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Bon Voyage to the Grand Asia and Pacific Guests!

Bon Voyage to the Grand Asia and Pacific Guests!

On Sunday Oct. 1, the port of San Diego welcomed both Amsterdam and guests for the departure of the 80-day 2017 Grand Asia and Pacific Voyage. Although skies were a bit cloudy, spirits were bright for both our crew and guests getting ready to sail later that evening. For each Grand Voyage departure, Holland America…   read more of “Bon Voyage to the…”

Journey to the Far East and South Pacific on Amsterdam’s 2018 Grand Voyage

Journey to the Far East and South Pacific on Amsterdam’s 2018 Grand Voyage

Grand Voyages don’t just get their names from their exceptional length, but from all the magnificent destinations you have the opportunity to experience on just one cruise. On Sept. 30, 2018, Amsterdam will embark on an 82-day Grand Asia & Pacific Voyage roundtrip from Los Angeles, California, that includes 34 ports and six overnights. From…   read more of “Journey to the Far…”

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…”

Moments That Make A Grand Voyage Grand: Amazing Days & Enchanted (Grand) Evenings

Moments That Make A Grand Voyage Grand: Amazing Days & Enchanted (Grand) Evenings

Guest Georgina Cruz recently completed her fourth Grand World Voyage and is sharing her experiences with the Holland America Blog. If Cole Porter had sailed on a World Cruise with Holland America the lyrics to his popular song might have read, “Night and day, the Amsterdam is the one!” During the ship’s Grand World Voyage,…   read more of “Moments That Make A…”

Moments That Make A Grand Voyage Grand: Three Generations At Sea

Moments That Make A Grand Voyage Grand: Three Generations At Sea

Guest Georgina Cruz currently is onboard her fourth Grand World Voyage and is sharing her experiences with the Holland America Blog. My husband Humberto and I have had such a wonderful time during our last three World Cruises on Holland America’s Amsterdam that on our fourth and current Grand World Voyage this winter, also on…   read more of “Moments That Make A…”

Orlando Ashford Joins the Grand World Voyage for Annual ‘President’s Event’

Orlando Ashford Joins the Grand World Voyage for Annual ‘President’s Event’

Gerald Bernhoft, Holland America Line’s director Mariner Society, recently traveled to Asia to join Amsterdam’s Grand World Voyage for the annual President’s Event. He sent in this recap of the event and the surrounding days, including the surprise snow in South Korea! —– The elegant ms Amsterdam was the scene for Holland America Line’s annual…   read more of “Orlando Ashford…”

Moments That Make A Grand Voyage Grand: Overnight Stays in Port

Moments That Make A Grand Voyage Grand: Overnight Stays in Port

Guest Georgina Cruz currently is onboard her fourth Grand World Voyage and is sharing her experiences with the Holland America Blog. World Cruises feature a multitude of moments that make them grand: experiencing the thrill of circumnavigating the planet, delighting in gourmet fare in the ship’s dining room and alternative restaurants, being pampered by a…   read more of “Moments That Make A…”