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Perfect Day at Lelepa, Vanuatu Coming in 2022
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Perfect Day at Lelepa, Vanuatu Coming in 2022

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 15, 2019

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A Lifetime of Painting Cruise Ships
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A Lifetime of Painting Cruise Ships

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 7, 2019

The Monthly Mantra Artist on Board ... Artist on Board ... Artist on Board ... “Can we go to Cucina for dinner?” That was Bermudian maritime artist…

Cruise Deal of the Week – October 4, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week – October 4, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 4, 2019

Do you feel that, cruisers? The dog days of summer have given way to the crispness of Autumn and that means sailing season is just around the…

Holland America Line <i> Nieuw Statendam</i> Cruise Ship Review
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Holland America Line Nieuw Statendam Cruise Ship Review

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 22, 2019

Holland American Line Nieuw Statendam From cuisine crafted in collaboration with well-known Chef Rudi Sodamin to a commitment to outstanding guest services, Nieuw Statendam is challenging the…

Cruise Deal of the Week – August 9, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week – August 9, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 9, 2019

Last minute cruise deals are one of the best ways to save money on your next cruise vacation, but it's not always easy to book one. You…

Cruise Ship Review: <i>Nieuw Statendam’</i>s Very Oprah Inaugural
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Cruise Ship Review: Nieuw Statendam’s Very Oprah Inaugural

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 16, 2019

What happens when you get 2,400 women together on a cruise ship for a Girls’ Getaway with Oprah Winfrey? Tons of laughter, loads of camaraderie, and hugs…

Cruise Deal of the Week – May 17, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week – May 17, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 17, 2019

You can buy a lot of things for $600. That's how much cruisers are saving with the latest deal from Holland America Line! A new deal called…

Cruise Deal of the Week – May 10, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week – May 10, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 10, 2019

What does Mom really want for Mother's Day? You could go with the traditional route of flowers and the like, or you could step it up with…

Cruise Ship Friendship
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Cruise Ship Friendship

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 11, 2019

  Monthly Mantra Waves of Kindness … Waves of Kindness … Waves of Kindness … “Wait! Wait! I want to give this to you!” That was the…

11 Sights To See in Sydney, Australia
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11 Sights To See in Sydney, Australia

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 25, 2019

Sydney, Australia, starting and ending point of many cruises and a popular port of call on world cruises and other extended voyages, always makes the lists of…

Cruise Deal of the Week – March 1, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week – March 1, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 1, 2019

Sometimes you just have to cruise. But that doesn't mean you have to cruise at full price. Savvy cruisers know that a great deal on a cruise…

Recapping Oprah’s Girls’ Getaway Cruise
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Recapping Oprah’s Girls’ Getaway Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 4, 2019

Every cruise is special in its own way, but the Girls’ Getaway cruise hosted by media icon Oprah and news personality Gayle King was one passengers on…

5 Ways To Have A Blast In San Blas
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5 Ways To Have A Blast In San Blas

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 28, 2019

Panama’s San Blas Islands are exotic, friendly, and relatively nearby; often a port of call on Panama Canal itineraries, including those featuring partial transits of the Canal.…

Island Shore Excursions For Your Tastebuds
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Island Shore Excursions For Your Tastebuds

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 24, 2019

If you’ve cruised with Holland America Line, you may be familiar with their FOOD & WINE shore excursions. Teaming up with the famed magazine of the same…

HAL Adds New America’s Test Kitchen Programs
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HAL Adds New America’s Test Kitchen Programs

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 15, 2019

Where do you fall on the master chef spectrum? Some of us can whip up 3 course meals in our sleep, others end up burning cereal. One…

Editor-in-Chief Awards 2019
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Editor-in-Chief Awards 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 31, 2018

2019 Editor-in-Chief Awards As editor-in-chief of Porthole Cruise Magazine, Bill Panoff travels a lot. So each year, he reports back on his favorite travel experiences around the…

Delicate Features – Face Plates as Fine Art
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Delicate Features – Face Plates as Fine Art

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 28, 2018

The Monthly Mantra An Unusual Setting … An Unusual Setting … An Unusual Setting Well now. This is different. A cruise-ship press event … at a china…

