View from the river to McKinley Chalet Resort

This is Why Holland America is the Best Cruise Line for Visiting Alaska

With 70 years of exploration under their belt, we’re here to explain why Holland America should be your cruise line of choice for visiting Alaska.


When it comes to visiting Alaska and experiencing the culture and landscape, Holland America are unbeatable in the service they provide to cruisers. Below we’re going to explore the ways in which Holland America make this trip so special for their guests…

The Denali Land and Sea Journeys by Holland America enable you to get so much more from your visit to Alaska. Along with your cruise visiting ports like Juneau, Skagway, Ketchikan and Glacier Bay, you’ll also get the chance to spend time exploring the breathtaking …

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America’s Test Kitchen Onboard Holland America

Holland America Line has teamed up with America’s Test Kitchen to offer an exciting selection of live onboard cooking shows and hands-on workshops where guests will learn foolproof techniques and user-friendly recipes for making delectable dishes with confidence.



America’s Test Kitchen will showcase a variety of 45-minute live cooking shows and 90-minute hands-on workshops, which range from learning to shape Asian dumplings to making the perfect pie crust. Guests will benefit from over twenty years of America’s Test Kitchen’s rigorous testing to learn techniques and concepts that really do work.

The 45-minute demo courses will feature a mix of video content, live instruction, taste tests and recipe samples. Some of the courses …

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Holland America BBC Earth Experiences

Holland America BBC Earth Experiences

Nature and wildlife enthusiasts will love the new Holland America BBC Earth Experiences that enable them to experience earth’s natural wonders in new and exciting ways.

Since the second series of Planet Earth had us all glued to our seats, sitting slack-jawed in awe at the behaviour of several species of plant and animal, it couldn’t be a better time to find out more about the Holland America BBC Earth Experiences, so that you can immerse yourself in natural experiences whilst you travel.

Through a series of groundbreaking concerts, films, trivia, game shows, children’s activities and featured cruises, guests with Holland America Line can experience the fascination …

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Koningsdam Ship Visit

A Closer Look at the Holland America Koningsdam

Join us for a tour around the exquisite Holland America Koningsdam cruise ship…


Earlier this year Holland America launched the eagerly anticipated Koningsdam, their newest 5* cruise ship. The Koningsdam is Holland America’s leader in their Pinnacle class of ships and for obvious reasons too with its impressive choice of activities, restaurants and leisure options on board.

We were recently invited by Holland America to visit the Koningsdam in Amsterdam, and of course we jumped at the chance to view this much talked about ship for ourselves. Below we’ve highlighted some of our favourite venues on the ship…

Blend by Chateau Michelle is a completely unique on …

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