Holland America Cruise Line
Discover the Joy of Cruising
Welcome to Holland America Line, where unforgettable experiences meet exquisite detail at every turn. With a rich seafaring heritage of nearly 145 years, Holland America Line is a leader in curating unique voyages to destinations encompassing all seven continents while immersing you in the culture and traditions of the regions you visit.
You’ll feel the Holland America Line difference the moment you step aboard. Their mid-sized ships are ideal for sophisticated discovery, being large enough to offer diverse onboard dining, activities and entertainment, yet small enough to feel elegant and refined.
Settle in to a feeling of spaciousness with uncrowded public spaces, wraparound teak decks and well-appointed staterooms and suites. Each exhilarating experience is accompanied by our signature style of gracious service. Let us show you the world as only we can, and make your vacation one you'll never forget.
First and best in Alaska Cruises
Holland America Line has its roots in this magnificent region going back 70 years - that's longer than Alaska has been a state! From charming frontier towns to breathtaking Denali, Holland travels to more places and ports in the Great Land than any other company, offering the best cruises and Land+Sea Journeys in the region.
Transforming Travel: Introducing Explorations Central™
Explorations Central (EXC™) offers indispensable travel resources and opportunities to make the destination experience more engaging, vivid and meaningful. Programming for the multifaceted EXC experience begins in early 2017, and will roll out across the entire fleet by the end of the year. EXC will include: guides, talks, encounters, port guides, port maps, tours, and an EXC dedicated channel onboard.
Key Partnerships to Expand Choices
BBC Earth: They have partnered with BBC Earth to bring you unforgettable new ways to experience the world’s natural wonders. You’ll be taken closer to the ocean and natural world through moments like a groundbreaking concert, films, game shows, trivia, children's activities and feature cruises.
America's Test Kitchen: Teaming up with America’s Test Kitchen means an enticing selection of live onboard cooking shows and hands-on workshops where you can learn foolproof techniques and user-friendly recipes to make delectable dishes with confidence.
Rijksmuseum: Rijksmuseum at Sea, created by Rijksstudio, brings the beauty and wonder of Amsterdam's grand museum onboard. Much more than a floating art museum, Rijksmuseum at Sea is a creative salon where you can be inspired by the museum’s collection to create your own works of art – through drawing, photography or just doodling with supplied sketch pads, pencils, inspiration and encouragement.
Digital Workshop Powered by Windows®: Learn how to display and share vacation memories through the Digital Workshop powered by Windows® enrichment program. These complimentary, informative sessions are led by Digital Workshop Hosts on a variety of relevant topics.
Explore a range of delicious onboard dining options — everything from a burger and fries by the Lido Pool to the Pan-Asian flavors of Tamarind to the ultimate in refined and luxurious dining at the Pinnacle Grill.
With the collective experience, passion and creativity of five world-class celebrity chefs, the Holland America Line Culinary Council® brings global influence and expertise to dining venues across the fleet. Onboard our ships, each of our executive chefs is a member of the prestigious Confrérie de la Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, an international food and wine society. The result of this pairing of our talented Council and onboard chefs? Culinary delight that will be a highlight of your cruise.
Holland America Line has grown into a fleet of 14 modern classic ships that offer more than 500 sailings a year visiting 415 ports of call and all seven continents. Cruises include both popular and less-traveled ports in the Caribbean, Alaska, Europe, Mexico, South America, the Panama Canal, Australia, New Zealand and Asia — as well as unique voyages to the Amazon, Antarctica and extended Grand Voyages.