If you’re a history buff or just enjoy learning about events that made the history books, a visit to the ruins of Pompeii or Herculaneum should be on your radar if you’re cruising to Naples. The eruption of Mount Vesuvius on August 24, 79 A.D., is possibly the most famous volcanic eruption in human history…. read more of “A Visit to the…”
When Koningsdam sets sail in April, guests onboard will be part of one of the most important moments in recent Holland America Line history. The flagship of the Holland America Line fleet will carry forward all of the line’s tradition, nautical heritage and signature service and style, all while ushering in a new era of… read more of “Sun-Kissed Skies…”
When taking a Holland America Line cruise, you can expect incredible shore excursions, tailor-made to offer the best experience at every port. Holland America Line has grouped many of the tours into five distinct collections, so you’ll know exactly what to look for when booking your tours in advance or onboard. Each collection is centered… read more of “Shore Excursion…”
Shore excursions can really enhance the cruise travel experience. Whether you like active or scenic, historic or cultural, Holland America Line features thousands of tours to fit every interest. If you can’t decide what shore excursion to take in the Mediterranean, get suggestions from the people who know best … our own past passengers! The… read more of “Cruise Experts Tell…”
Guest Elizabeth set sail on a Mediterranean cruise aboard Noordam with her family and wrote about her adventure. Step back in time with her to some of the world’s most amazing ancient cities. The Mediterranean has to be one of the most beautiful places in the world. It features incredible beaches with water so blue,… read more of “Ancient Ruins…”
Here are some great group photos taken during Nieuw Amsterdam’s crew tour to The Ruins of Pompeii on July 20. The crew had a great time!
Here is a photo featuring 50 crew members on a tour to Pompeii on September 12. Jack Rebours is Nieuw Amsterdam’s human resources manager.
During our recent port call at Napoli (Naples), Italy, guests and crew members enjoyed the Ruins of Pompeii excursion in Sorrento. We explored the ancient ruins in the city of Pompeii, buried under volcano ashes from a major eruption centuries ago. We took part in a guided tour and learned about the history of these… read more of “Amsterdam Crew…”