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Saying Thanks to the Crew at Thanksgiving

Saying Thanks to the Crew at Thanksgiving

At Holland America Line, we hear a lot of praise and kudos about our crew from our guests. Many times, it’s the crew that make a Holland America Line cruise an exceptional vacation experience. Going above and beyond to add a special touch, taking that extra step to make things perfect, a simple smile and…   read more of “Saying Thanks to…”

Culinary Council Recipe: Jacques Torres’ Pumpkin Chocolate Cake

Culinary Council Recipe: Jacques Torres’ Pumpkin Chocolate Cake

If you’re looking for a new dessert to make this Thanksgiving, here is a recipe from Culinary Council member Jacques Torres. His pumpkin chocolate cake is made in individual servings, which makes it a perfect ending to a Thanksgiving feast. INGREDIENTS: Cake 4.9 ounces butter 6.3 ounces light brown sugar 2 eggs 8.4 ounces pumpkin,…   read more of “Culinary Council…”

Six ‘Dancing with the Stars: at Sea’ Theme Cruises Added in 2014

Six ‘Dancing with the Stars: at Sea’ Theme Cruises Added in 2014

Holland America Line is extending its highly successful “Dancing with the Stars: At Sea” program with six theme cruises in 2014. Once again the program will culminate with a Champions Cruise guest dance-off competition on the Dec. 6, 2014, Caribbean sailing of ms Westerdam. The hugely popular onboard experience brings the excitement of ABC’s hit…   read more of “Six ‘Dancing…”

‘A Taste of De Librije’ Debuts on Eurodam

‘A Taste of De Librije’ Debuts on Eurodam

As you’ve read about on the Holland America Blog, last year the company debuted a new alternative dining option exclusively aboard ms Rotterdam called “Taste of De Librije” featuring the cuisine of Culinary Council member and Michelin Three Star Chef Jonnie Boer. Given its popularity and success as an alternative dining option, the line has…   read more of “‘A Taste of…”

A World of Culinary Choices on Each Cruise

A World of Culinary Choices on Each Cruise

Cuisine is an important part of every vacation, and no more so than on a Holland America Line cruise. From casual dining in the Lido to culinary creations by celebrity chefs, each dining experience is a gastronomic event. Do you like to dine on regional specialties and exotic flavors or do you tend to stick…   read more of “A World of Culinary…”

Learning Windows 8 at the Digital Workshops

Learning Windows 8 at the Digital Workshops

Holland America Line has a wide array of enriching activities onboard, and among the most popular are the Digital Workshops powered by Windows. The popular complimentary workshops, led by Microsoft-trained “techsperts” on all 15 ships in the fleet, teach guests with varying levels of computer and camera experience how to take better vacation photos, make…   read more of “Learning Windows 8…”