"Nederlandsch-Amerikaansche Stoomvaart Maatschappij” – better known as Holland America line was founded in 1873 primarily providing a transatlantic service Rotterdam to New York. Holland America Line (HAL as it was known) as has operated some of the most notable ships in history such as the ‘Nieuw Amsterdam’ of 1938 which to this day features as the company’s logo, and the ‘Rotterdam’ (V) of 1959, now a hotel in Rotterdam.
Since 1989 HAL has been part of Carnival corporation – now based in Seattle. This historic and innovative company now operates a fleet of 14 luxury ships offering exceptional service on a variety of worldwide destinations.
From the intimate ms Prinsendam on longer more unusual voyages in Europe or South America to a luxurious exploration of New Zealand on ms Oosterdam or a Grand Voyage on ms Amsterdam circling the entire Pacific Rim, you will find a voyage that will inspire and indulge.
Holland America Line cruises around the world with ports in the Caribbean, Bermuda, Alaska, Europe, Mexico, South America, the Panama Canal, Australia, New Zealand and Asia - as well as unique voyages to the Amazon and Antarctica. We at Cruise 1st are certain we can find you the best Holland America cruise deals in town.
Experience the Signature touches that make your stateroom a home away from home.
Luxurious amenities and signature Mariner's Dream beds are present in every stateroom offered by Holland America. Amenities include: