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Last Chance to Take Advantage of ‘Explore4’ Savings: Oct. 31 Deadline

Last Chance to Take Advantage of ‘Explore4’ Savings: Oct. 31 Deadline

If you’re thinking about booking a 2015 or 2016 cruise and want to take advantage of the Explore4 savings, time is ticking and you have until Oct. 31, 2014, to make your reservation. Select sailings are eligible for the “Explore4” benefits that include a free Signature Beverage Package and free Pinnacle Grill dinner for guests…   read more of “Last Chance to Take…”

Holland America Blog Wins One of Eight HAL ‘Travel Weekly’ Magellan Awards

Holland America Blog Wins One of Eight HAL ‘Travel Weekly’ Magellan Awards

Travel Weekly magazine announced the recipients of its 2014 Magellan Awards, and Holland America Line received eight of the prestigious honors. The line won five gold awards in the following categories: Blog: Holland America Blog Restaurant Design: Canaletto Small Plates Television Commercial: for “Breathtaking Meet Impeccable” Direct Mail: 2014 Winter Mariner Magazine Advertising/Marketing Campaign: Discover…   read more of “Holland America…”

Sail & Sizzle This Winter on 2014 ‘Dancing with the Stars: At Sea’ Theme Cruises

Sail & Sizzle This Winter on 2014 ‘Dancing with the Stars: At Sea’ Theme Cruises

The new season of the hit television show “Dancing with the Stars” is underway, and it’s fun to see some of our favorites who cruised with Holland America Line on “Dancing with the Stars: At Sea” theme cruises strut their stuff on the small screen. While we’re cheering for all of the professional dancers and…   read more of “Sail & Sizzle…”

2015 Cruises Feature Top Chefs in Culinary Arts Center Presented by Food & Wine

2015 Cruises Feature Top Chefs in Culinary Arts Center Presented by Food & Wine

Holland America Line’s Culinary Arts Center, presented by Food & Wine Magazine, is an onboard enrichment program that offers guests an opportunity to learn from some of the most respected culinary figures in the business. Industry leaders engage guests in a range of activities from cooking shows and wine tastings to question-and-answer sessions in the…   read more of “2015 Cruises…”

Got Junk Rock? ‘Cruise Radio’ Says Recycled Percussion Wows on HAL

Got Junk Rock? ‘Cruise Radio’ Says Recycled Percussion Wows on HAL

Doug Parker, host of Cruise Radio, recently took an Alaska cruise aboard Westerdam and shared his thoughts on the beautiful and rugged frontier. Today, Parker shares the Recycled Percussion entertainment experience. Recycled Percussion was the highest-placed non-singing act on “America’s Got Talent” and has enjoyed extended runs at both the MGM Grand and Tropicana in…   read more of “Got Junk Rock?…”

Alaska Beer Tasting Samples Four Local Brews

Alaska Beer Tasting Samples Four Local Brews

Doug Parker of Cruise Radio recently took an Alaska cruise and participated in an Alaska Beer Tasting while onboard.

Five Reasons to Take One of These Six Repositioning Cruises

Five Reasons to Take One of These Six Repositioning Cruises

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.