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Launch of ‘Explorations Central’ Onboard Redefines Destination Immersion

Launch of ‘Explorations Central’ Onboard Redefines Destination Immersion

Holland America Line is amplifying its destination immersion experiences with the launch of Explorations Central, or EXC, as it will be called. The multifaceted EXC experience combines a wide array of indispensable travel resources with enrichment opportunities for guests that make their travel experience more engaging, vivid and meaningful. If you’d like to watch a…   read more of “Launch of…”

Exclusive ‘BBC Earth Experiences’ Rolling Out Across the Holland America Line Fleet

Exclusive ‘BBC Earth Experiences’ Rolling Out Across the Holland America Line Fleet

Guests on Holland America Line ships can now experience more of the world’s natural wonders, test their knowledge of our planet and participate in some family-friendly competition through the cruise line’s exclusive partnership with BBC Earth. These unique performances and interactive programs currently are available on Koningsdam, Noordam, Rotterdam, Oosterdam, Zuiderdam and Eurodam and will…   read more of “Exclusive ‘BBC…”

Videos: Missed Our America’s Test Kitchen News? See & Learn More About It Here

Videos: Missed Our America’s Test Kitchen News? See & Learn More About It Here

Holland America Line guests are getting ready to experience the innovation and excitement of America’s Test Kitchen’s through live onboard cooking shows and hands-on workshops when the new programming launches across the fleet in the coming months. Our guests will learn foolproof techniques and user-friendly recipes for making delectable dishes with confidence. If you missed…   read more of “Videos: Missed Our…”

Holland America Line Announces New Partnership with America’s Test Kitchen

Holland America Line Announces New Partnership with America’s Test Kitchen

Holland America Line is turning its culinary programming up a notch with the introduction of dynamic shipboard cooking shows produced in partnership with the long-running public television show America’s Test Kitchen, the most popular how-to-cook show on TV. Holland America Line is a sponsor of America’s Test Kitchen on public television, and is proud to…   read more of “Holland America…”

Transatlantic Cruises Offer Perfect Combination of Unique Ports & Relaxing Sea Days

Transatlantic Cruises Offer Perfect Combination of Unique Ports & Relaxing Sea Days

Winter is coming, and just not in Westeros (for all you Game of Thrones fans!). That means the Caribbean is heating up to usher in warmer weather for those guests who are getting ready to face chilly temps and snow. Across the fleet Holland America Line ships are preparing to reposition from their summer homes…   read more of “Transatlantic…”

Did You Know All of These Activities & Experiences Are Included in Your Cruise?

Did You Know All of These Activities & Experiences Are Included in Your Cruise?

Holland America Line guests are seekers, doers and wanderers. From trying new activities and learning new things to spending time doing a favorite hobby, we know our guests want to be enriched as well as inspired during their cruise. With that in mind, every day aboard a Holland America Line cruise brings a wealth of…   read more of “Did You Know All of…”

Check it Out: Use Our ‘Destination Guides’ to Help You Plan Your Time in Port

Check it Out: Use Our ‘Destination Guides’ to Help You Plan Your Time in Port

Holland America Line’s partnership with AFAR, the leaders in experiential travel guides, is helping cruisers dream, plan, choose and prepare for the perfect cruise vacation. By creating comprehensive Destination Guides that are found on our website, AFAR is able to provide recommendations tailored to our guests’ itineraries and interests for our ports of call and…   read more of “Check it Out: Use…”

Koningsdam Guests Enjoy an Exclusive Event at World-Renowned Rijksmuseum

Koningsdam Guests Enjoy an Exclusive Event at World-Renowned Rijksmuseum

Holland America Line guests on Koningsdam’s Christening cruise were treated to once-in-a-lifetime events and surprises — from the Dedication Ceremony featuring the ship’s royal Godmother Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands to extravagant dinners and special keepsakes. On the last night of the cruise, guests were treated to a night at the world-famous Rijksmuseum…   read more of “Koningsdam Guests…”