News releases from Holland America Line
Holland America Group Chief Executive Officer Stein Kruse Receives Netherland-America Foundation Ambassadors' Award
April 18, 2018
Holland America Group Chief Executive Officer Stein Kruse was honored with the Ambassador C. Howard Wilkins, Jr. Award from the Netherland-America Foundation at a dinner at the Willard InterContinental...
New on board ArtLink galleries bring interaction, retail opportunity and enhanced guest experience focused on local destination and emerging artists
Holland America Line Establishes the Shared Humanity Award and Bestows First Honor on Archbishop Desmond Tutu on Grand World Voyage in Cape Town
April 05, 2018
Award honors leaders who have dedicated their lives to inspiring a better humanity; $40,000 donation presented to The Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation
Holland America Line's Popular Ready Set Sail Promotion Offers Pre-Paid Gratuities, Reduced Deposits and Exceptional Cruise Fares
April 03, 2018
Travelers looking to plan ahead and book their future Holland America Line cruise vacation can take advantage of the Ready Set Sail promotion featuring pre-paid gratuities, reduced deposits and...
Holland America Line's Partnership with the Seattle Mariners Continues For 2018 Baseball Season
March 29, 2018
Holland America Line's Nieuw Statendam to Feature More Staterooms, Redesigned Pinnacle Suite and Artfully Inspired Accommodations
March 15, 2018
Holland America Line's Nieuw Statendam is set to debut in December 2018; and when the ship sets sail from the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Italy it will feature distinct stateroom enhancements....
Holland America Line Premieres 'Planet Earth II in Concert' Featuring Breathtaking Footage and Live Music in Partnership with BBC Earth
March 12, 2018
Following the success of the highly acclaimed "Frozen Planet in Concert" that was produced in partnership with BBC Earth, Holland America Line is debuting "Planet Earth II in Concert" on nearly all...
Holland America Line Introduces Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruises Featuring Culinary Council Members, Master Mixologist, Wine Curator and Winemakers
March 08, 2018
Holland America Line is introducing Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruises in 2018 that showcase the talents of the members of its esteemed Culinary Council, Master Mixologist Dale DeGroff, and the premium...
Holland America Line Continues its Brand Evolution with Revamped Onboard Retail Experience to Deliver Relevant Brands and Merchandise That Reflect Premium Line's Amazing Destinations
March 07, 2018
Holland America Line is introducing a new retail experience on board its ships to better align with its ongoing brand evolution. The multi-faceted retail plan introduces new products and services,...
Holland America Line's World-Renowned Culinary Council Takes on a New Focus That Taps into the Expertise of its Seven Celebrity Chefs
March 05, 2018
Holland America Line is cultivating the expertise of the seven members of its award-winning Culinary Council by entrusting each chef with a designated onboard dining experience to enhance and elevate....
Holland America Line Elevates Celebrated Sushi Chef Andy Matsuda to its International Culinary Council
March 05, 2018
Since 2016 sushi chef Andy Matsuda has been sharing his knowledge with and training Holland America Line's shipboard chefs to ensure that the cruise line's staff is at the forefront of sushi trends and...
World-Renowned Wine Critic James Suckling Named Holland America Line's New Wine Curator
March 05, 2018
Holland America Line is tapping into the expertise of one of the world's most acclaimed wine critics, James Suckling, to curate an extensive new wine list that will be featured on all ships in the...
Holland America Line and O, The Oprah Magazine Launch O's Reading Room Fleetwide Featuring Oprah's Book Club's Latest Selection 'An American Marriage' By Award-Winning Author Tayari Jones
February 22, 2018
Due to its overwhelming popularity, Holland America Line is bringing O's Reading Room to all 14 ships in the fleet around the world. Introduced as part of special onboard programming developed in...
Holland America Line to Launch New EXC In-Depth Voyages that Feature Zodiac Excursions for Up-Close Discovery
February 15, 2018
This September Holland America Line will begin an innovative approach to cruising for travelers who are looking for thoughtful and immersive ways to see the world. Offered on the 1,258-guest Maasdam,...
Holland America Line Introduces Culinary-themed EXC Tours (Shore Excursions) Developed in Partnership with FOOD & WINE
February 14, 2018
The long-time partnership between Holland America Line and FOOD & WINE has delivered immersive culinary experiences for more than a dozen years. The collaboration is expanding with a collection of...
