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On Location: G’Day from Australia and New Zealand

On Location: G’Day from Australia and New Zealand

With the introduction of Holland America Line’s “On Location” program, onboard classes and demonstrations by local artists and professionals allow guests to familiarize themselves with the cultures they’ll be visiting around the world. “On Location” means that Holland America Line guests can learn to tango on the way to Argentina, take a cooking class taught…   read more of “On Location:…”

Talent Added to ‘Dancing with the Stars: at Sea’ Theme Cruises

Talent Added to ‘Dancing with the Stars: at Sea’ Theme Cruises

Dancing aficionados and fans of the hit ABC television show “Dancing with the Stars” can join professional dancers Kym Johnson and Tristan MacManus, along with actress and former celebrity participant Sabrina Bryan, on the Jan. 5, 2014, “Dancing with the Stars: At Sea” theme cruise and the Jan. 12 Champions Cruise. Both seven-day Caribbean cruises…   read more of “Talent Added to…”

Cruising with Kids … and Grandkids

Cruising with Kids … and Grandkids

Multigenerational travel continues to be on the rise, with more families taking cruise vacations together. Parents and kids, grandparents and grandkids, and grandparents, parents and grandkids … and aunts, uncles and cousins! Journalist Cynthia Boal Janssens recently took a cruise on ms Oosterdam with her family and blogged about it for All Things Cruise. Here…   read more of “Cruising with Kids…”

Follow @HALcruises on Instagram

Follow @HALcruises on Instagram

Blog fans, Holland America Line is spreading our social media wings and now we’re on Instagram! Do you love pretty pictures of gorgeous places? We do, too! Join us on Instagram to see all of the lovely images we have to share! And tag ‪#‎HALcruises‬ in your cruise ‪#‎photos‬!

Digital Workshop: Get Creative with Auto Collage

Digital Workshop: Get Creative with Auto Collage

Holland America Line has a wide array of enriching activities onboard, and among the most popular are the Digital Workshops powered by Windows. The popular complimentary workshops, led by Microsoft-trained “techsperts” on all 15 ships in the fleet, teach guests with varying levels of computer and camera experience how to take better vacation photos, make…   read more of “Digital Workshop:…”

Video: Cruising with Kids

More and more families are choosing a cruise vacation for their annual holiday, and to make sure the junior cruisers are having as much fun as the adults Holland America Line offers a comprehensive Youth Program for kids ages 3 to 17. This piece that aired on King 5 in Seattle, the local NBC affiliate,…   read more of “Video: Cruising…”

Bert’s Beauty Shots: Learn to Capture Alaska Like a Pro

Bert’s Beauty Shots: Learn to Capture Alaska Like a Pro

Statendam’s Hotel Director Bert van Mackelenbergh is an avid photographer, and his photos are stunners. If you want to learn how to take photos like Bert, Holland America Line offers informative Digital Workshops powered by Windows on board. Guests can take classes such as “Understanding the basics of your digital camera,” “Edit your cruise photos,”…   read more of “Bert’s Beauty…”