Holland America Line
With more than 140 years of experience, Holland America Line is recognized as the undisputed leader in the cruise industry’s premium segment and the recipient of many awards and accolades. Holland America Line has maintained a signature of excellence that includes exceptional onboard service, exquisite cuisine, spacious well-appointed staterooms and fabulous itineraries.
Holland America's 15 ships sail to more than 320 ports of call on all seven continents, ranging from popular Caribbean and Alaska itineraries to exotic cruises to the far corners of the world. Our first Pinnacle Class ship, Koningsdam, will be introduced in February 2016.
Over the course of the company's long history, first as a cargo- and passenger-shipping carrier, and subsequently a leisure-cruise line, Holland America Line has carried more than millions of passengers from Europe to the New World and to vacation destinations across the globe.
Delivering a Premium Cruise Experience That Will Exceed Your Expectations
We are proud to share some of the organizations and publications which have honored us with awards and accolades.
Best Cruise Line Chef: Master Chef Rudi Sodamin, Best Onboard Art Collection
Best Dining Experience, Master Chef’s Table
Best Shore Excursions, 2011
Best Overall, Mid-sized Ship for ms Noordam; #1 Best for Fitness, Mid-sized Ship for ms Westerdam; #1 Best Shore Excursions, Mid-sized Ship for ms Westerdam; #1 Best Cruise to Alaska for ms Volendam; #1 Best Cruise from the West Coast for ms Westerdam
#1 Best Alaska Cruises; #1 Best Cruises from the West Coast; #1 Best Cabins for ms Amsterdam; #1 Best Embarkation for ms Ryndam (mid-sized ships)
#1 Fitness for ms Volendam (mid-sized ships)
Among the Best Cruise Ship Spas
Green Planet Award
Gold Medal: Best Eco-Friendly “Green” Cruise Ship, Best Premium Cruise Ship: ms Eurodam
Responsible Tourism Award, 2008
Best Cruise Line
Gold Rear Admiral William M. Benkert Environmental Protection Award, 2012, 2010
North Star Award for Excellence in Tourism
Most Ethical Companies List 2012, 2013, 2014
World’s Leading Green Cruise Line, 2010
Blue Circle Award, 2010
Green Gateway Award – Platinum Level, 2012
Sustainable Tourism Award, January 2013
Ocean Stewardship and Sustainability Award, 2013
Favorite Cruise Experience, 2013
Wave Award for Best Shore Excursion (Ocean-going), 2013
Best Food Cruise Lines, 2012/2013
Best Cruise Line for Single Cruisers, 2012/2013
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