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Cruise Diary: Africa’s Victoria Falls & Chobe Water Villas Overland Adventure, Part 2

Cruise Diary: Africa’s Victoria Falls & Chobe Water Villas Overland Adventure, Part 2

Holland America Line Mariners and frequent cruisers Jan and Dick Yetke set sail Jan. 4, 2018 for Amsterdam’s Grand World Voyage. As part of their voyage, they enjoyed a five-night overland tour to Africa’s Victoria Falls and Chobe Water Villas. Read on below for glimpse into part two of their incredible adventure! This was a…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

A Grand Voyage On A Grand Ship – Part Two: The Mediterranean

A Grand Voyage On A Grand Ship – Part Two: The Mediterranean

Georgina Cruz, a seasoned traveler and frequent Holland America Line guest, recently cruised on the Grand Mediterranean and Africa Voyage aboard Prinsendam. Wondering if our Grand Voyages are your dream getaway? Read below for a peek into her exotic vacation! The second part of our 54-day Grand Africa & Mediterranean Voyage turned out to be…   read more of “A Grand Voyage On A…”

Orlando Ashford Hosts President’s Event on 2018 Grand World Voyage

Orlando Ashford Hosts President’s Event on 2018 Grand World Voyage

Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford boarded Amsterdam in La Possession, Reunion, March 27 to host the President’s Event on the 2018 Grand World Voyage. Orlando was joined by Carnival Corporation President and CEO Arnold Donald, along with Holland America Line Director, Mariner Society Gerald Bernhoft; and Manager, Corporate Giving Pamela Baade. The President’s Event…   read more of “Orlando Ashford…”

Cruise Diary: A Grand Voyage On A Grand Ship – ‘En Route to Africa & African Ports’

Cruise Diary: A Grand Voyage On A Grand Ship – ‘En Route to Africa & African Ports’

Georgina Cruz, a seasoned traveler and frequent Holland America Line guest, recently cruised on the Grand Mediterranean and Africa Voyage aboard Prinsendam. Wondering if our Grand Voyages are your dream getaway? Read below for a peek into her exotic vacation! This spring my husband Humberto and I wanted to visit areas of the Mediterranean and…   read more of “Cruise Diary: A…”

Recipe: Chef Naomi Kakiuchi Cooks Up Big Flavors on Amsterdam’s Grand Voyage

Recipe: Chef Naomi Kakiuchi Cooks Up Big Flavors on Amsterdam’s Grand Voyage

During the course of Amsterdam’s Grand Pacific and Far East Voyage, Holland America had the pleasure of welcoming aboard several talented guest chefs, including sushi expert and Asian cuisine specialist, Naomi Kakiuchi. Naomi shared her culinary talents with Amsterdam guests and now we’re sharing her recipe with you! Read below to create her delectable Fijian…   read more of “Recipe: Chef Naomi…”

Celebrate National Wildlife Day on Our Top EXC Tours for Spotting Wildlife

Celebrate National Wildlife Day on Our Top EXC Tours for Spotting Wildlife

National Wildlife Day was founded in 2005 to bring awareness to endangered species, both domestic and international, as well as acknowledge outstanding animal sanctuaries and organizations for everything they do to help preserve and educate the public about animal conservation. This year, the date of the holiday has been permanently changed from Sept. 4 to…   read more of “Celebrate National…”

Saying ‘Bon Voyage’ to Two Grand Voyages in Style

Saying ‘Bon Voyage’ to Two Grand Voyages in Style

January is always an exciting month for Holland America Line as two Grand Voyages depart, and this year they set sail a day apart from Fort Lauderdale’s Port Everglades terminal: Prinsendam on her 68-day Grand South America and Antarctica Voyage on January 3 and Amsterdam on her 113-day Grand World Voyage that departed on January…   read more of “Saying ‘Bon…”

Recipe: Chef Denise Vivaldo Makes Roasted Tenderloin of Beef on the Grand Asia & Pacific Voyage

Recipe: Chef Denise Vivaldo Makes Roasted Tenderloin of Beef on the Grand Asia & Pacific Voyage

On Oct. 1, Amsterdam departed San Diego for its epic 80-day Grand Asia and Pacific Voyage. Over the course of this cruise, a host of extremely talented guest chefs will be coming aboard to share their culinary knowledge, passion and delicious dishes with fortunate guests! The first chef to join Amsterdam was Denise Vivaldo. Denise…   read more of “Recipe: Chef Denise…”