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BBC Earth, AFAR & Utrip Bring Natural World & Cruise Personalization to Guests

BBC Earth, AFAR & Utrip Bring Natural World & Cruise Personalization to Guests

At a media event yesterday in New York at the famed Explorer’s Club, Holland America Line announced new partnerships that will bring the natural wonders of the world to life and allow guests to personalize their Holland America Line cruise like never before. A new collaboration with BBC Earth will takes guests to unique landscapes…   read more of “BBC Earth, AFAR…”

Chateau Ste. Michelle Partnership Brings First Wine BLENDing Venue to Sea!

Chateau Ste. Michelle Partnership Brings First Wine BLENDing Venue to Sea!

At an event in Seattle, Holland America Line and Chateau Ste. Michelle announced an exciting new partnership. Wine connoisseurs and novices alike will be able to experience the art of winemaking at BLEND aboard ms Koningsdam when the ship debuts in April 2016. In collaboration with Chateau Ste. Michelle, Washington State’s oldest and most acclaimed…   read more of “Chateau Ste….”

Celebrating Grandparents Day: Cruising with the Whole Family

Celebrating Grandparents Day: Cruising with the Whole Family

This Sunday is Grandparents Day, a day that celebrates our grandest family members. Grandparents do everything … from teaching important life lessons to giving extra cookies when mom isn’t looking! Holland America Line is an expert in multigenerational travel and we witness these bonds every day. We love to see our cruisers traveling with family…   read more of “Celebrating…”

Ryndam & Statendam Farewell Cruises Create Lifelong Travel Memories

Ryndam & Statendam Farewell Cruises Create Lifelong Travel Memories

Cruise guests and crew aboard Ryndam and Rotterdam enjoyed a momentous bow-to-bow event Aug. 18 at Alesund, Norway, as Rotterdam bid a fond farewell to Ryndam. The unusual sail-away was orchestrated by Rotterdam’s and Ryndam’s officers during a joint port call that was the last time the two vessels will be together as sister ships…   read more of “Ryndam &…”

Theme Cruises Finale: Join Pro Tony Dovolani on ‘DWTS: At Sea’ in Jan. 2016

Theme Cruises Finale: Join Pro Tony Dovolani on ‘DWTS: At Sea’ in Jan. 2016

Why should you cruise on the final two “Dancing with the Stars: At Sea” theme cruises? In addition to the dazzling performances, fantastic costumes, up-close encounters with the show’s stars and the hilariously antics of Carson Kressley, there’s a new addition to the featured talent: Dance Professional Tony Dovolani! In addition to Tony and Carson,…   read more of “Theme Cruises…”

Two Epic Cruises: Volendam’s South Pacific Crossing and Australia Circumnavigation

Two Epic Cruises: Volendam’s South Pacific Crossing and Australia Circumnavigation

It’s not often that a cruise circumnavigates an entire continent visiting some of the top bucket list destinations in the world. And when that journey could also include an exciting adventure across the Pacific Ocean to some of the most gorgeous islands in the world, there’s no other itinerary that should top the list of…   read more of “Two Epic Cruises:…”

Ryndam & Statendam Bid Adieu to Holland America Line with Exotic Farewell Cruises

Ryndam & Statendam Bid Adieu to Holland America Line with Exotic Farewell Cruises

In the fall of 2015 Holland America Line’s ms Statendam and ms Ryndam will transfer to sister Carnival Corporation & plc brand P&O Cruises Australia. To celebrate the ships and give their loyal fans a chance to cruise one last time under the Holland America Line brand, the company has planned two special farewell voyages…   read more of “Ryndam &…”

Love Lobster & Prawns? ‘Sip & Savor’ Guest Chef Recipes Show How to Cook

Love Lobster & Prawns? ‘Sip & Savor’ Guest Chef Recipes Show How to Cook

The culinary element is a highlight of a Holland America Line cruise for many guests. In addition to the exceptional cuisine that is showcased in a variety of shipboard venues, expert chefs come aboard and share their knowledge in the Culinary Arts Center presented by Food & Wine magazine. Guests can then bring new recipes…   read more of “Love Lobster &…”