Interest in exploring Alaska and vacation plans for 2024 help boost
SEATTLE, Jan. 30,
2023 /PRNewswire/ -- In an early sign of a successful
Wave season, Holland America Line bookings in the third week of
January were the highest on record for any January week for the
premium cruise line. The week ending January
20 also exceeded bookings during the same week in 2019 by
more than 20%.
The rise was especially notable for summer cruises and
Cruisetours to Alaska, where
Holland America Line offers more cruises to Glacier Bay than any
other line and is the only cruise line with owned land operations
in both Denali and Yukon. For the
week ending Jan. 20, Alaska bookings were 25% higher than in the
strongest week in January 2019.
On Jan. 17 alone, Holland America
Line reached its highest single-day bookings for any January day on
record. Guests are also booking cruises further into the future.
More than 25% of the bookings for the high-volume day on
Jan. 17 were for voyages embarking in
"Seeing this level of booking is a great sign for Holland
America Line and for the industry," said Gus Antorcha, president, Holland America Line.
"Travelers are clearly excited to get back to cruising and they
appreciate the service and experiences unique to Holland America
Line including our Alaska Up Close onboard programming. It's
especially encouraging that so many guests are already looking
ahead to 2024 and planning their next vacation."
Holland America Line's "Time of
Your Life" Wave offer runs through Feb. 28,
2023, with limited-time kickers such as $1 deposits added throughout. "Time of Your Life"
is available on select summer 2023 to spring 2024 cruises and
includes a free stateroom upgrade, fare discounts, free fares for
kids and reduced deposits — plus tours, beverages, specialty dining
and Wi-Fi with the "Have It All" premium package.
For more information about Holland America Line, consult a
travel advisor, call 1-877-SAIL HAL (877-724-5425) or visit
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About Holland America Line
Holland America Line, part of Carnival Corporation and
plc (NYSE/LSE:CCL and NYSE:CUK), has been exploring the world for
150 years with expertly crafted itineraries, extraordinary service
and genuine connections to each destination. Offering an ideal
mid-sized ship experience, its fleet visits nearly 400 ports in 114
countries around the world and has shared the thrill of
Alaska for 75 years — longer than
any other cruise line. Holland America
Line's 11 vessels feature a diverse range of enriching
activities and amenities focused on destination immersion and
personalized travel. The best live music at sea fills each evening
at Music Walk, and dining venues feature exclusive selections from
a Culinary Council of world-famous chefs.
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