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HAL Musician Makes Team Christina on NBC’s ‘The Voice’

HAL Musician Makes Team Christina on NBC’s ‘The Voice’

Holland America Line’s very own Stephanie Anne Johnson, a solo guitarist from Tacoma, Wash., who has performed on several Holland America Line ships, auditioned on the hit program “The Voice” Oct. 1 during the blind auditions round and was chosen to be on Team Christina! Many Holland America Line employees helped with the creation of…   read more of “HAL Musician Makes…”

Exciting Lecturers & Guest Chefs on 2013 Grand Pacific & Far East Voyage

Exciting Lecturers & Guest Chefs on 2013 Grand Pacific & Far East Voyage

The 75-day “Grand Pacific & Far East Voyage” is underway aboard ms Amsterdam, and it’s going to feature a whole lot more than beautiful ports, tantalizing cuisine and award-winning service. Holland America Line has added guest chefs, guest speakers and local entertainment in several ports as part of the “On Location” program. To enrich the…   read more of “Exciting Lecturers…”

Video: Welcome to the Merabella Luxury Collection

Guests looking for something unique and special will discover rare and elegant jewelry, timepieces and original works of art created by selected designers at Holland America Line’s Merabella Luxury Boutique. Watch the video and learn more about this personalized shopping experience, including how Le Vian® jewelers designs and creates its stunning pieces as told by…   read more of “Video: Welcome to…”

Join HAL’s Book Club on Longer Voyages

Join HAL’s Book Club on Longer Voyages

Holland America Line recently asked guests what they considered essential when cruising, and it comes as no surprise that a good book was on the list for many. Whether sipping a cocktail at Half Moon Cay or a latte at Explorations Cafe, a book makes an excellent travel companion. For that reason, HAL hosts a…   read more of “Join HAL’s…”

Holland America Line Wins Eight Travel Weekly Magellan Awards

Holland America Line Wins Eight Travel Weekly Magellan Awards

Holland America Line won eight (four gold and four silver) Travel Weekly Magellan Awards in the latest rankings by the influential news resource for the travel industry. The Magellan Awards honor a broad range of industry segments, including hotels and resorts, travel destinations, cruise lines, online travel services, airlines and airports, travel agents/agencies, tour operators…   read more of “Holland America…”

Recipe: New England Clam Chowder

Recipe: New England Clam Chowder

New England Clam Chowder is a perfect way to wind down after a day of sightseeing in Canada and New England. Chowder is widely recognized as French in origin, but New England Clam Chowder is all American. Historically made to satisfy fisherman and their families after a long day at sea, this dish is now…   read more of “Recipe: New England…”

On Location: Enrich & Entertain

On Location: Enrich & Entertain

On her recent Canada & New England cruise aboard Maasdam, guest Sharon Johnson enjoyed a variety of enrichment presentations and local entertainment courtesy of Holland America Line’s “On Location” program. The evening of our Halifax call we were treated to a very special “On Location” program, a Cape Breton Fiddle Concert. Gillian Head and Cape…   read more of “On Location: Enrich…”

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?…”