Holland is more than our name, it’s a part of who we are and how we show travelers the world. When you are sailing on a Holland America Line ship or throughout Holland, you will see signs of that everywhere, from the Rotterdam History Walk designed for the company’s 140th Anniversary to the Holland America… read more of “Holland America…”
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Holland America Line revealed the name of its new 99,500-ton cruise ship slated for delivery in February 2016 will be ms Koningsdam (pronounced with a long ō sound, as in cone, KOH-ningsdam). While the name pays homage to the company’s rich heritage and deep roots in the Netherlands, it also reflects a new era with… read more of “Introducing ms…”
This Saturday, April 26, is King’s Day in the Netherlands. King’s Day is the biggest national event in the country, and everything and everyone turns orange to celebrate.
Happy Queen’s Day! Today marks the day that Her Majesty Queen Beatrix is ending her reign after 33 years and passing the crown to her eldest son, Willem-Alexander. He will be the Netherlands’ first king since Willem III died in 1890. Holland America Line is proud of its roots in the Netherlands, from its founding… read more of “Happy Queen’s…”