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Aug 28, 2014, 13:08 ET

Reader-Selected Honor for Paducah Family Dentist

For the second year in a row, Paducah citizens have cast their votes for the dental practice of Dr. Jeffrey Holland in The Paducah Sun. Holland...

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...

Aug 14, 2014, 15:35 ET
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Sail the Suite Life with Holland America Line

From cozy inside cabins to grand luxury suites, Holland America Line offers a variety of stateroom options to suit every desire. For guests looking...

Aug 12, 2014, 14:15 ET

Holland America Line Launches 'Discover Canada & New England' Pinterest Sweepstakes

Holland America Line launched a "Discover Canada & New England Sweepstakes" that will award five of the line's Pinterest followers a $500...

Aug 06, 2014, 11:30 ET

Holland America Line's 2015 Grand Voyages Sail Three Epic Global Itineraries

 Holland America Line's ms Prinsendam kicks off the new year on Jan 3, 2015 with a 68-day Grand South America and Antarctica Voyage followed by...

Jul 28, 2014, 11:15 ET
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Holland America Line Entices Travelers to Book Early with 'Explore 4' Rewards on Select 2015 and 2016 Cruises

Holland America Line knows the trend for savvy travelers is to book vacations well in advance. To encourage those early bookings the line is...

Jul 11, 2014, 08:11 ET
The Bistro - Eat. Drink. Connect. at the recently renovated Courtyard Toledo Airport Holland is serving up breakfast and dinner for guests in town for the Marathon Classic, Northwest Ohio Rib-Off and National Tractor Pulling Championships. Travelers who take advantage of the Stay for Breakfast Package will receive deluxe accommodations plus a complimentary breakfast for two adults and two children. For information, visit www.Marriott.com/TOLCH or call 1-419-866-1001. (PRNewsFoto/Courtyard Toledo Airport Holland)

Courtyard Toledo Airport Holland Entices Vacationers With Free Breakfast Deal

Visitors heading to Ohio this summer can get their days off to a strong start with a special deal from the Courtyard Toledo Airport Holland....

Jun 23, 2014, 14:11 ET
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Holland America Line's 2015 Grand World Voyage Aboard ms Amsterdam visits 45 ports in 25 Countries on Six Continents

When ms Amsterdam departs Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Jan. 5, 2015, the cruise will span 114 days and call at 45 ports in 25 countries on six...

Jun 23, 2014, 08:29 ET
Frebble is a device that enables users to hold hands with a loved one, no matter the distance between them. (PRNewsFoto/Holland Haptics)

Hold Hands Online with New Frebble

 Holland Haptics, a technology firm headquartered in the Netherlands, today announced the launch of its Kickstarter campaign for Frebble, a...

Jun 19, 2014, 15:22 ET
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Holland America Line Returns to Bermuda in Summer 2015 with Seven-Day Roundtrip Boston Voyages

Holland America Line is returning to the pink sands and pastel-colored skyline of Bermuda on seven-day cruises aboard ms Veendam. Sailing roundtrip...

Jun 02, 2014, 14:20 ET
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Holland America Line's ms Volendam to Add 21 Lanai Staterooms and Mix Bar Area at End of 2014

When Holland America Line's ms Volendam completes dry-dock in December 2014, the ship will feature 21 new exclusive lanai staterooms, the...

May 27, 2014, 14:48 ET
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Holland America Line's 'Perfect Day Cruise Sweepstakes' on Facebook Will Award a Lucky Fan a Seven-Day Cruise

Holland America Line has launched a "Perfect Day Cruise Sweepstakes" on Facebook that will award one lucky fan a seven-day cruise for two in...

May 22, 2014, 14:50 ET
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Holland America Line Named 2014 Marine Environmental Business of the Year by Port of Seattle

 Holland America Line was named the 2014 Marine Environmental Business of the Year by the Port of Seattle. Port commissioner Courtney Gregoire...

Apr 29, 2014, 14:54 ET
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Two Holland America Line Ships Return to Asia for 2014-15 Season

 From winter 2014 through spring 2015, Holland America Line will have two ships exploring the mysteries and wonders of the Far East. The...

Apr 23, 2014, 15:46 ET
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Holland America Line, Together With Seabourn, Named To 2014 World's Most Ethical Companies For Third Consecutive Year

For the third consecutive year, Holland America Line, together with sister line Seabourn, was named among the World's Most Ethical Companies by...

Apr 21, 2014, 13:37 ET
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Holland America Line Launches 'Dive-In At The Terrace Grill' Featuring Gourmet Burgers And Hot Dogs

Holland America Line is enhancing the Terrace Grill on its 15 premium ships and rebranding the popular lunch spot as "Dive-In at the Terrace...

Apr 16, 2014, 16:45 ET
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Holland America Line Makes $100,000 Donation To The Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation

 In honor of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu's work to spread peace, justice and democracy around the globe, Holland America Line has made a...

Apr 07, 2014, 14:35 ET
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Holland America Line's 'Summer on Sale' Promotion Focuses on Family Cruising in Europe, the Mediterranean and Alaska

 Families looking to take an exciting vacation this summer or travelers looking for their next adventure can take advantage of Holland America...

Apr 04, 2014, 14:18 ET
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Four Holland America Line Ships To Sail 2014-15 South America Cruise Season

From fall 2014 through spring 2015, Holland America Line will offer the most comprehensive South America deployment of the season with four ships...

Feb 26, 2014, 15:05 ET
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Rudi Sodamin's Master Chef's Table Named Best Dining Experience By Porthole Cruise Magazine

Holland America Line's Master Chef's Table dining experience developed by internationally renowned chef Rudi Sodamin earned the...