10 Things About A World Cruise That Keep Guests Coming Back
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10 Things About A World Cruise That Keep Guests Coming Back

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 21, 2018

Ever since before the time of Ferdinand Magellan, people have been dreaming of, and trying to, circumnavigate the planet. And no wonder! Doing a circle around the…

Dish It Up: Holland America’s Food Frontiers
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Dish It Up: Holland America’s Food Frontiers

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 17, 2018

Holland America Line, once known more for staying the course rather than progressive pursuits, has quietly and impressively transformed its brand image into a far more compelling…

6 Highlights of Halifax
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6 Highlights of Halifax

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 5, 2018

Halifax, a top destination on New England/Canada cruises, offers a mix of historic and modern attractions and strong maritime traditions – it was here that Samuel Cunard…

11 Reasons To Sail On Holland America’s <i>Veendam</i>
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11 Reasons To Sail On Holland America’s Veendam

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 21, 2018

A classic mid-size ship – 57,092-tons with capacity for 1,350 guests – Holland America’s Veendam reminds me of playwright Channing Pollock’s definition of happiness: “a way station…

Find Wellness at Sea; Adventure of Your Life Cruise
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Find Wellness at Sea; Adventure of Your Life Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 15, 2018

Guests aboard Holland America Line’s Nieuw Amsterdam for the Adventure of Your Life Cruise are in for, you guessed it, the adventure of their life! Leaving Fort…

Cruise Deal of the Week – August 3, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week – August 3, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 3, 2018

Are you ready to get out and explore? Holland America Line is encouraging everyone to set their sights on a great cruise vacation thanks to their latest…

Cruising Behind the Scenes
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Cruising Behind the Scenes

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 19, 2018

For cruisers fascinated by how ships function as small cities traveling across the oceans, behind-the-scenes tours can be a fascinating look into either the large scale of…

Private I’s
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Private I’s

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 9, 2018

When cruise lines pioneered private islands as ports of call on Caribbean and Bahamas itineraries decades ago, they were an instant hit. They’ve been upgraded with new…

Megastar Oprah to Christen Holland America’s Newest Ship
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Megastar Oprah to Christen Holland America’s Newest Ship

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 15, 2018

It’s pretty common for cruise ship lines to ask big name stars to christen their ships, but for Holland America Line, anything less than the best was…

Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 20, 2018

Book a Holland America Line cruise by June 14, 2018 and you can get pre-paid gratuities, reduced deposits, savings on fares, and up to $300 in onboard…

Cutting-Edge Art Aboard Holland America
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Cutting-Edge Art Aboard Holland America

Porthole Cruise - April 11, 2018

Cruise News – Apr. 11, 2018 Holland America Line is marking World Art Day, April 15, with the introduction of the world’s largest emerging-art gallery, an experience…

In Brief: Carnival adds 20 Havana trips, Viking combines ocean and river cruises, and more…
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In Brief: Carnival adds 20 Havana trips, Viking combines ocean and river cruises, and more…

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 6, 2018

Apr. 6, 2018 Carnival Cruise Line has added another 20 voyages to Cuba on Carnival Paradise from Tampa in 2019. The 5-day trips will include day-long or…

In Brief: <i>Horizon</i> Delivered, Baseball Team-Up, and more…
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In Brief: Horizon Delivered, Baseball Team-Up, and more…

Porthole Cruise - March 30, 2018

Mar. 30, 2018 In a traditional maritime ceremony at Fincantieri shipyard, Carnival Cruise Line officially took delivery of Carnival Horizon this week. The 3,954-passenger vessel is the…

In Brief: Rapunzel’s Royal Table debuts on Disney Magic and more!
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In Brief: Rapunzel’s Royal Table debuts on Disney Magic and more!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 16, 2018

Among the many recent enhancements that guests began experiencing aboard Disney Magic last week was the debut of Rapunzel’s Royal Table, a Tangled-themed family restaurant featuring beloved…

Sushi Master Welcomed to Holland America Line’s Culinary Council
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Sushi Master Welcomed to Holland America Line’s Culinary Council

Porthole Cruise - March 5, 2018

Cruise News - Mar. 5, 2018 Andy Matsuda, who brought Osaka’s sushi tradition to Los Angeles, has been invited to join Holland America Line’s esteemed Culinary Council,…

