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Ring in 2017 on a New Year’s Cruise to Australia, Asia, the Caribbean and More

Ring in 2017 on a New Year’s Cruise to Australia, Asia, the Caribbean and More

If you’re looking for something unique and exciting to do next New Year’s Eve, celebrate onboard a Holland America Line cruise. With options in Australia, Asia, South America, Mexico, the Caribbean and Panama Canal over the holiday, you can be sure you’ll welcome 2017 in grand style. When guests break into “Auld Lang Syne” at…   read more of “Ring in 2017 on a…”

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…”

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…”

The Most Spooktacular Shore Excursions in Time for Halloween

The Most Spooktacular Shore Excursions in Time for Halloween

Halloween is the spookiest day of the year when ghosts and goblins of all ages come out to celebrate by dressing up in their favorite costumes, going trick-or-treating and visiting haunted houses. But Halloween doesn’t have to be the only day to get spooked. Many guests like haunting experiences that leave them shivering in their…   read more of “The Most…”

Celebrating Grandparents Day: Cruising with the Whole Family

Celebrating Grandparents Day: Cruising with the Whole Family

This Sunday is Grandparents Day, a day that celebrates our grandest family members. Grandparents do everything … from teaching important life lessons to giving extra cookies when mom isn’t looking! Holland America Line is an expert in multigenerational travel and we witness these bonds every day. We love to see our cruisers traveling with family…   read more of “Celebrating…”

Honoring Holland America Line’s Crew Members on ‘Day of the Seafarer’

Honoring Holland America Line’s Crew Members on ‘Day of the Seafarer’

Today is “Day of the Seafarer,” and it’s a day to celebrate the hardworking crew members you meet on every cruise. It is the fifth year that the International Maritime Organization has celebrated this campaign. In 2010, the Diplomatic Conference that met in Manila, the Philippines, agreed that the unique contribution made by seafarers from…   read more of “Honoring Holland…”