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#WineTourismDay: Five Shore Excursions That Will Take You on a Journey of Worldly Wines

#WineTourismDay: Five Shore Excursions That Will Take You on a Journey of Worldly Wines

Are you a wine aficionado or simply a connoisseur of expanding your horizons? With the rise of wine’s popularity, Holland America Line continues to foster a love of wine among our guests with our BLEND experience where guests make their own blend of red wine, as well as through our partnership with our Wine Curator…   read more of “#WineTourismDay:…”

Visit One of the World’s Greatest Mysteries on Our Iconic Events ‘Stonehenge Solstice’ Cruise

Visit One of the World’s Greatest Mysteries on Our Iconic Events ‘Stonehenge Solstice’ Cruise

For centuries, historians and archaeologists have been puzzled over the many mysteries of Stonehenge, the prehistoric monument that took Neolithic builders an estimated 1,500 years to erect. Stonehenge has been called the “world’s most famous prehistoric monument” and has become a key fixture on many traveler’s bucket lists. One of the most special and popular…   read more of “Visit One of the…”

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…”

Explore Iceland and Greenland on the Memorable ‘Voyage of the Vikings’ Legendary Voyage

Explore Iceland and Greenland on the Memorable ‘Voyage of the Vikings’ Legendary Voyage

Are you seeking to take an off-the-beaten path cruise that checks off some incredible buck-list ports? If you’ve been dreaming of crossing the Northern Atlantic and exploring some amazing destinations, then embark on a unique transatlantic with a twist as you retrace the steps of Leif Erikson and the Vikings during this 19-day Voyage of…   read more of “Explore Iceland and…”

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…”