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Orlando Ashford Recognized by Black Enterprise Magazine as a Top Executive in Corporate America

Orlando Ashford Recognized by Black Enterprise Magazine as a Top Executive in Corporate America

Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford has been named to the prestigious list of executives on Black Enterprise’s 2017 Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America. The listing is featured in the November/December issue of the publication. Ashford joins an impressive collection of executives that includes Arnold Donald, CEO of Carnival Corporation, the world’s largest cruise…   read more of “Orlando Ashford…”

10 New President’s Picks Cruises Highlight Orlando Ashford’s Favorites

10 New President’s Picks Cruises Highlight Orlando Ashford’s Favorites

They’re back! Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford is sharing 10 of his favorite cruises all over the world in our President’s Picks selections. Our well-traveled leader has explored the globe, and these cruises showcase ideal opportunities to become immersed in enriching experiences. From Cuba to Alaska to Australia, these exciting itineraries range from seven…   read more of “10 New…”

Orlando Ashford Joins the Grand World Voyage for Annual ‘President’s Event’

Orlando Ashford Joins the Grand World Voyage for Annual ‘President’s Event’

Gerald Bernhoft, Holland America Line’s director Mariner Society, recently traveled to Asia to join Amsterdam’s Grand World Voyage for the annual President’s Event. He sent in this recap of the event and the surrounding days, including the surprise snow in South Korea! —– The elegant ms Amsterdam was the scene for Holland America Line’s annual…   read more of “Orlando Ashford…”

Orlando Ashford Honored with Bethune-Cookman University Leadership Award

Orlando Ashford Honored with Bethune-Cookman University Leadership Award

Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford was honored by Bethune-Cookman University at the fourth annual Mary McLeod Bethune Legacy Awards Gala in Daytona Beach, Florida, Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2016. Ashford, who received the Leadership Award, was recognized for his dedication and continuous contribution to education and the community. During the ceremony, Ashford was among five…   read more of “Orlando Ashford…”

Holland America’s Ashford and Kruse Join Seattle Execs for ‘Real Men Wear Pink’

Holland America’s Ashford and Kruse Join Seattle Execs for ‘Real Men Wear Pink’

Holland America Group Chief Executive Officer Stein Kruse, Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford and Seabourn President Richard D. Meadows are joining a distinguished group of Seattle community leaders for American Cancer Society’s “Real Men Wear Pink” event during the month of October. In addition to raising funds and awareness, the campaign asks the participants…   read more of “Holland…”

Holland America Line Makes Third $25,000 Donation in Honor of ‘Ks for Kids’

Holland America Line Makes Third $25,000 Donation in Honor of ‘Ks for Kids’

Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford presented a check for $25,000 to Seattle Children’s Hospital’s Uncompensated Care Fund Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, at the Seattle Mariners’ home game at Safeco Field. The company made the donation as part of its partnership with the Seattle Mariners Major League Baseball team and the “K’s for Kids” program…   read more of “Holland America…”

Video: What is Travel’s Higher Purpose? Orlando Ashford Gives Moving Speech

Video: What is Travel’s Higher Purpose? Orlando Ashford Gives Moving Speech

What is travel’s higher purpose? Why do we do it? Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford addressed these questions and more during his thought-provoking and moving speech at Koningsdam’s dedication ceremony in Rotterdam in April. Holland America Line captured the words on video so everyone could hear his thoughts: “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry,…   read more of “Video: What is…”

The Denali Square Complex is Open! Come Explore on an Alaska Land+Sea Journey

The Denali Square Complex is Open! Come Explore on an Alaska Land+Sea Journey

Guests on our award-winning Alaska Land+Sea Journeys can now experience new dining, entertainment and amenities at the Denali Square complex located in the heart of the company’s McKinley Chalet Resort at the gates of Denali National Park. To celebrate the grand opening, Holland America Line presented the Denali Borough School District with a $20,000 check…   read more of “The Denali Square…”