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From Rome to Rio: 8 Iconic Sights Around the World

From Rome to Rio: 8 Iconic Sights Around the World

From South America to Europe to Australia, Holland America Line’s ships cruise to some of the most breathtaking places around the world. Among these sights, however, there are some that we consider better than the rest, iconic. Defined as “widely known and acknowledged especially for distinctive excellence,” you can experience their excellence firsthand on your…   read more of “From Rome to Rio: 8…”

South America Goes ‘On Location’ — Experience the Tango from Ship to Shore

South America Goes ‘On Location’ — Experience the Tango from Ship to Shore

Dance is an integral part of Latin culture, and on cruises to Argentina the sultry tango takes center stage. As they say it takes two to tango, and through the “On Location” program and a variety of shore excursions Holland America Line offers guests of all ages and abilities an opportunity to get familiar with…   read more of “South America Goes…”

What are MPAs? New Program with Marine Conservation Institute Educates Guests

What are MPAs? New Program with Marine Conservation Institute Educates Guests

As part of its “Our Marvelous Oceans” partnership with Marine Conservation Institute, Holland America Line has created a new program that highlights and educates cruise guests and crew about marine protected areas (MPAs) around the world through onboard presentations by shipboard personnel. Topics will cover what a marine protected area is and how to visit…   read more of “What are MPAs? New…”

Top 10 Shore Excursions That Explore the Beauty of the Baltic

Top 10 Shore Excursions That Explore the Beauty of the Baltic

For more than 100, years Holland America Line has cruised northern Europe, introducing travelers to the rich history and beauty of the region. Year after year Denmark, Finland and other northern European counties are counted among the happiest and healthiest in the world. One might think that the northern climates would come with somber moods,…   read more of “Top 10 Shore…”

Lookbook: Cruise Around the Med with Photos from Facebook and Twitter

Lookbook: Cruise Around the Med with Photos from Facebook and Twitter

Holland America Line’s Jocelyn Wu, special events coordinator – public relations, just disembarked ms Noordam with a group of journalists. She and many of the writers chronicled their cruise through the Mediterranean on Facebook and Twitter through fabulous photos and fun captions. Journalist Gail Jennsen was onboard writing a story for Avid Cruiser and she’s…   read more of “Lookbook: Cruise…”

Half Moon Cay Cruising Season Opens: What’s New on the Private Island

Half Moon Cay Cruising Season Opens: What’s New on the Private Island

Holland America Line’s top-rated port in the Caribbean is Half Moon Cay, the company’s own private island oasis. Nestled in the Bahamas, Half Moon Cay is known for its pristine beaches, diverse shore excursions, exclusive beach cabanas and kid-friendly activities. Today ms Zuiderdam makes the first Holland America Line call of the season, and guests…   read more of “Half Moon Cay…”

From Paradise With Love: Top 5 Romantic Tours in the South Pacific

From Paradise With Love: Top 5 Romantic Tours in the South Pacific

The South Pacific is one of the world’s most stunning destinations, and guests can enjoy a variety of its famous gems on a Holland America Line cruise. When you bring your love to the South Pacific, you’ll quickly see why it’s a favorite among honeymooners and romantics. From an overnight stay at an overwater bungalow…   read more of “From Paradise With…”