Travel Weekly magazine announced the recipients of its 2014 Magellan Awards, and Holland America Line received eight of the prestigious honors. The line won five gold awards in the following categories: Blog: Holland America Blog Restaurant Design: Canaletto Small Plates Television Commercial: for “Breathtaking Meet Impeccable” Direct Mail: 2014 Winter Mariner Magazine Advertising/Marketing Campaign: Discover… read more of “Holland America…”
It’s all about sun, sand and surf as Holland America Line gets ready to sail into the 2014-15 Caribbean season this fall and winter. After spending time in Alaska and Europe, nine ships in the fleet are preparing to make their repositioning cruises to the turquoise waters of the tropical Caribbean where powdery beaches, balmy… read more of “Set Sail for…”
Guest Elizabeth set sail on a Mediterranean cruise aboard Noordam with her family and wrote about her adventure. Step back in time with her to some of the world’s most amazing ancient cities. The Mediterranean has to be one of the most beautiful places in the world. It features incredible beaches with water so blue,… read more of “Ancient Ruins…”
Part of the “On Location” enrichment program is bringing local culture and entertainment onboard each cruise. In Hawaii that might mean hula dancers or a ukulele player and in the eastern Mediterranean guests might be entertained by bellydancers.
Shaken or stirred? Frozen or on the rocks? With hundreds of different concoctions and endless cocktail possibilities, Holland America Line prides itself on having the most talented bartenders to keep our thirsty guests happy.
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.
On every Holland America Line cruise, an array of activities are offered to entertain, enlighten and educate guests. From lectures by local historians, martini tastings and On Location events to “Dancing with the Stars: At Sea” lessons and Digital Workshop powered by Windows classes, there’s something for everyone.
A castle is defined as “a large building or group of buildings fortified against attack with thick walls, battlements, towers, and in many cases a moat,” but what that definition fails to mention is the absolute beauty that some of these buildings still exude today.