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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!…”

There’s Still Time to Sip & Savor with Guest Chefs & Mixologists in 2016

There’s Still Time to Sip & Savor with Guest Chefs & Mixologists in 2016

Holland America Line cruises are filled with many exciting activities, from diverse entertainment options to a comprehensive enrichment program. Included among the many amenities is the popular Culinary Arts Center presented by Food & Wine Magazine, which combines enrichment and entertainment. On every cruise, guests can pop by any one of our show kitchens at…   read more of “There’s Still…”

Koningsdam Lookbook: A Sweet Selection of Staterooms & Suites

Koningsdam Lookbook: A Sweet Selection of Staterooms & Suites

All the buzz about Koningsdam’s staterooms has been focused on the new Family and Single stateroom categories — both a first for Holland America Line! The Family Staterooms can accommodate up to five people, while the Single Staterooms are perfect for the solo traveler. However, the ship also has several other stateroom categories, ranging from…   read more of “Koningsdam…”