More Glacier Bay Visits and Round-Trip Seattle CruiseTours Enhance 2010 Alaska Program

    Holland America's new 14-day Alaskan Adventurer cruise includes Glacier

    SEATTLE, Aug. 31 /CNW/ -- Holland America Line enhanced their 2010 Alaska
program today with the announcement of round-trip Seattle CruiseTours and the
addition of Glacier Bay to the 14-day Alaskan Adventurer itinerary.

    A day of cruising spectacular Glacier Bay National Park, always a guest
favorite, has been added to eight of the nine 14-day Alaskan Adventurer
cruises in 2010.  Guests will enjoy a double glacier experience with visits to
Glacier Bay and Hubbard Glacier.  One departure on July 12 will visit the twin
Sawyer Glaciers in picturesque Tracy Arm fjord along with Hubbard Glacier.

    "We recently acquired additional permits to visit Glacier Bay," said
Richard D. Meadows, CTC, executive vice president, marketing, sales, and guest
programs. "By adding them into the Amsterdam's new 14-day itinerary -- which
already contains the exciting new ports of Homer, Kodiak and Anchorage --
we're offering the best of the best in southeast Alaska."

    For guests taking CruiseTours in 2010, the line's new Seattle CruiseTour
Connector is an added convenience to turn any CruiseTour into a round-trip
Seattle tour. Holland America Line will include additional transportation in
its Alaska and Yukon CruiseTour packages so guests avoid having to book open
ended flights for tours beginning and ending in different locations.

    The Seattle CruiseTour Connector includes airfare between Seattle and
Alaska, one-night hotel in Seattle, motor coach transportation between Seattle
and Vancouver and transfer from Anchorage or Fairbanks hotel to airport.

    All CruiseTours combine an Inside Passage sailing with an in-depth land
tour and range from 10 to 20 days in length. For CruiseTours beginning or
ending in Anchorage, the Connector package is $349 per person, and for
Fairbanks is $449.

    The 14-day Alaskan Adventurer cruise departs on nine round-trip sailings
from Seattle May 17 through September 6, 2010.  Historic ports of call include
Ketchikan, Skagway, Sitka, Victoria, British Columbia, and new for 2010,
Anchorage, Homer, Kodiak and Juneau. Cruise fares begin at $1,899 per person,
based on double occupancy.

    The Leader in Alaska Cruises and CruiseTours
    Holland America Line has been Alaska's leading tour operator for more
than 60 years. The line has eight premium ships, offering 148 Alaska cruises
and more than 30 different CruiseTour programs in 2010. To book an Alaska
cruise or CruiseTour, contact a travel agent or call 1-877-SAIL-HAL
(1-877-724-5425) or visit

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    About Holland America Line [a division of Carnival Corporation and plc
(NYSE:    CCL and CUK)]
    Holland America Line's fleet of 14 ships offers nearly 500 cruises to 320
ports in more than 100 countries, territories or dependencies.  Two- to
108-day itineraries visit all seven continents, and highlights include
Antarctica, South America, Australia/New Zealand and Asia voyages; a Grand
World Voyage; and popular sailings to ports in the Caribbean, Alaska, Mexico,
Canada/New England, Europe and Panama Canal.  A 15th ship, ms Nieuw Amsterdam,
is scheduled to join the fleet in 2010.

    World's Leading Cruise Lines
    The highest-rated premium cruise line in the world, Holland America Line
is a member of the exclusive World's Leading Cruise Lines alliance, which also
includes Carnival Cruise Lines, Princess Cruises, 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.

    CONTACT:    Sally Andrews / Sarah Scoltock
    PHONE:      800-637-5029
    FAX:        206-262-5934


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For further information: Sally Andrews or Sarah Scoltock, both of
Holland America Line, 1-800-637-5029, Fax, +1-206-262-5934,

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