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Holland America Line Adds 325 Videos Detailing Ports and Shore Excursions to its Website 275 videos featuring Alaska tours help guests plan their complete vacation experience

SEATTLE, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line has dramatically increased its video library on www.hollandamerica.com with the recent addition of 325 short videos showcasing the line's shore excursions in Alaska and select ports around the world. 

Featuring 275 videos on Alaska tours and 53 port overviews with shore excursion details, guests can get a glimpse of select tours before departing on a cruise and deciding which ones to book. Whether it's a flightseeing tour in Anchorage, Alaska, or exploring the streets of Quebec City — the premium line's top-rated port call — the videos show the beauty and diversity of each port while highlighting a particular tour.

"Videos are the best way to show our guests what's in store when they book a tour and to let them know what they can expect," said Richard Meadows, executive vice president, marketing, sales and guest programs for Holland America Line. "We have more than 4,000 shore excursions, so these videos help our guests select the right tour that fits their desires."

When in port, guests on a Holland America Line cruise can choose from several diverse shore excursions including Overland Adventures, off-the-beaten-track explorations, Signature Collection private-car touring and exclusive Medallion Collection excursions.

For more information about Holland America Line's cruises and CruiseTours, consult a professional travel seller, call 1-877-SAIL-HAL (1-877-724-5425) or visit www.hollandamerica.com or the Plan a Cruise tab at www.Facebook.com/HALcruises.

Find Holland America Line on Twitter, Facebook and the Holland America Blog.  Access all social media outlets via the Online Communities quick link on the home page at www.hollandamerica.com.

About Holland America Line, a division of Carnival Corporation and plc (NYSE:   CCL and CUK)
Holland America Line's fleet of 15 ships offers more than 500 cruises to 415 ports in 98 countries, territories or dependencies. Two- to 110-day itineraries visit all seven continents and highlights include Antarctica, South America, Australia/New Zealand and Asia voyages; a Grand World Voyage, and popular sailings to ports in the Caribbean, Bermuda, Alaska, Mexico, Canada/New England, Europe and the Panama Canal.

Fleetwide, the company features Signature of Excellence enhancements, a commitment totaling more than $500 million, that showcase the Culinary Arts Center presented by Food & Wine magazine — a state-of-the-art onboard show kitchen where more than 60 celebrated guest chefs and culinary experts provide cooking demonstrations and classes — Explorations Cafe powered by The New York Times, Digital Workshop powered by Windows, teens-only activity areas and all-new stateroom amenities highlighted by flat-panel televisions and plush Euro-top Mariner's Dream Beds.

World's Leading Cruise Lines
Holland America Line is a proud member of World's Leading Cruise Lines. Our exclusive alliance also includes Carnival Cruise Lines, Cunard Line, Princess Cruises, Costa Cruises and Seabourn. Sharing a passion to please each guest and a commitment to quality and value, World's Leading Cruise Lines inspires people to discover their best vacation experience. Together we offer a variety of exciting and enriching cruise vacations to the world's most desirable destinations. Visit us at www.worldsleadingcruiselines.com.

CONTACT:

Sally Andrews

PHONE:

800-637-5029

FAX:

206-262-5934

EMAIL:

pr@hollandamerica.com

SOURCE Holland America Line



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