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Holland America Line Updates Summer 2021 Europe Cruise Schedule

Holland America Line Updates Summer 2021 Europe Cruise Schedule

While we continue to work with governments and port authorities in correlation with the phased resumption of cruising, we are canceling the remainder of the summer 2021 European sailings aboard two ships, Nieuw Statendam and Volendam. This affects cruises that were scheduled to depart from September through November, along with the Collectors’ Voyages (combined cruises)…   read more of “Holland America…”

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Holland America Line Celebrates 148th Anniversary

Holland America Line Celebrates 148th Anniversary

As Holland America Line moves closer to the 150th Anniversary of our founding in 2023, this past year has taught us the importance of celebrating the smallest of milestones. So, we’re proudly commemorating our 148th Anniversary Sunday, April 18, 2021. As one of the longest-serving and most experienced cruise lines in the world, Holland America…   read more of “Holland America…”

Holland America Line Extends Cruise Pause to Include Europe Departures Through June 2021

Holland America Line Extends Cruise Pause to Include Europe Departures Through June 2021

While Holland America Line continues to work with government and port authorities to develop its plans to return to cruising, the company is extending its pause of European cruise operations to include departures through June 30, 2021. The pause will impact cruises departing in May and June on Nieuw Statendam, Volendam and Westerdam, along with…   read more of “Holland America…”

Soak Up Some Vitamin Sea With Holland America Line’s 2021-2022 Caribbean Cruises

Soak Up Some Vitamin Sea With Holland America Line’s 2021-2022 Caribbean Cruises

Beyond the balmy breezes and crystalline waters of the Caribbean, the vibrant cultures of the islands await to be discovered on a Holland America Line cruise during the 2021-2022 season. Ranging from seven to 21 days, guests will have their pick of six of the line’s premium, mid-sized ships — including Rotterdam in its debut…   read more of “Soak Up Some…”

Nieuw Statendam, Legendary Rhythm and Blues Cruise and the California Honey Drops Hold Fundraiser for Koala Hospital

Nieuw Statendam, Legendary Rhythm and Blues Cruise and the California Honey Drops Hold Fundraiser for Koala Hospital

Back in January on the Legendary Rhythm and Blues Cruise aboard Nieuw Statendam, the ship, along with the Legendary Rhythm and Blues Cruise organizers and the California Honey Drops, held a fundraising event for the Koala Hospital in Port Macquarie, Australia. The Koala Hospital purchased a 230-acre property to help restore the habitat areas for…   read more of “Nieuw Statendam,…”

Cruise Diary: Caribbean Flavors and Other Delights on Nieuw Statendam

Cruise Diary: Caribbean Flavors and Other Delights on Nieuw Statendam

Georgina Cruz, a seasoned traveler and frequent Holland America Line guest who takes many of our Grand Voyages, recently enjoyed a 14-day Caribbean voyage on Nieuw Statendam where she indulged in the many culinary experiences on board and ashore. Bon appetit! Nieuw Statendam had dropped anchor at Half Moon Cay, Holland America’s private island in…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Recipe: Master Chef Rudi Sodamin’s Butter Poached Maine Lobster from his Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruise

Recipe: Master Chef Rudi Sodamin’s Butter Poached Maine Lobster from his Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruise

Holland America Line’s Master Chef and Culinary Council Chairman Rudi Sodamin recently sailed to the Caribbean aboard Nieuw Statendam for his Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruise. While onboard, Rudi led a cooking demonstration, question & answer session and hosted his Chef’s Table Dinner at Rudi’s Sel De Mer, his namesake dining venue. During his cooking…   read more of “Recipe: Master Chef…”

Head to NOTES to Celebrate International Whisk(e)y Day on a Holland America Line Cruise

Head to NOTES to Celebrate International Whisk(e)y Day on a Holland America Line Cruise

Holland America Line is known for providing unforgettable experiences, and one of the most unique that can be enjoyed on Koningsdam and Nieuw Statendam is an evening at NOTES, our dedicated whisk(e)y bar. In celebration of International Whisk(e)y Day today, we’re raising a glass to celebrate one of the most popular liquors in the world…   read more of “Head to NOTES to…”