Cruise Control  | Top 10 Cruise Tips For First-Time Cruisers (Video)
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Cruise Control | Top 10 Cruise Tips For First-Time Cruisers (Video)

Porthole Cruise - March 2, 2018

We asked our network of half-a-million cruise enthusiasts what they wish they knew before taking their first cruise, and the polls are in! Here are the top…

News Briefs: Carnival ships return to Havana and San Juan, and more…
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News Briefs: Carnival ships return to Havana and San Juan, and more…

Porthole Cruise - February 23, 2018

Briefs - Feb. 23, 2018 Carnival Paradise will spend a month in dry dock in Freeport, adding a water park, 38 new cabins, 98 balconies to existing…

News Briefs: Holland America’s new culinary shore excursions, and more …
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News Briefs: Holland America’s new culinary shore excursions, and more …

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 16, 2018

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Feb. 16, 2018   Holland America Line is introducing a collection of new culinary-themed shore excursions developed in partnership with FOOD &…

News Briefs – Cousteau in the Amazon and more….
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News Briefs – Cousteau in the Amazon and more….

Porthole Cruise - February 2, 2018

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Feb. 2, 2018 Luxury river operator Aqua Expeditions has announced a series of theme cruises on the Amazon and Mekong rivers for…

Cruise Control: Which Beach in Aruba? Baby Beach! (Video)
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Cruise Control: Which Beach in Aruba? Baby Beach! (Video)

Porthole Cruise - January 30, 2018

[embed]https://youtu.be/GrXT6pVuvXE[/embed] You finally made it to nearly all the islands the Beach Boys sing about… but there’s just one left. You’re crossing Aruba off your list! Imagine…

Holland America Line Expands Denali Experience in Alaska
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Holland America Line Expands Denali Experience in Alaska

Porthole Cruise - January 30, 2018

Cruise News - Jan. 30, 2018 Holland America Line is expanding its Alaska Land+Sea Journeys with the addition of new guest accommodations at its Denali operation. The…

5 Fave Theme Cruises for 2018
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5 Fave Theme Cruises for 2018

Porthole Cruise - January 23, 2018

Porthole’s Five Faves Cruise fans are fans, first and foremost — and every fan’s got a theme cruise to make ‘em go “Oh, man!” It doesn’t matter…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jan. 19, 2018
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jan. 19, 2018

Porthole Cruise - January 19, 2018

Holland America Line has added Seattle-based master chef Ethan Stowell to its award-winning Culinary Council, working with five other world-renowned chefs to enhance menus and bring a…

Glorious Food – Singing the Praises of Cruise Cuisine
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Glorious Food – Singing the Praises of Cruise Cuisine

Judi Cuervo - January 15, 2018

Singing the praises of cruise cuisine I’m hungry for a cruise…I’m hungry for a cruise…I’m hungry for a cruise… One of the most vivid memories I have…

Food Meets Art: Holland America’s Master Chef Rudi Sodamin Releases Photo Book
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Food Meets Art: Holland America’s Master Chef Rudi Sodamin Releases Photo Book

Porthole Cruise - January 12, 2018

Cruise News - Jan. 12, 2018 Already the author of several cookbooks, Holland America Line’s Master Chef Rudi Sodamin has released Food Faces, a visual tour de…

5 Big New Cruise Ships On the Horizon
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5 Big New Cruise Ships On the Horizon

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 5, 2018

Here are 5 new cruise ships to look out for! Cruise News - Jan. 5, 2018 With a new year comes new goals, new dreams, and —…

A Standing O: Sailing with Oprah Winfrey
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A Standing O: Sailing with Oprah Winfrey

Porthole Cruise - December 29, 2017

A Standing O Setting sail with Oprah is the ultimate fan experience. By Michel Verdure “Each moment in time we have it all, even when we don’t.”…

Cruise News: The Biggest Breaking Stories of 2017
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Cruise News: The Biggest Breaking Stories of 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 28, 2017

