There are a few destinations so iconic — even fabled — that they draw adventure-seekers from around the world. Cape Horn, the southernmost headland of the Tierra del Fuego archipelago of southern Chile, fits the bill. The rocky terrain extends into Drake Passage, rising to a height of 1,391 feet. 150 years ago the trip… read more of “Rounding Cape Horn:…”
A cruise to Alaska attracts all sorts of travelers. Some are avid explorers and just have to cross “The Last Frontier” off of their bucket lists. Some visitors are cruising for adventure, others are attracted to the unique culture and history of the region, and others still are in it for the abundance of wildlife… read more of “Paint Like Artist…”
Rudi Sodamin, longtime master chef consultant for Holland America Line, has been named Best Cruise Line Chef in Porthole Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief Awards for 2015.
Sunday is the day football fans await all year. It’s the match-up between the two teams in the NFL who fought to get to the end. Holland America Line’s headquarters are in Seattle, so everyone is especially excited to see the Seattle Seahawks take on the New England Patriots. Holland America Line is gearing up… read more of “Make a Celebratory…”
Holland America Line’s ms Veendam answered a request for assistance from the United States Coast Guard to rescue a pilot who had ditched his single-engine Cirrus SR-22 after he experienced a mechanical issue with the fuel system.
It’s another Holland America Line cruise ship to the rescue! Marking our third rescue this month, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at 5:21 p.m. local time, Veendam answered a request for assistance from the United States Coast Guard to rescue Pilot Louis Morton who had ditched his single-engine Cirrus SR-22 after he experienced a mechanical issue… read more of “Veendam Rescues…”
When Eurodam and Nieuw Amsterdam explore Europe this summer and fall, both Signature-Class ships will set sail on longer journeys that visit some of the most charming, quaint and lesser-known ports in the region. These itineraries were recently added to the ships’ line-up to add more comprehensive options and to extend the season into the… read more of “Signature Ships…”
In summer 2016, Holland America Line’s newest ship, ms Koningsdam, will sail out of the port of Amsterdam, marking the first time the company will have three ships sailing out of three Dutch ports: Koningsdam out of Amsterdam, Rotterdam out of Rotterdam and Prinsendam out of Ijmuiden. Koningsdam will debut a series of northern Europe… read more of “Koningsdam’s…”