It’s been more than two years since cruise ship visited Canada, and on Saturday, April 9, that all changed. Koningsdam called at the port of Victoria, marking a return to Canadian cruising! On Sunday, the ship ended it’s seven-day cruise at Vancouver, and the celebrations continued as it became the first ship back in Vancouver… read more of “Koningsdam is the…”
Are you a seasoned cruiser, eager to find new, immersive ways to explore our fascinating world? If you answered yes, then our EXC In-Depth Voyages were designed specifically with you in mind. These specially crafted itineraries offer an innovative and customized approach to cruising, allowing guests to explore the most fascinating corners of the globe… read more of “Experience the Most…”
Tonight the world will be captivated watching the Opening Ceremony for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. The first modern Olympic Games took place in 1896 in Athens, Greece, and have since traveled around the globe to cities near and far. Holland America Line cruises visit several of the host cities, and… read more of “Visit These Iconic…”
During a Holland America Line cruise to Alaska, the sights and sounds of the Last Frontier are front and center during the seven-day voyage. From interesting ports like Haines, Juneau and Ketchikan to the spectacular scenery of Glacier Bay, the Inside Passage and Tracy Arm Fjord, guests marvels at the beauty of the region. In… read more of “Make the Most of…”
Do you imagine cruising through the jewel-toned Canadian autumn, or breathing in the fresh summer Bar Harbor air? Are you pinning to plan your next cruise with Holland America Line?
For those not familiar with a “repositioning cruise,” it’s moving a ship from one sailing region to another, like moving from a season in Alaska to a season in Australia. The cruise that takes the ship from Alaska to Australia is a repositioning.
During a Holland America Line cruise to Alaska, the sights and sounds of the Frontier State are front and center during the seven-day voyage.
As colder weather approaches, it’s time for some of the ships to start repositioning to their winter homes. Recently Zuiderdam, Westerdam and Statendam said good-bye to Alaska before heading to the Caribbean, Mexico and Hawaii/South Pacific, respectively. Hotel Director Bert van Mackelenbergh sent in photos of Westerdam at Vancouver, B.C., taken from his ship, Statendam…. read more of “Farewell Alaska:…”