The Biggest Breaking Stories of 2017 From ships and destinations to partnerships and collaboration, we’re looking back at 2017’s biggest cruise news. To catch up on the…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Dec. 8, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Dec. 8, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 8, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Dec. 8, 2017 Holland America Line’s Nieuw Statendam celebrated her coin ceremony this week. President’s Club member Anne Marie Bartels, the ship’s…

5 Faves: Save Our Ships
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5 Faves: Save Our Ships

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 28, 2017

How you can contribute to preservation efforts. According to the website GivingTuesday.org, #GivingTuesday is “a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Nov. 10, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Nov. 10, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 10, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Nov. 10, 2017 Princess Cruises has released a time-lapse video of a landmark event – Caribbean Princess becoming the first neo-Panamax cruise…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Sept. 29, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Sept. 29, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 29, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Sept. 29, 2017 Luxury line Silversea Cruises has announced plans to change three of its all-suite ships this December. Silver Wind and…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Aug. 25, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Aug. 25, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 25, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Aug. 25, 2017 Holland America Line is showing their hometown pride by sponsoring Seattle golfer Landon Jackson at the Boeing Classic. Jackson,…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Aug. 11, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Aug. 11, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 11, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Aug. 11, 2017 River cruise line AmaWaterways has announced the godmother for its upcoming ship, AmaLea. Travel industry leader Filomena Andre will…

Cruise Deal of the Week – Aug. 11, 2017
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Cruise Deal of the Week – Aug. 11, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 11, 2017

Cruise Deal of the Week – Aug. 11, 2017 Holland America Line is bringing back its Explore4 promotion, offering a $1,400 beverage package per stateroom (based on…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Aug. 4, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Aug. 4, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 4, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Aug. 4, 2017 Holland America Line is expanding its presence in the Panama Canal, with eight ships visiting the region on 19…

Holland America Line Introduces a Chocolate Surprise Parade
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Holland America Line Introduces a Chocolate Surprise Parade

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 2, 2017

Holland America Line Introduces a Chocolate Surprise Parade Cruise News - Aug. 2, 2017 Holland America Line is reinventing the traditional dessert buffet by introducing a Chocolate…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jun. 23, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jun. 23, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 23, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Jun. 23, 2017 Viking Cruises’ third ocean ship, Viking Sky, was officially christened during a public celebration in Tromsø, Norway. The 930-guest,…

Cruise Deal of the Week – Jun. 16, 2017
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Cruise Deal of the Week – Jun. 16, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 16, 2017

Cruise Deal of the Week - Jun. 16, 2017 Holland America Line’s "Ready Set Sail" deal is offering prepaid gratuities and up to $500 onboard credit when…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – June 9, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – June 9, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 9, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs - June 9, 2017 For the very first time in its history, Norwegian Cruise Line is positioning a cruise ship, Norwegian Jade, in…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – June 2, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – June 2, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 2, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – June 2, 2017 Ponant is launching the world’s first underwater multi-sensory lounge, called Blue Eye, located beneath the water line on the…

Holland America to Sail to Cuba from Fort Lauderdale
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Holland America to Sail to Cuba from Fort Lauderdale

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 24, 2017

Holland America to Visit Cuba on Caribbean Cruises from Fort Lauderdale Cruise News - May 24, 2017 Holland America Line has announced its approval to begin sailing…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – May 19, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – May 19, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 19, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – May 19, 2017 Bookings are open for the Premiere Voyage and 2018-19 inaugural Caribbean cruise season of Holland America Line’s ms Nieuw…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – May 5, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – May 5, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 5, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – May 5, 2017 Three inspirational figures are joining O, the Oprah Magazine and Holland America Line for a July 15 cruise to…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Apr. 28, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Apr. 28, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 28, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Apr. 28, 2017 The newly revitalized Empress of the Seas has become the first Royal Caribbean International ship to call on Cuba.…

Holland America Line Introduces New Elite Beverage Package
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Holland America Line Introduces New Elite Beverage Package

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 24, 2017

Holland America Line Introduces New Elite Beverage Package Cruise News - Apr. 24, 2017 Holland America Line has introduced a new Elite Beverage Package that features premium…

Cruise Deals of the Week – Mar. 31, 2017
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Cruise Deals of the Week – Mar. 31, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 31, 2017

