Holland America Line Has Highest Booking Day in Brand’s History

In a sign of continued strength for cruise travel, Holland America Line bookings on July 11 was the highest booking day ever in the brand’s 150-year history. Booking revenues also broke the line’s single-day record.

Highest Booking Day Ever
Passengers aboard Holland America Line’s ms Zaandam line the forward deck as they view Margerie Glacier Sunday, July 29, 2007, while cruising in Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska. Cruises to Alaska have become popular with vacationers to experience the natural beauty of glaciers and other scenic, wildlife and cultural aspects of the state. (Photo by Andy Newman/Holland America Line) FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO SALES.

Highest Booking Day Ever

Most of the sailings booked July 11 were for 2024 and 2025, showing that cruisers are planning ahead and eager to travel. The bookings show significant interest in marquee locations for the cruise line including AlaskaEurope and the Caribbean, as well as a lift in sales for its new, longer, Legendary Voyages. Reservations included destinations across the world, including Australia, South America, the South Pacific and Asia.  

We see a record booking day like this as encouraging for the whole industry, but for Holland America Line, it’s an endorsement of the quality of cruising product we’re able to offer to our guests,” said Gus Antorcha, president, Holland America Line. People are planning their vacations for next year and even into 2025, and in the process, they’re choosing the best service at sea and the unforgettable destinations that we offer.”  

B.B. King's Blues Club on Holland America's Nieuw Statendam
The B.B. King’s Blues Club on Holland America’s Nieuw Statendam is one of four vibrant night spots on the Music Walk.

A Leader In Alaska Cruises

Holland America Line is a leader in Alaska with the most Glacier Bay visits in the cruise industry. Through Alaska Up Close, guests are deeply immersed in the local culture with authentic onboard programming, cruise activities and award-winning shore excursions.

In addition to seven-day cruises throughout the Caribbean, Holland America Line continues to offer a differentiated experience with longer sailings, offering the opportunity to visit more islands on one itinerary.

Upcoming Europe seasons offer a diverse range of cruises stretching from trending locales like Greenland and Iceland to the sun-kissed skies of Greece and Turkey. Itineraries range from weeklong getaways to longer voyages that extend into multiple regions. With two Pinnacle Class ships homeporting in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, in 2024, guests are booking cruises to Northern Europe and the British Isles.

Half Moon Cay
Award-winning Half Moon Cay, Holland America Line’s private Bahamian island, celebrated its 15th anniversary this Caribbean cruise season, and to commemorate the milestone the cruise line has enhanced island offerings and features. Guests to the island will notice five new, colorful, two-story Beach Villas available for rent during each call. The luxury hideaways boast exclusive hot tubs on the second floor and provide private accommodations for guests while they relax and experience the island’s highlights.

Holland America Line

Holland America Line also recently launched Legendary Voyages, a new category of longer cruises with destination-rich itineraries carefully crafted to allow guests to linger longer, and with programming that enriches the experience in each destination.

For more information about Holland America Line, consult a travel advisor, call 1-877-SAIL HAL (877-724-5425) or visit hollandamerica.com.

Find Holland America Line on TwitterFacebookInstagram and the Holland America Blog. You can also access all social media outlets via the home page at hollandamerica.com.

John Shallo
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John Shallo is the founder and editor of Cruise Addicts. Since 1999 it has been a leading destination for cruise travelers and self professed Cruise Addicts looking for the latest news, ship reviews and travel tips.

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