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Half Moon Cay Wins Best Private Island for 20th Year in Porthole Cruise Magazine 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards

Half Moon Cay Wins Best Private Island for 20th Year in Porthole Cruise Magazine 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards

Holland America Line took home four Porthole Cruise Magazine 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards in areas that covered everything from onboard dining to shoreside experiences. For the 20th year, readers of Porthole — one of the world’s leading consumer cruise travel publications — named Half Moon Cay as Best Private Island. Additional wins include Pinnacle Grill…   read more of “Half Moon Cay Wins…”

#GoToAnArtMuseumDay: Top 5 Tours to the World’s Finest Museums

#GoToAnArtMuseumDay: Top 5 Tours to the World’s Finest Museums

It’s National #GoToAnArtMuseumDay, and on Holland America Line’s global cruises guests can visit some of the top art museums around the world. Europe, in particular, is a hub for the finest artists and art museums. Imagine spending a private evening at the Hermitage in St. Petersburg or witnessing the works of Van Gogh, Michaelangelo or…   read more of “#GoToAnArtMuseumDay:…”

#WorldArchitectureDay: These Top 5 Shore Excursions Visit Architectural Marvels

#WorldArchitectureDay: These Top 5 Shore Excursions Visit Architectural Marvels

Since 2005, the first Monday of every October has marked World Architecture Day – a day that honors the ingenuity and beauty of the world’s most impressive architectural marvels. Offering global itineraries, Holland America Line gives travelers the opportunity to visit the world’s most illustrious sites, and in this post we’re sharing our top five…   read more of “#WorldArchitectureDa…”

Get Dancing on #NationalDanceDay with These Top 5 Dance-Focused Tours

Get Dancing on #NationalDanceDay with These Top 5 Dance-Focused Tours

Saturday, Sept. 19 is National Dance Day, and we’re celebrating by showcasing the top shore excursions around the world that feature song and dance that are synonymous with the country. BARCELONA, SPAIN “Flamenco with Dinner” Flamenco is commonly associated with the Andalusian Roma (gypsies) of southern Spain. In Barcelona, guests can take part in the…   read more of “Get Dancing on…”

Wave Journey Cruise Diary: Zodiac Tours in the South Pacific

Wave Journey Cruise Diary: Zodiac Tours in the South Pacific

Viv and Jill, editors and co-founders of WaveJourney.com, currently are guests on board Maasdam for an epic journey throughout the South Pacific and Australia/New Zealand regions. During their time on board, they’ll be showcasing their incredible experiences both on board and ashore. Come aboard and see what it’s like to cruise on Maasdam. Maasdam is…   read more of “Wave Journey Cruise…”

The Most Postcard-Perfect Locales in the Caribbean

The Most Postcard-Perfect Locales in the Caribbean

Home to white-sand beaches, lush landscapes, sparkling waters and a laid-back atmosphere, the Caribbean beckons travelers from around the globe. While this inviting region is well known for its picturesque beaches, it offers several other postcard-worthy gems that should not be overlooked. Read on below to discover some of our favorites that you can experience…   read more of “The Most…”