The wait is over! Travelers looking to head to Alaska this summer will get the chance on a Holland America Line cruise starting in July. We are ready to set sail on roundtrip from Seattle, Washington, itineraries aboard Nieuw Amsterdam. Bookings are open for the 10 Saturday departures that will operate from July 24 through Oct.
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Swing and Salsa Cruises and Other Dance-Themed Sailings
More than a year after Covid brought cruise ships to a standstill, there are clear signs that cruising could be making a comeback. The U. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC signaled this month that cruises may resume by mid-summer — with restrictions — in a move cheered by operators and cruise lovers. That follows months of mounting pressure from the industry, which claims it's been unfairly treated due to coronavirus restrictions, prompting Carnival to consider relocating ships and Florida Gov.
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Cruising and dancing go hand in hand, so it only makes sense that dance enthusiasts can enjoy dance theme cruises on various sailings throughout the year. Ballroom and Latin dance -- particularly swing and salsa -- are typically the highlights of the most popular dance theme cruises, though smaller square dance cruises do regularly take to the seas. Dance cruises tend to draw both professionals and novice dancers looking to immerse themselves in their favorite style of dance or even try something brand new. Plus, group dinners and other activities allow aficionados to make friends with like-minded travelers.
Rugged mountain ranges, unspoiled wilderness, glimmering glaciers and misty fjords — there are so many reasons to visit Alaska. Part of the Royal Caribbean Quantum Class, the ship has been hailed the biggest and boldest to ever sail the Alaska coast. Still not convinced? Here are just a few reasons why Ovation of the Seas is the best way to visit Alaska. Ovation of the Seas brings record-breaking views to the last frontier — like a panoramic look at the surrounding wilderness from feet above sea level on the North Star, the highest vantage point of any cruise ship sailing to Alaska.