News releases from Holland America Line
Holland America Line's 'Black Friday Sale' Gives Cruise Shoppers Free Wi-Fi Plus Specialty Dining, Gratuities and Beverages
November 23, 2020
Holland America Line will join the Black Friday frenzy this holiday season with a weeklong Black Friday Sale that offers a free Wi-Fi package for all new bookings and a special bonus gift card with all...
Holland America Line Extends Cruise Pause to Include All Departures Through March 31, 2021, as it Prepares for CDC Requirements to Resume Cruising
November 20, 2020
As Holland America Line continues to prepare and develop its plans to meet the Framework for Conditional Sailing Order issued by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the company...
Holland America Line's Half Moon Cay Earns Best Private Island for 20th Year in Porthole Cruise Magazine's 2020 Readers' Choice Awards
November 17, 2020
Holland America Line took home four Porthole Cruise Magazine 2020 Readers' Choice Awards in areas that covered everything from onboard dining to shoreside experiences. For the 20th year, readers of...
Six Holland America Line Ships Offer Award-Winning Alaska and Glacier Bay Cruises in 2021
October 19, 2020
Glacier viewing, Denali+Yukon adventures and authentic experiences set Holland America Line Alaska cruises above the rest
Holland America Line's Rotterdam Reaches Next Building Milestone with Coin Ceremony Celebration at Fincantieri Shipyard
October 01, 2020
In anticipation of Rotterdam's float-out next week, Holland America Line celebrated the ship's coin ceremony today, Thursday, Oct. 1, at Fincantieri's Marghera shipyard in Italy. Following Italian...
Exclusive Offer Gives California and Arizona Residents 5% Savings and up to $250 in Onboard Spending Money on Select Holland America Line Cruises
September 16, 2020
Exclusive promotion for Arizona and California residents available on select 2020-2021 Mexico, Hawaii, Panama Canal and Pacific Coast itineraries
Five Holland America Line Ships Set to Explore Europe from Greenland to Greece in 2021
September 10, 2020
From Greenland to Greece and Iceland to Israel, five Holland America Line ships are set to explore the cultural kaleidoscope of Europe in 2021. The brand's collection of vessels crossing the pond...
Holland America Line Invites Cruisers to Save Now and Cruise Later by Extending 'Have it All' Offer Through Sept. 30
August 20, 2020
Holland America Line knows savvy travelers like to plan ahead and take advantage of a great offer, which is why the premium cruise line is extending its popular "Save Now, Cruise Later: Have it All"...
Holland America Line Opens Bookings for 2022 Grand World Voyage and 2021 Grand Africa Voyage
August 18, 2020
Holland America Line is opening bookings for two of its most epic explorations: the 2022 Grand World Voyage and the 2021 Grand Africa Voyage. Guests who want to circle the globe on the 128-day odyssey...
Holland America Line Extends Its Pause of Cruise Operations to All Departures Through Dec. 15, 2020
August 11, 2020
Holland America Line Takes Cruisers on a Weeklong Virtual Voyage to Norway the Week of Aug. 16, 2020
August 10, 2020
Following the success of its Virtual Voyage to Alaska in June, Holland America Line is setting sail on social media once again, this time taking fans on a weeklong virtual cruise to Norway. "Departing"...
Holland America Line Changes Name of Newbuild to Iconic Rotterdam and Designates it the New Flagship; Ship Expected to Be Delivered July 30, 2021
July 30, 2020
In honor of some of the most memorable ships in Holland America Line's nearly 150-year history, the premium cruise line is changing the name of its newbuild from Ryndam to Rotterdam and designating it...
Amsterdam, Maasdam, Rotterdam and Veendam to Leave the Holland America Line Fleet in 2020
July 15, 2020
Holland America Line announced that Amsterdam, Maasdam, Rotterdam and Veendam will be leaving the fleet and transferring to undisclosed buyers. The ships have been sold in pairs, with the S-Class...
