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Extend Your ‘Endless Summer’ With a Visit to Holland America Line’s Private Island Paradise

Extend Your ‘Endless Summer’ With a Visit to Holland America Line’s Private Island Paradise

Half Moon Cay, Holland America Line’s award-winning private island in the Bahamas, is the highest rated private island experience in the region, having been named Porthole Cruise Magazine’s Best Private Island for 17 consecutive years and Best Private Island in Travel Weekly’s Readers’ Choice Awards. While the Caribbean is full of tropical wonders, there’s nothing…   read more of “Extend Your…”

#WineTourismDay: Five Shore Excursions That Will Take You on a Journey of Worldly Wines

#WineTourismDay: Five Shore Excursions That Will Take You on a Journey of Worldly Wines

Are you a wine aficionado or simply a connoisseur of expanding your horizons? With the rise of wine’s popularity, Holland America Line continues to foster a love of wine among our guests with our BLEND experience where guests make their own blend of red wine, as well as through our partnership with our Wine Curator…   read more of “#WineTourismDay:…”

Q&A with Dr. Peter Carey: What are EXC In-Depth Voyages All About?

Q&A with Dr. Peter Carey: What are EXC In-Depth Voyages All About?

Bon Voyage to out first EXC In-Depth Voyage, which departs today! Holland America Line’s Director of Explorations Dr. Peter Carey is continuing to scout locations and build out our innovative new series of EXC In-Depth Voyages featuring exciting Zodiac excursions. Learn more about our EXC In-Depth Voyages with Dr. Carey’s insightful Q&A. What is an…   read more of “Q&A with Dr….”

Cruise Diary: Double Your Pleasure, Double Your Fun on Back-to-Back Cruises

Cruise Diary: Double Your Pleasure, Double Your Fun on Back-to-Back Cruises

Georgina Cruz, a seasoned traveler and frequent Holland America Line guest, recently cruised on back-to-back Veendam cruises to Canada/New England. Read her Cruise Diary to hear why she chose two cruises with repeating itineraries. Remember the old ad slogan for Doublemint chewing gum? It invited us to double our pleasure, double our fun. When it…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise to the Far East with Immersive Explorations on Westerdam Throughout 2018-19

Cruise to the Far East with Immersive Explorations on Westerdam Throughout 2018-19

The mysteries of the Far East unfold for guests on Holland America Line’s Westerdam when the ship embarks on its robust 2018 -19 season in Asia. From September 2018 through April 2019, the 1,916-guest Westerdam extensively explores China, Japan, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam on cruises ranging from 10 to 31 days. Departing…   read more of “Cruise to the Far…”

Five EXC Tours That Allow Cruise Guests To Pay-It-Forward & Celebrate #WorldHumanitarianDay

Five EXC Tours That Allow Cruise Guests To Pay-It-Forward & Celebrate #WorldHumanitarianDay

World Humanitarian Day is observed annually Aug. 19 to pay tribute to the inspirational aid workers who risk their lives every day in the name of humanitarian services, as well as to rally support for people affected by crises around the world. In honor of this special day, we’re sharing five EXC Tours that allow…   read more of “Five EXC Tours That…”

Set Your Sights on These Top 5 EXC Tours for the Adventure Seeker

Set Your Sights on These Top 5 EXC Tours for the Adventure Seeker

Are you a destination collector and experience seeker? Are you looking to meet new people, become immersed in different cultures and find tailored experiences in every port? Holland America Line offers a shoreside adventure to fit every level of interest, comfort and desire. Our EXC Tours are carefully crafted to exceed guest expectations no matter…   read more of “Set Your Sights on…”