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Aug 05, 2015, 13:07 ET
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Holland America Line's 'Dancing with the Stars: At Sea' Final Champions Cruise to Feature Fan Favorites from the Hit ABC Show

 Holland America Line has added the talents of professional dancers and Mirrorball Trophy winners Tony Dovolani and Kym Johnson, along with...

Jul 20, 2015, 14:30 ET
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Holland America Line Tempts Cruisers to Book a 2016/2017 Departure With More 'Explore 4' Rewards Than Ever

Early booking benefits include free Signature Beverage Package and Pinnacle Grill dinner for booking any stateroom category  Travelers...

Jul 15, 2015, 14:28 ET
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Holland America Line's 'Fall Finale' Program Features 60 Days of Savings on 60 Sailings with $60 Deposits on 2015 Cruises

 Guests can save up to $1,000 per stateroom on select sailings  Travelers looking to take a cruise in 2015 still have time to take...

Jul 10, 2015, 14:30 ET
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Holland America Line's ms Veendam Spends Three Nights at Hamilton on 2016 Bermuda Cruises

Seven-day voyages sail roundtrip from Boston  Guests looking to spend a few days immersing themselves in the laid-back lifestyle of...

Jul 09, 2015, 14:30 ET
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Two Holland America Line's Ships Offer a Premium Cruise Experience in Mexico and Hawaii From Fall 2015 Through Spring 2016

From fall 2015 through spring 2016, Holland America Line heads to the tropics of Hawaii and explores the spirit of Mexico with itineraries ranging...

Jun 25, 2015, 15:11 ET
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Holland America Line Breaks Ground on New Base Camp Complex at the McKinley Chalet Resort at Denali National Park

 Holland America Line has broken ground on a new "Base Camp" complex at the company's McKinley Chalet Resort near the entrance to Alaska's...

Jun 24, 2015, 15:30 ET
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Seven Holland America Line Ships to Sail 98 Caribbean Departures Roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale and Tampa in 2015-16

Cruises range from seven to 21 days; Veendam repositions to Tampa  With longer itineraries and a unique mid-size ship experience, Holland...

Jun 24, 2015, 15:30 ET
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Bookings Open for 2016 Caribbean Cruises on Holland America Line's Newest Ship, ms Koningsdam

Ship to sail seven- to 11-day itineraries roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale, Fla.  Guests who have been awaiting the opportunity to book a...

Jun 18, 2015, 12:33 ET
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Holland America Line Receives Fifth Consecutive Port Metro Vancouver Blue Circle Award

Company one of four cruise lines to be recognized for environmental stewardship At a reception June 2, 2015, Holland America Line was...

Jun 18, 2015, 12:23 ET
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Holland America Line Receives Green Gateway Award from Port of Seattle for Environmental Stewardship

 At a reception June 1, 2015, the Port of Seattle presented Holland America Line with a Green Gateway Award. The cruise line was recognized for...

Jun 17, 2015, 14:00 ET
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Holland America Line's ms Statendam Achieves Third Consecutive Perfect Score of 100 on United States Public Health Inspection

 On a recent routine United States Public Health inspection conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Holland...

Jun 15, 2015, 16:30 ET
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Holland America Line's ms Noordam Comes to the Rescue of 40 Sightseers and a Park Ranger in Glacier Bay, Alaska

 While in the vicinity of Jaw Point at Glacier Bay, Alaska, Holland America Line's ms Noordam assisted 41 persons on a disabled sightseeing...

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...