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#WineTourismDay: Five Shore Excursions That Will Take You on a Journey of Worldly Wines

#WineTourismDay: Five Shore Excursions That Will Take You on a Journey of Worldly Wines

Are you a wine aficionado or simply a connoisseur of expanding your horizons? With the rise of wine’s popularity, Holland America Line continues to foster a love of wine among our guests with our BLEND experience where guests make their own blend of red wine, as well as through our partnership with our Wine Curator…   read more of “#WineTourismDay:…”

Celebrate National Wildlife Day on Our Top EXC Tours for Spotting Wildlife

Celebrate National Wildlife Day on Our Top EXC Tours for Spotting Wildlife

National Wildlife Day was founded in 2005 to bring awareness to endangered species, both domestic and international, as well as acknowledge outstanding animal sanctuaries and organizations for everything they do to help preserve and educate the public about animal conservation. This year, the date of the holiday has been permanently changed from Sept. 4 to…   read more of “Celebrate National…”

Experience New Culinary-Themed EXC Tours Developed in Partnership with FOOD & WINE

Experience New Culinary-Themed EXC Tours Developed in Partnership with FOOD & WINE

The long-time partnership between Holland America Line and FOOD & WINE has delivered immersive culinary experiences for more than a dozen years. The collaboration is expanding with a collection of exciting culinary-themed EXC Tours (shore excursions) that explore food, wine and culture in some of the world’s hottest gastronomic locales. “Holland America Line continues to…   read more of “Experience New…”

Holland America’s Panama Canal Cruise: Perfect for Coffee Lovers

Holland America’s Panama Canal Cruise: Perfect for Coffee Lovers

Lori A. May is a Seattle-based travel writer who recently cruised on Westerdam. This piece was originally published in Jrrny Travel and Seattle Post. If you’re serious about coffee, perhaps you’ve considered visiting the source. On a Panama Canal cruise with Holland America, your cruise itinerary will take you to several places known for producing…   read more of “Holland America’s…”

Explore the ‘Paris of the Caribbean’ with these Six EXC Tours in Havana, Cuba

Explore the ‘Paris of the Caribbean’ with these Six EXC Tours in Havana, Cuba

Until 1962, Havana was one of the most popular Caribbean destinations. And while today most Americans have never been to Cuba’s capital city, its name still evokes a set of specific images. From candy-colored vintage cars to smiling musicians playing familiar tropical tunes to cigar-smoking and rum-sipping locals on the famous seaside Malecón, it’s no…   read more of “Explore the…”

Enjoy Electric Havana Nights in Cuba on These Immersive Evening EXC Tours

Enjoy Electric Havana Nights in Cuba on These Immersive Evening EXC Tours

After more than 30 years, Holland America Line cruisers are finally able to add Cuba to their list of must-see destinations! The historic addition of this magnificent island to our Caribbean cruises affords guests the opportunity to experience its friendly atmosphere and electric culture first-hand. From the charming Spanish colonial architecture and candy-colored vintage cars…   read more of “Enjoy Electric…”

These Amazing EXC Tours Showcase Off-the-Beaten-Path Wonders & Adventures Around the World

These Amazing EXC Tours Showcase Off-the-Beaten-Path Wonders & Adventures Around the World

Holland America Line offers cruises to every corner of the globe, and with so many magical destinations guests can deeply connect with the people and places they are visiting. Finding the perfect shoreside experience can be a daunting task if you’re unfamiliar with the port, or if there are just so many enticing options. Our…   read more of “These Amazing EXC…”