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Founded more than a century ago in the Netherlands, Holland America Line continues to work its Dutch heritage into the design of its ships and into the elegant but affordable cruise experience it offers.
The line’s ships are named for classic vessels in the line’s history (Rotterdam, for example, is the sixth Holland America Line ship to bear that name). Large paintings of old Holland America ships hang in the stairways, and floral themes, ship memorabilia, antiques and Indonesia touches (the Asian country being a former Dutch colony) all provide a subtle link to the line’s heritage.
Holland America very much rolls with the times, and you’ll find its ships feature trendy Internet cafes, fun piano and sports bars, demonstration kitchens for cooking classes, roomy cabins with all the latest amenities... Read More »
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With its obvious tie-in with Walt Disney World, Disney Cruise Line is an absolute no-brainer for families who want to cruise.Disney’s Caribbean itineraries can be blended with a stay at Walt Disney World and a cruise that stops at Disney’s highest-rated (by passengers) port: Castaway Cay, Disney’s private island. Some complain about Disney overload, but the post-cruise reaction is nearly universal: Disney does it right, whether you’re 7 or 70 ...read more »
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Yearning to turn back the clock to the Golden Age of Cruising? Turn it back on a Transatlantic cruise.It is a misty morning in May. Passengers cluster on the outside decks of the Queen Mary 2. Some sip cups of coffee; some stand clutching cameras; some just stand in awe. It is a memorable ...read more »
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luxury and deluxe cruise linesBest in class cuisine and great value define Oceania Cruises
The onboard atmosphere is relaxed and reminiscent of the casual elegance of a country club. Oceania Cruises strives to create a sense of warm luxury and intimacy.Regent Seven Seas Cruises is known for outstanding service and dining
The ambiance on board is personal, individual, accommodating - "upscale but not uptight."