Holland America Lines was founded in 1873 by John J. Boland and Adam E. Cornelius. Formerly known as Netherlands America Steamship Company, this prestigious company makes traveling more than 800 000 passengers per year. The routes of cruises Holland America Lines covering all over the world: from the Arctic regions of Alaska and Canada, to those Antarctic South America, from Europe and Mediterranean (departing from Civitavecchia Port of Rome, Venice, Barcelona) to Australia, without forgetting the mythical Caribbean cruises. The company also organizes guided excursions during stopovers, to fully enjoy the holiday.
The Holland America Lines fleet consists of 11 ships divided into five classes. Larger ships are the MS Rotterdam and MS Koningsdam. These floating palaces offer maximum comfort to travelers, with different entertainment on board luxury cabins at reduced rates. Throughout the year, the Holland America Lines offers low cost allow to start with a small budget, without sacrificing the luxury of a big international company.