Holland America currently books passengers traveling through Anchorage, Alaska to stay in the Anchorage Hilton Hotel. The Anchorage Hilton is involved in a labor dispute and Anchorage Hilton workers have called for a boycott of their hotel. A boycott means rallies, bullhorns, worker actions, and vigorous picket lines that Hotel guests may have to cross when entering and exiting the Hotel. These can be disruptive and uncomfortable. Hotel workers are fighting to maintain their current contract and Alaskan hospitality job standards. There is no resolution in sight.
Two passengers found dead on a cruise ship in Puerto Rico appear to have died in a murder-suicide, the cruise line said. Holland America Line said two guests were found dead inside their stateroom on the ms Ryndam at 11:30 a.m. Thursday.
Holland America cruise ship employee attacked woman in stateroom, tried to throw her overboard.
A former Holland America cruise ship attendant was sentenced to 30 years and five months in prison for the 2014 Valentine’s Day rape and attempted murder of a female passenger he tried to toss overboard, a federal prosecutor said on Thursday.