Holland America Line vacation is by recreating a meal from your cruise that will awaken your taste buds and spark memories from a recent getaway. With Holland America Line’s America’s Test Kitchen partnership, it’s even easier to create a culinary staycation in…   read more of “Recipe: Learn How…”

HAL Wins Eight Porthole Cruise Magazine 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards

HAL Wins Eight Porthole Cruise Magazine 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards

Holland America Line dominated Porthole Cruise Magazine’s 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards with eight honors. Readers from Porthole, one of the world’s leading consumer cruise travel publications, recognized Holland America Line in areas that covered everything from destinations to onboard and shoreside experiences. The awards include Best Canada/New England and Northern Europe Itineraries; Best Shore Excursions;…   read more of “HAL Wins Eight…”

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…”

BBC Presenter, Filmmaker and Digital Specialist Added to July 8 BBC Earth Feature Cruise

BBC Presenter, Filmmaker and Digital Specialist Added to July 8 BBC Earth Feature Cruise

As part of Holland America Line’s exclusive partnership with BBC Earth, a selection of feature cruises are offered throughout the year that bring BBC Earth experts onboard to share their knowledge, expertise and adventures. These cruises allow guests to take a peek into what happens behind the scenes of BBC Earth’s groundbreaking documentaries by sailing…   read more of “BBC Presenter,…”