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What are MPAs? New Program with Marine Conservation Institute Educates Guests

What are MPAs? New Program with Marine Conservation Institute Educates Guests

As part of its “Our Marvelous Oceans” partnership with Marine Conservation Institute, Holland America Line has created a new program that highlights and educates cruise guests and crew about marine protected areas (MPAs) around the world through onboard presentations by shipboard personnel. Topics will cover what a marine protected area is and how to visit…   read more of “What are MPAs? New…”

Celebrate Halloween & Day of the Dead with These Spook-tacular HAL Recipes

Celebrate Halloween & Day of the Dead with These Spook-tacular HAL Recipes

Today is Halloween, the spookiest day of the year! From sweet treats to creative costumes to boo-tiful decorations, it’s a fun and festive day onboard every Holland America Line ship. Guests on one of our cruises will be celebrating in oceans around the world and ports in New Zealand, Greece, Nicaragua, Curacao, the Chilean Fjords…   read more of “Celebrate Halloween…”

Last Chance to Take Advantage of ‘Explore4’ Savings: Oct. 31 Deadline

Last Chance to Take Advantage of ‘Explore4’ Savings: Oct. 31 Deadline

If you’re thinking about booking a 2015 or 2016 cruise and want to take advantage of the Explore4 savings, time is ticking and you have until Oct. 31, 2014, to make your reservation. Select sailings are eligible for the “Explore4” benefits that include a free Signature Beverage Package and free Pinnacle Grill dinner for guests…   read more of “Last Chance to Take…”

It’s World Vegetarian Day! Celebrate with a Variety of Options on a HAL Cruise

It’s World Vegetarian Day! Celebrate with a Variety of Options on a HAL Cruise

Today is World Vegetarian Day! According to the North American Vegetarian Society, the day was established in 1977 as an annual celebration to promote the joy, compassion and life-enhancing possibilities of vegetarianism. Aboard all Holland America Line ships, vegetarian options are plentiful. From the vegetarian burgers at the Dive-In at the Terrace Grill to an…   read more of “It’s World…”

Sail & Sizzle This Winter on 2014 ‘Dancing with the Stars: At Sea’ Theme Cruises

Sail & Sizzle This Winter on 2014 ‘Dancing with the Stars: At Sea’ Theme Cruises

The new season of the hit television show “Dancing with the Stars” is underway, and it’s fun to see some of our favorites who cruised with Holland America Line on “Dancing with the Stars: At Sea” theme cruises strut their stuff on the small screen. While we’re cheering for all of the professional dancers and…   read more of “Sail & Sizzle…”

2015 Cruises Feature Top Chefs in Culinary Arts Center Presented by Food & Wine

2015 Cruises Feature Top Chefs in Culinary Arts Center Presented by Food & Wine

Holland America Line’s Culinary Arts Center, presented by Food & Wine Magazine, is an onboard enrichment program that offers guests an opportunity to learn from some of the most respected culinary figures in the business. Industry leaders engage guests in a range of activities from cooking shows and wine tastings to question-and-answer sessions in the…   read more of “2015 Cruises…”

Alaska Beer Tasting Samples Four Local Brews

Alaska Beer Tasting Samples Four Local Brews

Doug Parker of Cruise Radio recently took an Alaska cruise and participated in an Alaska Beer Tasting while onboard.