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Dining, Holland America

Onboard: Eurodam offers palate pleasing culinary fare

Cruise News Weekly Editor Michael Coleman is aboard Holland America’s Eurodam as she sails an Eastern Caribbean itinerary this week. Here’s his latest dispatch: HALF MOON CAY, Bahamas, Dec. 4, 2009 — Here on this sun-drenched oasis where Carib Indians used to smoke meat over open flames centuries ago, cruise ship passengers aboard...

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Caribbean, Holland America

Port Postcard: Trunk Bay in St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands

One of the world’s most beautiful quarter-mile, white-sand beaches, Trunk Bay in St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands, played host today to guests aboard Holland America’s Eurodam. The beach break was one of 22 shore excursions offered by the ship in St. John and neighboring St. Thomas. Guests aboard the vessel have a day at sea …...

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Entertainment, Holland America

Onboard: Eurodam sparkles under Caribbean sun

Cruise News Weekly Editor Michael Coleman is aboard Holland America’s Eurodam as she sails an Eastern Caribbean itinerary this week. Here’s his latest dispatch: GRAND TURK ISLAND, Turks & Caicos, Nov. 30, 2009 — The question facing passengers during a seven-night Caribbean cruise this week aboard Holland America’s Eurodam...

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Follow us onboard Holland America’s Eurodam

Passengers enjoy a bird’s eye view from Holland America’s Eurodam, Saturday at sunset, as the ship departed Fort Lauderdale. Royal Caribbean’s Enchantment of the Seas is in the background. The 2,104-passenger Eurodam has just begun a seven-night Caribbean voyage to Grand Turk, San Juan, St. Thomas and Half Moon Cay, Bahamas. Cruise...

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Caribbean, Celebrity, Holland America, Oceania, Regent, Windstar

Cruise Guide: Luxury passengers eye Caribbean

By Michael Coleman The premium and luxury cruise lines, like their mass-market counterparts, are preparing for another busy Caribbean season. Here’s what’s ahead for those who seek to be pampered under a hot Caribbean sun in 2010. Azamara Cruises – Azamara Journey will sail a variety of Caribbean, Panama Canal and first-ever...

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Carnival, Celebrity, Holland America, NCL, Princess, Regent, Royal Caribbean

Cruise Guide: Cupid eyes high seas romance

By Michael Coleman Some of the top mass market, premium and luxury cruise lines are playing cupid. Here’s a sampling of the top cruise lines and how they’re taking romance to new heights on the high seas....

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Holland America, Ports

Cruise Guide: Zaandam sets sights on Hawaii

By Michael Coleman Holland America Line’s Zaandam will be offering a series of six fall voyages to Hawaii in 2010. The 1,432-passenger ship will sail five 14-day roundtrip San Diego, Calif., cruises (Oct. 24, Nov. 7 and 21; and Dec. 5 and 19) plus one 15-day voyage (Oct. 1) from Vancouver, British Colombia to Hawaii …...

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Alaska, Dining, Holland America

Holland America special menu to celebrate Alaska’s 50th anniversary

A new commemorative dinner menu featuring the best of Alaska cuisine plays a starring role one night during each seven-day Alaska cruise this summer on Holland America. The special menu is in celebration of the state’s 50th anniversary of statehood in 2009....

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Holland America and Port of San Diego team to help homeless

Holland America Line and the Port of San Diego are debuting Ship to Shelter, an innovative community charitable program designed to donate valuable and reusable goods from the line’s cruise ships to local people in need. Holland America Line first launched Ship to Shelter in April 2008 in partnership with the Port of Seattle in...

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Cruise Guide: Alaska, celebrities top cruise travel agenda

By Michael Coleman Holland America Line is offering 50 percent off on a host of Alaska itineraries while ultra-luxury Silversea Cruises has added a pair of guest speakers – celebrated broadcast journalist Ted Koppel and award-winning actor John Lithgow – to highlight future voyages....

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