Princess Ships Start Plugging into Shore Power at Port of Vancouver

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (August 31, 2009) — Today Island Princess helped inaugurate the Port of Vancouver’s new shore power facility by turning off its engines and instead “plugging in” to clean hydroelectric power from shore.
The new shore power technology at the Canada Place cruise ship terminal enables Princess Cruises’ ships, and other equipped vessels, to… [Continue Reading]

Holland America Line Contributed $576 Million Dollars to Washington Economy in 2008

Seattle, April 24, 2009 — With three Seattle-based ships sailing out of Seattle for the five-month cruise season in 2008, Holland America Line contributed US$418 million to the Seattle economy and $576 million in Washington State. These numbers are up from $408 million and $502 million respectively in 2007. In 2009, the company will again… [Continue Reading]

Holland America Line Features Eight Ships Sailing Four Alaska Itineraries in 2010

Seattle, April 14, 2009 — Holland America Line is introducing a new 14-day Alaskan Adventurer cruise itinerary in 2010 to complement its extensive selection of seven-day itineraries and departures. The Alaskan Adventurer increases the choice of Holland America itineraries to a total of four, joining the popular Alaskan Explorer, Glacier Discovery and Glacier Bay Inside… [Continue Reading]

Holland America Line’s Alaskan Explorer Cruises Now Include Airfare From 11 Western Cities

Seattle, April 13, 2009 — Holland America Line is offering a special promotion on seven-day Alaskan Explorer cruises sailing roundtrip from Seattle: fares starting from just $749 and $799 now include airfare from 11 western cities.
Guests can book an Alaskan Explorer cruise of the Inside Passage that includes roundtrip airfare between Seattle and San Francisco,… [Continue Reading]

Holland America Line Debuts New 14-Day Alaskan Adventurer Cruises in 2010

Seattle, March 27, 2009 — Holland America Line is introducing new 14-day Alaskan Adventurer cruises on its flagship ms Amsterdam in 2010, which will sail roundtrip from Seattle and include a call at Anchorage for the first time. The 1,380-guest Amsterdam will be the first cruise ship of a major cruise line to call regularly… [Continue Reading]