Cruise Deals of the Week – Mar. 31, 2017 DEAL 1: Regent Seven Seas Cruises is offering luxury cruisers $500 in shipboard credit per suite for all…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Mar. 24, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Mar. 24, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 24, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Mar. 24, 2017 Cunard Line has announced a uniquely beautiful partnership with feature film florist Jenny Tobin, a special guest on Queen…

Holland America Introduces Sel de Mer Pop-Up Restaurant to Six Ships
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Holland America Introduces Sel de Mer Pop-Up Restaurant to Six Ships

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 13, 2017

Holland America Introduces Sel de Mer Pop-Up Restaurant to Six Ships Cruise News - Mar. 13, 2017 Holland America Line is honoring its Master Chef and culinary…

5 Fave Media-Themed Cruises
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5 Fave Media-Themed Cruises

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 15, 2017

Porthole's 5 Faves #WAKENEWS As the leading media authority on cruises and numbered lists, Porthole knows exactly how much the following media outlets 1) work tirelessly on…

Holland America Line Teams Up with Oprah on Upcoming Cruises
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Holland America Line Teams Up with Oprah on Upcoming Cruises

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 9, 2017

Holland America Line Teams Up with Oprah on Upcoming Cruises Cruise News - February 9, 2017 Holland America Line has announced an exclusive partnership with O, The…

New Ships on Horizon for Holland America and Princess
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New Ships on Horizon for Holland America and Princess

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 19, 2017

New Ships on Horizon for Carnival Corporation Cruise News - Jan. 19, 2017 Carnival Corporation has announced that it has signed a memorandum of agreement with Italian…

MasterChef Cruise Returns in November
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MasterChef Cruise Returns in November

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 6, 2017

MasterChef Cruise Returns in November Cruise News - Jan. 6, 2017 Foodie cruisers, take note! The third annual MasterChef Cruise sets sail November 12–19, 2017, from Fort Lauderdale to…

Five Faves: Cruises That Give Back
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Five Faves: Cruises That Give Back

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 23, 2016

Five Favorite Cruises That Give Back Making the world a better place, one vacation at a time This holiday season, the most heartwarming gift for a cruise…

BBC Earth Experiences Rolling Out Across Holland America Line Fleet
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BBC Earth Experiences Rolling Out Across Holland America Line Fleet

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 29, 2016

BBC Earth Experiences Rolling Out Across Holland America Line Fleet Cruise News - Nov. 29, 2016 Guests on Holland America Line ships can experience more of the…

Five New Foodie Experiences aboard Holland America Line’s Koningsdam
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Five New Foodie Experiences aboard Holland America Line’s Koningsdam

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 23, 2016

Dig In! Five New Foodie Experiences aboard Holland America Line’s Koningsdam When it comes to Holland America Line’s new ship, ms Koningsdam, there’s been a lot of…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Nov. 11, 2016
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Nov. 11, 2016

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 11, 2016

Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Nov. 11, 2017 Carnival Fantasy was welcomed to its new homeport of Mobile, Alabama, with a formal exchange of plaques and a…

Carnival Corporation Expands Social-Impact Excursions to Six More Cruise Lines
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Carnival Corporation Expands Social-Impact Excursions to Six More Cruise Lines

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 2, 2016

Carnival Corporation Expands Social-Impact Excursions to Six More Cruise Lines Cruise News - Nov. 2, 2016 Carnival Corporation has announced plans to expand its Fathom brand's Dominican…

Top Cruise Execs Join American Cancer Society’s “Real Men Wear Pink” Campaign
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Top Cruise Execs Join American Cancer Society’s “Real Men Wear Pink” Campaign

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 11, 2016

Top Cruise Execs Join American Cancer Society’s “Real Men Wear Pink” Campaign Cruise News - October 11, 2016 Holland America Group CEO, Stein Kruse; Holland America Line…

Celebrate Your #CruiseSmile to Win Cruises
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Celebrate Your #CruiseSmile to Win Cruises

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 30, 2016

Celebrate Your #CruiseSmile for a Chance to Win a Cruise Each Week in October Cruise News - September 30, 2016 Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the world’s…

Crew Woo – Sure, the uniforms were hard to resist. At least on board….
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Crew Woo – Sure, the uniforms were hard to resist. At least on board….

