Six Holland America Line ships will explore the fjords of Norway, castles of the British Isles, flavors of Italy, and beaches of Greece for the 2020 Europe season.
More than 100 Holland America Line cruises will visit the Caribbean between October 2018 and April 2019 with itineraries ranging from three to 21 days.
When Holland America Line’s O, The Oprah Magazine Adventure of Your Life Cruise sets sail for the Caribbean Oct. 28, 2018, aboard Nieuw Amsterdam, guests are in for an inspiring week with some of the magazine’s editors and world’s leading visionaries. Senior Editor Molly Simms and Beauty Director Brian Underwood from O, The Oprah Magazine will be cruising along with… [Read More]
If you’ve sailed with Holland America Line before, you’ll likely know that the venerable line has been widely praised for its comfortable ships, friendly Indonesian and Filipino crews, excellent food, and classic, old-world charm. But Holland America Line is changing and evolving, and in the process, becoming more relevant than ever before. Now, Holland America… [Read More]
By Guest Columnist Bob Ecker Behind the scenes in a modern cruise ship kitchen, one could forget being deep inside a mammoth, floating hotel. Emblematic culinary items could be from any contemporary restaurant: simmering pots, spotless cooking stations, vegetables on chopping blocks, hot breads in racks and fancy desserts lined up like colorful little soldiers…. [Read More]
By WALLACE IMMEN Samuel Spencer has experienced a lot of restaurants in his travels and for him the Tamarind restaurants on Holland America Line ships are all-time favorites. “It’s one of those rare memorable dining events that I sometimes reminisce about even several months after being back on dry land,” said the owner of Cruise… [Read More]
by Geoff Edwards My wife, Michael, and I are starting a trip from Fort Lauderdale into the Eastern Caribbean on the Nieuw Amsterdam. This is the newest of Holland America’s ships. We’ll join 2,106 other passengers. We live in Los Angeles; the ship sails from Fort Lauderdale. For some reason, ubiquitous connections don’t exist. Miami,… [Read More]
WALLACE IMMEN, aboard the Noordam in the Mediterranean Near the end of my 10-day cruise aboard Holland America Lines’ ship Noordam, there was a party for the line’s repeat passengers. Some have logged hundreds of days at sea on “the dam ships,” a reference to the fact that all the ships names end in -dam,… [Read More]