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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…”

Every Day is Mother’s Day When You’re Cruising!

Every Day is Mother’s Day When You’re Cruising!

This Sunday is Mother’s Day in many countries around the world, and it’s a day when families come together to celebrate mom. But in more ways than one, moms are honored all year by their families and loved ones. Many times that celebration comes in the form of travel, and there’s no better way to…   read more of “Every Day is…”

Rudi’s Recipes: Create a Festive Meal for Easter or Passover

Rudi’s Recipes: Create a Festive Meal for Easter or Passover

It’s a weekend of celebrations! This Friday is the first night of Passover and Sunday is Easter – two holidays that often center around a fantastic meal. Both holidays will be recognized aboard Holland America Line’s fleet of 15 cruise ships, and if you want to make some special dishes at home, our Master Chef…   read more of “Rudi’s…”