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Mar 13, 2017, 15:41 ET Holland America Line Introduces Rudi's Sel de Mer French Brasserie Pop-Up Restaurant to Six Ships in the Fleet

Holland America Line is honoring its Master Chef and culinary consultant Rudi Sodamin, the creator of Sel de Mer aboard ms Koningsdam, by launching...


Mar 09, 2017, 14:00 ET Holland America Line's ms Oosterdam Continues Company's Streak with a Perfect Score of 100 on United States Public Health Inspection

Score follows Eurodam's recent record-making 11th perfect 100 Holland America Line's ms Oosterdam joins sister-ship ms Eurodam this year by...


Mar 01, 2017, 14:00 ET Holland America Line's ms Eurodam Makes Industry History with 11th Consecutive Score of 100 on United States Public Health Inspection

Score marks the longest streak of perfect 100s in cruise industry Holland America Line's ms Eurodam continues to raise the bar even higher...


Feb 09, 2017, 11:58 ET Holland America Line and O, The Oprah Magazine Embark on Exclusive Partnership

Oprah Winfrey, Gayle King and more to join launch cruise to Alaska in July 2017 Holland America Line and O, The Oprah Magazine announce an...


Feb 03, 2017, 14:00 ET Holland America Line Reaches Milestone of $5 Million Donated to Cancer Support Through 'On Deck' Programming

'On Deck' for a Cause invites guests to donate and walk in noncompetitive shipboard 5k In honor of World Cancer Day tomorrow, Feb. 4, Holland...


Feb 01, 2017, 14:18 ET Stein Kruse, Holland America Group Chief Executive Officer, Receives Seattle Business Magazine's 2017 Executive Excellence Award

Stein Kruse, Holland America Group chief executive officer, was awarded Seattle Business magazine's 2017 Executive Excellence Award at a black-tie...


Jan 20, 2017, 13:30 ET Holland America Line's Culinary Council Named 'Best Culinary Initiative' in Porthole Cruise Magazine's 2016 Editor-in-Chief Awards

Esteemed group of world-renowned chefs earns accolades from cruise authority Holland America Line's Culinary Council — a team of world-class...


Jan 10, 2017, 17:30 ET Orlando Ashford Named Chair of The Executive Leadership Council

Holland America Line president leads prestigious Fortune 1000 and Global 500 senior executive leadership organization Orlando D. Ashford,...


Dec 14, 2016, 12:43 ET Holland America Line Redefines Destination Immersion with Launch of 'Explorations Central'

Holland America Line is amplifying its destination immersion experiences with the launch of Explorations Central, or EXC, as it will be called. The...


Dec 05, 2016, 11:27 ET Cruisers Can Move Up and Get More with Holland America Line's 'View & Verandah' Promotion

Holland America Line's annual "View & Verandah" promotion is back, and this season travelers who book select 2017 and 2018 cruises and Alaska...


Nov 30, 2016, 14:25 ET Holland America Line Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Private Island Half Moon Cay with New Lobster Shack, Island Upgrades

Recent awards solidify Bahama paradise as top cruise line private island In 2017, Holland America Line will celebrate the 20th Anniversary of...


Nov 29, 2016, 14:00 ET Exclusive 'BBC Earth Experiences' Rolling Out Across Holland America Line Fleet

Guests on Holland America Line ships can now experience more of the world's natural wonders, test their knowledge of our planet and participate in...


Nov 15, 2016, 14:30 ET Holland America Line Tops Porthole Cruise Magazine's 2016 Readers' Choice Awards with Nine Honors

With nine top honors Holland America Line once again dominated the 2016 Readers' Choice Awards from Porthole Cruise Magazine, one of the world's...


Nov 07, 2016, 14:30 ET Holland America Line Wins Alyeska Award from the Alaska Tourism Industry Association for the Company's New Denali Square Complex

Innovative Denali Square opened this summer and showcases Alaskan culture Holland America Line was presented with an Alyeska Award by the...


Nov 04, 2016, 15:00 ET Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford Honored with Bethune-Cookman University Leadership Award

Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford was honored by Bethune-Cookman University at the fourth annual Mary McLeod Bethune Legacy Awards...


Oct 21, 2016, 09:27 ET Holland America Line Receives Association for Rescue at Sea AMVER Award for ms Veendam's 2015 Rescue of Airplane Pilot from Pacific Ocean

The captain and crew of Holland America Line's ms Veendam were honored by the Association for Rescue at Sea with a prestigious AFRAS AMVER Award...


Sep 20, 2016, 12:30 ET Holland America Line Launches Partnership with America's Test Kitchen to Bring New Dynamic Cooking Shows on Board

 Holland America Line turns its culinary programming up a notch with the introduction of dynamic shipboard cooking shows produced in...


Sep 07, 2016, 13:00 ET Holland America Line to Add Seventh Ship to 2017 Alaska Season

ms Oosterdam to sail from Seattle in a season that features 135 Alaska Cruises — the most departures in the cruise industry  To...


Jul 27, 2016, 13:53 ET Guests Who Book 2017/18 Cruises with Holland America Line's Popular Explore4 Promotion Receive Four Enticing Offers

Early booking benefits valued at up to $2,000; Suite bookings receive six offers Holland America Line's popular Explore4 promotion is back and...


Jul 05, 2016, 13:30 ET Holland America Line Wins 'Seafarer of the Year' Award from Lloyd's List for 'ms Veendam's' Rescue of Pilot from Pacific Ocean

Ship's captain and crew recognized at 2016 Maritime Awards for humanitarianism At the 2016 Lloyd's List North American Maritime Awards, the...


Jun 30, 2016, 10:00 ET Holland America Line Partners with Seattle Mariners to Honor US Military Service through 'Salute to Those Who Serve' and to help Strike Out Cancer with 'K's for Kids'

 Through an expanded partnership with the Seattle Mariners, Seattle's hometown cruise line is now the presenting sponsor of the "Salute to...


Jun 13, 2016, 14:00 ET Holland America Line Collaborates with Top Sushi Chef, Andy Matsuda of the Sushi Chef Institute in Los Angeles

 Whether it's a popular California roll or a more exotic sushi creation, Holland America Line's shipboard chefs are learning from the best in a...


Jun 06, 2016, 08:49 ET Holland America Line Celebrates Grand Opening of Denali Square Complex in Alaska with $20,000 Donation to Local School District

 Guests on Holland America Line's award-winning Alaska Land+Sea Journeys can now experience new dining, entertainment and amenities at the...


May 23, 2016, 12:32 ET Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands Named Holland America Line's New ms Koningsdam at a Ceremony in Rotterdam, the Netherlands

 In a festive event rich with Dutch heritage, Holland America Line held a Dedication Ceremony for ms Koningsdam Friday, May 20, 2016, in...


May 20, 2016, 06:00 ET Holland America Line Looks to the Future and Honors the Past by Naming Next Pinnacle Class Ship ms Nieuw Statendam

Holland America Line announced today that the name of the next Pinnacle Class ship set for delivery in fall 2018 will be ms Nieuw Statendam....