Archives for January 2009

Holland America Line Allocated More Glacier Bay Cruise Ship Visits Than Any Other Company

Seattle, January 28, 2009 —Holland America Line’s fleet of eight premium cruise ships sailing in Alaska offer more trips into Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve than any other major cruise line. The National Park Service has allocated the company 65 use days each year during prime summer season for a 10-year period beginning in… [Continue Reading]

Holland America Line Named Best Cruise Value by World Ocean & Cruise Liner Society for 17th Year in Row

Seattle, January 27, 2009 – World Ocean & Cruise Liner Society (WOCLS) members named Holland America Line as the Best Overall Cruise Value for the 17th year in a row for its premium cruise experience.
“It’s a tremendous achievement to be recognized by the members of the World Ocean and Cruise Liner Society once again,” said… [Continue Reading]

Holland America Line Introduces Fleetwide Weblog

Seattle, Wash., Jan. 27, 2009 — Following in the wake of its successful Eurodam News Blog, Holland America Line today launched an ambitious fleetwide weblog that highlights all 14 existing ships, the upcoming newbuild ms Nieuw Amsterdam and a wide array of topics. The blog, which has been in development for several months, officially goes… [Continue Reading]

Celebrity Cruises’ Millennium-Class Foursome “Takes 10”

Miami – (January 29, 2009 ) – While relishing ongoing rave reviews of its new Celebrity Solstice, Celebrity Cruises also is celebrating high honors bestowed on its Millennium-class fleet in the prestigious Conde’ Nast Traveler magazine’s annual “Top Cruise Ships in the World” poll.
The eagerly-anticipated poll once again places every Millennium-class ship… [Continue Reading]

Grand Turk Cruise Center Expects Record 500,000 Passengers in 2009

With 229 cruise ship calls scheduled for 2009, including nearly 89 from Carnival Cruise Lines’ vessels, the Grand Turk Cruise Center (GTCC) is on track for hosting a record 500,000 passengers in the coming year. The unprecedented half-million passenger mark is a 25 percent increase over 2008, during which the GTCC was closed for… [Continue Reading]