Holland America Line Extends its Pause of Cruise Operations to Fall Vancouver Departures and Early 2021 Hawaii Itineraries
June 11, 2020
With travel and port restrictions continuing for the near future due to global health concerns, Holland America Line is extending its pause of cruise operations and cancelling additional departures...
Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford announced that he will be leaving the company at the end of May. Ashford, who heads the premium cruise line within the Carnival Corporation family of...
With travel restrictions continuing for the near future due to global health concerns, Holland America Line has decided to extend its pause of global cruise operations and cancel all Alaska, Europe and...
Holland America Line Reflects on History and Resilience on Its 147th Anniversary, April 18
April 17, 2020
Holland America Line Extends Temporary Pause of its Global Ship Operations Until June 30
April 14, 2020
Due to continued port closures including Canada's cruise ship suspension until July 1 and other travel restrictions resulting from global health concerns, Holland America Line has made the decision to...
Holland America Line Extends Temporary Pause of its Global Ship Operations for 30 Additional Days
March 30, 2020
Due to the continued port closures and travel restrictions surrounding global health concerns, Holland America Line has made the decision to extend its pause of global cruise operations for an...
Holland America Line Announces a Voluntary and Temporary Pause Of its Global Ship Operations for 30 Days
March 13, 2020
The line will ensure all guests return home safely from current cruises, most of which will end on the date already planned
Holland America Line Makes Short-Term Changes to Cancellation Policy and Launches New Book with Confidence Program
March 06, 2020
In order to give travelers greater peace of mind surrounding their upcoming vacation plans, Holland America Line is announcing new programs to offer greater flexibility and choice during these...
Holland America Line Statement on Cyber Incident
March 02, 2020
In late May 2019, Holland America Line identified a series of deceptive emails sent to employees resulting in unauthorized third-party access to some employee email accounts. The company acted quickly...
Holland America Line Hosts its Second Alaska Cruise & Travel Show March 7 at the Vancouver Fairmont Waterfront
February 27, 2020
Holland America Line is bringing the Last Frontier to Vancouver, British Columbia, with an all-day Alaska Cruise & Travel Show Saturday, March 7, 2020, at the Fairmont Waterfront Vancouver. The...
Holland America Line Recognizes Global Governments for Positive Resolution in Westerdam Geopolitical Health Situation
February 13, 2020
Trump Administration instrumental in coordinating with Cambodian government to enable ship to access Port of Sihanoukville to disembark guests
Holland America Line Celebrates $6.5 Million Donated to Cancer Support Through Shipboard On Deck Walks
February 04, 2020
In recognition of World Cancer Day today, Holland America Line is proud to announce that it reached $6.5 million raised for cancer support through On Deck programming. Holland America Line began the...
James Beard Award-Winner Edouardo Jordan Appointed to Holland America Line's Acclaimed Culinary Council
February 03, 2020
Daily Burn and Holland America Line Form Partnership to Turn Fitness Resolutions Into Habits, Complete with Alaskan Getaway
January 22, 2020
Today, Daily Burn, the leading on-demand fitness collective, and global cruise line Holland America Line have partnered to help people stick to their fitness resolutions in 2020 and beyond. To make the...
Seattle's Favorite TV Weather Anchor and Travel Guru Seth Wayne Joins Holland America Line in New Brand Ambassador Role
January 21, 2020
As Holland America Line continues to innovate and pave the way as the premium cruise leader, sharing its brand story in new and bolder ways is more important than ever. In an industry first, the cruise...
Greenland's Dramatic Landscape Added to Select Holland America Line 2021 Canada & New England Cruises
January 16, 2020
Holland America Line's Canada & New England season will be even more scenic in 2021 with the addition of three cruises that explore the dramatic landscape of Greenland. From April through October,...
Number-One in Alaska Awards, Most Cruises with Glacier Bay and New Alaska Experiences Make Holland America Line the Top Choice for 2020 Alaska Travel
December 18, 2019
In 2020, Holland America Line is set to offer a robust season of award-winning Alaska cruises and Land+Sea Journeys, building on its leadership position in The Last Frontier with the most cruise...