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Jun 01, 2015, 13:58 ET
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Seven Holland America Line Ships Offer More Ways to Experience the Panama Canal in 2015-16

Six Holland America Line ships will sail 11 full transits of the Panama Canal and one ship will offer 14 itineraries that feature both the southern...

May 20, 2015, 17:10 ET
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Holland America Line Names Captain Emiel de Vries Master of New ms Koningsdam

2,650-guest ship to be delivered in April 2016 When Holland America Line's ms Koningsdam sets sail in April 2016, Captain Emiel de Vries will...

Apr 30, 2015, 17:30 ET
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ms Westerdam Kicks Off Alaska Cruise Season Saturday, May 2;Three Holland America Line Ships to Homeport at Pier 91 in 2015

 Holland America Line's ms Westerdam arrives at the Port of Seattle Saturday, May 2, 2015, marking the start of the city's summertime Alaska...

Apr 28, 2015, 14:09 ET
The special "Dancing with the Stars: At Sea" theme sailings also will feature television personality Carson Kressley and "Dancing with the Stars" professional dancer and two-time Mirrorball Trophy winner Kym Johnson who is hot off the current season of the hit ABC television show.

TV's Favorite Dancing Mom Florence Henderson to Headline Holland America Line's 'Dancing with the Stars: At Sea' Theme Cruises

Season 11 participant joins Tristan MacManus, Kym Johnson and Carson Kressley on two June theme cruises  Here's the story of a lovely...

Apr 20, 2015, 14:20 ET
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Holland America Line Launches Alaska Cruise and Land+Sea Journeys Tablet App

 Holland America Line has made it easier and more convenient for travelers to tap and swipe their way through the line's Alaska cruises and...

Apr 01, 2015, 14:00 ET
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Holland America Line's new ms Koningsdam to Homeport at Port Everglades for Caribbean Cruises in Winter 2016/Spring 2017

Ship to sail four- to 11-day Caribbean itineraries from South Florida Following its inaugural Europe season in 2016, Holland America Line's...

Mar 31, 2015, 15:00 ET
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Holland America Line Launches Anniversary Sale on Select 2015-16 Cruises with Shore Excursion Credits, Dining Package and Savings

Bookings must be made by June 1, 2015, to receive special offers Holland America Line launched an Anniversary Sale to celebrate the company's...

Mar 19, 2015, 14:30 ET
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Holland America Line's new ms Koningsdam to Showcase The World Stage Concept with 270-Degree Panoramic LED Screens

 On Holland America Line's new ms Koningsdam, entertainment meets innovation with a new main theater design that surrounds the audience with a...

Mar 19, 2015, 12:30 ET
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B.B. King's Blues Club to Rock the Queen's Lounge Stage on Holland America Line's new ms Koningsdam

Eight ships in the fleet will now feature the music and sounds of Beale Street  When Holland America Line's ms Koningsdam sails in spring...

Mar 18, 2015, 14:05 ET
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Holland America Line Partners with Billboard for Live Music Venue, Billboard Onboard

 Holland America Line is using 50 years of chart-topping hits as the framework for a new live interactive music experience called Billboard...

Mar 18, 2015, 13:53 ET
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Holland America Line Partners with Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts to Present Live Music In New Onboard Venue: Lincoln Center Stage

World-class musicians to be featured at "Lincoln Center Stage"  Holland America Line announced today the launch of Lincoln Center Stage, a...

Mar 10, 2015, 15:00 ET
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Special Culinary Experiences Highlight Holland America Line's 'Sip, Savor and Sail' Cruises

Guests looking for a more immersive culinary cruise experience can book one of Holland America Line's "Sip, Savor and Sail" itineraries in the...

Mar 06, 2015, 13:30 ET
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A Milestone Reached for Holland America Line's New ms Koningsdam with Move to Outfitting Dock at Fincantieri Shipyard

 Holland America Line celebrated another milestone this week in the construction of ms Koningsdam with the float-out and transfer of the ship...

Feb 24, 2015, 15:01 ET
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Holland America Line's 2015 Alaska Land+Sea Journeys Combine the 'Seldom Seen' and the 'Must See' in Denali and the Yukon

Simplified program offers 13 Alaska cruise plus land journey options  Holland America Line's popular Land+Sea Journeys combine an Alaska...

Feb 12, 2015, 15:30 ET
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Holland America Line Launches 'Seas the Day' Promotion on Exotic Voyages Featuring Savings, Reduced Fares and Onboard Credits

Voyages to Australia, Asia, South America and more are available to book  Holland America Line recently launched "Seas the Day," a...

Feb 11, 2015, 11:30 ET
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Holland America Line's ms Koningsdam to Feature New, Innovative and Reimagined Culinary Experiences

When ms Koningsdam joins the Holland America Line fleet in February 2016, the ship will debut the cruise line's evolving culinary vision with new...

Feb 09, 2015, 14:30 ET
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Holland America Line's ms Eurodam Achieves Eighth Consecutive Perfect Score of 100 on United States Public Health Inspection

First time in company history that ship gets eight scores of 100 in a row On a recent surprise United States Public Health inspection...

Feb 05, 2015, 17:00 ET
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Bookings Open Feb. 6 for 2016 Summer Europe Cruises on Holland America Line's Newest Ship ms Koningsdam

Guests can reserve summer cruises roundtrip Amsterdam and the ship's official Christening Cruise departing May 9 Starting Friday, Feb. 6,...

Feb 04, 2015, 08:00 ET
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Holland America Line Tops $4.3 Million Donated for Cancer Support

 In honor of World Cancer Day, Holland America Line is proud to announce that to date, the guests and employees of the company have raised more...

Jan 26, 2015, 15:36 ET
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Holland America Line's ms Veendam Rescues Pilot Who Ditched His Aircraft in the Pacific Ocean Off the Coast of Maui, Hawaii

 On Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at 5:21 p.m. local time while en route to Lahaina, Hawaii, Holland America Line's ms Veendam answered a request for...