Holland America’s Explore4 Promotion Back – Reduced Deposits, Comp Bevs & More

Holland America Line’s popular Explore4 promotion is back, making now the ideal time to book a future dream cruise vacation. Explore4 features four enticing offers on more than 600 cruises and Alaska Land+Sea Journeys from holiday 2018 through spring 2020. Travelers looking to plan ahead for next year or beyond can take advantage of all the perks to sip, dine, sail and save.

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Holland America Line Celebrates King’s Day

Seattle, WA. May 4, 2017 – At nearly 145 years old Holland America Line is steeped in heritage and tradition. What better way to embrace its roots and Dutch heritage than to celebrate King’s Day, a national holiday in the Netherlands which marks the birthday of King Willem-Alexander. This year King’s Day was on April 27th, 2017 and on board the ms Oosterdam some Holland America’s top executives joined in the festivities donning orange accessories, to celebrate the Royal House of Orange, and drinking toasts to the King’s health. The line honors the day with special King’s Day parties throughout

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Holland America’s Veendam Kicks Off 2017 Port of Quebec Cruise Season

Québec, May 4, 2017 – The Port of Quebec’s international cruise season officially begins today, May 4, with the arrival of Holland America Line’s MS Veendam at the Ross Gaudreault Cruise Terminal. This marks the MS Veendam’s 66th call to the Port of Québec since its first visit in 1996. For the 2017 season, the 1,627-passenger ship will make 18 calls. In a continued show of confidence for the destination, Holland America Line—still the most active cruise line in Québec—will send four of its vessels to the city in 2017: the MS Zuiderdam, the MS Veendam, the MS Rotterdam and the

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India.Arie, Angela Davis & Glennon Doyle Melton to Join Oprah on HAL’s Eurodam

Holland America Line announced today 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.

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Holland America Introduces New Beverage Packages

Seattle, WA., April 24, 2017 — Holland America Line has introduced a new Elite Beverage Package for guests that features premium beverage selections. With this new package, guests may now also enjoy libations from Master Mixologist Dale DeGroff’s collection of unique, classic cocktails, such as The Ritz Cocktail, The Hemingway Daiquiri and Midnight Sun, his latest masterpiece created to celebrate Holland America Line’s 70th year of exploring Alaska.

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Holland America’s “Canada Super Sale” – Amazing Savings for Canadians

Seattle, WA  –  April 12, 2017  — Canadian residents looking to book a Holland America Line cruise vacation can take advantage of special fares with the Canada Super Sale. The promotion features savings of more than CAD1,000 per person on a variety of cruises and destinations around the world across the cruise line’s fleet of 14 premium ships.

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Upgrades For The Elegant Explorer – Holland America’s Prinsendam

By Liam P. Cusack New York, NY – March 30, 2017: Holland America Line’s beloved ms Prinsendam, otherwise known as “The Elegant Explorer,” has a new look. During an annual dry-docking that saw Holland America’s new logo affixed to the Prinsendam‘s smokestack, the beloved vessel also saw upgrades throughout the ship. The Prinsendam is the smallest and the oldest of Holland America’s fleet. She began life in 1988 as the Royal Viking Sun for Royal Viking Line. When Royal Viking was purchased by Cunard Line she retained her name but began sporting Cunard’s colors. After a four-year stint with Holland America’s

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Top 15 Reasons to Sail Holland America’s Koningsdam

And an honorable mention… By Liam P. Cusack New York, NY – March 30, 2017. Holland America Line’s ms Koningsdam, introduced last year, already has a fiercely loyal following. The ship may not be the largest in the world, a mid-sized ship weighing in at 99,500 tons with a passenger capacity of 2,650 passengers, but this accentuates her charm. Stepping on board passengers are immediately drawn into her. Her interiors are inspired by the lines, curves, and shapes of musical instruments. The design is not obvious, which is why it works. Once caught in the flow the inspiration makes itself

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HAL’s Koningsdam Receives Perfect Score of 100 on 1st US Public Health Inspection

Seattle, Wash., Jan. 5, 2016 — Holland America Line’s ms Koningsdam earned a perfect score of 100 on its first routine United States Public Health inspection conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The ship launched in April 2016 in Europe and made its maiden visit to the United States in November. Score makes Koningsdam the sixth ship in the fleet to earn 100 in 2016 Koningsdam’s first unannounced U.S.P.H. inspection was held Dec. 20, 2016, during a call at San Juan, Puerto Rico, in the middle of a 10-day Caribbean cruise. “A new class of ship

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