Some beaches are so beautiful that just thinking of them gets ocean lovers through rainy days. They are the screen savers, calendars and mouse pads that warm up an office, or the the precious postcards you tuck away. As such, it’s hard to believe that some of these gorgeous locations exist in reality! In fact… read more of “From Waikiki to…”
Holland America Line is an award-winning company. Whether it’s receiving an environmental award, topping the list of World’s Leading Weather Observing Cruise Ship Companies or winning several Travel Weekly Magellan Awards, it’s always an honor to receive the accolades. Some awards are selected by a professional committee, while others are selected by the public. Holland… read more of “Vote for Nieuw…”
You’ve booked a Holland America Line cruise to the South Pacific … or you’re thinking about it. You’ve read the itineraries pronouncing the tropical island names as you imagine yourself sunbathing in a tiki hut over sparkling waters and drinking from a coconut. With more than 20,000 islands, 35 million inhabitants and 28 official languages,… read more of “South Pacific 101:…”
Summer is coming! That means the Med is heating up and Alaska is entering prime-time for cruising. Across the fleet Holland America Line ships are preparing to reposition from their winter homes in the Caribbean and other tropical regions to temperate climates that have shorter-but-sweet cruise seasons. As the ships move from one region to… read more of “Looking for a…”
When you cruise, what type of shore excursions attract you the most? Relaxing city tours, historically rich explorations or exhilarating adventures that get your adrenaline pumping? If you’re looking for once-in-a-lifetime experiences that combine a little bit of everything, Holland America Line has an incredible collection of shore excursions in Europe that feature some of… read more of “Six Over-the-Top…”
Following its inaugural Europe season in 2016, Holland America Line’s new ms Koningsdam will homeport at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The ship will kick off the Caribbean season with a four-day cruise to the Bahamas, followed by a series of diverse itineraries criss-crossing the region from fall 2016 through March 2017. The seven-day… read more of “Koningsdam to…”
It’s a weekend of celebrations! This Friday is the first night of Passover and Sunday is Easter – two holidays that often center around a fantastic meal. Both holidays will be recognized aboard Holland America Line’s fleet of 15 cruise ships, and if you want to make some special dishes at home, our Master Chef… read more of “Rudi’s…”
Holland America Line launched an Anniversary Sale to celebrate the company’s 142nd anniversary in April that features a shore excursion credit of up to $400 per stateroom, a dining package, free or reduced fares for third and fourth guests in a stateroom and 50 percent reduced deposits.