Holland America Line's Nieuw Statendam to Explore Norway, the Baltic, Iceland and the Mediterranean for the 2019 Summer/Fall Season
February 07, 2018
Following an inaugural season island-hopping throughout the Caribbean, Holland America Line's Nieuw Statendam will cross the Atlantic Ocean in late April 2019 and spend the summer and fall exploring...
Holland America Line's Zuiderdam Earns Perfect Score of 100 on United States Public Health Inspection
February 07, 2018
Three America's Test Kitchen Feature Cruises on Holland America Line Showcase Cast Members, Editors and Authors
January 31, 2018
Foodies and those who simply love to learn about gastronomy can now embark on a culinary journey with Holland America Line during three exclusive America's Test Kitchen feature cruises. The special...
Holland America Line Expands Denali Experience in Alaska with New Guest Accommodations Featuring First-Ever Junior Suite-Level Rooms
January 29, 2018
Holland America Line is expanding the guest experience on its award-winning Alaska Land+Sea Journeys with the addition of new guest accommodations at its Denali operation. The 99-room addition will...
Holland America Line Adds Acclaimed Seattle Chef Ethan Stowell to its Award-Winning Culinary Council of Global Experts
January 16, 2018
Holland America Line is amplifying the star power on its award-winning Culinary Council with the addition of Seattle chef Ethan Stowell. The Seattle-based premium cruise line chose the hometown chef to...
Holland America Line's Master Chef and Culinary Pop Artist Rudi Sodamin Releases First-of-Its-Kind 'Food Faces' Art Book
January 10, 2018
Holland America Line's Master Chef Rudi Sodamin just released his latest culinary masterpiece, an art table book called "Food Faces" that features more than 150 vibrant images of edible creations that...
Holland America Line Honored with Four Cruise Critic Editors' Picks Awards in United States, United Kingdom and Australia
January 05, 2018
Holland America Line's excellence was recognized around the world with four Cruise Critic Editors' Picks Awards in the United States, United Kingdom and Australia. The editors in the United States...
Holland America Line's ms Eurodam Scores 13th Consecutive Perfect Score of 100 on United States Public Health Inspection
December 12, 2017
For Holland America Line's ms Eurodam, 13 proved to be a lucky number with the ship recently earning its 13th consecutive perfect score of 100 on a surprise routine United States Public Health (USPH)...
Holland America Line Celebrates a Milestone for Newbuild Nieuw Statendam with Coin Ceremony Celebration at Fincantieri Shipyard
December 06, 2017
In anticipation of the upcoming float-out of ms Nieuw Statendam, Holland America Line held the ship's coin ceremony Wednesday, Dec. 6, at Fincantieri's Marghera shipyard in Italy. Following Italian...
Holland America Line's Popular View & Verandah Promotion Is Back with Upgrades, Onboard Spending Money and Shore Excursion Savings
December 06, 2017
Holland America Line's popular View & Verandah promotion is back, and travelers who book select 2018 and 2019 cruises and Alaska Land+Sea Journeys will receive a variety of benefits that make it easier...
Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford Named to Black Enterprise Magazine's 2017 Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America List
November 28, 2017
Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford has been named to the prestigious list of executives on Black Enterprise's 2017 Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America. The listing is featured in...
Novelist, Critic and Editor Joan Juliet Buck Joins Holland America Line's Nov. 29 O, The Oprah Magazine Adventure of Your Life Cruise to Share her New Memoir 'The Price of Illusion'
November 09, 2017
Holland America Line and O, The Oprah Magazine's Adventure of Your Life Cruise is adding novelist, critic, essayist and editor Joan Juliet Buck to the lineup of visionaries who will be on board the...
Holland America Line Launches 'Best Price Guarantee' on Thousands of Worldwide EXC Tours
November 07, 2017
Holland America Line is making sure that guests who pre-book the cruise line's award-winning EXC Tours will have the lowest rates through a Best Price Guarantee program launching today. Best Price...
Holland America Line Dominates Porthole Cruise Magazine's 2017 Readers' Choice Awards with Eight Honors
November 06, 2017
Holland America Line dominated Porthole Cruise Magazine's 2017 Readers' Choice Awards with eight honors. Readers from Porthole, one of the world's leading consumer cruise travel publications,...
Holland America Line Celebrates 2017 Plan a Cruise Month with Two Premium Promotions
October 09, 2017
Holland America Line is supporting October's National Plan a Cruise Month organized by Cruise Lines International Association with two premium offers: onboard spending money for 2017-18 Caribbean...