Holland America Line

About Holland America Line


For more than 143 years, Holland America Line has been a recognized leader in cruising, taking our guests to exotic destinations around the world. If you are looking for some of the most spacious and comfortable ships at sea, award-winning service, five star dining, extensive activities and enrichment programs and compelling worldwide itineraries, you’ve come to the right place. We are committed to our mission: through excellence, we create once-in-a-lifetime experiences, every time.

Today, Holland America Line’s fleet of 14 elegant, mid-size ships offers more than 500 sailings a year visiting all seven continents.



  • Ships are purposefully designed to accomodate fewer guests, resulting in more space per guest than any other premium cruise line.
  • A sense of spaciousness throughout the ship, from generously proportioned public rooms to plenty of outdoor viewing room.
  • A wide variety of spacious staterooms, most with ocean views or private verandahs
  • More personal attention
  • Promt seating and easy access to services
  • Smooth embarkation, disembarkation and tendering


  • Staterooms are 25% larger than other cruise lines
  • Suites are 50% larger than other cruise lines
  • Inside staterooms have walk-in closet & some of them even have a bath tub
  • Introduction of new Family Ocean-view staterooms with accommodations for up to 5 guests, including additional closet space and two separate shower facilities, on ship ms. Koningsdam debuting in Apr 2016
  • Introduction of new Single staterooms tailored for solo travellers on ms. Koningsdam


  • Largest vegetarian menu with 52 dishes as a standard alternative on all ships
  • Specific meals like Indian vegetarian, Jain food etc. available on advance request
  • Complimentary 24-hour in-room dining
  • Choice of traditional pre-set seating and dining times or a flexible open schedule


  • Intuitive, always nearby, never intrusive
  • Guest to crew ratio 2:1
  • Warm Asian hospitality with onboard Filipino & Indonesian Crew


  • Wide array of carefully researched itineraries to showcase a destination at its best
  • More time in each location; Holland America Cruises arrive early morning & leave in the evening
  • Minimum time spent at sea with maximum ports of call in each itinerary
  • Zero days at sea in our Alaska Inside Passage itineraries
  • The Alaska sailings have maximum visits to the Glacier Bay which has four major glaciers, is a full day experience and provides more wildlife and whale watching opportunity.
  • Hubbard Glacier is offered on Alaskan Explorer cruises roundtrip from Seattle

Entertainment, Activities & Programs:

  • Nights aboard Holland America Line are filled with an abundance of world-class entertainment options & exclusive experiences curated for each cruise – as many as 12 performance options nightly
  • Club HAL program: Age specific multiple recreational options on every ship for children
  • Vegas & Broadway style shows on-board at no extra charge.
  • Greenhouse spa on-board with State of the Art Gymnasium
  • Casino, Culinary Arts Center, Digital workshop, Movies and many more recreational facilities on board

Group Benefits:

  • Only require 10 full paying guests to qualify for group benefits.
  • For groups of five or more staterooms, you can customize special amenities for your client including: Dinner at a Specialty Restaurant | Wine Navigator package | Cocktail parties | Beverage Card options | Ship Board Credit options | Group leader upgrades
Luxury Cruises
  • Alaska Cruise Tours
  • Asia, Africa and Arabia
  • Australia, New Zealand & South Pacific
  • Canada & New England
  • Caribbean Cruises
  • Europe Mediterranean
  • Grand Voyages
  • Hawaii and Tahiti
  • Mexican Riviera & Sea of Cortez
  • Ocean Crossings
  • Pacific Northwest & Pacific Coast
  • Panama Canal
  • South America
  • Transatlantic
  • World Cruise