Looking for a cruise line dedicated to explorers, foodies and music lovers who want to pursue these passions on all seven seas and continents, on perfectly-sized, refreshing uncrowned ships, filled with one-of-kind experiences?
For 150 years, Holland America Line has had the experience of sailing the world’s oceans with more than 500 itineraries connecting with more than 470 ports of call. Cruise guests have a deeper understanding of the places they visit.
Guests will experience unrivaled culinary experiences, with world-renowned chefs, plus experts in wine and spirits who design onboard dining experiences. There are live onboard cooking demonstrations, and culinary shore excursions in partnership with Food & Wine magazine. You have a choice of specialty dining restaurants, pop-up dining and the exceptional dining room.
A great cruise deserves a great soundtrack with memorable performances from world-class musicians. Live music for every taste at Lincoln Center Stage, BB King’s Blue Club, Billboard Onboard Rolling Stone Rock Room and more.
Ship size & service
A ship designed with the philosophy that bigger is better isn’t better. Better is better with a ship with spacious public areas, wraparound decks and sophisticated style giving guests the experience and the best service at sea, with a gracious friendly staff that’s never in the way, but always close at hand.
So forget about the water slides, go-karts, roller coaster or climbing walls when you cruise with Holland America Line. Based on research regarding what is important to the core target audience for Holland America Line is guests who worked hard and earned the opportunity to travel in comfort and style. They have gotten to a stage in their life when they have the flexibility to travel when they want and are active, forever curious and looking to live life to the fullest. They are seeking memorable and engaging experiences, rather than buying more “things.” They appreciate quality, value and personalized touches that make them feel special and cared for.
Select your destination most anywhere in the world and Holland America Line will provide a stunning journey. And when it comes to Alaska, with their 70-plus-year experience and insider knowledge, they are the experts with their award winning seven- to-14-day itineraries, featuring unique ports, convenient weekend departures and more options for viewing glaciers.
Or perhaps, you want to experience a “grand world voyage,” 128 days around the world from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., or Australia and New Zealand and Tahiti for 31 days, or 21 days Baltic and Fjords, or Normandy and British Isles, Iceland, or Greece and Turkey, or South America and Antarctica, China and Japan, South America, plus more.
So it is no surprise that Holland America Line has been named No. 1 for cruises to Alaska, the Mexican Riviera, and the Panama Canal and Central America in Cruise Critic’s 2019 Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards. Holland America Line earned an impressive 24 gold and silver 2018 Magellan Awards from Travel Weekly.
Holland America Line’s excellence was recognized around the world with four Cruise Critic Editors’ Picks Awards in the United States, United Kingdom and Australia. Holland America Line has won awards, consistently for best dining, best shore excursions, best shows and night life, most eco-friendly cruise line, best overall cruise Value, and highest guest satisfaction.
Holland America Line wants to go beyond the shore and truly immerse you in amazing new places and cultures for an incredible and memorial journey. Does this sound like you?
Arlene Goldberg is president and owner of Action Travel Center in Solon. You can watch her on Thursdays at noon on WKYC’s “Live On Lakeside” with the “Hot Travel Deal of the Week.”
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