Holland America boosts Mexico cruises

Holland America Line highlights Mexico’s Sea of Cortez in 2008 by increasing to 15 the number of 10-day cruises it offers aboard the ms Ryndam through this spectacular area—four more than in 2007. These cruises combine exceptional wildlife viewing and pristine natural beauty with the opportunity for shore excursions to such scenic treasures as Mexico’s famed Copper Canyon.

The Ryndam also will sail three Mexican Riviera cruises of varying lengths in 2008, while the ms Oosterdam will continue its popular, seven-day Mexican Riviera cruises, sailing a total of 28 in 2008. Total, Holland America Line will offer 46 Mexico cruises sailing roundtrip from the convenient homeport of San Diego in 2008.

“We provide our guests with an incomparable Mexico cruise experience,” said Richard D, Meadows, CTC, executive vice president, marketing, sales and guest programs. “Whether guests choose sailing the Mexican Riviera with its exciting ports or 10 days exploring the Sea of Cortez and Baja California, they will enjoy an enriching vacation filled with new experiences and discoveries. Holland America Line offers an extraordinary number of shore excursions, sporting adventures and eco-tours so that guests can truly experience Mexico.”

Meadows also notes that the San Diego departure pier is just minutes from the city’s airport and close to the downtown shopping and old town areas, allowing guests to explore the city on embarkation day or chose one of Holland America Line’s pre- or post-cruise hotel options.
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