Holland America Line Launches View & Verandah Sale With Top Savings On
Ocean-View & Verandah Staterooms


    


    
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<p><location>SEATTLE</location>, <chron>Dec. 16</chron> /CNW/ -- Holland <person>America Line</person> has launched its annual View and Verandah Sale that features extraordinary fares on ocean-view and verandah staterooms for hundreds of departures in the coming year.  Cruisers can enjoy savings of up to 45 percent off ocean-view and verandah accommodations.</p>
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<p>"Cruising provides the best vacation value today," said Richard D. Meadows, CTC, executive vice president, marketing, sales and guest relations. "Holland <person>America Line</person> already stands out for providing a premium vacation and now is the best time to book with these great cruise fares."</p>
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<p>Cruisers also enjoy reduced deposits, third and fourth guest savings, and 25 percent savings on select hotels for pre- or post-cruise stays.  Fares for the View and Verandah Sale start at <money>$499</money> for 7-day Alaska cruises, <money>$599</money> for 7-day Caribbean sailings, and <money>$1,199</money> for 12-day <location>Europe</location> and <location>Panama</location> Canal voyages.</p>
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    Holland America Line Sails to All Seven Continents
    
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<p>Holland America Line's fleet of 14 ships offers nearly 500 cruises to 320 ports in more than 100 countries.  Two- to 108-day itineraries visit all seven continents and highlights include Antarctica, <location>South America</location>, Australia/New Zealand and Asia voyages, a Grand World Voyage, and popular sailings to ports in the Caribbean, Alaska, <location>Mexico</location>, Canada/New England, <location>Europe</location> and <location>Panama</location> Canal.  A 15th ship, ms Nieuw <location>Amsterdam</location>, is scheduled to join the fleet on <chron>July 4, 2010</chron>.</p>
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<p>The fleet features more than <money>$525 million</money> in Signature of Excellence enhancements that showcase new staterooms and public areas on Statendam- and Rotterdam-class ships.  Highlights also include the Culinary Arts Center presented by Food & Wine magazine -- a state-of-the-art onboard show kitchen where more than 60 celebrated guest chefs and culinary experts provide cooking demonstrations and classes -- Explorations Cafe powered by The New York Times, teens-only activity areas and all new stateroom amenities of flat-panel televisions and plush Euro-top Mariner's Dream Beds.</p>
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<p>For more information on Holland America Line's View and Verandah Sale promotion, consult a professional travel agent, call 1-877-SAIL HAL (877-724-5425) or visit <a href="http://www.hollandamerica.com">www.hollandamerica.com</a>.</p>
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<p>Find Holland <person>America Line</person> on Twitter, Facebook and the Holland America Blog.  Access all social media outlets via the Online Communities quick link on the home page at <a href="http://www.hollandamerica.com">www.hollandamerica.com</a>.</p>
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    World's Leading Cruise Lines
    
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<p>The highest-rated premium cruise line in the world, Holland <person>America Line</person> is a member of the exclusive World's Leading Cruise Lines alliance, which also includes Carnival Cruise Lines, <person>Princess Cruises</person>, Cunard Line, Seabourn Cruise Line and Costa Cruises.  Sharing a passion to please each guest and a commitment to quality and value, these lines appeal to a wide range of lifestyles and budgets.  The World's Leading Cruise Lines offer exciting and enriching cruise vacations to the world's most desirable destinations.</p>
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      CONTACT:  Sally Andrews
        PHONE:  800-637-5029
          FAX:  206-262-5934
        EMAIL:  pr@hollandamerica.com




    

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