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2014-07-28 12:25:38

Cruise Ships Offer Convenience and Comfort to Explore New Beauty and Fitness Activities FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While health and wellness are an important consideration for vacationers, a new survey shows Americans are reluctant to try new spa and fitness activities - 40 percent say they never try anything new, citing cost and availability as top barriers. However, staying fit on a cruise vacation has never been easier, according to Cruise...

2014-07-28 12:22:01

Best ever Explore 4 early booking benefits include free beverage package, Pinnacle Grill dinner, new suite offer and more SEATTLE, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line knows the trend for savvy travelers is to book vacations well in advance. To encourage those early bookings the line is returning with its popular "Explore 4" savings program that is better than before with four exceptional offers on select 2015 and 2016 sailings....

2014-06-23 16:20:34

Highlights of 114-day cruise include 11 overnight calls, Panama and Suez canal transits SEATTLE, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 continents. Offering a refined and elegant "home away from home," Amsterdam guests will enjoy gracious service, superior amenities and many special Grand Voyage experiences....

2014-06-19 16:21:15

Cruises feature three days and nights at Hamilton SEATTLE, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line is returning to the pink sands and pastel-colored skyline of Bermuda on seven-day cruises aboard ms Veendam. Sailing roundtrip from Boston, Mass., six departures will sail in May, June and July, and feature three days and nights at Hamilton, the country's capital known for its gorgeous beaches and abundance of golf courses....

2014-06-16 08:20:28

Award-Winning Cruise Line to Host Experts, Create Excursions, Support Efforts SEATTLE, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ultra-luxury, small-ship cruise operator Seabourn has signed an agreement with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in a unique alliance to help protect World Heritage. The partnership is being created to foster wider support and understanding in the travel industry and among travelers for UNESCO's mission of identifying, safeguarding...

2014-06-02 16:20:32

Innovative lanai rooms provide guests direct access to the large wrap-around Promenade Deck SEATTLE, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When Holland America Line's ms Volendam completes dry-dock in December 2014, the ship will feature 21 new exclusive lanai staterooms, the contemporary bar area Mix and updated bathrooms in all suites and select other stateroom categories. With the conversion of existing outside staterooms to the new lanai accommodations, Volendam's guest capacity of 1,432...

2014-05-27 16:20:29

Fans can enter once a day to win a free cruise for two with the premium cruise line SEATTLE, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 a verandah stateroom to Europe, Canada/New England, the Caribbean, Mexico or Alaska. The sweepstakes runs through June 24, 2014, and the winner will be selected in a random drawing in early July....

2014-05-22 16:20:37

Company praised for sustainable seafood program and natural resource conservation SEATTLE, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line was named the 2014 Marine Environmental Business of the Year by the Port of Seattle. Port commissioner Courtney Gregoire presented the award to Keith Taylor, senior vice president, fleet operations, at the Seattle Propeller Club's Maritime Festival Lunch held Tuesday, May 13, 2014, aboard Carnival Miracle, which was docked at Port of Seattle....

2014-04-29 16:21:02

ms Rotterdam and ms Volendam sail cruises from 14 to 90 days SEATTLE, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From winter 2014 through spring 2015, Holland America Line will have two ships exploring the mysteries and wonders of the Far East. The 1,432-passenger ms Volendam will sail a series of 14- to 17-day cruises and nonrepeating itineraries, while the 1,404-passenger ms Rotterdam takes an epic 90-day "Passage to the Far East" journey....

2014-04-23 16:21:35

SEATTLE, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive year, Holland America Line, together with sister line Seabourn, was named among the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute, a leading business ethics think-tank. The company secured its spot on the list by implementing and maintaining business practices and initiatives that are instrumental to company success and benefit the community. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130930/SF88951LOGO Named in...


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