Captain Mercer is back onboard the Grand World Voyage and he’s blogging about his cruising adventures. The ship set sail from Fort Lauderdale in early January and made its way through the Panama Canal. After a call at Ecuador this week, it’s eight days at sea before landfall in the South Pacific. Catch up with… read more of “Captain’s…”
Instagram is an increasingly popular way to share the exciting and precious moments of your cruise with family, friends, and the world at large. The photo sharing application has skyrocketed over the past year, surpassing Twitter and Facebook as the fastest growing social platform. Holland America Line’s Instagram is a great place to look for… read more of “Instagram Tips and…”
Are you looking to cruise to one of Holland America Line’s exotic locales like Australia, Hawaii, the South Pacific, South America or Asia? With the recently launched “Seas the Day” promotion, taking a cruise to one of these destinations is more affordable than ever before. In North America, the promotion features special savings up to… read more of “‘Seas the…”
Holland America Line is always working to spice up its cruise itineraries and bring guests new ports. Though the Caribbean has been a longtime cruise destination, there are still new places to discover. Here is one ports new to cruisers, one port new to Holland America Line and once port that’s still not fully on… read more of “What’s New in…”
On two recent cruises, both Zuiderdam and Zaandam were called upon to assist vessels in need of assistance. At 2:10 a.m. Jan. 3, 2015, while en route to Oranjestad, Aruba, Zuiderdam answered a distress call from the Bahamian inter-island vessel Excalibur that was sinking with eight crewmembers onboard. Zuiderdam was approximately 15 miles away and… read more of “HAL’s…”
World Ocean & Cruise Liner Society members named Holland America Line the Best Overall Cruise Value 2014 for the 22nd consecutive year in the publication’s annual Best Cruise Value Awards.
At 2:10 a.m. Jan. 3, 2015, while en route to Oranjestad, Aruba, Holland America Line’s ms Zuiderdam answered a distress call from the Bahamian inter-island vessel Excalibur that was sinking with eight crewmembers onboard.
At Holland America Line we’re excited to be starting a new year of cruises all over the world, and our Facebook fans are, too! We gave them a prompt: “Fill in the blank: this year, I am traveling to ___!” and the answers were as varied as our cruise itineraries. Take a look at where… read more of “Inspired to Cruise?…”