2012 Alaska Cruise Season Done

As the Holland America ms Oosterdam sailed out of Juneau last week, it marked the close of the 2012 Alaska cruise season. According to a west coast publication, the port received 920,000 cruise passengers this season, very close to the pre-season estimate of 930,000. A recent study showed that the average passenger spent $200, bringing total […]

Holland America’s Canaletto Menu

Recently Holland America changed their menu in Canaletto, the Italian restaurant located within the Lido dining venue. Canaletto serves classic Italian fare featuring seafood, grilled meats and pasta in a relaxed setting. This venue does have a $10 surcharge. Below you’ll find the Canaletto menu. Appetizers Insalata Canaletto: Colorful red and yellow wedges of tomato, […]

Holland America announces ‘Dream Cruise’ and enhanced Roll Call

Holland America has launched a social media ‘Dream Cruise’ contest on Facebook running now through October 31, 2012, awarding one guest to win a seven-night cruise for two. Entering the contest is easy. Like the  Facebook page and tell them your dream destination. “There’s no doubt that Facebook has become an essential way for us […]

Holland America increases sailings and guest capacity in Alaska 2013

For the 2013 Alaska cruise season, Holland America is adding more departures and more guests than previous years. Although they line will still have seven ships in the region, as 2012, the ms Amsterdam will double departures on new seven-night roundtrip sailings out of Vancouver. This results in an increase in guest capacity of 6.5 […]

Holland America kicks off Alaska cruise season in Seattle

When Holland America Line’s 1,848-passenger ms Oosterdam arrived in Seattle yesterday it kicked off the 2012 Alaska cruise season for the port. Following the Oosterdam, the Amsterdam and Westerdam will arrive this month offering 52 voyages out of the seaport. “We always look forward to the start of the Alaska season because it represents a […]