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2021 Grand World Voyage Makes 49 Calls at More Than 20 Countries Over 128 Days

2021 Grand World Voyage Makes 49 Calls at More Than 20 Countries Over 128 Days

Holland America Line recently opened bookings for our 2021 Grand World Voyage aboard Amsterdam, and it’s a journey of cultural immersion like no other. Circling the globe for 128 days, the epic world cruise makes 49 calls in more than 20 countries, visits 35 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and features nine overnight visits and nine…   read more of “2021 Grand World…”

Where’s ms Amsterdam? The Grand Adventure Continues for a HAL Cruiser

Where’s ms Amsterdam? The Grand Adventure Continues for a HAL Cruiser

Each year, Holland America Line carefully crafts Grand Voyages that offer extended journeys to some of the most incredible places in the world. The longer itineraries allow for in-depth explorations and immersive experiences that very few cruise lines offer. Holland America Line has been sailing Grand Voyages for years, and no other cruise line offers…   read more of “Where’s ms…”

Touring the Great Wall of China

Touring the Great Wall of China

The Volendam Crew recently took a trip to the Great Wall of China. Here you will find photos of some of our crew on their way to the wall, at the wall, and finally, our Housekeeping team after the tour heading back home to the ship. 🙂

A Snowy Scene at the Great Wall

A Snowy Scene at the Great Wall

Volendam Event Manager Laura Apelt recently accompanied guests of the Volendam on an overland tour to the Great Wall of China. They were met with an out of the ordinary experience as you can see from this compelling shot she took of the Great Wall covered in snow. The guests certainly experienced a once-in-a-lifetime event….   read more of “A Snowy Scene at…”

Explorer’s Scrapbook: The Great Wall

Explorer’s Scrapbook: The Great Wall

I was in awe walking along the Great Wall of China. Seeing it stretch out beyond what my eyes could see was incredible, and there are no words that can fully describe this amazing experience. Brandi E. Johnson Human Resources Manager ms Zaandam

The Great Wall in Fall

The Great Wall in Fall

Here are some snapshots from The Great Wall of China and surroundings in Beijing.

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Great Wall of China

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Great Wall of China

Normally the Great Wall of China brings to mind thoughts of great organization and engineering centuries ago. The fall brings out the wonder, beauty and majesty of it. Joanne Gardner Future Cruise Consultant ms Amsterdam