On April 18, 2023, Holland America Line is celebrating its 150th Anniversary — making it one of the longest-operating travel companies in the world. To commemorate the milestone, the cruise line is planning special events and activities, including two commemorative transatlantic crossings. Today, the April 4, 2023, crossing opens for booking, while the Oct. 15,… read more of “Additional 150th…”
Holland America Line is celebrating its 145th anniversary today, April 18, 2018, marking its place in history as one of the most experienced cruise lines in the world. What started as shipping and passenger line Netherlands-American Steamship Company in 1873, is today an award-winning premium cruise line taking guests to more than 400 ports around… read more of “Holland America…”
Thanks to Yolanda Yan for sending us this photo of her family. They took a trip together on Westerdam to celebrate a 50th wedding anniversary.
This was taken on our Holland America Alaska cruise for our 45th wedding anniversary. — Karl and Karen Schorno
Thanks to passengers Dawn and Nick Fovargue for sharing their wedding memories aboard a HAL cruise. In July 2008, we took our first cruise on board the Oosterdam where we got married on Eagle Glacier while docked in Juneau. The entire experience hooked us on cruising, and this year we will be back again with… read more of “Wedding on a…”
Thanks to passenger Mary Ann Crossno for sharing with us pictures from her 40th wedding anniversary celebrated aboard Zuiderdam. We celebrated our 40th wedding anniversary with a renewal of vows ceremony, conducted by Captain Chris Turner, on a 10-day Panama Canal cruise aboard the Zuiderdam. My dear husband surprised me by buying a tux for… read more of “40th Wedding…”
Thanks to Barbara and Bob Lagarenne for sharing their memories from their Eurodam cruise. We celebrated our 53rd wedding anniversary aboard the Eurodam November 7, 2012. We thank the Neptune Lounge Concierge for making our anniversary so special by placing a sign and balloons on our stateroom door and for being so accommodating to us… read more of “Wedding Anniversary…”
The Veendam team would like to congratulate Mr. and Mrs. Katz who are currently sailing with us. Mr. and Mrs. Katz are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on board. Here is a photo of the happy couple, who still carry their wedding photo with them, alongside Captain Bas van Dreumel and myself. Congratulations Mr. and… read more of “Guests Celebrate…”