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On Location: Australia & New Zealand

On Location: Australia & New Zealand

With Volendam and Oosterdam recently arriving at Australia, the “On Location” program is in full swing on Australia and New Zealand cruises. “On Location” brings local traditions, culinary tastes and cultural experiences to life both on board and off to deepen guests’ appreciation of the destinations they are exploring. Guests who travel Down Under will…   read more of “On Location:…”

Booked Your Cruise? Get Ready to Indulge With a Package

Booked Your Cruise? Get Ready to Indulge With a Package

Among the many delights of a Holland America Line cruise are the thoughtful and unexpected touches that make your vacation especially memorable. Guests, as well as their friends and family traveling together, are invited to indulge and get into the spirit of creating special moments with our onboard gift program. Holland America Line offers the…   read more of “Booked Your Cruise?…”

Top 10 Shore Excursions in Australia & New Zealand

Top 10 Shore Excursions in Australia & New Zealand

With so much to see and do, a trip to Australia and New Zealand is made all the more exciting by taking part in one — or several — of our exciting shore excursions. Each tour is carefully crafted to offer the most fulfilling experience possible, and our reputable tour operators ensure that our guests…   read more of “Top 10 Shore…”

Wine Tasting at Auckland’s Villa Maria

Wine Tasting at Auckland’s Villa Maria

On December 1, Oosterdam called at Auckland, New Zealand. Close to Auckland is the winery of Villa Maria. As Villa Maria Sauvignon Blanc is featured on the wine list on board, Cellar Master Phillipe Reigh took this opportunity to visit the winery with his team of wine attendants as an educational experience. After having seen…   read more of “Wine Tasting at…”

Cruise Diary: The Cellar Master’s Groupies

Cruise Diary: The Cellar Master’s Groupies

Dutch TV host and adventure seeker Charlotte Squarcy is on board for segment of Amsterdam’s Grand World Voyage, and she is chronicling her journey. Enjoy! I am happy to report that wine tasting has reached new heights of entertainment. Ingo hosted our group in the lovely back room of the Pinnacle Grill and was very…   read more of “Cruise Diary: The…”