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Dr. Carey Attends International Penguin Conference to Further ‘EXC Nature’ Programming

Dr. Carey Attends International Penguin Conference to Further ‘EXC Nature’ Programming

Dr. Peter Carey, Holland America Line’s director of explorations, recently attended the 10th International Penguin Conference in Dunedin, New Zealand, to further our EXC Nature programming. The conference brings together experts in penguin biology, conservation and education from all over the world and is a great opportunity learn the latest news about these amazing seabirds….   read more of “Dr. Carey Attends…”

Head Down Under to Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific in 2019 for the Ultimate Premium Experience

Head Down Under to Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific in 2019 for the Ultimate Premium Experience

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, New Zealand’s Milford Sound, the imposing volcanoes of Hawaii — all these spectacular natural wonders await on cruises to Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. In 2019, Holland America Line is offering a variety of unique itineraries aboard Noordam that showcase the region’s must-visit ports, bucket-list locales and iconic sites….   read more of “Head Down Under to…”

Holland America Line Wins 17 Gold and Seven Silver 2018 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards

Holland America Line Wins 17 Gold and Seven Silver 2018 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards

Holland America Line earned an impressive 24 gold and silver 2018 Magellan Awards from Travel Weekly. The premium cruise line took home an all-time high of 17 gold awards in the categories of Premium Ship, Restaurant Design, Education Program and in the Marketing categories of Website, Print Advertising, Campaign–Advertising/Marketing, Promotional Video, Direct Mail and TV…   read more of “Holland America…”

New Photos Show Off Westerdam’s Enhancements Including EXC and Rijksmuseum at Sea

New Photos Show Off Westerdam’s Enhancements Including EXC and Rijksmuseum at Sea

When Holland America Line’s ms Westerdam emerged from a 12-day dry dock at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Palermo, Italy, in late April, the ship debuted major renovations that added many new public spaces and amenities, including two firsts for the fleet: Explorations Central, or EXC, in the Crow’s Nest and Rijksmuseum at Sea. Westerdam also received…   read more of “New Photos Show Off…”

Launch of ‘Explorations Central’ Onboard Redefines Destination Immersion

Launch of ‘Explorations Central’ Onboard Redefines Destination Immersion

Holland America Line is amplifying its destination immersion experiences with the launch of Explorations Central, or EXC, as it will be called. The multifaceted EXC experience combines a wide array of indispensable travel resources with enrichment opportunities for guests that make their travel experience more engaging, vivid and meaningful. If you’d like to watch a…   read more of “Launch of…”