Holland America Line's 'Summer on Sale' Promotion Makes Family Cruising an
Specials include up to 50 percent off, free third and fourth fares and
SEATTLE, April 30, 2013 /CNW/ - To get ready for the 2013 summer sailing
season, Holland America Line is launching its popular "Summer on Sale"
promotion offering savings of up to 50 percent off select cruise fares, free
or reduced third and fourth fares on select voyages and a shipboard credit of
up to $100 per stateroom. Cruise destinations featured in Summer on Sale
include Alaska cruises and CruiseTours, Europe and Canada/New England.
"With the significant savings featured in our Summer on Sale promotion, this
is the ideal time to book a family vacation," said Richard Meadows, Holland
America Line's executive vice president, marketing, sales and guest programs.
"With the variety of destinations and itineraries plus the additional value of
a shipboard credit, families can make their vacation dollar go even further on
Whether looking to relax in the Greenhouse Spa, dine in the elegant Pinnacle
Grill or enjoy an extra shore excursion, shipboard credits of up to $100 per
verandah and ocean-view stateroom can be used for a variety of amenities
Guests looking for a family-friendly vacation can book a cruise to Alaska,
Europe or Canada/New England under the free or reduced third and fourth fares
promotion. These idyllic regions offer exciting experiences for the whole
family with a variety of shore excursion adventures and cultural encounters to
make it an exciting and educational holiday.
Those looking for an extended trip can take advantage of the Alaska CruiseTour
itineraries that combine a Holland America Line cruise with an overland tour
of The Last Frontier. By adding extra vacation days on land, travelers will
have more time to explore a region that is abundantly rich in flora, fauna and
wildlife. In summer 2013, the line will have seven ships sailing a variety of
Alaska itineraries, as well as nine CruiseTours that combine a three-, four-
or seven-day Inside Passage cruise with in-depth overland tours.
Throughout the summer, ms Maasdam and ms Veendam cruise the beautiful Canada
and New England region. Guests can witness the rugged cliffs, scenic villages
and migrating whales of Saguenay Fjord, and the opulent "summer cottages" of
the Rockefellers and Vanderbilts in New England contrast with the wild beauty
of Acadia National Park.
For the summer Europe season, seven Holland America Line ships sail 53 unique
itineraries that span from the northern tip of Norway to the Black Sea and the
eastern and western Mediterranean. Each itinerary is filled with opportunities
to visit some of the most historic and popular sites in the world. From the
Colosseum in Rome, Italy, and the Acropolis in Athens, Greece, to the grand
fjords of Norway and impressive Ephesus in Kusadasi, Turkey, guests are sure
to make unforgettable family memories.
For more information on the Summer on Sale promotion, contact a travel seller,
visit www.hollandamerica.com or call 1-877-SAIL-HAL (1-877-724-5425).
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About Holland America Line [a division of Carnival Corporation and plc (NYSE:
CCL and CUK)] Holland America Line's fleet of 15 ships offers more than 500
cruises to 415 ports in 98 countries, territories or dependencies. One- to
110-day itineraries visit all seven continents and highlights include
Antarctica, South America, Australia/New Zealand and Asia voyages; a Grand
World Voyage; and popular sailings to ports in the Caribbean, Bermuda, Alaska,
Mexico, Canada/New England, Europe and Panama Canal. The line currently has a
new ship on order from Fincantieri shipyard for delivery in February 2016.
Fleetwide, the company features Signature of Excellence enhancements, a
commitment totaling more than $500 million, that showcase the Culinary Arts
Center presented by Food & Wine magazine — a state-of-the-art onboard show
kitchen where more than 60 celebrated guest chefs and culinary experts provide
cooking demonstrations and classes — Explorations Café powered by The New
York Times, Digital Workshop powered by Windows, teens-only activity areas and
all new stateroom amenities highlighted by flat-panel TVs and plush Euro-top
Mariner's Dream Beds.
World's Leading Cruise Lines Holland America Line is a proud member of World's
Leading Cruise Lines. Our exclusive alliance also includes Carnival Cruise
Lines, Cunard Line, Princess Cruises, Costa Cruises and Seabourn. Sharing a
passion to please each guest and a commitment to quality and value, World's
Leading Cruise Lines inspires people to discover their best vacation
experience. Together, we offer a variety of exciting and enriching cruise
vacations to the world's most desirable destinations. Visit us at
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