Seattle, Aug. 20, 2012 — While en route to Margerie Glacier in Glacier Bay, Alaska, Holland America Line’s ms Volendam rescued 70 persons from a disabled sightseeing boat Sunday, Aug. 19. Volendam responded to a distress call at 11:16 a.m. local time from the 79-foot sightseeing vessel Baranof Wind, which struck a rock near… [Continue Reading]

Australia/New Zealand: The New “Hot” Cruise Destination & Market for Mainstream US Cruise Lines


Is Australia the new “Hot” destination and market in the cruise industry? If you ask the American cruise lines the answer would be a resounding “yes.” More and more mainstream American owned cruise lines who have only dipped their toe into this market previously, are now diving head first and making either year round or… [Continue Reading]

Holland America Line Offers Exceptional Value on Holiday Cruises for Families


Seattle, WA, Sept. 16, 2010 – This holiday season Holland America Line is providing the ultimate getaway gift for the entire family with 22 signature holiday cruises ranging from seven to 17 days. Whether basking in a Caribbean sunset or reveling in the ultimate Antarctic white Christmas, guests aboard the premium line can leave… [Continue Reading]

Seven Holland America Line Ships Offering Extensive Alaska Itineraries in 2011 are Now Available for Booking


Seattle, March 30, 2010 — Alaska-bound travelers can choose from four cruise itineraries of seven to 14 days with Holland America Line in 2011. The company’s fleet of seven ships will offer a wide selection of visits into Glacier Bay throughout the 2011 cruise season and reservations are now open for booking.
Guests can choose from… [Continue Reading]

Holland America Line Offers Holiday Escapes with 22 Warm Water Cruises


Seattle, WA, March 24, 2010 – Whether you’re seeking an entirely new holiday experience or simply escaping the frantic pace of the season, Holland America Line offers 22 holiday cruises in 2010 for warm weather celebrations.
“Holiday cruises are a very special experience,” said Richard D. Meadows, CTC, executive vice president, marketing, sales and guest programs…. [Continue Reading]