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Category: Grand Voyages

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…”

Pack Your Bags for an 80-Day Grand Voyage to Asia and the Pacific in 2017

Pack Your Bags for an 80-Day Grand Voyage to Asia and the Pacific in 2017

If Australia and the Far East top your list of locales to visit, then it’s time to take a look at the 2017 Grand Asia and Pacific Voyage. This 80-Day cruise is the ideal combination of exotic destinations, some of the most popular capital cities, gorgeous islands, overnight calls and relaxing days at sea. Imaging…   read more of “Pack Your Bags for…”

Looking to Visit South Africa? Check out the 2018 113-Day Grand World Voyage

Looking to Visit South Africa? Check out the 2018 113-Day Grand World Voyage

Every year, Holland America Line’s ms Amsterdam embarks on an epic Grand World Voyage that circles the globe. Sailing roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the journey’s typically take a westwardly route through the Panama Canal and last for more than 100 days. Holland America Line takes great pride in making each Grand World Voyage unique…   read more of “Looking to Visit…”

Looking for the Ultimate Cruise? Check out the 111-Day 2017 Grand World Voyage

Looking for the Ultimate Cruise? Check out the 111-Day 2017 Grand World Voyage

Imagine circling the globe, literally, in pampered comfort for more than three months. In 2017, Amsterdam sets off on its exciting Grand World Voyage that takes guests on the most memorable adventure possible. During the 111-day journey, 36 ports of call in 23 countries on five continents await, introducing a rainbow of cultures and customs…   read more of “Looking for the…”

A Pictorial Wrapup of the 2016 Grand World Voyage from our Blogging Cruisers

A Pictorial Wrapup of the 2016 Grand World Voyage from our Blogging Cruisers

The 2016 Grand World Voyage was an epic 115-day cruise to far-off lands and gorgeous locales. It’s hard to believe that two weeks ago it came to an end, and those who called Amsterdam home for four months returned to their regular lives. During the journey, Amsterdam hosted some of our regular cruisers who documented…   read more of “A Pictorial Wrapup…”