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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…”

Experience a Night of Enchantment in Italy’s “City of Canals” with a Signature Experience

Experience a Night of Enchantment in Italy’s “City of Canals” with a Signature Experience

Sustained by stilts built into the sea floor, Venice, Italy, hovers magically atop the ocean’s surface. The gravity-defying charm and opulent architecture of the “floating city” will have guests feeling like they are taking a trip back in time. Starting in 2018, guests of Holland America Line can appreciate the city in all its glory…   read more of “Experience a Night…”

Prins Christian Sund Puts the ‘Scenic’ in Zuiderdam’s Greenland Cruise

Prins Christian Sund Puts the ‘Scenic’ in Zuiderdam’s Greenland Cruise

When Kathy greeted Zuiderdam’s third officer in the elevator for a second time, she told him how great our Iceland ports-of-call had been. He smiled knowingly. “Just wait ‘til Greenland,” he promised. When you’re right, you’re right. For many of Zuiderdam’s 1,900 passengers – us included – the perfect introduction to this icy landmass was…   read more of “Prins Christian…”

Two-Night ‘Signature Experience’ at Barcelona Features Private Tour of Gaudí’s Casa Batlló

Two-Night ‘Signature Experience’ at Barcelona Features Private Tour of Gaudí’s Casa Batlló

The iconic Catalan capital of Barcelona has been a staple port on many of Holland America Line’s Mediterranean itineraries. The famous city is packed with centuries of iconic art and architecture, as Gaudí and Picasso both called it home. Now Holland America Line guests will be able to experience the “Head and Hearth of Catalonia”…   read more of “Two-Night…”

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…”

These Amazing EXC Tours Showcase Off-the-Beaten-Path Wonders & Adventures Around the World

These Amazing EXC Tours Showcase Off-the-Beaten-Path Wonders & Adventures Around the World

Holland America Line offers cruises to every corner of the globe, and with so many magical destinations guests can deeply connect with the people and places they are visiting. Finding the perfect shoreside experience can be a daunting task if you’re unfamiliar with the port, or if there are just so many enticing options. Our…   read more of “These Amazing EXC…”

Take an Exclusive Tour of Rome’s Colosseum & Other Superstar Attractions on a 2018 ‘Signature Experience’

Take an Exclusive Tour of Rome’s Colosseum & Other Superstar Attractions on a 2018 ‘Signature Experience’

All of Holland America Line’s 2018 Europe sailings – from the Mediterranean and the fjords of Northern Europe to the Baltic and Transatlantic – are now open for booking. Celebrate the launch of our 2018 European cruise season with an exclusive and intimate pre-cruise Signature Experience! Guests traveling on a cruise departing from Rome can…   read more of “Take an Exclusive…”