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‘Base Camp’ Complex Enhances Amenities at HAL’s McKinley Chalet Resort in Alaska

‘Base Camp’ Complex Enhances Amenities at HAL’s McKinley Chalet Resort in Alaska

For those guests who have taken a one of Holland America Line’s Land+Sea Journeys, the line’s McKinley Chalet Resort near the entrance to Alaska’s Denali National Park is a welcome retreat that provides beautiful accommodations. Holland America Line recently broke ground on a new “Base Camp” complex at the property that is expected to be…   read more of “‘Base…”

Meet Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford

Meet Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford

Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford has spent his working life leading human resources teams for various companies, so it’s not surprising to hear him say, “People are our most important asset.” How Ashford intends to leverage employees’ strengths to propel Holland America Line into the future is the topic of an interview he conducted…   read more of “Meet Holland…”

Holland America Line Transfers Make Getting To and From Your Ship Easy

Holland America Line Transfers Make Getting To and From Your Ship Easy

Thanks to Erik Tomren, senior specialist of hotel & tour management at Holland America Line, who wrote this post in collaboration with Danielle Rosenow, manager of hotel & tour management, to inform readers about the transfer services for guests that are offered to/from the ship. —— A Holland America Line cruise is an exciting adventure,…   read more of “Holland America…”

Princess Margriet Helps Celebrate ms Rotterdam’s 100th Call at Rotterdam

Princess Margriet Helps Celebrate ms Rotterdam’s 100th Call at Rotterdam

Holland America Line’s ms Rotterdam sailed into the Port of Rotterdam for its milestone 100th call Saturday, July 4, 2015. Rotterdam’s godmother, Princess Margriet of the Netherlands, attended the shipboard festivities that included a welcoming concert in the terminal by a local choir, special luncheon and performance by Dutch singer and winner of “The Voice…   read more of “Princess Margriet…”

Q&A: Getting to Know Koningsdam’s Captain Emiel de Vries

Q&A: Getting to Know Koningsdam’s Captain Emiel de Vries

When Holland America Line’s new Koningsdam sets sail in April 2016, Captain Emiel de Vries will be in command. He’s a familiar face to many, as he’s been with the company since 1997. You might also have sailed with him while he was captain on Amsterdam, Eurodam, Nieuw Amsterdam, Rotterdam or Zuiderdam. De Vries currently…   read more of “Q&A: Getting…”

Honoring Holland America Line’s Crew Members on ‘Day of the Seafarer’

Honoring Holland America Line’s Crew Members on ‘Day of the Seafarer’

Today is “Day of the Seafarer,” and it’s a day to celebrate the hardworking crew members you meet on every cruise. It is the fifth year that the International Maritime Organization has celebrated this campaign. In 2010, the Diplomatic Conference that met in Manila, the Philippines, agreed that the unique contribution made by seafarers from…   read more of “Honoring Holland…”

Book Now! Half Moon Cay Highlights Every Koningsdam Caribbean Cruise

Book Now! Half Moon Cay Highlights Every Koningsdam Caribbean Cruise

Guests who have been anticipating booking a Caribbean voyage on Holland America Line’s newest ship, ms Koningsdam, can now do so. Bookings opened for the cruises that feature Half Moon Cay, Holland America Line’s private Bahamian island, as well as a host of other tropical favorites. The ship, launching in April 2016, will homeport at…   read more of “Book Now! Half Moon…”

On Location: Cruising Through Antarctica With an Expedition Team Member

On Location: Cruising Through Antarctica With an Expedition Team Member

It won’t be long before Zaandam and Prinsendam return to cruising the incredible waters of Antarctica. A visit to the world’s most remote continent is a once-in-a-life journey for most, and Holland America Line ensures that every guests’ experience is as enriched and fulfilling as possible. To enhance a visit to Antarctica, Holland America Line…   read more of “On Location:…”