Holland America Line topped the list in 2014 for the World’s Leading Weather Observing Cruise Ship Companies who submitted weather information to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The Holland America Line fleet of 15 ships sent in a combined total of 22,281 observations during the year, landing them at number one. Holland America… read more of “HAL Tops List of…”
Seattle, Wash., March 9, 2015 — Holland America Line is making exciting changes to its 2015 Alaska cruise season, including moving ms Noordam to the region and positioning ms Statendam exclusively on 14-day itineraries roundtrip from Seattle.
Another milestone was reached in the construction of Koningsdam with the float-out and transfer of the ship from its dry dock to its outfitting dock at Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard in Italy. At the outfitting dock, final construction and interior furnishing will take place until the ship is delivered March 31, 2016. This short video shows… read more of “Newbuild Milestone:…”
Holland America Line Names Kathryn Geivett Director, Social Media Seattle, Wash., Mar. 2, 2015 — Holland America Line has hired Kathryn Geivett as director, social media. In this capacity Geivett’s primary responsibility will be to drive, plan and oversee the execution of strategic social media and digital initiatives for the cruise line. She will report… read more of “Holland America…”
Holland America Line recently launched “Seas the Day,” a special promotion featuring savings up to 50 percent, reduced fares for third/fourth guests in a stateroom and up to $400 per stateroom onboard credits on several of the line’s exotic voyages when booked before March 31, 2015.
In honor of World Cancer Day, Holland America Line is proud to announce that to date, the guests and employees of the company have raised more than $4.3 million for cancer support through “On Deck” programming that started in 2006. In fact, On Deck events have hosted more than 300,000 participants on over 3,500 walks!… read more of “World Cancer Day:…”
It’s another Holland America Line cruise ship to the rescue! Marking our third rescue this month, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at 5:21 p.m. local time, Veendam answered a request for assistance from the United States Coast Guard to rescue Pilot Louis Morton who had ditched his single-engine Cirrus SR-22 after he experienced a mechanical issue… read more of “Veendam Rescues…”
In summer 2016, Holland America Line’s newest ship, ms Koningsdam, will sail out of the port of Amsterdam, marking the first time the company will have three ships sailing out of three Dutch ports: Koningsdam out of Amsterdam, Rotterdam out of Rotterdam and Prinsendam out of Ijmuiden. Koningsdam will debut a series of northern Europe… read more of “Koningsdam’s…”