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Koningsdam’s Senior Officers Have a Combined 95 Years of Company Service

Koningsdam’s Senior Officers Have a Combined 95 Years of Company Service

When Koningsdam debuts in April 2016, the ship’s senior staff officers will set sail with a combined 95 years of company loyalty and experience. In addition to the previously announced appointment of Captain Emiel de Vries, the cruise line announced that Hotel Director Stan Kuppens, Chief Engineer Willem Zuidema, Staff Captain Kevin Beirnaert and Safety,…   read more of “Koningsdam’s…”

Choose Your Cruise: A Mediterranean Sailing to Fit Every Schedule

Choose Your Cruise: A Mediterranean Sailing to Fit Every Schedule

With its sparkling coastal shores, abundance of significant historical sights, authentic fresh flavors and inspiring architecture, a Holland America Line cruise in the Mediterranean is a memorable experience. Stretching from Spain to Turkey with incredible attractions and stunning ports in between, the most difficult part of planning a cruise to the Med is picking which…   read more of “Choose Your Cruise:…”

New Stop at Talkeetna & Base Camp Highlight 2016 Alaska Land+Sea Journeys

New Stop at Talkeetna & Base Camp Highlight 2016 Alaska Land+Sea Journeys

The incredible Alaska landscape is one of the few places in the world that is best seen by combining a cruise with an overland adventure, and Holland America Line’s signature Land+Sea Journeys offer guests more ways to see this remote and off-the-beaten path part of the world. The 13 Land+Sea Journeys options range from 10…   read more of “New Stop at…”

BBC Earth, AFAR & Utrip Bring Natural World & Cruise Personalization to Guests

BBC Earth, AFAR & Utrip Bring Natural World & Cruise Personalization to Guests

At a media event yesterday in New York at the famed Explorer’s Club, Holland America Line announced new partnerships that will bring the natural wonders of the world to life and allow guests to personalize their Holland America Line cruise like never before. A new collaboration with BBC Earth will takes guests to unique landscapes…   read more of “BBC Earth, AFAR…”

The Most Spooktacular Shore Excursions in Time for Halloween

The Most Spooktacular Shore Excursions in Time for Halloween

Halloween is the spookiest day of the year when ghosts and goblins of all ages come out to celebrate by dressing up in their favorite costumes, going trick-or-treating and visiting haunted houses. But Halloween doesn’t have to be the only day to get spooked. Many guests like haunting experiences that leave them shivering in their…   read more of “The Most…”

Cruise Port Spotlight: Sizzling & Sultry Rio de Janeiro Offers an Array of Sights

Cruise Port Spotlight: Sizzling & Sultry Rio de Janeiro Offers an Array of Sights

Every year, people from all over the world make their way to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Holland America Line cruises that explore South America. But just what is it about this city that people find so intriguing? Is it the diverse landscape of lush, green mountains overlooking white, sandy beaches? Or the unusual juxtaposition…   read more of “Cruise Port…”

10 Must-Do Cruise Shore Excursions for Fans of Music and the Arts

10 Must-Do Cruise Shore Excursions for Fans of Music and the Arts

Friedrich Nietzsche said, “without music, life would be a mistake,” but luckily for travelers on a Holland America Line cruise, they will be surrounded by it. Music is one of the most memorable facets to cruising with Holland America Line. From incredible onboard performances at the different show lounges and theaters like the B.B. King’s…   read more of “10 Must-Do Cruise…”