Posts Tagged ‘Holland America Line’

Clinical Psychologist Dr. Shefali Tsabary and Author Tim Storey to Headline the Nov. 29, 2017, O, The Oprah Magazine Adventure of Your Life Caribbean Cruise

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

Guests on the Nov. 29, 2017, O, The Oprah Magazine Adventure of Your Life Cruise aboard Holland America Line’s ms Koningsdam will be joined by SuperSoul 100 members and thought leaders including clinical psychologist, best-selling author and international speaker Dr. Shefali Tsabary and author, speaker and life coach Tim Storey. (more…)

Holland America Line’s Popular Explore4 Promotion Is Back with Four Enticing Offers

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

Holland America Line’s popular Explore4 promotion is back with four alluring offers on more than 600 March 2018 through April 2019 cruises. (more…)

Holland America Line’s New Chocolate Surprise Is the Ultimate Decadent Dessert Parade

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

Holland America Line is reinventing the traditional dessert buffet by introducing a Chocolate Surprise parade on the last gala evening of every cruise. (more…)

Holland America Line Offers More Ways to Experience the Panama Canal in 2017–18

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Travelers who want to transit the lakes and locks of the Panama Canal will have eight Holland America Line ships and 19 cruises to choose from between fall 2017 through spring 2018. (more…)

O, The Oprah Magazine Share the Adventure Cruise Set Sail

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

Holland America Line and O, The Oprah Magazine Share the Adventure Cruise set sail from Seattle to Alaska on July 15, 2017, bringing together some of the world’s foremost visionaries for a week of O-mazing talks and activities aboard ms Eurodam. (more…)

Ensemble Travel Group Celebrates Record Year With Cruise

Friday, June 30th, 2017

Ensemble Travel Group is honoring the success of its top producers for the tenth year in a row, as this year also marks the company’s best sales performance throughout its 49-year history. (

Holland America Line Promotes Paul Grigsby to Vice President, Revenue Planning and Analysis

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

Holland America Line has promoted Paul Grigsby to vice president, revenue planning and analysis. With this appointment, Grigsby is responsible for revenue science, business intelligence, planning and forecasting, and the newly added deployment analytics.

Holland America Line Announces O, The Oprah Magazine Curated Programming for July 15 “Share the Adventure Cruise to Alaska”

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

The Eurodam - HALHolland America Line’s upcoming “Share the Adventure Cruise to Alaska” on July 15 aboard the ms Eurodam will feature tips and advice from Emmy Award winner and O, The Oprah Magazine creative director Adam Glassman.

Holland America Line’s Linda Springmann Takes on New Role of Vice President, Onboard Revenue

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Holland America Line’s Linda Springmann is moving into the newly created role of vice president, onboard revenue for the premium cruise line. With this appointment she will engage with the senior leaders of the brand to provide dedicated focus on the prioritized initiatives of Holland America Line related to revenue across its fleet of ships. (more…)

Holland America’s Westerdam Emerges from Drydock With Snazzy New Spaces

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Holland America Line's Westerdam (Courtesy HAL)When Holland America Line’s Westerdam emerged from a 12-day dry dock at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Palermo, Italy, in late April, the ship debuted major renovations that added many new public spaces and amenities, including two firsts for the fleet: Explorations Central, or EXC, in the Crow’s Nest and Rijksmuseum at Sea. (

HAL Adds BBC Presenter Michaela Strachan, Filmmaker James Brickell and Digital Specialist Simon Baxter to BBC Earth Feature Cruise

Friday, June 9th, 2017

Holland America Line is adding the talents of popular BBC presenter Michaela Strachan, wildlife filmmaker James Brickell and innovative digital specialist Simon Baxter to the July 8, 2017, BBC Earth theme cruise. (more…)

Cruise lines roll out Mexico sailings for fall 2017 and beyond

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Who’s sailing to Mexico in fall 2017 and 2018? Three cruise lines recently rolled out their plans to sail to Baja as well as resort towns on the Mexican Riviera. (

Every Day is ‘National Burger Day’ on a Holland America Line Cruise

Friday, May 26th, 2017

Sunday, May 28, 2017, is National Burger Day, and Holland America Line is paying homage to the American classic that has elevated itself to worldwide admiration. (more…)

Holland America Line’s Veendam to Sail to Cuba in December 2017

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Holland America Line has received approval to begin sailing to Cuba from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, starting with the Dec. 22, 2017, 12-day holiday cruise aboard ms Veendam. (more…)

Holland America Line’s 2017-18 Mexico Cruise Season to Feature a Second Vista-Class Ship

Friday, May 19th, 2017

Oosterdam - Holland America LineFor the 2017-18 Mexico cruise season, Holland America Line’s ms Oosterdam is joining ms Westerdam on roundtrip itineraries from San Diego, California. From September 2017 through February 2018, the 1,964-guest ships will sail 11 seven-day cruises calling at Mazatlán, Cabo San Lucas and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. (more…)

Bookings Open for Nieuw Statendam’s Premiere Voyage and Inaugural Season of Caribbean Cruises

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Holland America Line's Koningsdam (Courtesy Fincantieri)Bookings are open for the Premiere Voyage and 2018-19 inaugural Caribbean cruise season of Holland America Line’s ms Nieuw Statendam. Due for delivery Dec. 1, 2018, the second Pinnacle Class ship in the fleet currently is under construction at Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard in Italy. (more…)

Holland America’s Oprah Cruise Will Feature Special Singers and Speakers India.Arie, Angela Davis and Glennon Doyle Melton

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

Holland America Line announced that Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter India.Arie; motivational speaker and fitness evangelist Angela Davis; and author, activist and speaker Glennon Doyle Melton will join Oprah Winfrey and O, The Oprah Magazine editors Lucy Kaylin, Gayle King and creative director Adam Glassman aboard the Share the Adventure Cruise to Alaska this summer.

