Holland America Invites You To Circumnavigate The World

Want to travel around the world – five continents and thirty eight countries – it’s possible to do it next January. For 113-days, Holland America’s 1,380-guest ms Amsterdam will circumnavigate the globe – stopping at 38 ports along five continents. For guests who want to take part in this annual tradition but have less time […]

Episode: Cruise News + QM2 2012 Review

cruise queen mary 2

[smart_track_player url=”https://traffic.libsyn.com/cruiseradioshow/EPI159SEP2612Mixdown.mp3″ title=”Queen Mary 2″ artist=”Cruise Radio” ]This week Barry from Cruising Authority stops by to talk to Doug about his recent transatlantic sailing aboard Queen Mary 2. A great article on Five Resources to Research Shore Excursions. Stewart Chiron, The Cruise Guy® stops by with Cruise News on: More details revealed about Norwegian Breakaway […]

Alaskan Cruise: Holland America’s Oosterdam, Ketchikan Excursions

Alaska is famous for two things – floatplanes and crabs – which was exactly what I was scheduled to do today, kind of. The day started out at 6:30am when my alarm clock went off to go meet the folks from the local convention board at 7:15 before my excursion at 8:30. The meeting went […]

Alaskan Cruise: Holland America’s ms Oosterdam, Sea Day

A day at sea is always a 50/50 toss up, some folks love them, and some don’t. Sailings out of Seattle are gonna have one, so best know that going in. I don’t mind a day at sea but I will be honest, I am kinda jonesin’ for internet by the end of the day. […]

Bar Harbor economy supported by Holland America

The next time Holland America Line’s ms Maasdam pulls into Bar Harbor, Maine, it will be 2,000 lobsters heavier, this according to a local publication. The lobster industry is hurting this season in Bar Harbor because of rising fuel and an over abundance of lobster being caught this season.The locals thought since Holland America ships […]

Holland America Hosts Environmental Group aboard Westerdam

Holland America Line welcomed supporters of Marine Conservation Institute at a luncheon aboard ms Westerdam on Saturday, July 28. The event focused on the importance of protecting the world’s oceans and included presentations on Why Oceans Matter and Protecting Deep Sea Corals: The West Coast’s Forgotten Treasures, as well as showcased the recently released “Our […]

Episode: ms Maasdam 2012 Review, $5k Giveaway + Cruise News

[smart_track_player url=”https://traffic.libsyn.com/cruiseradioshow/EPI150JULY2412Mixdown.mp3″ title=”ms Maasdam Review” artist=”Cruise Radio” ]This week Dr. Kris joins us with his review of Holland America’s ms Maasdam. Dan Skilken of TripInsurance.com gives the details on the latest contest to win $5,000 to travel anywhere you’d like. Cruise Guy has our weekly Cruise News: Princess Cruises reveal on Royal Princess Passengers sue […]

Summertime Cooking At Sea Features Top Chefs Via Cruise Ship

This Summer, Holland America Line‘s Culinary Arts Center program presented by Food & Wine magazine will host five of the world’s most celebrated chefs who will showcase their expertise and share tips with guests.  They will be aboard five of the line’s premium ships in July and August as part of the Culinary Arts program […]

Cruise Line Announces Ocean Research Grant Winners

Holland America Line and Marine Conservation Institute have a partnership that supports the efforts of promising young scientists and graduate students.  This week, the two announced the recipients of the 2012 Mia J. Tegner Memorial Research Grants in Marine Environmental History and Historical Marine Ecology. Aimed at studying  the history of ocean ecology to predict […]

Family Travel Made Easy On Cruise Vacation

Family cruising is one of the fastest growing segments of travel.  Holland America Line attracts more than 25,000 kids and their families aboard its 15 ships every year.  With a range of activities for children, teens and adults, the premium line especially attracts multi-generational groups.   The line also has a group program for family groups […]