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Explore the ‘Paris of the Caribbean’ with these Six EXC Tours in Havana, Cuba

Explore the ‘Paris of the Caribbean’ with these Six EXC Tours in Havana, Cuba

Until 1962, Havana was one of the most popular Caribbean destinations. And while today most Americans have never been to Cuba’s capital city, its name still evokes a set of specific images. From candy-colored vintage cars to smiling musicians playing familiar tropical tunes to cigar-smoking and rum-sipping locals on the famous seaside Malecón, it’s no…   read more of “Explore the…”

Holland America Line Launches ‘Best Price Guarantee’ on Thousands of Worldwide EXC Tours

Holland America Line Launches ‘Best Price Guarantee’ on Thousands of Worldwide EXC Tours

Holland America Line is making sure that guests who pre-book the cruise line’s award-winning EXC Tours will have the lowest rates through a Best Price Guarantee program launching today. Best Price Guarantee is available on all ships and all itineraries except Asia cruises and promises that if a guest finds a comparable shore excursion elsewhere…   read more of “Holland America…”

HAL Wins Eight Porthole Cruise Magazine 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards

HAL Wins Eight Porthole Cruise Magazine 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards

Holland America Line dominated Porthole Cruise Magazine’s 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards with eight honors. Readers from Porthole, one of the world’s leading consumer cruise travel publications, recognized Holland America Line in areas that covered everything from destinations to onboard and shoreside experiences. The awards include Best Canada/New England and Northern Europe Itineraries; Best Shore Excursions;…   read more of “HAL Wins Eight…”

Experience a Night of Enchantment in Italy’s “City of Canals” with a Signature Experience

Experience a Night of Enchantment in Italy’s “City of Canals” with a Signature Experience

Sustained by stilts built into the sea floor, Venice, Italy, hovers magically atop the ocean’s surface. The gravity-defying charm and opulent architecture of the “floating city” will have guests feeling like they are taking a trip back in time. Starting in 2018, guests of Holland America Line can appreciate the city in all its glory…   read more of “Experience a Night…”

Two-Night ‘Signature Experience’ at Barcelona Features Private Tour of Gaudí’s Casa Batlló

Two-Night ‘Signature Experience’ at Barcelona Features Private Tour of Gaudí’s Casa Batlló

The iconic Catalan capital of Barcelona has been a staple port on many of Holland America Line’s Mediterranean itineraries. The famous city is packed with centuries of iconic art and architecture, as Gaudí and Picasso both called it home. Now Holland America Line guests will be able to experience the “Head and Hearth of Catalonia”…   read more of “Two-Night…”

Enjoy Electric Havana Nights in Cuba on These Immersive Evening EXC Tours

Enjoy Electric Havana Nights in Cuba on These Immersive Evening EXC Tours

After more than 30 years, Holland America Line cruisers are finally able to add Cuba to their list of must-see destinations! The historic addition of this magnificent island to our Caribbean cruises affords guests the opportunity to experience its friendly atmosphere and electric culture first-hand. From the charming Spanish colonial architecture and candy-colored vintage cars…   read more of “Enjoy Electric…”

Step Into a Piece of Shakespeare’s World with a Signature Experience in Copenhagen

Step Into a Piece of Shakespeare’s World with a Signature Experience in Copenhagen

Copenhagen is a can’t-miss destination when exploring the Baltic Sea on a cruise with Holland America Line. The city’s old cobbled streets, brightly colored harbor and the tower- and turret-dotted skyline lend a fairy-tale charm that make Denmark’s capital one of the easiest European cities to love. For the 2018 season, Holland America is providing…   read more of “Step Into a Piece…”

These Amazing EXC Tours Showcase Off-the-Beaten-Path Wonders & Adventures Around the World

These Amazing EXC Tours Showcase Off-the-Beaten-Path Wonders & Adventures Around the World

Holland America Line offers cruises to every corner of the globe, and with so many magical destinations guests can deeply connect with the people and places they are visiting. Finding the perfect shoreside experience can be a daunting task if you’re unfamiliar with the port, or if there are just so many enticing options. Our…   read more of “These Amazing EXC…”