Holland America Line Launches Complimentary Navigator Shipboard Web Application for Guests to Use On Board

Saturday, April 29th, 2017

Holland America Line is changing the way guests digitally access shipboard experiences and information across the fleet with the launch of Holland America Line Navigator, a free mobile-friendly tool. (more…)

Holland America Line to Introduce First Filson Alaska Retail Pop-Up Store at Denali Square Complex

Saturday, April 29th, 2017

Holland America Line guests on Alaska Land+Sea Journeys will be able to shop at an exclusive Filson pop-up store that will open at Denali Square in time for the summer 2017 cruise season.

Holland America Line Introduces 2018 Signature Experiences in Montréal and Five European Departure Cities

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Rome - Piazza San Pietro - Vatican CityHolland America Line recently unveiled new culturally immersive Signature Experiences on select 2018 cruise itineraries departing from Montréal, Québec, Canada, and five of the most popular cities in Europe: Amsterdam, the Netherlands; Barcelona, Spain; Copenhagen, Denmark; and Rome and Venice, Italy. (more…)

Sotheby’s to offer works of art and objects from the world renowned Holland America Line’s two iconic vessels

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

This May, Sotheby’s London will offer works of art and objects from two former vessels of the world renowned Holland America Line, a leading shipping and passenger line founded in the Netherlands in 1893. (more…)

Holland America Line Introduces New Beverage Packages

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Holland America Line has introduced a new Elite Beverage Package for guests that features premium beverage selections. (more…)

Holland America Line Receives Seventh Consecutive Green Gateway Award from Port of Seattle for Environmental Stewardship

Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

It’s lucky sevens for Holland America Line this Earth Day (April 20). The Port of Seattle presented Seattle’s Hometown Cruise Line with its seventh consecutive Green Gateway Award.

Holland America Line Marks its 70th Year in Alaska with Special Experiences, Events and Entertainment

Friday, April 21st, 2017

In 2017 Holland America Line will celebrate its 70th year of Alaska exploration, and to commemorate the milestone anniversary the cruise line has planned special experiences and events that will take place on every Alaska cruise and on the popular Land+Sea Journeys. (more…)

Holland America Line Names Frits van der Werff Vice President, Food and Beverage

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

Holland America Line has named Frits van der Werff to the position of vice president, food and beverage within the Guest Experience and Product Development Department. (more…)

Holland America Line’s ‘Ready Set Sail’ Promotion Features Pre-Paid Gratuities and Onboard Spending Money

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

As travelers get ready to cruise this year, Holland America Line is launching its popular Ready Set Sail promotion featuring pre-paid gratuities and up to $500 onboard spending money per stateroom. (more…)

Holland America Line Introduces Rudi’s Sel de Mer French Brasserie Pop-Up Restaurant to Six Ships in the Fleet

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Holland America Line is honoring its Master Chef and culinary consultant Rudi Sodamin, the creator of Sel de Mer aboard ms Koningsdam, by launching the French brasserie as a pop-up in the Pinnacle Grill and naming it Rudi’s Sel de Mer.

Holland America Line Renews Partnership with Seattle Mariners Through community-based Programs

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Holland America Line announces the renewal of its partnership with the Seattle Mariners through the 2018 season. (more…)

Holland America Line Pulls Acapulco From Cruise Itineraries Due to Security Concerns

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Eight upcoming Holland America itineraries featuring the Mexican city of Acapulco are being revised to skip the port. These sailings include October voyages onboard Zaandam and Nieuw Amsterdam, a November sailing of Oosterdam, a December sailing on Amsterdam and four more voyages in 2018. (

Dry dock works start, with the keel laying ceremony, on “Nieuw Statendam” at Fincantieri

Monday, March 20th, 2017

The keel laying ceremony for “Nieuw Statendam”, the new cruise ship which Fincantieri is building for the shipowner Holland America Line took place today at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Marghera (Venice). (more…)

Koningsdam Scores Second 100 in United States Public Health Inspection

Friday, March 17th, 2017

Holland America Line's Koningsdam (Courtesy Fincantieri)Holland America Line’s ms Koningsdam earned its second perfect score of 100 on a routine United States Public Health (USPH) inspection conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) — making it two out of two for the premium cruise ship. (more…)

Holland America’s Explorations Central Will Feature Travel Guides, Discovery Tables and a Virtual Bridge

Monday, March 13th, 2017

Holland America is debuting its new destination experience center, Explorations Central at the Crow’s Nest, on Westerdam in May, before being rolled out to seven ships by the end of 2018. (