Holland America Line

Holland America Line is an American-owned cruise line, a subsidiary of Carnival Corporation & plc headquartered in Seattle, Washington, United States.

Holland America Line N.V.
Founded1873; 150 years ago (1873) (as Netherlands-America Steamship Company)
In Netherlands
SuccessorNederlandsche Scheepvaart Unie 
HeadquartersSeattle, Washington, U.S.
Key people
ParentCarnival Corporation & plc

Holland America Line was founded in Rotterdam, Netherlands, and from 1873 to 1989, it operated as a Dutch shipping line, a passenger line, a cargo line and a cruise line operating primarily between the Netherlands and North America. As part of the company's legacy, it was directly involved in the transport of many hundreds of thousands of emigrants from the Netherlands to North America.[2]

Holland America has been a subsidiary of Carnival Corporation since 1989.[3]

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