Alaska is a land of possibilities when it comes to sightseeing. There’s something for history buffs, nature lovers, photo enthusiaists, thrill-seekers and those who simply want to have a look around town.
Bill Fletcher, Holland America Line’s director of Alaska sales, marketing and planning, recently participated in a Twitter chat with the United States Tour Operators Association and gave some insight into Holland America Line’s Alaska experiences. No one knows Alaska like Bill, who is a native, so enjoy learning more about what we offer in this… read more of “Q&A with Bill…”
Once again, Seymour Narrows was transited, this time at the more civilised hour of 10:30 p.m. Seymour was described by Captain George Vancouver, on his voyage of discovery, as ‘one of the vilest stretches of water in the world”. It is easy to imagine why, on a ship under sail, trying to navigate the treacherous… read more of “Captain’s…”
Mike Faust, blogger and editor of Cruise Currents, recently sailed on board Zuiderdam for a seven-night Alaskan cruise and chronicled his trip. Enjoy his latest adventure in Juneau! My morning began bright and early around 7 am as we continued to sail towards Alaska’s capital city. The morning was filled with slow sailing and expansive,… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
It has been a week since I walked up the gangway, on a glorious Vancouver morning and, once again, was greeted by familiar faces and beaming smiles, it’s always nice to come back to my 2nd ‘home’. Making the transition from man of leisure to Captain of a cruise ship is always something of a… read more of “Captain’s…”
Patricia Stone, Owner and Founder of Global Adventures, sailed on a 7-day Inside Passage Cruise visiting Alaska on Zuiderdam with her family. Enjoy reading about their adventure. This post was written by LaDawn S. and Jennifer M. Juneau offers a range of activities for families to enjoy. Our group included grandpa, 5 parents and 7… read more of “Cruise Diary: Did…”
Patricia Stone, Owner and Founder of Global Adventures, sailed on a 7-day Inside Passage Cruise visiting Alaska on Zuiderdam with her family. Enjoy reading about their adventure. This post was written by Jennifer M. Just returned from an incredible 7-day Inside Passage Cruise, visiting Glacier Bay on the Holland America Zuiderdam Cruise Ship. We had… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
Thanks to HAL guest Lou Losordo for sending in this cool photo that was taken while on his Alaskan cruise. I lost the email address of the fellow who amazed us all, including the guides, by putting his head in the water on the Mendenhall Glacier. Hopefully he’ll get to see this picture! — Lou… read more of “Bravely Taking a…”