2018 Press Releases


June 19, 2018 Largest Sushi Roll at Sea Created by Holland America Line Culinary Council Member and Sushi Master Andy Matsuda Aboard Koningsdam
June 13, 2018 Holland America Line And O, The Oprah Magazine Set Sail On Three-Day Girls’ Getaway Cruise Jan. 30, 2019, With Oprah Winfrey Aboard Nieuw Statendam


May 22, 2018 O, The Oprah Magazine Editors Join New York Times Bestselling Author, Psychologist and Sound Therapist on Holland America Line’s Aug. 11 Adventure of Your Life Cruise to Alaska


April 30, 2018 Win a Seven-Day Cruise on Holland America Line’s Newest Ship with Nieuw Statendam Sets Sail Sweepstakes
April 24, 2018 Holland America Line Sponsors Guest Chef Night at Seattle’s FareStart Restaurant with President Orlando Ashford and Executive Team Serving Diners
April 18, 2018 Holland America Line Celebrates 145th Anniversary April 18
April 18, 2018 Holland America Group Chief Executive Officer Stein Kruse Receives Netherland-America Foundation Ambassadors’ Award
April 10, 2018 Holland America Line Introduces The World’s Largest Emerging Art Gallery By ArtLink
April 3, 2018 Holland America Line’s Popular Ready Set Sail Promotion Offers Pre-Paid Gratuities, Reduced Deposits and Exceptional Cruise Fares


March 29, 2018 Holland America Line’s Partnership With The Seattle Mariners Continues For 2018 Baseball Season
March 21, 2018 Holland America Line’s Denella Ri’chard Named to The Network Journal’s 2018 List of 25 Influential Black Women in Business
March 15, 2018 Holland America Line’s Nieuw Statendam to Feature More Staterooms, Redesigned Pinnacle Suite and Artfully Inspired Accommodations
March 12, 2018 Holland America Line Premieres ‘Planet Earth II in Concert’ Featuring Breathtaking Footage and Live Music in Partnership with BBC Earth
March 8, 2018 Holland America Line Introduces Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruises Featuring Culinary Council Members, Master Mixologist, Wine Curator and Winemakers
March 7, 2018 Holland America Line Continues its Brand Evolution with Revamped Onboard Retail Experience to Deliver Relevant Brands and Merchandise That Reflect Premium Line’s Amazing Destinations
March 5, 2018 Holland America Line’s World-Renowned Culinary Council Takes on a New Focus That Taps into the Expertise of its Seven Celebrity Chefs
March 5, 2018 Holland America Line Elevates Celebrated Sushi Chef Andy Matsuda to its International Culinary Council
March 5, 2018 World-Renowned Wine Critic James Suckling Named Holland America Line’s New Wine Curator


February 22, 2018 Holland America Line and O, The Oprah Magazine Launch O’s Reading Room Fleetwide Featuring Oprah’s Book Club’s Latest Selection “An American Marriage” By Award-Winning Author Tayari Jones
February 15, 2018 Holland America Line to Launch New EXC In-Depth Voyages that Feature Zodiac Excursions for Up-Close Discovery
February 14, 2018 Holland America Line Debuts New Trade Promise and Redesigns Sales Department to Provide Greater Support to Trade Partners
February 14, 2018 Holland America Line Introduces Culinary-themed EXC Tours™ (Shore Excursions) Developed in Partnership with FOOD & WINE®
February 7, 2018 Holland America Line’s Nieuw Statendam to Explore Norway, the Baltic, Iceland and the Mediterranean for the 2019 Summer/Fall Season
February 7, 2018 Holland America Line’s Zuiderdam Earns Perfect Score of 100 on United States Public Health Inspection


January 31, 2018 Three America’s Test Kitchen Feature Cruises on Holland America Line Showcase Cast Members, Editors and Authors
January 29, 2018 Holland America Line Expands Denali Experience in Alaska with New Guest Accommodations Featuring First-Ever Junior Suite-Level Rooms
January 16, 2018 Holland America Line Adds Acclaimed Seattle Chef Ethan Stowell to its Award-Winning Culinary Council of Global Experts
January 10, 2018 Holland America Line’s Master Chef and Culinary Pop Artist Rudi Sodamin Releases First-of-Its-Kind ‘Food Faces’ Art Book
January 8, 2018 Holland America Line Honored with Four Cruise Critic Editors’ Picks Awards in United States, United Kingdom and Australia