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Category: Caribbean

Bookings Open for Nieuw Statendam’s Premiere Voyage & Inaugural Season of Caribbean Cruises

Bookings Open for Nieuw Statendam’s Premiere Voyage & Inaugural Season of Caribbean Cruises

Bookings are open for the Premiere Voyage and 2018-19 inaugural Caribbean cruise season of Holland America Line’s ms Nieuw Statendam. Due for delivery Dec. 1, 2018, the second Pinnacle Class ship in the fleet currently is under construction at Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard in Italy. When Nieuw Statendam departs the yard, it will be delivered in…   read more of “Bookings Open for…”

Choose a Holland America Line Cruise to Some of the World’s Most Brag-Worthy Beaches

Choose a Holland America Line Cruise to Some of the World’s Most Brag-Worthy Beaches

Holland America Line’s carefully crafted itineraries give our guests access to some of the most brag-worthy beaches around the world. Australia and the South Pacific, Thailand, the Mediterranean, the Caribbean, the Hawaiian Islands, South America – all provide opportunities for amazing beach exploration. Here are eight of our favorites: Half Moon Cay Our very own…   read more of “Choose a Holland…”

Going Beyond the Panama Canal on a Panama Canal Cruise

Going Beyond the Panama Canal on a Panama Canal Cruise

As arguably the greatest engineering project ever, it’s no wonder a Panama Canal cruise tops the “must-see” list of many world travelers. Dubbed “one of the seven wonders of the modern world” by the American Society of Civil Engineers, most find this marvel reason enough to select one of these cruises. However, a Panama Canal…   read more of “Going Beyond the…”

‘Seas’ the Day with These Spectacular Sailing Excursions

‘Seas’ the Day with These Spectacular Sailing Excursions

From picking your itinerary to mapping out all of the small details, planning a Holland America Line cruise is always an exciting endeavor! Once you’ve tackled the decision of where to go, you can move on to arranging all the fun activities you want to take part in both onboard and on land, including Journeys…   read more of “‘Seas’…”

Looking to Escape the Chill? St. Martin is the Caribbean’s Answer to the Côte d’Azur

Looking to Escape the Chill? St. Martin is the Caribbean’s Answer to the Côte d’Azur

If the snow is starting to blanket the ground where you live and the winter chill is moving in, now is the perfect time to start dreaming about the golden beaches, azure skies and balmy breezes of the Caribbean. Fortunately Holland America Line has several ships plying the warm waters of the region for the…   read more of “Looking to Escape…”

Explore Under the Sea Without Getting Wet on a Submarine Shore Excursion

Explore Under the Sea Without Getting Wet on a Submarine Shore Excursion

Holland America Line offers thousands of Journeys Ashore appealing to a wide variety of interests. Whether you seek active and adventurous or cultural and calm, we showcase some of the best sites and activities at each port. While there can be much to see on land, a tour that takes you below the surface without…   read more of “Explore Under the…”

New Top 10 Sailings Feature the Lowest Fares of the Season on Must-Do Cruises

New Top 10 Sailings Feature the Lowest Fares of the Season on Must-Do Cruises

Have you been following our Top 10 Sailings promotion? We started last month, and due to the overwhelming success we’re still going strong. Each week we feature 10 sailings with the lowest fares of the season. These rates make it even more affordable to experience some of the most amazing itineraries around the world. Here…   read more of “New Top 10 Sailings…”