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Category: South America

Choose a Holland America Line Cruise to Some of the World’s Most Brag-Worthy Beaches

Choose a Holland America Line Cruise to Some of the World’s Most Brag-Worthy Beaches

Holland America Line’s carefully crafted itineraries give our guests access to some of the most brag-worthy beaches around the world. Australia and the South Pacific, Thailand, the Mediterranean, the Caribbean, the Hawaiian Islands, South America – all provide opportunities for amazing beach exploration. Here are eight of our favorites: Half Moon Cay Our very own…   read more of “Choose a Holland…”

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…”

Thinking About a South America Cruise in 2016/17? Check Out These HAL Options

Thinking About a South America Cruise in 2016/17? Check Out These HAL Options

South America is known for its diverse landscapes and radiant culture where one minute you’re climbing Machu Picchu to pose with llamas and next you’re at the Falkland Islands hanging with penguins. The country has a magnitude of adventurous and cultural activities, and the hardest part is choosing which cruise to take. Holland America Line…   read more of “Thinking About a…”

Cruise With Purpose: Six of Our Favorite Tours That Allow Guests to Give Back

Cruise With Purpose: Six of Our Favorite Tours That Allow Guests to Give Back

Holland America Line’s innovative Cruise with Purpose Collection of shore excursions is centered on improving our planet one voyage at a time. For thoughtful cruisers who wants to give back or pay it forward, these tours provide the perfect opportunity in destinations around the world. Assist in scientific research, bring much-needed supplies to an orphanage,…   read more of “Cruise With…”

Cruise to Carnaval: Veendam Bookings Include a Four-Night Hotel Stay in Rio

Cruise to Carnaval: Veendam Bookings Include a Four-Night Hotel Stay in Rio

The 2016 Olympics are set to kick off tonight with athletes from all over the world heading to the South American hotspot of Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, to represent their countries. If you’re watching at home, there’s a good chance you’ll be swept away by Rio’s beautiful scenery, exciting sites, famous monuments and vibrant flare….   read more of “Cruise to Carnaval:…”

Been There, Done That? Try An ‘Encore Collection’ Journeys Ashore on Your Cruise

Been There, Done That? Try An ‘Encore Collection’ Journeys Ashore on Your Cruise

Think you’ve seen it all during your cruise? Think again! With Holland America Line’s Encore Collection of Journeys Ashore tours in each port, guests who have visited a port before or who are looking for something off the beaten path will have the possibility to discover what lies beyond the attractions everyone knows about. From…   read more of “Been There, Done…”

Check it Out: Use Our ‘Destination Guides’ to Help You Plan Your Time in Port

Check it Out: Use Our ‘Destination Guides’ to Help You Plan Your Time in Port

Holland America Line’s partnership with AFAR, the leaders in experiential travel guides, is helping cruisers dream, plan, choose and prepare for the perfect cruise vacation. By creating comprehensive Destination Guides that are found on our website, AFAR is able to provide recommendations tailored to our guests’ itineraries and interests for our ports of call and…   read more of “Check it Out: Use…”