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Holland America Line Resumes Cruising From San Diego

Holland America Line’s Koningsdam departed on its first cruise from the Port of San Diego on Oct. 10, marking the cruise line’s first cruise from the West Coast departure because the industry-wide pause. The temper was celebratory amid cheering crew members, waving flags and a “Welcome House” signal greeting passengers.

The Pinnacle Class vessel will function 23 seven-day cruises to the California Coast or Mexico by way of April 3, 2022.


“We’re thrilled to get again to cruising from San Diego and to supporting this glorious metropolis and the ports we go to alongside the West Coast — from Mexico to Washington,” stated Gus Antorcha, president of Holland America Line. “Our company are desperate to be again on board and our crew members look ahead to reconnecting with them and offering a memorable trip. We’re prepared for a profitable season of cruising.”

Koningsdam resumes cruising from San Diego Oct. 10, 2021
Celebrating the relaunch of Holland America Line cruising from San Diego are, from left, Port Commissioner Rafael Castellanos, first Koningsdam visitor Jeff Farschman, Koningsdam Captain Steve MacBeath, and Gus Antorcha, president of Holland America Line.

Beginning in December, Zuiderdam will sail round-trip cruises from San Diego on longer Mexico explorations, a month-long voyage to Tahiti, and Panama Canal departures.

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Zuiderdam will function 4 nine-, 10- and 14-day “Mexico and Sea of Cortez” cruises from December 2021 by way of April 2022. A 35-day “Hawaii, Tahiti & Marquesas” voyage will depart Feb. 27, 2022.

The ship additionally will function two 14-day Panama Cruises in January and one five-day cruise from San Diego to Vancouver, departing April 22, 2022.

Additionally, Eurodam and Nieuw Amsterdam will every make one name in spring 2022, on April 25 and April 26, respectively.

Holland America Line has been homeporting out of San Diego because the 1990s. For the upcoming 2021-22 season, the cruise line will convey greater than 81,000 company to the town, which can end in greater than $35 million in direct spending.

Operationally, every ship go to straight contributes $364,000 to the native financial system in provisioning (gasoline, meals, flowers, piano tuning, provides), port taxes, and spending. When Koningsdam and Zuiderdam name at San Diego, each ships might be utilizing shore energy, lowering the ships’ carbon footprint. All through the years, Holland America Line has been actively concerned with greater than 30 nonprofits in San Diego County by way of giving, shipboard lunches and cruise donations, together with La Jolla Playhouse, San Ysidro Well being and Woman Scouts San Diego.


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