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Cruise Experts Tell All: The 6 Best Dining Experiences on a HAL Cruise

Cruise Experts Tell All: The 6 Best Dining Experiences on a HAL Cruise

Holland America Line puts a lot of care into the onboard culinary program. From specialty restaurants to inclusive options, each dining experience serves as a reminder that a cruise is a special type of vacation. On Facebook we asked experienced cruisers to weigh in on the best onboard dining options. The top six dining venues…   read more of “Cruise Experts Tell…”

Holland America Line Names Kathryn Geivett Director, Social Media

Holland America Line Names Kathryn Geivett Director, Social Media

Holland America Line Names Kathryn Geivett Director, Social Media Seattle, Wash., Mar. 2, 2015 — Holland America Line has hired Kathryn Geivett as director, social media. In this capacity Geivett’s primary responsibility will be to drive, plan and oversee the execution of strategic social media and digital initiatives for the cruise line. She will report…   read more of “Holland America…”

Recipes: Cooking with Food & Wine Magazine’s Justin Chapple

Recipes: Cooking with Food & Wine Magazine’s Justin Chapple

On Zuiderdam’s recent Panama Canal cruise, Justin Chapple, senior test kitchen editor at Food & Wine Magazine, was onboard and gave exciting and mouth-watering presentations for guests in the ship’s Culinary Arts Center presented by Food and Wine. Now we have Justin’s delicious recipes so you can make his dishes at home. CALIFORNIA BLT Total…   read more of “Recipes: Cooking…”

Holland America Line Wins Four Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Awards

Holland America Line Wins Four Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Awards

It was just announced that Holland America Line won top honors in four categories in the 2015 Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Awards. The line took first place in Best Dining (large-ship category) for ms Nieuw Amsterdam, Best Value-for-Money (mid-sized category) for ms Zuiderdam, and Best Caribbean Cruises and Best Cruises from Florida for Nieuw Amsterdam…   read more of “Holland America…”

Guest Chefs on Sip, Savor & Sail Cruises Showcase Local Cuisine

Guest Chefs on Sip, Savor & Sail Cruises Showcase Local Cuisine

On every Holland America cruise, tremendous importance is placed on the culinary experience. From the exclusive Pinnacle Grill to the casual Lido, from the Dining Room to Canaletto, there are a variety of dining options to tempt every palate. Part of food- and wine-focused experiences on each ship is the Culinary Arts Center presented by…   read more of “Guest Chefs on Sip,…”

Three Perfect Days in Bermuda

Three Perfect Days in Bermuda

Complete with pink sand, blue waters and cobblestone streets lined with brightly-colored colonial buildings, some might say that Bermuda is the perfect cruise destination. In fact, Conde Nast Traveler readers have voted Bermuda “Best Island in the Caribbean/Atlantic” 18 times in the past 20 years! ms Veendam cruises to this island paradise roundtrip from Boston…   read more of “Three Perfect Days…”

More Than Just Leaf Peeping — A Canada Cruise is Full of History and Culture

More Than Just Leaf Peeping — A Canada Cruise is Full of History and Culture

Each summer travelers cruise to Canada and New England to take in the picturesque lighthouses and rugged shorelines. In the fall guests visit to get a peek at the stunning scenery as the leaves change color and the mountains light up with red, orange and magenta hues. Beyond the beautiful backdrops, however, Canada boasts a…   read more of “More Than Just Leaf…”

10 New Tours Highlight the Charm and Scenery of Canada and New England

10 New Tours Highlight the Charm and Scenery of Canada and New England

Holland America Line’s cruises to Canada and New England feature some of the most beautiful scenery, diverse cultures and interesting history in North America. From stunning national parks to picturesque coastlines and plenty of colorful and interesting towns in between, there is plenty to see in this diverse region … and plenty of ways to…   read more of “10 New Tours…”