Holland America Line Celebrates 75 Years of Alaska Exploration

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In 2022 Holland America Line is celebrating 75 years of Alaska exploration and bookings are now open for Alaska cruises and Land+Sea Journeys.

From April through October 2022, guests can embark on Holland America Line’s cruises to Alaska aboard Eurodam, Koningsdam, Nieuw Amsterdam, Noordam, Oosterdam and Zuiderdam. If travellers want to further explore Alaska, they can choose from 16 different Land+Sea Journeys to combine a three-, four- or seven-day Alaska cruise with an inland exploration of Denali National Park.

“It’s incredible to think that Holland America Line has been taking guests to Alaska longer than it’s been a state, and because 2022 is our 75th year, we want to allow plenty of time for guests to plan ahead.” said Gus Antorcha, Holland America Line’s president.

“Alaska is a destination where if you’ve never been, it’s on your bucket list; and if you have been, you’re eager to go back. There’s a reason we’ve won several awards naming us number-one in Alaska, and it’s because we are Alaska. Come celebrate our 75th Anniversary with us.”

Updates for 2022 Alaska Cruises
  • Special onboard celebrations to commemorate the 75th Anniversary. 
  • Every Alaska cruise includes a visit to one or more of Alaska’s glacier destinations: Glacier Bay National Park, College Fjord, Hubbard Glacier and the Twin Sawyer Glaciers of Tracy Arm. 
  • All ships cruising in Alaska feature expanded onboard programming: guests can engage with an Alaska naturalist, cruises with Glacier Bay take on a National Park Ranger and Huna native speaker, and special presentations explore local topics such as Alaska’s bush pilots and the famous Iditarod race.
Highlights for 2022 Denali Land+Sea Journeys:
  • Koningsdam, Nieuw Amsterdam, Noordam and Zuiderdam will offer Land+Sea Journeys ranging from nine to 18 days. 
  • All Denali Land+Sea Journeys include a seven-day Glacier Discovery cruise featuring Glacier Bay and the Inside Passage, as well as either Hubbard Glacier or College Fjord. 
  • All 2-night and 3-night Denali itineraries include the longer Tundra Wilderness Tour into Denali National Park. 
  • Each Land+Sea Journey gets a scenic ride on the McKinley Explorer, including select itineraries that offer Direct-to-Denali service, taking guests from their ship to their Denali hotel room on the same day.
Highlights for 2022 Yukon+Denali Land+Sea Journeys:
  • Holland America Line is the only cruise line to offer an Alaska cruise combined with an overland tour to both Denali and the Yukon. 
  • Each Yukon+Denali Land+Sea Journey includes either a three- or four-day Inside Passage cruise on Koningsdam or Zuiderdam, or a seven-day Glacier Discovery cruise on Nieuw Amsterdam or Noordam
  • Every Yukon Journey includes a ride on the McKinley Explorer railcars, and select itineraries add on the White Pass & Yukon Route railroad from Skagway. 
  • Guests on every Yukon Journey will spend two nights in Dawson City. 
  • Yukon+Denali itineraries include the Tundra Wilderness Tour.

Save Now, Cruise Later: Have it All Sale
Guests who book 2022 Alaska cruises and Land+Sea Journeys by 28FEB, 2021, can receive up to $2,300 in amenities, including a free Signature Beverage Package, pre-paid gratuities, free Signature Dining Package, and 50% reduced deposits.

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