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Holland America Is Sailing 100 Caribbean Cruises This Season

By the Caribbean Journal staff Cruise line Holland America Line will be sailing more than 100 cruises to the Caribbean from October through April 2019, the company said this week. The cruises range from three to 21-day itineraries, across eight […]


Holland America’s Newest Ship Coming in December

By the Caribbean Journal staff Cruise line Holland America Line is set to launch its newest ship in December. The ms Nieuw Statendam, due for delivery in December 2018, follows the 2016 launch of the brand’s ms Koningsdam ship. The […]


Holland America Taps James Suckling to Curate Wine Lists

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Holland America Line has tapped world-renowned wine critic James Suckling to curate an extensive new wine list for the company. The new list will be featured on all ships in Holland America Line’s premium fleet […]


Holland America Ship Makes First Call to Saint Lucia

By the Caribbean Journal staff Saint Lucia’s transformed Point Seraphine cruise pier has welcomed a major cruise ship. Holland America Line’s MS Eurodam cruise ship made its inaugural call to Saint Lucia with about 2,000 passengers this week. It was […]

Holland America Adding More Panama Canal Cruises

Looking to cruise to the Panama Canal? Holland America Line is adding more cruises to the Panama Canal, the cruise line announced this week. Holland America will be sending eight ships and 19 cruises to the Canal between fall 2017 […]

Bookings Open for Holland America’s Nieuw Statendam in the Caribbean

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Bookings are now open for the first voyage and 2018-2019 inaugural Caribbean cruise season of Holland America’s new ms Nieuw Statendam cruise ship. The ship, due for delivery Dec. 1, 2018, will be the second “Pinnacle” class ship in Holland […]


A New Pop-Up Brasserie on Holland America

Holland America Line is adding a new pop-up to its cruise ships. The company has announced plans to launch the Sel de Mer brasserie as a pop-up on six ships in its fleet, including ms Eurodam, ms Nieuw Amsterdam, ms […]

Holland America, Princess Cruises Adding New Ships

Carnival Corporation is adding a pair of new ships to its development pipeline. The company has signed a memorandum of agreement with Italian shipbuilder Ficantieri S.p.A. to build two new cruise ships, with final contracts expected to be executed in […]

Holland America’s New Private Island Lobster Shack

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Holland America’s Half Moon Cay private island will be celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2017, and the cruise line is making some updates for the occasion. That includes the introduction of a new Lobster Shack restaurant on the island serving […]


Holland America Is Partnering With America’s Test Kitchen

America's Test Kitchen

Holland America Line is bringing cooking shows on board, through a new partnership with America’s Test Kitchen. The initiative was announced this week at a press conference at the Institute of Culinary Education. Holland America Line’s shipboard Culinary Arts Center […]

Holland America’s Newest Caribbean Ship

By the Caribbean Journal staff Holland America Line will soon be debuting a new ship. The new Pinnacle-class ship, ms Koningsdam, will be christened May 20 in a ceremony in Rotterdam. The 2,650-guest ship is the first in a new […]

New Ships on Way for Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America

Above: a Carnival ship By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Corporation has ordered new ships for two of its cruise brands. The company announced this week that it had ordered a new 3,954-passenger vessel for Carnival Cruise Line, along with […]


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