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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...

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...

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 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...