Holland America Line is a premium cruise line with a rich heritage in luxury passenger sea travel. Aboard a Holland America cruise, you'll quickly discover how this cruise line earned its outstanding reputation.

At Holland America Line, we believe travel has the power to change the world. We consider it our higher purpose to help make the world a better place through opening minds, building connections, and inspiring a shared humanity. For 147 years, Holland America Line has been a recognized leader in cruising. If you are looking for some of the most spacious and comfortable ships at sea, award-winning service, exquisite dining, extensive activities and enrichment programs and compelling worldwide itineraries, you've come to the right place. Our fleet of 11 modern classic ships offers more than 500 sailings a year visiting all seven continents. Cruises include both popular and less-traveled ports in the Caribbean, Alaska, Europe, Mexico, South America, the Panama Canal, Australia, New Zealand and Asia — as well as unique voyages to the Amazon, Antarctica and our extended Grand Voyages. Holland America Line is proud of its environmental program. The company earned its initial ISO 14001 certification in June 2006. As the internationally recognized standard for environmental management, ISO 14001 encompasses virtually every aspect of our ships' operations. Holland America Line has been recertified to meet that standard again and again — demonstrating our belief that the safeguarding of our guests, crews, ships and the environment in which we live and operate is not only the right thing to do, it is essential to the successful conduct of our business. As part of our collective social responsibility, the company, employees, and guests have joined together to give back to communities and organizations around the world. Whether it's donating shipboard items to an orphanage, cleaning up a neighborhood park, walking 5K onboard to raise funds for cancer research, or donating money to disaster relief, Holland America Line and our employees share time and resources to make a difference. Every Holland America Line employee is committed to providing a truly extraordinary experience for our guests. We look forward to welcoming you aboard.

Top five reasons to cruise with Holland America


  1. Service
    Holland America cruises sail with almost one crew member for every two guests, ensuring a personal level of service and exceptional attention to detail.

  2. Grand Interiors
    You’ll be in awe of Holland America’s wraparound teak decks, elegant interior designs, luxurious accommodation and spacious private balconies.

  3. Art Collections
    A major point of difference for Holland America is the onboard artwork. All ships offer museum quality art collections to add that little something extra to your cruise experience.

  4. Shore Excursions
    Holland America offer a range of pre-planned day excursions at every port of call, ranging from exciting adventure activities to relaxed, leisurely sightseeing tours.

  5. Entertainment
    The range of entertainment options onboard will have you spoilt for choice. With everything from spectacular shows and live music to casino gaming and wine tasting, you’ll never be stuck for things to do.

Holland America Line is a premium cruise line with a rich heritage in luxury passenger sea travel, having first crossed the Atlantic in the late 1800s. A commitment to passenger comfort and excellence in service has allowed Holland America to maintain its impeccable reputation throughout its history.

The 15 strong fleet sails to destinations in the Caribbean, Bermuda, Alaska, Europe, Mexico, South America, Panama Canal, Australia, New Zealand and Asia, plus speciality cruises to the Amazon, Antarctica and world voyages. Award-winning service and a company wide 'Signature of Excellence' policy confirms Holland America's commitment to providing an outstanding guest experience to match the destinations visited.

Who's On Board?

As a premium cruise line, Holland America has a mix of ages and families on board. Longer and more exotic itineraries attract a predominantly older crowd. Recently revamped children's facilities are appealing to families, especially during school holiday times.

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