Holland America Line Celebrates 15 Years of Delivering a Top Private Island Experience


Seattle, Wash., Feb 14, 2013 — Award-winning Half Moon Cay, Holland America Line’s private Bahamian island, celebrated its 15th anniversary this Caribbean cruise season, and to commemorate the milestone the cruise line has enhanced island offerings and features.
Guests to the island will notice five new, colorful, two-story Beach Villas available for rent during each call…. [Continue Reading]

Captain Morgan on the Rocks?


Posted on 09 February 2011.
Half Moon Cay – the crescent-shaped private Bahamian island that is one of Carnival Cruise Lines’ most popular ports of call – now features a truly unique watering hole called Captain Morgan on the Rocks.
Inspired by the adventures of real-life privateer Captain Henry Morgan, the nautical-themed bar resembles a 101-foot-long… [Continue Reading]

Holland America Line Launches ‘Win the Key to Half Moon Cay’ Facebook Contest


Seattle, Nov. 15, 2010 – Holland America Line has just launched a fan-friendly Facebook contest called “Win the Key to Half Moon Cay.” Named for the line’s private Bahamian island, the contest runs through Jan. 3, 2011.
To enter, registered Facebook users must “like” Holland America Line’s Facebook page and then upload a favorite vacation photograph… [Continue Reading]

Carnival Cruise Lines Adds New Seven-Day Eastern Caribbean Options From Jacksonville and Tampa


Carnival Cruise Lines will introduce new seven-day eastern Caribbean cruise itineraries from Tampa and Jacksonville, Fla., in 2011. The cruises will be offered on the Carnival Legend from Tampa and Carnival Fascination from Jacksonville both of which are currently based at those ports but have never before offered these itineraries.
From Jacksonville, the recently renovated… [Continue Reading]

Cruising with Mary Alyce, Statendam, Jan 2009


(Editors Note: Mary Alyce is one of our field reporters here at cruise talk. She cruises about 3 or 4 times a year and sends us her daily blog to post here at cruise talk. For this cruise she is traveling on the Statendam, by Holland America. Her voyage includes… [Continue Reading]