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Relax, Refresh and Unwind: Pampering Yourself on a Holland America Line Cruise

Relax, Refresh and Unwind: Pampering Yourself on a Holland America Line Cruise

A cruise with Holland America Line is the ultimate retreat. As you indulge in exquisite cuisine, exceptional entertainment and once-in-a-lifetime destinations, it becomes clear that our main focus is you. Every aspect of our cruises is geared toward making your vacation unforgettable, however these activities and services are specifically designed to have you feeling and…   read more of “Relax, Refresh and…”

Launch of ‘Explorations Central’ Onboard Redefines Destination Immersion

Launch of ‘Explorations Central’ Onboard Redefines Destination Immersion

Holland America Line is amplifying its destination immersion experiences with the launch of Explorations Central, or EXC, as it will be called. The multifaceted EXC experience combines a wide array of indispensable travel resources with enrichment opportunities for guests that make their travel experience more engaging, vivid and meaningful. If you’d like to watch a…   read more of “Launch of…”

Videos: Missed Our America’s Test Kitchen News? See & Learn More About It Here

Videos: Missed Our America’s Test Kitchen News? See & Learn More About It Here

Holland America Line guests are getting ready to experience the innovation and excitement of America’s Test Kitchen’s through live onboard cooking shows and hands-on workshops when the new programming launches across the fleet in the coming months. Our guests will learn foolproof techniques and user-friendly recipes for making delectable dishes with confidence. If you missed…   read more of “Videos: Missed Our…”

Transatlantic Cruises Offer Perfect Combination of Unique Ports & Relaxing Sea Days

Transatlantic Cruises Offer Perfect Combination of Unique Ports & Relaxing Sea Days

Winter is coming, and just not in Westeros (for all you Game of Thrones fans!). That means the Caribbean is heating up to usher in warmer weather for those guests who are getting ready to face chilly temps and snow. Across the fleet Holland America Line ships are preparing to reposition from their summer homes…   read more of “Transatlantic…”

Did You Know All of These Activities & Experiences Are Included in Your Cruise?

Did You Know All of These Activities & Experiences Are Included in Your Cruise?

Holland America Line guests are seekers, doers and wanderers. From trying new activities and learning new things to spending time doing a favorite hobby, we know our guests want to be enriched as well as inspired during their cruise. With that in mind, every day aboard a Holland America Line cruise brings a wealth of…   read more of “Did You Know All of…”

How’d They Do That? Hotel Director Stan Kuppens Shows the Building of Koningsdam

How’d They Do That? Hotel Director Stan Kuppens Shows the Building of Koningsdam

After more than two years at Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard under construction, Koningsdam officially joined the fleet March 31. The ship sailed around the Mediterranean before heading up to Norway where it will spend most of the summer. Launching a newbuild is an exciting time, and Koningsdam debuted with a lot of innovations that already are…   read more of “How’d They Do…”

Get Ready to Roll! Meet Our New Partner Renowned Sushi Chef Andy Matsuda

Get Ready to Roll! Meet Our New Partner Renowned Sushi Chef Andy Matsuda

Whether it’s a popular California roll or a more exotic sushi creation, Holland America Line’s shipboard chefs are learning from the best in a collaboration with renowned Sushi Chef Andy Matsuda. Not only will Matsuda share his knowledge and train the shipboard chefs to ensure that the cruise line’s staff is at the forefront of…   read more of “Get Ready to Roll!…”