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Holland America Line Calls Off Plans to Return to Acapulco

Holland America Line only recently decided to return to Acapulco in October 2017 after an absence but now those plans are off. Carnival and Royal Caribbean don't tie up there, either, hurting the city's hopes for a revival.

Holland America Line Calls Off Plans to Return to Acapulco

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Holland America Line Is Bringing Oprah-Inspired Activities Onboard

This partnership with Oprah Winfrey's magazine may put Holland America Line in front of new audiences, and add some attractive onboard programming. But Oprah herself will only be around for part of one Alaska cruise.

Holland America Line Is Bringing Oprah-Inspired Activities Onboard

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Sitka, Alaska Is Banking on More Cruise Ships in 2017

It's great to see economic impact measured in bagels and bacon rather than T-shirts and bad jewelry.

Sitka, Alaska Is Banking on More Cruise Ships in 2017

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Holland America Battles Perceptions That It’s Just for Old Cruisers

We don't think partnerships change perceptions. It's a brand's job to do this kind of heavy lifting if and when it really is necessary.

Holland America Battles Perceptions That It’s Just for Old Cruisers

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Cruise Lines Are Increasing On-Board Fees Because They Can’t Raise Fares

Some lines call them service fees. Others call them gratuities. But one thing is for sure: cruise lines generate income by charging daily fees that aren't included in initial cruise fares. It's unclear whether the money is actually going to those who serve passengers, or represents a growing source of ancillary income to offset other costs. For now, we'll call this phenomenon hate sailing.

Cruise Lines Are Increasing On-Board Fees Because They Can’t Raise Fares

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Holland America Deals With Communications Challenge Following Fatal Crash

Communication is difficult when you're trying to inform families of victims while at the same time telling 2,000 people's families that they are OK.

Holland America Deals With Communications Challenge Following Fatal Crash

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8 Holland America Cruise Passengers Killed in Alaska Tour Plane Crash

8 Holland America Cruise Passengers Killed in Alaska Tour Plane Crash

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Carnival Adding 9 Ships Across 5 of Its Cruise Lines

Wouldn't another acquisition be cheaper in the long run?

Carnival Adding 9 Ships Across 5 of Its Cruise Lines

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Virus Outbreaks Are More Likely on Longer Cruises

The average virus outbreak occurs on a 12-day voyage and causes 6.6 percent of passengers to fall ill. Longer cruises give the virus more time to spread but the factors that lead to an outbreak are the same on every ship.

Virus Outbreaks Are More Likely on Longer Cruises

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American man goes missing from his Caribbean cruise Thursday morning

It’s too soon to comment on the impact of the still unsolved situation, but the cruise line’s reputation for stability and safety is likely to be impacted for at least the short term.

American man goes missing from his Caribbean cruise Thursday morning