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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…”

Oh, Canada! 5 Reasons to Take a Canada & New England Cruise

Oh, Canada! 5 Reasons to Take a Canada & New England Cruise

Yesterday was Canada Day, and we’re celebrating by honoring some of our most popular and culturally rich itineraries: Canada & New England! From now through October, Maasdam, Rotterdam, Veendam and Zuiderdam feature an impressive collection of seven-, 10-, 11- and 13-day options that explore the key ports of this colorful region. There are dozens of…   read more of “Oh, Canada! 5…”