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Dec 03, 2014, 11:25 ET
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Holland America Line's New 'ReadySetSail' Promotion Features Big Upgrades and Savings on Select 2015 Summer Cruises

Suite guests receive additional perks including an onboard credit and soda cards  With the 2015 cruising season quickly approaching,...

Dec 01, 2014, 11:59 ET
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Bookings are Open for first time on Holland America Line's New ms Koningsdam

Guests can now reserve the Premiere Voyage and Premiere Sailings Guests can now make bookings for the highly anticipated Premiere Voyage and...

Nov 26, 2014, 13:00 ET
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Holland America Line Reveals 15 Guest Competitors for 'Dancing with the Stars: At Sea' Champions Cruise Dec. 6, 2014

Winners representing each ship in the fleet selected to compete for coveted Mirrorball Trophy  Holland America Line has announced the 15...

Nov 25, 2014, 11:37 ET
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Holland America Line's New ms Koningsdam to Feature New Single and Family Staterooms

Ship also offers 912 staterooms with verandahs — the most in the fleet When ms Koningsdam debuts in 2016, the ship will feature...

Nov 21, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Holland America Line Names Orlando Ashford As President

 Holland America Line announced today that effective Dec. 1, Orlando Ashford will join the company as president to lead the award-winning...

Nov 19, 2014, 11:00 ET
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'Premiere Sailings' of Holland America Line's ms Koningsdam will be in the Mediterranean

Bookings for the Med itineraries to open Dec. 1, 2014 When Holland America Line's ms Koningsdam sets sail in February 2016 the ship will head...

Nov 12, 2014, 13:24 ET
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Holland America Line's new ms Koningsdam to Debut an Innovative Design Approach

 First reveal of interior renderings available now on the Holland America Line website  When Holland America Line welcomes ms...

Nov 05, 2014, 11:30 ET
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Holland America Line Develops Program in Partnership with Marine Conservation Institute to Support Marine Protected Areas

As part of its "Our Marvelous Oceans" partnership with Marine Conservation Institute, Holland America Line has created a new program that...

Oct 30, 2014, 12:31 ET
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Holland America Line's 2015 Europe Season Features Eight Ships Sailing 62 Unique Itineraries on 99 Departures

Travelers looking to explore the history, culture and famous sights of Europe in 2015 have more options than ever before with eight Holland America...

Oct 29, 2014, 11:30 ET
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Holland America Line's ms Eurodam Achieves Seventh Consecutive Perfect Score of 100 on United States Public Health Inspection

 Holland America Line's ms Eurodam achieved a perfect score of 100 on a recent routine United States Public Health inspection conducted by the...

Oct 27, 2014, 11:30 ET
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Holland America Line Continues Highly Celebrated 'Dancing with the Stars: At Sea' Partnership for 2015/2016 with Six Theme Cruises

Theme cruises feature dance pros and celebrities from the hit ABC show; all cruises offer special programming and guest dance competitions on every...

Oct 21, 2014, 12:25 ET
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'Tis the Season to Cruise to the Caribbean with an All-Inclusive Package on Holland America Line's Holiday Sailings

Air, transfers, beverages and shipboard credit included; special packages for third/fourth fares also on offer  Put a holiday cruise...

Oct 14, 2014, 09:00 ET
"Dancing with the Stars: At Sea" brings the excitement and passion of the hit ABC television series to the high seas aboard two Holland America Line Caribbean cruises in November and December this year.

Two New Dance Pros Added to Holland America Line's Remaining 2014 'Dancing with the Stars: At Sea' Theme Cruises

Sharna Burgess and Artem Chigvintsev are scheduled to perform onboard  Holland America Line has added the talents of professional dancers...

Oct 09, 2014, 11:08 ET
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Three Holland America Line's Ships Offer a Premium Experience in Mexico and Hawaii From Fall 2014 Through Spring 2015

From fall 2014 through spring 2015, Holland America Line heads to the tropics of Hawaii and explores the spirit of Mexico with a variety of...

Oct 02, 2014, 12:01 ET
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Holland America Line Donates $25,000 to Seattle Children's Hospital as Part of the 'K's for Kids' Program with the Seattle Mariners

Holland America Group CEO Stein Kruse presented a check for $25,000 to Seattle Children's Hospital's Uncompensated Care Fund Saturday, Sept....

Oct 01, 2014, 14:31 ET
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Holland America Line to Feature Explore4 Savings and Onboard Spending Credits for 2014 CLIA Cruise Week

Holland America Line is planning special promotions for National Cruise Vacation Week (NCVW), which runs Oct. 6-13, 2014. Organized by Cruise Lines...

Sep 15, 2014, 06:00 ET
Holland America Line will name its new 99,500-ton cruise ship ms Koningsdam. Slated for delivery in February 2016 from Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri's Marghera shipyard, the 2,650-passenger ship is the largest ever built for the premium line and will see an evolution in design for the line -- a new Pinnacle Class. The word koning means "king" in Dutch. The increased size provides more opportunities to add new public spaces and venues, and several innovative features will debut on the ship.  (PRNewsFoto/Holland America Line)

Holland America Line Names 2016 Pinnacle Class Ship ms Koningsdam

Regal new design and rich Dutch history reflected in name of new class of ship  Holland America Line revealed the name of its new...

Sep 11, 2014, 17:21 ET
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Holland America Line's 2014-15 Caribbean Season Features Diverse Options For Premium Cruising

Nine ships to offer 126 Caribbean and Panama Canal sailings   Travelers looking for an intimate, mid-sized cruise experience in...

Sep 04, 2014, 09:26 ET
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Holland America Line's ms Statendam and ms Westerdam Achieve Perfect Scores of 100 on United States Public Health Inspections

Holland America Line's ms Statendam and ms Westerdam achieved perfect scores of 100 on recent routine United States Public Health inspections...

Aug 26, 2014, 14:17 ET
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Keel Laid for Holland America Line's New 2,650-Guest Pinnacle Class Vessel

 Holland America Line celebrated the keel laying of its new 2,650-guest Pinnacle Class ship on Aug. 22 at Fincantieri's Marghera shipyard in...