Tag Archives: Grand World Voyage

8
Aug 2014

2015 Grand Voyages Sail Three Epic Cruise Itineraries

Submitted by: HAL Destinations Team
Prinsendam's call at Istanbul, Turkey, is a highlight of the Grand Mediterranean Voyage.
Prinsendam's call at Istanbul, Turkey, is a highlight of the Grand Mediterranean Voyage.

In 2015, Holland America Line’s ms Amsterdam and ms Prinsendam embark on three Grand Voyages that explore South America & Antarctica, the Mediterranean and the world.
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30
Jun 2014

Cruise to Phuket, Thailand — The Pearl of the Andaman

Submitted by: HAL Destinations Team
Locals fishing at colorful Phuket, Thailand. Photo by Joanne Gardner.
Locals fishing at colorful Phuket, Thailand. Photo by Joanne Gardner.

Whether your goal is to cruise the whole wide world with Holland America Line or to have a beautiful beach vacation, Thailand should be on your travel list!
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27
Jun 2014
Guests on the Grand World Voyage can take an overland tour to visit the Taj Mahal from Mumbai (Bombay), India,
Guests on the Grand World Voyage can take an overland tour to visit the Taj Mahal from Mumbai (Bombay), India,

Have you ever wanted to fully explore the world on a grand cruising adventure? Well, perhaps 2015 is the year you’ll join Holland America Line’s ms Amsterdam on a global circumnavigation.
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2
May 2014

World Cruise Wraps Up in the Caribbean

Submitted by: HAL Destinations Team
The beautiful island of St. Lucia, as photographed by Captain Mercer, was one of the final calls on the Grand World Voyage.
The beautiful island of St. Lucia, as photographed by Captain Mercer, was one of the final calls on the Grand World Voyage.

After 113 days, nearly 33,000 miles and a journey around the world, Amsterdam’s Grand World Voyage ended Monday, April 28 at Port Everglades, the port where it all began back in January.
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17
Apr 2014

Archbishop Desmond Tutu Charms World Cruise Guests

Submitted by: HAL Enrichment Team
Archbishop Tutu's playful personality shone through during his four-day cruise.
Archbishop Tutu's playful personality shone through during his four-day cruise.

Every Grand World Voyage lives up to its name, but this year’s journey was made especially memorable by the presence of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, who boarded ms Amsterdam at Durban, South Africa, March 28 and disembarked at Cape Town April 1.
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9
Apr 2014
Two zebras at Tala Game Reserve, courtesy of Karen Mercer.
Two zebras at Tala Game Reserve, courtesy of Karen Mercer.

Guests cruising on the Grand World Voyage this year got to experience a southerly course, and this afforded the opportunity to explore South Africa. One of the many highlights of this region is its incredible wildlife.
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28
Mar 2014

Captain Mercer Explores the Seychelles & Mauritius

Submitted by: Amsterdam Captain Jonathan Mercer
The beautiful island of Mauritius, by Captain Mercer.
The beautiful island of Mauritius, by Captain Mercer.

There’s no grander voyage than the Grand World Voyage. Imagine circumnavigating the globe while visiting exotic and exceptional parts of the world that boast a variety of cultures, history and scenery.
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24
Mar 2014

What is a ‘Grand Voyage’ Cruise? Find Out More!

Submitted by: HAL Destinations Team
The entrance to the temple, a dragon eating oranges, at Lantau. Courtesy of Joanne Gardner.
The entrance to the temple, a dragon eating oranges, at Lantau. Courtesy of Joanne Gardner.

Every year Holland America Line puts together an exciting collection of “Grand Voyages” on ships built for leisurely travel, able to visit ports often untouched by larger cruise ships. But do you know what makes a voyage a Grand Voyage?
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