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BBC Earth Feature Cruise in October to Include a Trio of BBC Talent

BBC Earth Feature Cruise in October to Include a Trio of BBC Talent

Holland America Line has added three BBC Earth talents to Volendam’s Oct. 27, 2017, Feature Cruise to Taiwan and Japan. The experts include Creative Director of the BBC Natural History Unit, Dr. Mike Gunton; Ecologist, Natural History Presenter and Writer Mike Dilger; and Digital Producer Sam Hume. While onboard, they will host talks and question-and-answer…   read more of “BBC Earth Feature…”

Koningsdam’s $4.1 Million Art Collection Ranges from Classic to Contemporary and Traditional to Avant-Garde

Koningsdam’s $4.1 Million Art Collection Ranges from Classic to Contemporary and Traditional to Avant-Garde

One of the most notable features of any Holland America Line ship is the remarkable collection of museum-quality art on board. The line’s newest vessel, Koningsdam, which launched in April 2016, is no exception. With a collection worth $4.1 million, the ship highlights the talents of leading hospitality designer Adam D. Tihany, working with art…   read more of “Koningsdam’s $4.1…”

Greenhouse Spa: Zuiderdam’s New Facial Machine Delivers Advanced Technologies

Greenhouse Spa: Zuiderdam’s New Facial Machine Delivers Advanced Technologies

Holland America Line’s Greenhouse Spa & Salon, long known for its Elemis product line, has a new beauty tool for cruisers. The Elemis Biotec facial machine provides five different, customized approaches to maximize skin care. Spa Director Kadina Williams was kind enough to give me a demo on our recent, 18-night “Viking Passage” cruise from…   read more of “Greenhouse Spa:…”

Enjoy Electric Havana Nights in Cuba on These Immersive Evening EXC Tours

Enjoy Electric Havana Nights in Cuba on These Immersive Evening EXC Tours

After more than 30 years, Holland America Line cruisers are finally able to add Cuba to their list of must-see destinations! The historic addition of this magnificent island to our Caribbean cruises affords guests the opportunity to experience its friendly atmosphere and electric culture first-hand. From the charming Spanish colonial architecture and candy-colored vintage cars…   read more of “Enjoy Electric…”

Become More Tech Savvy With an Onboard Digital Workshop Powered by Windows

Become More Tech Savvy With an Onboard Digital Workshop Powered by Windows

Are you technically challenged? Does your computer intimidate you? If you want to learn how to edit, display and share your vacation videos and photographs, Holland America Line offers classes through our Digital Workshop powered by Windows. Available on all ships, these complimentary classes are led by trained Digital Workshop Hosts. And not to worry,…   read more of “Become More Tech…”