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New Photos Show Off Westerdam’s Enhancements Including EXC and Rijksmuseum at Sea

New Photos Show Off Westerdam’s Enhancements Including EXC and Rijksmuseum at Sea

When Holland America Line’s ms Westerdam emerged from a 12-day dry dock at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Palermo, Italy, in late April, the ship debuted major renovations that added many new public spaces and amenities, including two firsts for the fleet: Explorations Central, or EXC, in the Crow’s Nest and Rijksmuseum at Sea. Westerdam also received…   read more of “New Photos Show Off…”

Holland America Line’s ms Veendam to Sail to Cuba Beginning in December 2017

Holland America Line’s ms Veendam to Sail to Cuba Beginning in December 2017

Holland America Line has received approval to begin sailing to Cuba from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, starting with the Dec. 22, 2017, 12-day holiday cruise aboard ms Veendam. Holland America Line becomes Carnival Corporation’s third cruise line to be approved to sail to Cuba following the company’s historic inaugural sailings to the island last year. The…   read more of “Holland America…”

Bookings Open for Nieuw Statendam’s Premiere Voyage & Inaugural Season of Caribbean Cruises

Bookings Open for Nieuw Statendam’s Premiere Voyage & Inaugural Season of Caribbean Cruises

Bookings are open for the Premiere Voyage and 2018-19 inaugural Caribbean cruise season of Holland America Line’s ms Nieuw Statendam. Due for delivery Dec. 1, 2018, the second Pinnacle Class ship in the fleet currently is under construction at Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard in Italy. When Nieuw Statendam departs the yard, it will be delivered in…   read more of “Bookings Open for…”

Welcome to the New Holland America Blog!

Welcome to the New Holland America Blog!

Loyal readers and newcomers, welcome to Holland America Line’s redesigned Holland America Blog! We moved the blog from a unique domain (www.hollandamericablog.com) to the Holland America Line website. You’re here so you found us, but if you want to let others know where to go, we’re now at www.hollandamerica.com/blog. Bookmark the page and visit often….   read more of “Welcome to the New…”

News Release: Holland America Line Introduces Rudi’s Sel de Mer French Brasserie Pop-Up Restaurant to Six Ships in the Fleet

News Release:  Holland America Line Introduces Rudi’s Sel de Mer French Brasserie Pop-Up Restaurant to Six Ships in the Fleet

Holland America Line is honoring its Master Chef and culinary consultant Rudi Sodamin, the creator of Sel de Mer aboard ms Koningsdam, by launching the French brasserie as a pop-up in the Pinnacle Grill and naming it Rudi’s Sel de Mer. Six ships in the fleet will feature the pop-up, including ms Eurodam, ms Nieuw Amsterdam, ms Noordam, ms Oosterdam, ms Westerdam and ms Zuiderdam.

News Release: Holland America Line and O, The Oprah Magazine Embark on Exclusive Partnership

News Release: Holland America Line and O, The Oprah Magazine Embark on Exclusive Partnership

Holland America Line and O, The Oprah Magazine announce an exclusive partnership that will unite the soul-stirring power of travel with O’s deep commitment to connection and personal growth. Oprah Winfrey; O The Oprah Magazine editor at large Gayle King; and others will join the inaugural O, The Oprah Magazine Share the Adventure Cruise setting sail to Alaska this July.

Holland America Line to Build Third Pinnacle Class Ship for Delivery in 2021

Holland America Line to Build Third Pinnacle Class Ship for Delivery in 2021

Carnival Corporation announced that it has signed a memorandum of agreement with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri S.p.A. to build two new cruise ships with final contracts expected to be executed in early 2017. The two new ships are designated for the company’s Holland America Line and Princess Cruises brands. Holland America Line’s new ship will be…   read more of “Holland America…”

HAL’s New Ad Campaign Promotes Travel’s ‘Power to Change the World’

HAL’s New Ad Campaign Promotes Travel’s ‘Power to Change the World’

Holland America Line unveiled an integrated communications program that promotes travel as a positive force in changing perspectives and inspiring shared humanity. The multimedia campaign invokes travel as having the “Power to Change the World” and will appear in broadcast advertising, social media, web-based media, sales initiatives and marketing collateral materials beginning in early January….   read more of “HAL’s New Ad…”