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Holland America Line Returns to Tampa in 2020

Holland America Line Returns to Tampa in 2020

Holland America Line is returning to Port Tampa Bay in 2020 with a full season of 18 Caribbean cruises aboard Veendam. Adding western Caribbean and Gulf ports in Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala to the line’s extensive Caribbean offerings, roundtrip cruises from Tampa sail from November 2020 through March 2021 and include five- to 14-day itineraries….   read more of “Holland America…”

We’re Backing the Bahamas and You Can Help

We’re Backing the Bahamas and You Can Help

Are you wondering how you can help our Bahamas recovery efforts? Please donate now to our partners Direct Relief: http://bit.ly/2lyykXF and World Central Kitchen: http://bit.ly/2lUEfWW, two great organizations already doing important work. We thank you for your support! If you are a cruise guest on our ships, simply fill out card in your stateroom with…   read more of “We’re Backing…”

Carnival Corporation Aids in Collection and Shipping of Donations to The Bahamas and with Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation Pledges $2 Million in Support

Carnival Corporation Aids in Collection and Shipping of Donations to The Bahamas and with Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation Pledges $2 Million in Support

Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest leisure travel company, today announced a partnership with Tropical Shipping and The Bahamas National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to collect and deliver NEMA-approved food and supplies donated in Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties for the people of The Bahamas. Carnival Corporation is partnering…   read more of “Carnival…”

Half Moon Cay: My Own Private Island

Half Moon Cay: My Own Private Island

I admit, when I first started traveling, my interests were pretty limited. I simply longed for a beautiful beach. This was before my introduction to Europe, before Asia, before South America and Alaska. I just wanted to find the most pristine sandy coves fronting the most luscious clear waters — and rank them. More than…   read more of “Half Moon Cay: My…”

Celebrate National Rum Day with a FOOD & WINE Shore Excursion in the Caribbean

Celebrate National Rum Day with a FOOD & WINE Shore Excursion in the Caribbean

Happy National Rum Day! Celebrated annually on August 16, the holiday honors the distilled clear beverage which is a byproduct of molasses production or made directly from sugar cane juice. While the sweet spirit originated in Papua New Guinea, the beverage has become tied to the sunny Caribbean islands. In celebration of the holiday, we’re…   read more of “Celebrate National…”

#WorldSnorkelingDay: Five Excursions that Explore the Beauty Beneath the Surface

#WorldSnorkelingDay:  Five Excursions that Explore the Beauty Beneath the Surface

Today is World Snorkeling Day, and in honor of the special holiday we’re showcasing five of our favorite snorkeling excursions guests can experience on a Holland America Line cruise. From the idyllic Caribbean to breathtaking Hawaii, these specially selected tours allow guests to explore the beauty of some of the world’s most famed locales from…   read more of “#WorldSnorkelingDay:…”

Holland America Line Named Number One in Cruise Critic’s 2019 Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards

Holland America Line Named Number One in Cruise Critic’s 2019 Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards

Holland America Line claimed the top spot as the favorite cruise line for sailings to Alaska, the Mexican Riviera, and the Panama Canal and Central America in Cruise Critics’ 2019 Cruisers’ Choice Destinations Awards. The premium cruise line also took home honors in five additional destination categories for its private island, Half Moon Cay, and…   read more of “Holland America…”