All posts in Holland America Cruises

Multiple Cruise Lines Extend Suspension of Operations

Cruise lines both big and small are going to extraordinary lengths to help mitigate the spread of the coronavirus. Read more [...]

Holland America Ships Suffer From Coronavirus, Dock at Port Everglades

The concerning story of two Holland America ships, the Rotterdam and the Zaandam, is reaching a close as they dock at Port Everglades. Read more [...]

The Curious, Coronavirus Case of the Westerdam

There is currently quite the story brewing up aboard Holland America Line's very own MS Westerdam. Read more [...]

Cruise Line Profiles: Holland America Line

A modern cruise line with a storied history, the Holland America Line is a favorite for families. Read more [...]
Remembering The King: 40th Anniversary of His Passing Cruise

The Country Music Cruise 2019

Country music fans are going to want to be sure to book quickly aboard the Holland America Country Music Cruise 2019. The Nieuw Amsterdam departs the Ft. Lauderdale Port on Sunday, January 27th 4:00 p.m. for seven nights filled with must-see entertainment and activities for everyone who loves country music. Additional ports of call include Key West, St. Thomas and Half Moon Cay in the Bahamas before the ship returns to Ft. Lauderdale on Sunday, February 3rd at 7:00 a.m. A Once In A Lifetime Line-Up The Read more [...]

Getting to Know the Holland America Cruise Line

The Holland America Cruise Line is certainly steeped in history and tradition, as it dates back to 1873. Though the line is now a part of the Carnival Corporation, it is still very reminiscent of its Dutch heritage. Afternoon tea is still offered each day by staff members who are mostly of Indonesian lineage, as Indonesia was formerly a Dutch colony. The majority of the HAL fleet consists of mid-sized ships with only a few of the newest additions offering a capacity in excess of 2000 passengers. Read more [...]