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Holland America Line Celebrates 75 Years in Alaska in 2022

In 2022 Holland America Line is celebrating 75 years of Alaska exploration — longer than any other cruise line — and bookings are now open for its award-winning cruises and Land+Sea Journeys. Throughout the decades, the premium brand has cultivated its knowledge to create perfectly crafted Alaska adventures that offer travelers preferred access, exclusive overland transportation and immersive onboard experiences — which is why Holland America Line can say “We Are Alaska.”

From April through . . .  READ MORE

Carnival Cruise Line’s New ‘Smile at Half Moon Cay’ Digital Marketing Campaign Celebrates Popular Private Island Paradise

Famous for its unspoiled beaches, excellent facilities and fun-in-the-sun activities so closely associated with warm water cruising, the private Bahamian island of Half Moon Cay is the focus of a new digital marketing campaign from Carnival Cruise Line.

The new “Smile at Half Moon Cay” campaign celebrates the natural beauty that awaits guests at the idyllic tropical paradise, which has been named Best Private Island in Porthole Magazine’s Readers’ Choice Awards for the past 20 years.

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Holland America Line Celebrates $6.5 Million Donated to Cancer Support

In recognition of World Cancer Day today, Holland America Line is proud to announce that it reached $ 6.5 million raised for cancer support through On Deck programming. Holland America Line began the program in 2006, and to-date nearly half a million guests have participated in the walks. Currently, On Deck for a Cause benefits five international cancer organizations in the United States, Canada, Australia, the Netherlands and United Kingdom.

On Deck for a Cause invites guests to participate in . . .  READ MORE

Carnival Introduces ‘The Fun Ones,’ New Marketing Campaign That Celebrates the Playful Way Its Guests Choose Fun

Carnival Cruise Line has launched a new marketing campaign, “The Fun Ones,” that celebrates the playful spirit of Carnival’s guests, how they choose fun, and the unique bond they have with their fellow cruisers who are “shamelessly true to themselves.”

An evolution of the brand’s Choose Fun campaign that launched in 2018 and introduced Shaquille O’Neal as the company’s Chief . . .  READ MORE

Disney Cruise Line Celebrates “Day of the Seafarer” with Students from the Bahamas Maritime Cadet Corps

NASSAU, BAHAMAS (July 12, 2019) – As part of Disney Cruise Line’s commitment to inspire the next generation of maritime professionals, Disney Dream shipboard officers hosted a group of students onboard from the Bahamas Maritime Cadet Corps (BMCC) while the ship was docked in Nassau.

The International Maritime Organization’s “Day of the Seafarer” is celebrated annually on June 25 and recognizes the unique contributions made by seafarers from all over the world. During the tour, the . . .  READ MORE

Carnival Cruise Line Celebrates National Travel Advisor Day with Search for the ‘Most Trusted Travel Advisor’ in New WUATA Contest

Is your travel agent an all-around rock star? To celebrate National Travel Advisor Day today, May 1, Carnival Cruise Line is launching a search for the best of the best in a new contest that supports the yearlong “Why Use a Travel Advisor” (WUATA) program dedicated to promoting the value of travel agents. With the launch of Carnival’s “Most Trusted Travel Advisor” contest, consumers can brag why their travel advisor is the best in the business in the quest for the title.

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Carnival Celebrates Longstanding Relationship with Kathie Lee Gifford, Giving Cruises to the Audience during Her Final Today Show Appearance

To honor Kathie Lee Gifford’s farewell appearance on the Today show and their longstanding 35-year relationship, Carnival Cruise Line gifted Gifford’s entire live studio audience the ultimate vacation experience – a free cruise! The episode clip can be viewed here: https://www.today.com/video/kathie-lee-gifford-surprises-today-audience-with-cruise-trips-1473239619641

Gifford was the star of the cruise industry’s first national television campaign in 1984 where she sang the catchy . . .  READ MORE

Holland America Line Celebrates Steel Cutting of Next Pinnacle Class Ship

Holland America Line’s next Pinnacle Class ship reached a construction milestone today as the steel for the main section was cut at Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard in Italy. The newbuild, due for delivery in May 2021, will be the 17th ship constructed for Holland America Line by Fincantieri, which most recently delivered Nieuw Statendam.

Steel Cutting

Holland America Line and Fincantieri Execs at the steel cutting

As the third in the series, the new ship will carry 2,662 guests and include popular Pinnacle Class innovations such as Rudi’s Sel de Mer; the . . .  READ MORE

Carnival Cruise Line Celebrates Dr. Seuss’s 115th Birthday With Day Of Fun For Kids Aboard Carnival Splendor In Long Beach Featuring Celebrity Book Reading By Joey Fatone

To celebrate Dr. Seuss’ 115th birthday, Carnival Cruise Line hosted a fun family-friendly event onboard Carnival Splendor in Long Beach for 100 kids from the local Boys & Girls Clubs as part of the fleetwide festivities that commemorated the life of the world-renowned children’s book author. The event featured a special reading of “Horton Hears a Who!” by singer, dancer and television personality Joey Fatone.

Carnival Cruise Line and Dr. Seuss share an appreciation for fun and creativity, . . .  READ MORE

Holland America Line Celebrates Dedication of Nieuw Statendam with O-Mazing Ceremony Featuring Godmother Oprah Winfrey

In an event rich with inspiration and tradition, Holland America Line held a dedication ceremony for Nieuw Statendam Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Oprah Winfrey — philanthropist, film star, TV icon, founder and editorial director of O, The Oprah Magazine — officially named the ship in a ceremony on board in the ship’s World Stage.

During the daytime celebration, Winfrey was joined by Orlando Ashford, president of Holland America Line; Stein Kruse, . . .  READ MORE