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Holland America Line Wins 17 Gold and Seven Silver 2018 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards

Holland America Line Wins 17 Gold and Seven Silver 2018 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards

Holland America Line earned an impressive 24 gold and silver 2018 Magellan Awards from Travel Weekly. The premium cruise line took home an all-time high of 17 gold awards in the categories of Premium Ship, Restaurant Design, Education Program and in the Marketing categories of Website, Print Advertising, Campaign–Advertising/Marketing, Promotional Video, Direct Mail and TV…   read more of “Holland America…”

Holland America Group Chief Executive Officer Stein Kruse Receives Netherland-America Foundation Ambassadors’ Award

Holland America Group Chief Executive Officer Stein Kruse Receives Netherland-America Foundation Ambassadors’ Award

Holland America Group Chief Executive Officer Stein Kruse was honored with the Ambassador C. Howard Wilkins, Jr. Award from the Netherland-America Foundation at a dinner at the Willard InterContinental hotel in Washington, D.C., Thursday, April 12, 2018. His Excellency Henne Schuwer, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the United States, was honorary chair…   read more of “Holland America…”

Holland America Line Establishes the Shared Humanity Award and Bestows First Honor on Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Holland America Line Establishes the Shared Humanity Award and Bestows First Honor on Archbishop Desmond Tutu

To further strengthen its commitment to the transformative power of travel and the belief that connecting people from different cultures opens minds, builds connections and inspires shared humanity, Holland America Line is establishing the Shared Humanity Award to be given annually starting this year. The award will be presented to a leader and change-maker who…   read more of “Holland America…”

Holland America Line Wins Four Cruise Critic Editors’ Picks Awards in U.S., U.K. and Australia

Holland America Line Wins Four Cruise Critic Editors’ Picks Awards in U.S., U.K. and Australia

Holland America Line’s excellence was recognized around the world with four Cruise Critic Editors’ Picks Awards in the United States, United Kingdom and Australia. The editors in the United States honored Holland America Line with Best Dining and Best Ship Refurbishment for ms Westerdam. In the United Kingdom, the editors also awarded the cruise line…   read more of “Holland America…”

Orlando Ashford Recognized by Black Enterprise Magazine as a Top Executive in Corporate America

Orlando Ashford Recognized by Black Enterprise Magazine as a Top Executive in Corporate America

Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford has been named to the prestigious list of executives on Black Enterprise’s 2017 Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America. The listing is featured in the November/December issue of the publication. Ashford joins an impressive collection of executives that includes Arnold Donald, CEO of Carnival Corporation, the world’s largest cruise…   read more of “Orlando Ashford…”

HAL Wins Awards for O, The Oprah Magazine Partnership, Rudi’s Sel de Mer and Alaska Cruises

HAL Wins Awards for O, The Oprah Magazine Partnership, Rudi’s Sel de Mer and Alaska Cruises

Holland America Line recently collected a trio of awards from Seatrade Europe, AFAR Media and Kreuzfahrt Traume that recognized the brand’s marketing initiatives, Alaska cruises and culinary excellence, respectively. Holland America Line’s partnership with O, The Oprah Magazine won the 2017 Seatrade Cruise Award for Marketing Initiative of the Year; the AFAR Travelers’ Choice Cruise…   read more of “HAL Wins Awards for…”

Holland America Line Wins 13 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards

Holland America Line Wins 13 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards

It was lucky 13 for Holland America Line when counting wins in Travel Weekly magazine’s 2017 Magellan Awards. The premium cruise line received an impressive nine gold awards in the categories of Premium Ship, Education Program, Direct Mail, Website, three for Marketing-TV Commercial and two for Marketing Campaign-Advertising/Marketing. Four silver awards were earned for Advertising/Marketing,…   read more of “Holland America…”

Stein Kruse Receives the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 Award in the Pacific Northwest

Stein Kruse Receives the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 Award in the Pacific Northwest

EY announced that Holland America Group Chief Executive Officer Stein Kruse received the Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 Award in the Pacific Northwest in the Real Estate, Hospitality and Construction Category. The award recognizes business leaders who excel in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Kruse was…   read more of “Stein Kruse…”