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Tag: Holland America Line

  • Wednesday, November 2nd 2016 - 07:12 UTC

    A “flat” cruise season officially begins this week in Montevideo

    Kechichian revealed that Uruguay is working with Argentine authorities to recover the cruise business:“it won't be easy to bring them back, but we are working on it”

    The 2016/17 cruise season officially begins this week in Uruguay with the arrival of MS Zaandam and Insignia. Zandam belonging to Holland America Line with capacity for 1.432 passengers usually calls several times in Montevideo during the season.

  • Thursday, July 30th 2015 - 07:48 UTC

    Cruise lines agree to equal access for individuals with disabilities

    Settlement agreement addresses accessibility on 62 ships among Carnival brands including Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line and Princess Cruises

    The U.S. Justice Department and Carnival Corp. have reached a comprehensive, landmark settlement agreement under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to advance equal access for individuals with disabilities who travel on cruise ships, the Justice Department announced Wednesday.

  • Thursday, June 6th 2013 - 06:54 UTC

    IAATO focus on collaborative work at the 36th Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting

    IAATO reported on the live SAR exercise with Holland America Line NV undertaken with Chile in February

    The International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) reported to the Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting (ATCM XXXVI) last week and as in previous years, in addition to presenting statistics and estimates of numbers for next season, IAATO reported on the Association’s recent work and activities. This year, there was a heavy focus on the collaborative work that IAATO has undertaken with Treaty Parties and other Observers and Experts in a variety of fields.

  • Wednesday, December 12th 2012 - 08:05 UTC

    Falklands’ dispute triggers concern among Argentine tourism operators after two cruises omit Ushuaia

    The Ushuaia terminal is the main cruise hub of the extreme south…so far

    Ushuaia tourism operators expressed concern and called for common sense to prevail after two major cruises finally decided this week not to call at in Argentine Tierra del Fuego after local authorities could not guarantee that the visiting vessels would not be exposed to the same intimidation tactics and delays experienced recently in Buenos Aires and earlier this year in the extreme south terminal because they include the Falkland Islands in their itineraries.

  • Monday, July 2nd 2012 - 05:48 UTC

    Gay cruise vessel banned from Casablanca forced to dock in Malaga

    Disappointing news for the “Nieuw Amsterdam”

    The cruise ship “Nieuw Amsterdam” on its present voyage catering to gay clients docked Sunday in Malaga, south of Spain, after Moroccan authorities prohibited it from making its scheduled port of call in Casablanca.

  • Saturday, April 24th 2010 - 07:51 UTC

    Coming Antarctic Season 2010/11, the Last for Big Cruise Ships

    The Antarctica season beginning in November is likely to be the last one as it has been known. Proposed changes to the type of fuel ships are allowed to burn and carry in this fragile ecosystem have now become a reality, making the future of big cruise ships in Antarctica uncertain.