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Paint Like Artist Bateman & Hover Over a Glacier! Preview 23 New Alaska Tours

Paint Like Artist Bateman & Hover Over a Glacier! Preview 23 New Alaska Tours

A cruise to Alaska attracts all sorts of travelers. Some are avid explorers and just have to cross “The Last Frontier” off of their bucket lists. Some visitors are cruising for adventure, others are attracted to the unique culture and history of the region, and others still are in it for the abundance of wildlife…   read more of “Paint Like Artist…”

Want More Time Ashore? HAL’s 2015 Grand World Voyage has 11 Overnights

Want More Time Ashore? HAL’s 2015 Grand World Voyage has 11 Overnights

Today, Jan. 5, 2015, ms Amsterdam departs on the Grand World Voyage — the experience of a lifetime! The cruise goes around the world in 114 days, transiting the Panama Canal, making its way to the South Pacific, Australia, New Zealand, Southeast Asia, India, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Jordan. From Jordan it’s a…   read more of “Want More Time…”

From Rome to Rio: 8 Iconic Sights Around the World

From Rome to Rio: 8 Iconic Sights Around the World

From South America to Europe to Australia, Holland America Line’s ships cruise to some of the most breathtaking places around the world. Among these sights, however, there are some that we consider better than the rest, iconic. Defined as “widely known and acknowledged especially for distinctive excellence,” you can experience their excellence firsthand on your…   read more of “From Rome to Rio: 8…”

South America Goes ‘On Location’ — Experience the Tango from Ship to Shore

South America Goes ‘On Location’ — Experience the Tango from Ship to Shore

Dance is an integral part of Latin culture, and on cruises to Argentina the sultry tango takes center stage. As they say it takes two to tango, and through the “On Location” program and a variety of shore excursions Holland America Line offers guests of all ages and abilities an opportunity to get familiar with…   read more of “South America Goes…”

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…”

Alaska: The Ideal Destination for Everyone — Four Cruise Perspectives

Alaska: The Ideal Destination for Everyone — Four Cruise Perspectives

As the Alaska cruise season comes to an end, Holland America Line’s guests reflect on their journeys to “The Last Frontier.” From multigenerational family bonding to scenic solo cruising, plenty of travelers agreed that a trip to Alaska is an unforgettable experience. The company is the recognized leader in Alaska travel, celebrating 68 years exploring…   read more of “Alaska: The Ideal…”