Summary: Holland America is one of the most historic and tradition-laden on the seas. Its first ship, Rotterdam, set sail on a voyage between Holland and New York in 1873, and, today, Holland America ships sail all around the globe. The line offers a wide array of daily activities, which include enrichment programs like cooking classes, wine tastings, mixology classes, art events, themed trivia games and fitness classes. Nightlife is fairly understated.
Number of Ships: 15
Passenger Profile: Holland America has a reputation for catering to a well-heeled but somewhat traditionally minded crowd. With lengthy itineraries it tends to attract an older crowd while the shorter cruises draw multigenerational groups.
Shore Excursions: Excursions are available for a fee.