Today is “Day of the Seafarer,” and it’s a day to celebrate the hardworking crew members you meet on every cruise. It is the fourth year that the International Maritime Organization has celebrated this campaign.
On every Holland America Line cruise to Alaska, guests get to meet and mingle with enthusiastic Glacier Bay park rangers who have a passion not only for the region, but also what they do.
Travelers looking for a more intimate, mid-size ship experience in the Caribbean have nearly 160 itineraries to choose from during Holland America Line’s 2014-15 Caribbean season.
A Grand World Voyage is like a bountiful Chinese wedding banquet where you are served copious appetizers, entrees, desserts – and then when you think you are done, they bring you soup, tea, sweets and more.
After 113 days, nearly 33,000 miles and a journey around the world, Amsterdam’s Grand World Voyage ended Monday, April 28 at Port Everglades, the port where it all began back in January.
Every Grand World Voyage lives up to its name, but this year’s journey was made especially memorable by the presence of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, who boarded ms Amsterdam at Durban, South Africa, March 28 and disembarked at Cape Town April 1.
Can you hear the glaciers calving and splash of whales breaching? That must mean one thing … the Alaska cruise season is just around the corner!
Many travelers dream of a longer cruise that feature dozens of ports in several countries or, perhaps, a stretch of leisurely and relaxing days at sea to take in all that the ships have to offer.