Holland America Line Partners with Marine Conservation Biology Institute

Seattle, April 22, 2010 – Holland America Line and Marine Conservation Biology Institute (MCBI) announced a new partnership to promote sustainable and compatible use of the oceans to protect the world’s marine ecosystems. Called “Our Marvelous Oceans,” the new program will start with a three-year commitment that includes adopting sustainable seafood purchasing onboard, new programming… [Continue Reading]

Ruby Princess Swimming Pool Becomes Latest Canvas for Famed Marine Life Artist Wyland

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (August 19, 2009) — As Ruby Princess approached Venice this afternoon, passengers aboard the Princess Cruises ship were treated to a special live art event as famed marine life artist Wyland painted an unusual canvas — the bottom of the ship’s Neptune Pool.
Known worldwide for his unique works featuring sea animals,… [Continue Reading]

Holland America Line Launches Cruise With Purpose

SEATTLE, May 6: Holland America Line’s innovative pilot program, Cruise With Purpose(SM), enables cruise guests to participate in meaningful community volunteer work and scientific data collection on specially designed tours. Beginning in Alaska this summer, select tour operators, partnered with local non-profit organizations, will offer guests the chance to contribute some of their time to… [Continue Reading]

Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises Award 20 Marine Conservation Grants Totaling $800,000

MIAMI, March 7, 2008 – Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises’ Ocean Fund has awarded marine conservation grants totaling $800,000 to 19 marine conservation and environmental organizations. The nonprofit organizations, which originate from 17 different cities and four countries, received grants ranging from $15,000 to $60,000.
On Monday, March 3, representatives from all the organizations attended… [Continue Reading]