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Master Mixologist Dale ‘King Cocktail’ DeGroff Creates Unique Libations for HAL

Master Mixologist Dale ‘King Cocktail’ DeGroff Creates Unique Libations for HAL

The new year has got off to an exciting start with Holland America Line recently announcing a new partnership with 2015 James Beard Who’s Who Inductee and Master Mixologist Dale DeGroff Whether you like your drinks on the rocks, straight up, shaken or stirred, DeGroff brings an innovative menu of creative cocktails that will debut…   read more of “Master Mixologist…”

Sweeten Your Holiday with These Holland America Line Dessert & Drink Recipes

Sweeten Your Holiday with These Holland America Line Dessert & Drink Recipes

It’s that time of year when holiday parties are held and grand meals are prepared in homes around the world. From Master Chef Rudi Sodamin‘s famous Flourless Chocolate Cake to a holiday-inspired Candy Canetini, make the season a little brighter with these festive Holland America Line dessert and drink recipes. If you’re looking for something…   read more of “Sweeten Your…”

It’s Tea Time All the Time – On Cruises and Ashore Holland America Line Knows Tea!

It’s Tea Time All the Time – On Cruises and Ashore Holland America Line Knows Tea!

If a cup of tea is your … cup of tea, you’d be in luck to find yourself on a Holland America Line cruise. Holland America Line takes tea very seriously. We offer tours all around the world dedicated to enjoying afternoon tea in the most incredible settings. From world-famous hotels to quaint Chinese teahouses,…   read more of “It’s Tea Time…”

Fly-Cruise Offer! Swing and Sway Aboard Oosterdam’s Big Band Cruise

Fly-Cruise Offer! Swing and Sway Aboard Oosterdam’s Big Band Cruise

When the horns start to sound and the saxophones playfully project their syncopated rhythms, cruisers aboard Holland America Line’s Big Band Cruise in 2016 featuring the Harry James Orchestra will be swinging, swaying and jiving! Sing & Swing Across the Atlantic Ocean Departing March 21, 2016, from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Oosterdam is sailing a transatlantic…   read more of “Fly-Cruise Offer!…”

A Holland America Line Thanksgiving: Jacques Torres’ Chocolate Turkeys and Rudi Sodamin’s Gourmet Menu

A Holland America Line Thanksgiving: Jacques Torres’ Chocolate Turkeys and Rudi Sodamin’s Gourmet Menu

This week is Thanksgiving in the United States. Households around the country will be filled with incredible aromas of holiday staples like turkey, sweet potato casserole and pumpkin pie. Guests on a Holland America Line ship also will be in for a culinary celebration as they indulge in gourmet dishes designed by our own Master…   read more of “A Holland America…”

Chateau Ste. Michelle Partnership Brings First Wine BLENDing Venue to Sea!

Chateau Ste. Michelle Partnership Brings First Wine BLENDing Venue to Sea!

At an event in Seattle, Holland America Line and Chateau Ste. Michelle announced an exciting new partnership. Wine connoisseurs and novices alike will be able to experience the art of winemaking at BLEND aboard ms Koningsdam when the ship debuts in April 2016. In collaboration with Chateau Ste. Michelle, Washington State’s oldest and most acclaimed…   read more of “Chateau Ste….”

Love Lobster & Prawns? ‘Sip & Savor’ Guest Chef Recipes Show How to Cook

Love Lobster & Prawns? ‘Sip & Savor’ Guest Chef Recipes Show How to Cook

The culinary element is a highlight of a Holland America Line cruise for many guests. In addition to the exceptional cuisine that is showcased in a variety of shipboard venues, expert chefs come aboard and share their knowledge in the Culinary Arts Center presented by Food & Wine magazine. Guests can then bring new recipes…   read more of “Love Lobster &…”