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 26, 2016

Monday Mantra The Love Boat … The Love Boat … The Love Boat … Sure, the uniforms were hard to resist. At least on board…. I wonder…

Alaska Welcomes Its 1 Millionth Cruise Ship Visitor of 2016
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Alaska Welcomes Its 1 Millionth Cruise Ship Visitor of 2016

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 23, 2016

Alaska Welcomes Its 1 Millionth Cruise Ship Visitor of 2016 When Wendy Yoisten of Alberta, Canada, docked in Juneau this week on Holland America Line’s ms Zaandam,…

Holland America Line Brings America’s Test Kitchen on Board
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Holland America Line Brings America’s Test Kitchen on Board

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 20, 2016

Holland America Line Brings America’s Test Kitchen on Board Cruise News - September 20, 2016 As part of its culinary programming, Holland America Line has partnered with…

Carnival Corporation Creates Three Cruise TV Shows
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Carnival Corporation Creates Three Cruise TV Shows

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Cruise News – June 20, 2014

Fran Golden - June 20, 2014

Cruise News - June 20, 2014   Seabourn Signs UNESCO Pact Luxury line Seabourn signed an agreement with UNESCO that includes raising $1 million to protect the…

Cruise News – June 13, 2014
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Cruise News
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Cruise News – June 13, 2014

Fran Golden - June 13, 2014

Cruise News - June 13, 2014 Royal Caribbean's Quantum Entertainment Royal Caribbean International is going for the gold in terms of Quantum of the Seas' entertainment –…

Cruise News – June 6, 2014
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Cruise News
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Cruise News – June 6, 2014

Fran Golden - June 6, 2014

Cruise News - June 6, 2014   Avalon Waterways Launches New River Ship If can imagine waking up and opening your wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling glass doors for an…

Cruise News – May 23, 2014
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Cruise News
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Cruise News – May 23, 2014

Fran Golden - May 23, 2014

Cruise News – May 23, 2014   ‘NEXT’ for Norwegian: $250 Million Upgrades Norwegian Cruise Line has announced that it will spend $250 million through 2015 for…

You Should Be Dancing!
Cruise Magazine
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Cruise Magazine
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You Should Be Dancing!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 23, 2014

Dancing with the Stars — at Sea! Holland America Line gives its guests their own time to shine. By Jason Leppert With a beaming smile spread widely…

Holland America Line Adds Signature Burgers to New Terrace Grill Menu
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Holland America Line Adds Signature Burgers to New Terrace Grill Menu

Fran Golden - April 23, 2014

I'm one of those people who enjoy being pampered with multiple courses served by armies of waiters in cruise ship dining rooms. But at some point on…

We Love January Cruising
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We Love January Cruising

Fran Golden - January 8, 2014

January is a bit of a perfect storm when it comes to Caribbean cruise bargains. You can expect great weather, yet it's a traditionally slower period for cruising –…

Cruising 2013: A Year in Review
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Cruising 2013: A Year in Review

Fran Golden - December 30, 2013

Just as in years past, 2013 brought some great innovations and unique enhancements to the cruise experience. Here’s a look at some of the highlights. The 4,000-passenger, New…

Another Cruise Ship Bans Smoking
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Another Cruise Ship Bans Smoking

Fran Golden - April 23, 2013

Remember the days when you had to push smoke aside to walk into a cruise ship casino or lounge?  Fortunately, many if today’s ships have relegated smokers…

Rotterdam- to the Third Power
Cruise Magazine
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Cruise Magazine
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Rotterdam- to the Third Power

Porthole Cruise - June 15, 2012

Rotterdam – to the Third Power A Porthole writer takes a trip down Holland America Line’s memory lane. By Ben Lyons Peering outside the windows of my…

<i>Nieuw Amsterdam</i> Cruise Ship Review
Avalon Waterways
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Avalon Waterways
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Nieuw Amsterdam Cruise Ship Review

Porthole Cruise - December 15, 2010

Cruise Ship Review - Nieuw Amsterdam Holland America Line's latest ship tips its hat to its New York roots. By Michel Verdure Discovered by Henry Hudson for…