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]

Gazing at Glaciers: Visiting Nature’s Icy Earth Movers on Your Next Cruise

Glaciers, one of the most breathtaking and powerful forces on earth, provide spectacular scenery for many cruise ship tourist. Powerful rivers of packed snow harden into compacted ice, carving out valleys during the process of advancing and receding. Receding glaciers sometimes leave spectacular fjords, bays and lakes in their wake. … [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]

Royal Caribbean Announces 21st Alaska Vacation Season

MIAMI, March 19: Flight-seeing, whale watching, hiking, biking and zip-lining are just part of the exhilarating mix of options for guests who sail on Royal Caribbean International’s 2010 Alaska cruises. The cruise line today unveiled 37 sailings for the season, 7- to 14-night itineraries aboard Radiance of the Seas and Rhapsody of the Seas. Guests… [Continue Reading]

Holland America Line’s ms Zuiderdam to Use Shore Power in Vancouver in 2009

Seattle, December 17, 2008 — The ms Zuiderdam will become the fifth ship in Holland America Line’s fleet to use shore power when it homeports in Vancouver, British Columbia, for its 2009 Alaska cruise season. Purchasing shore power — or local electricity — reduces fuel consumption and emissions and the Zuiderdam will join the ms… [Continue Reading]