Articles tagged “holland america”

Holland America Line Calls Off Plans to Return to Acapulco

Holland America Line Calls Off Plans to Return to Acapulco

Associated Press

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.

2 years ago

Holland America Line Is Bringing Oprah-Inspired Activities Onboard

Holland America Line Is Bringing Oprah-Inspired Activities Onboard

Associated Press

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.

2 years ago

Sitka, Alaska Is Banking on More Cruise Ships in 2017

Sitka, Alaska Is Banking on More Cruise Ships in 2017

Shannon Haugland, Associated Press

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

2 years ago

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Hospitality Reenvisioned Through Data and Mobile

Hospitality Reenvisioned Through Data and Mobile

Microsoft + Skift

The digital transformation of hospitality and travel is underway, and it mirrors the changes most brands and consumers now see across the broader business ecosystem.

2 years ago

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

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

Justin Bachman, Bloomberg

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.

3 years ago

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

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

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

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.

3 years ago

Holland America Deals With Communications Challenge Following Fatal Crash

Holland America Deals With Communications Challenge Following Fatal Crash

Becky Bohrer, Associated Press

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.

3 years ago

8 Holland America Cruise Passengers Killed in Alaska Tour Plane Crash

3 years ago

Carnival Adding 9 Ships Across 5 of Its Cruise Lines

Carnival Adding 9 Ships Across 5 of Its Cruise Lines

Christopher Palmeri, Bloomberg

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

4 years ago

Virus Outbreaks Are More Likely on Longer Cruises

Virus Outbreaks Are More Likely on Longer Cruises

Samantha Shankman, Skift

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.

5 years ago

American man goes missing from his Caribbean cruise Thursday morning

American man goes missing from his Caribbean cruise Thursday morning

Associated Press

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.

6 years ago

Carnival Corp. joins the cruise industry in ordering more new ships

Carnival Corp. joins the cruise industry in ordering more new ships

It’s customary for cruise companies to order ships in batches to renew the fleet every few years, but the recent burst in orders may also be attributed to shipyard’s willingness to cut rates to increase business.

6 years ago