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Press Diary: A Panama Canal Cruise is a Memorable and Educational Experience

Press Diary: A Panama Canal Cruise is a Memorable and Educational Experience

Veteran travel writer Janet Podolak recently sailed on a Holland America Line Panama Canal cruise aboard Zuiderdam. Our 10-day cruises roundtrip from Ft. Lauderdale make it convenient and easy to experience the marvel of the Panama Canal along with some beautiful Caribbean ports. Wondering if a Panama Canal voyage is right for you? Read selections…   read more of “Press Diary: A…”

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…”

Holland America’s Panama Canal Cruise: Perfect for Coffee Lovers

Holland America’s Panama Canal Cruise: Perfect for Coffee Lovers

Lori A. May is a Seattle-based travel writer who recently cruised on Westerdam. This piece was originally published in Jrrny Travel and Seattle Post. If you’re serious about coffee, perhaps you’ve considered visiting the source. On a Panama Canal cruise with Holland America, your cruise itinerary will take you to several places known for producing…   read more of “Holland America’s…”

Immerse Yourself in the Glory Days of the Incan Empire with a 28-day Legendary Voyage

Immerse Yourself in the Glory Days of the Incan Empire with a 28-day Legendary Voyage

This year is being called the year of transformation, at we’re hoping to transform your travels by taking you to some of the most incredible locales in the world. Looking for something that combines a deep history, picture-perfect scenery and some of the world’s most impressive sites? Join us for our 28-day Incan Empires Legendary…   read more of “Immerse Yourself in…”

Celebrate the Season Onboard with a Last-Minute Holland America Line Holiday Cruise

Celebrate the Season Onboard with a Last-Minute Holland America Line Holiday Cruise

The holiday season is among the most joyous, but can also be one of the most stressful times of year. Between cooking, cleaning, decorating, and hosting family and friends, the holidays can easily become complicated. This year, why not simply relax your way through the holidays? That’s all possible with one of Holland America Line’s…   read more of “Celebrate the…”

A Man, A Plan, A Canal, Panama! Cruise Your Way Through a Man-Made Marvel During Palindrome Week

A Man, A Plan, A Canal, Panama! Cruise Your Way Through a Man-Made Marvel During Palindrome Week

Imagine feeling your ship rise 85 feet as water fills the locks of the Panama Canal. Then, picture yourself listening to a local expert and Canal historian share tales of achieving the greatest engineering feat that connected two divided oceans. Can you visualize seeing the exotic wildlife and exploring the rich local culture of Central…   read more of “A Man, A Plan, A…”

10 New President’s Picks Cruises Highlight Orlando Ashford’s Favorites

10 New President’s Picks Cruises Highlight Orlando Ashford’s Favorites

They’re back! Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford is sharing 10 of his favorite cruises all over the world in our President’s Picks selections. Our well-traveled leader has explored the globe, and these cruises showcase ideal opportunities to become immersed in enriching experiences. From Cuba to Alaska to Australia, these exciting itineraries range from seven…   read more of “10 New…”