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New Microsoft Studio Classes Challenge Guests to Get Creative

New Microsoft Studio Classes Challenge Guests to Get Creative

Holland America Line guests can learn how to make their cruise vacation more meaningful and memorable in the new fleetwide Microsoft Studio (formerly Digital Workshop) centers onboard. The state-of-the-art computer facility is the hub for free small-group courses taught by Microsoft-trained hosts using the latest technology. Designed for all levels of ability, sessions feature travel-centric…   read more of “New Microsoft…”

Club HAL and High Score! Update

Club HAL and High Score! Update

The Kid’s Club/Club HAL is not going away on Holland America Line. On Oosterdam only, we recently launched a new venue called High Score!, featuring a variety of popular arcade and table games. Regular hours during the day are for kids ages 7+ and family time is offered in the evening, with separate time slots….   read more of “Club HAL and High…”

Holland America Line Named Tops for Dining, Itineraries and Entertainment in 2019 Cruise Critic Editors’ Picks Awards

Holland America Line Named Tops for Dining, Itineraries and Entertainment in 2019 Cruise Critic Editors’ Picks Awards

Cruise Critic, the world’s largest cruise reviews site and online cruise community, announced the winners in its 2019 Editors’ Picks Awards in the United States and Australia. Holland America Line’s excellence was recognized in three categories: Best Dining and Best Itineraries in the United States and Best Entertainment in Australia. The Cruise Critic Editors’ Picks…   read more of “Holland America…”

Noordam Emerges from Drydock with Music Walk’s Billboard Onboard and Upgrades Throughout

Noordam Emerges from Drydock with Music Walk’s Billboard Onboard and Upgrades Throughout

When Noordam re-entered service last month following a scheduled 14-day dry dock, the ship had received a refresh and several upgrades as part of a $300 million brand enhancement initiative. The most notable new additions are Billboard Onboard to the Music Walk area and Fujifilm Wonder Photo Shop where guests can create mementos from their…   read more of “Noordam Emerges…”

Getting Married Aboard Nieuw Amsterdam

Getting Married Aboard Nieuw Amsterdam

Aaron Saunders of Ports & Bows on Canada.com recently got married on board Nieuw Amsterdam and wrote about it. He let us post about his wedding on the blog, and we’re thrilled to share the happy couple’s experience. Did you know you can get married at sea? I tied the knot in late July aboard…   read more of “Getting Married…”

Mainstage Showcases New Touring Shows Step One Dance Company, Postmodern Jukebox and Cantaré

Mainstage Showcases New Touring Shows Step One Dance Company, Postmodern Jukebox and Cantaré

From interactive dance to today’s songs performed in yesterday’s styles, Holland America Line has transformed its approach to entertainment with the introduction of three touring companies on the Mainstage: Step One Dance Company, featuring works by leading contemporary choreographers; an exclusive license for the international musical phenomenon Postmodern Jukebox to create two unique shows just…   read more of “Mainstage Showcases…”