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#GivingTuesday: HAL’s ‘On Deck for a Cause’ Raises Money for Cancer Research

#GivingTuesday: HAL’s ‘On Deck for a Cause’ Raises Money for Cancer Research

In honor of #GivingTuesday today, Holland America Line is announcing that its “On Deck for a Cause” shipboard giving program has raised $600,000 since its inception in 2013. The funds benefit six international cancer organizations located in the United States, Canada, Australia, Netherlands, Germany and United Kingdom. To date, Holland America Line has raised a…   read more of “#GivingTuesday:…”

Cruise Diary: Travel Veteran Shares a First-Hand Account of Far East Voyage

Cruise Diary: Travel Veteran Shares a First-Hand Account of Far East Voyage

Many accomplished writers are also cruisers who love to share their stories on the Holland America Blog through cruise diaries. Wendy London, who has blogged for us before, is one of them. She recently joined Amsterdam’s 2014 Grand Pacific and Far East Voyage, and she’s volunteered to write a cruse diary that will share her…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

What’s it Like to Sail Back-to-Back Grand Adventures? Meet an Avid HAL Cruiser

What’s it Like to Sail Back-to-Back Grand Adventures? Meet an Avid HAL Cruiser

President’s Club member and “World Adventure” blogger Jeff set sail on the 2014 Grand Pacific and Far East Voyage in September aboard ms Amsterdam. Jeff has more than 1,600 cruise day with Holland America Line and calls the ship his home away from home. Directly following this grand adventure, Jeff will stay onboard for the…   read more of “What’s it…”

Set Sail for Sun-Kissed Skies on a Caribbean Cruise

Set Sail for Sun-Kissed Skies on a Caribbean Cruise

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…”

Today Marks the Panama Canal’s 100th Anniversary

Today Marks the Panama Canal’s 100th Anniversary

Today marks a huge milestone for the Panama Canal — the centennial anniversary of its opening. Construction began in 1904, and the passageway opened 10 years later on Aug. 15, 1914, as the first ship came through.

2015 Grand Voyages Sail Three Epic Cruise Itineraries

2015 Grand Voyages Sail Three Epic Cruise Itineraries

In 2015, Holland America Line’s ms Amsterdam and ms Prinsendam embark on three Grand Voyages that explore South America & Antarctica, the Mediterranean and the world.

Vote for HAL’s Bartenders in the Bacardi Cruise Competition

Vote for HAL’s Bartenders in the Bacardi Cruise Competition

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.