Posts Tagged ‘Holland America Line’

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. (cruisecritic.com)

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. (cruisecritic.com)

Holland America Line’s ms Oosterdam earns a perfect score of 100 on a routine United States Public Health (USPH) inspection

Friday, March 10th, 2017

Oosterdam - Holland America LineHolland America Line’s ms Oosterdam joins sister-ship ms Eurodam this year by earning a 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).

Holland America Line’s Eurodam earns its 11th consecutive perfect score of 100 on a routine USPH inspection

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

The Eurodam - HALHolland America Line’s ms Eurodam continues to raise the bar even higher for cruise ships visiting the United States by earning its 11th consecutive 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). (more…)

Holland America Line Raises Daily Gratuities

Friday, February 17th, 2017

Effective May 1, 2017, Holland America Line will charge an additional dollar per person, per day, for service charges on standard cabin bookings, and an additional $1.50 per person, per day, to passengers booked in suites. (cruisecritic.com)

Holland America Line and O, The Oprah Magazine Embark on Exclusive Partnership

Thursday, February 9th, 2017

Holland America Line and O, The Oprah Magazine announce an exclusive partnership that will unite the soul-stirring power of travel with O’s deep commitment to connection and personal growth.

Carnival Corporation to Build Two New Cruise Ships with Fincantieri for Holland America and Princess

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Majestic Princess will be the first ship in the fleet to debut an elegant new livery design featuring the company's iconic logoCarnival Corporation & plc today announced that it has signed a memorandum of agreement with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri to build two new cruise ships with final contracts expected to be executed in early 2017. (more…)

President of Holland America Line Named Chair of ELC

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

President of Holland America Line Orlando D. Ashford has just been elected chair of The Executive Leadership Council (ELC), the national organization composed of current and former black CEOs, senior executives, entrepreneurs, global thought leaders and board members of Fortune 1000 and equivalent companies. (travelagentcentral.com)

Holland America Wraps Seattle Light Rail Trains

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Holland America Line wrapped three commuter trains that will run on the Sound Transit Light Rail System in Seattle. The trains, which are wrapped to resemble the Koningsdam, will be featured through April 2017, when the summer cruise season to Alaska begins from the Port of Seattle. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Holland America Line Launches Redesigned GoHAL.com PartnerSHIPS Portal for Travel Professionals

Sunday, January 8th, 2017

Travel professionals will now have an easier time becoming Holland America Line experts with the launch of the company’s redesigned PartnerSHIPS travel professional portal at GoHAL.com. (more…)

Holland America Line’s New Ad Campaign Promotes Travel’s ‘Power to Change the World’

Friday, January 6th, 2017

Holland America Line has unveiled its new integrated communications program promoting travel as a positive force in changing perspectives, opening minds, building connections, and inspiring shared humanity. (travelagentcentral.com)

Koningsdam Receives 100 on USPH Inspection

Friday, January 6th, 2017

Holland America Line's Koningsdam (Courtesy Fincantieri)Holland America Line’s new Koningsdam has earned a perfect score of 100 on its first United States Public Health inspection conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Third MasterChef Cruise Revealed

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

For a third year, MasterChef fans can sail with their favorite stars for a week of culinary competition. The hit TV series’ official theme cruise will kick off November 12, 2017 on Holland America’s Eurodam and feature a lineup of Season 7 and past winners. (cruisecritic.com)

Cruise company ‘not liable’ in collision death of endangered whale near Seward

Thursday, December 29th, 2016

An endangered fin whale found dead on the bow of a cruise ship that docked in Seward this summer was killed when it was struck by the 61,000-ton ship, federal investigators have found, but neither the crew nor the operator of the vessel were determined to be at fault in the collision. (adn.com)

Holland America Line to Launch ‘Explorations Central’ to make travel experience more engaging, vivid and meaningful

Thursday, December 15th, 2016

Holland America Line is amplifying its destination immersion experiences with the launch of Explorations Central, or EXC, as it will be called. (more…)

Holland America Line to Cancel all Cruise Calls to Turkey in 2017

Friday, December 9th, 2016

Holland America Line is the latest cruise line to cancel all calls to Turkey in 2017, citing “guest preferences for alternate ports.” (cruisecritic.com)