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Cruise Line Spotlight: Holland America Line

Every month we’ll take a cruise line and look at the history, the fleet and its people to find out what really makes its cruises worthwhile. This month, we’re looking at the Holland America Line, which has been...

Top mistakes made while cruising and how to avoid them

Tickets in hand, you’re ready to board a cruise ship chock-full of activities and comforts, and excited about sailing a dream itinerary. All that’s left to do is pop on those new sunglasses, climb on deck and relax....
iPad menus on cruise ships

What’s new in the world of cruise technology?

Cruising is a high-tech business these days. Technology is increasingly ubiquitous in our lives and cruise ships are keeping pace with this, introducing better connectivity, enhanced entertainment and plenty of fun gadgets to blow away that old-fashioned image...
Tipping on cruise ships - gratuity

Tipping on cruises: when, to whom and how much?

Tipping on cruise ships is a complicated affair. Some have automatic service charges that are added to your shipboard account, others state that gratuities are optional or that “no tipping is required”. What do you do? If you...