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Video: What is Travel’s Higher Purpose? Orlando Ashford Gives Moving Speech

Video: What is Travel’s Higher Purpose? Orlando Ashford Gives Moving Speech

What is travel’s higher purpose? Why do we do it? Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford addressed these questions and more during his thought-provoking and moving speech at Koningsdam’s dedication ceremony in Rotterdam in April. Holland America Line captured the words on video so everyone could hear his thoughts: “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry,…   read more of “Video: What is…”

Highlight Video: Queen Máxima Reigns Over Koningsdam’s Dedication Ceremony

Highlight Video: Queen Máxima Reigns Over Koningsdam’s Dedication Ceremony

In a ceremony rich with history and meaning, Holland America Line held a Dedication Ceremony for ms Koningsdam May 20 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands officially blessed the bell and named Koningsdam onboard the ship in front of invited dignitaries, cruise guests, travel partners and media. The celebration began…   read more of “Highlight Video:…”

A Conversation with Architect Bjørn Storbraaten and More Koningsdam Photos

A Conversation with Architect Bjørn Storbraaten and More Koningsdam Photos

It’s been an exciting few weeks since Koningsdam set sail on its first cruise, and we know fans want to see more of the ship and hear more from the architects. Architectural designer Bjørn Storbratten worked with Holland America Line on Eurodam and Nieuw Amsterdam, and for Koningsdam he was responsible for some of the…   read more of “A Conversation with…”

Koningsdam’s Design Secrets Revealed in New Video Series with Adam D. Tihany

Koningsdam’s Design Secrets Revealed in New Video Series with Adam D. Tihany

For Koningsdam, Holland America Line leveraged the talents of internationally acclaimed hospitality designer Adam D. Tihany to create unique and striking spaces throughout the ship. In a new video series — “Conversations with Adam D. Tihany” — we give viewers a glimpse into the vision of the designer and his inspiration behind the ship’s interiors….   read more of “Koningsdam’s…”

Lookbook: Favorite Blogging Cruisers Set Sail on the Grand World Voyage Again!

Lookbook: Favorite Blogging Cruisers Set Sail on the Grand World Voyage Again!

Amsterdam’s 2016 Grand World Voyage set sail from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Jan. 5. on a 115-day adventure with some of our favorite guest bloggers onboard. Jeff Farschman, President’s Club member and World Adventure blogger, is back for his 10th Grand World Voyage, and he’s joined by familiar names like Jan and Dick Yetke and Gary…   read more of “Lookbook: Favorite…”

Koningsdam’s Dishes to Feature Flavorful Koppert Cress Microgreens

Koningsdam’s Dishes to Feature Flavorful Koppert Cress Microgreens

Microgreens are a hot culinary trend, adding incredible flavors like licorice, lemon, cucumber, Dijon mustard and wasabi to complement already tasty dishes. Holland America Line is partnering with award-winning microgreen specialist Koppert Cress to grow fresh ingredients onboard the line’s new cruise ship, Koningsdam. The Koppert Cress partnership will enable guests to indulge in fresh…   read more of “Koningsdam’s…”

HAL Embarks On the Next Great Chapter with New Logo & Brand Campaign

HAL Embarks On the Next Great Chapter with New Logo & Brand Campaign

Holland America Line is evolving its image with a new brand campaign that introduces a refreshed logo, new advertising campaign and new tag line that invites guests to “Savor the Journey.” The new slogan encourages travelers to embrace the exhilaration of a Holland America Line cruise, both onboard and ashore. The updated blue and white…   read more of “HAL Embarks On the…”

Sun-Kissed Skies & Culturally Rich Ports Greet Koningsdam on 2016 Med Cruises

Sun-Kissed Skies & Culturally Rich Ports Greet Koningsdam on 2016 Med Cruises

When Koningsdam sets sail in April, guests onboard will be part of one of the most important moments in recent Holland America Line history. The flagship of the Holland America Line fleet will carry forward all of the line’s tradition, nautical heritage and signature service and style, all while ushering in a new era of…   read more of “Sun-Kissed Skies…”