Holland America Line leads the
cruise industry premium niche by offering virtually unlimited cruise
and CruiseTour options that span the globe and satisfy every traveler's
appetite for exploration. Over the course of the company's rich
history as first a shipping and passenger line and subsequently
a cruise line, Holland America Line's fleet has carried nearly
10 million passengers, either to new lives in the New World or
to exotic locales for vacations of a lifetime. Holland America
Line marked its 130th anniversary in 2003.
With 12 luxury ships sailing to more than 280 ports of call and
all seven continents, and more ships and tours being added each
year, Holland America Line's commitment to providing the best in
cruise vacations is confirmed by awards and accolades from leaders
in the tourism industry.
Employment - Welcome on board!
Every day, thousands of Holland America Line guests hear this
warm greeting as they board our ships. This phrase represents the
spirit that inspires our entire company, Holland America Line.
There may be more than one thousand job titles at Holland America
Line, but all of us have the same goal - to be the world's best
hosts. For over a century, we have extended hospitality and world-class
service to nearly 10 million guests. We make it our goal to create
an excellent work environment for all our staff. At Holland America
Line, we know that it is our more than 5,000 employees who have
made us the most profitable cruise line in the world. It is their
effort, loyalty, dedication and talent that are vital to our success
and our future.
of our employees has made Holland America Line a successful company
over the years. In recognition of the contributions made
by our employees, we provide a broad array of benefits designed
to attract and retain the strongest candidates. Our benefits
and compensation packages are reviewed and updated regularly,
and include such programs as: medical and dental coverage; 401(k)
plan; profit sharing; life insurance; accidental death and dismemberment
coverage; long-term disability; vacation and personal time off;
in-house training seminars; commuting subsidies; and tuition
In addition, we offer travel benefits
to employees and their immediate families that are unique to our
and to Holland America
Line. What could be more rewarding at the conclusion of a project
than taking a vacation on board one of our premier cruise ships?
After the completion of one year of employment, employees become
eligible for a free space-available cruise. That is our way of
saying "Thank you!" for a job well done.