Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Dance with the Stars on Holland America Line!

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Dancing with the Stars: At Sea classes and
competition on every Holland America Line cruise*

Glamour. Enchantment. Thrilling dancing. It’s all part of the incredible entertainment on board.

On every cruise* guests will have the opportunity to:

  • Participate in complimentary dance classes based on dance routines from the ABC smash hit show “Dancing with the Stars.” This is a chance to learn the basics or new steps.
  • Compete in the Dancing with the Stars: At Sea competition. Following an early elimination process, finalists will have the opportunity to take to the main stage with the ship’s dance professionals. One Cruise Champion will emerge, based on the highest combined point total from our panel of three judges, as well as audience participation.
  • At the end of October 2014, the Cruise Champion with the highest score from each ship will have an opportunity to perform as a finalist on the Champions Cruise in December 2014. Finalists, plus a guest, will be invited on a complimentary 7-day Champions Cruise to the Caribbean, where the 15 finalists will dance for the coveted mirror ball trophy and the title Holland America Line Dancing with the Stars: At Sea Grand Champion.

2014 theme cruises just announced!

In addition to classes and competition, select cruises will also feature “Dancing with the Stars” celebrities and famed dance professionals.

Guests will enjoy a chance to meet the dancers, ask questions and take photos; and see a dazzling production starring the celebrities and dance professionals, including Kym Johnson, Tristan MacManus, Sabrina Bryan and Carson Kressley.

June 14 & 21, 2014
ms Zuiderdam,
7-Day Alaska

July 26; August 2, 2014
ms Westerdam, 7-Day Alaska

November 29, 2014
ms Westerdam, 7-Day Eastern Caribbean

Champions Cruise — December 6, 2014
ms Westerdam, 7-Day Eastern Caribbean

* Please see eligible cruise dates and complete terms and conditions.
** Professionals and celebrities are subject to change.

Contact us to book a Holland America Cruise or see the Cruise with Naka’s page to book cruises around the world.

For more than 139 years, Holland America Line has been a recognized leader in cruising, taking our guests to exotic destinations around the world. If you are looking for some of the most spacious and comfortable ships at sea, award-winning service, five star dining, extensive activities and enrichment programs and compelling worldwide itineraries, you’ve come to the right place. We are committed to our mission: through excellence, we create once-in-a-lifetime experiences, every time.

Friday, May 24, 2013

2-for-1 on Maiden Season Viking Ocean Cruises

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Viking River Cruises moves from the rivers to the Oceans with ocean cruising in 2015 on the maiden season of the Viking Star!

Look What Is Included In Your Cruise Fare:

  • Exceptional Accommodations aboard the brand-new Viking Star, custom designed to easily access the best destinations up close, with more time in port, including late evenings and overnights for longer exploring.
  • A Private Veranda including outdoor seating in every stateroom so you can see more during your journey
  • King-Size Beds & Spacious Showers in each stateroom
  • Staterooms Of Equal Or Greater Square Footage than comparable competitors’ cabins
  • Enriching Shore Excursions in each port of call, led by knowledgeable local guides
  • Cultural Enrichment for immersion in your destinations through recommended reading, onboard classes, port guides, destination talks, and performances of music, art, cooking, dance, history and cinema
  • World-Class Service from our friendly, knowledgeable, English-speaking staff trained to the highest standards
  • Our Viking Onboard Concierge for personalized assistance to help plan your perfect day
  • All Onboard Meals, custom-created with fresh local ingredients and offering choices of regional specialties
  • A Variety Of Dining Options from casual to private dining, with the most al fresco dining on the sea
  • Complimentary Restaurant Reservations* with your choice of multiple dining venues & times (including open seating)
  • Complimentary Wine, Beer & Soft Drinks with onboard dinner and lunch service
  • Complimentary Specialty Coffees & Teas available 24 hours
  • Complimentary Wi-fi so you can remain connected
  • Complimentary Self-Service Laundry facilities on multiple decks
  • Complimentary 24-Hour Room Service for that nibble whenever you crave
  • All Port Charges & Government Taxes—no nickel and diming

2015 Early Booking Discount

Early Booking Discount savings are available; prices are per person. Plus receive a $1,000 discount on roundtrip airfare!

Offer expires Jul 31. Ask for EBD.

2015 Early Booking Discount: On all sail dates the discount is per stateroom based on double occupancy. The 2-for-1 cruise and international air discount are considered a single offer. International air does not have to be purchased to get cruise offer. Must request offer EBD at time of booking. Must book and pay in full by December 31, 2013. Offer expires July 31, 2013.

Book a Viking Cruise online now or see the Cruise with Naka\’s page for online booking and information: http://www.nakastrav … eatured-cruises.html

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Save up to $3700* per Stateroom on Holiday River Cruises

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UP TO 40% OFF HOLIDAY CRUISE FARES!

SAVINGS UP TO $3,700* PER STATEROOM
7-NIGHT CRUISES FROM $1,379* PER PERSON

TREASURES OF THE MAIN & RHINE
7-night cruise from Nuremberg to Amsterdam
U.S. Departure Dates: Dec. 22, 2013
Starting from $1,379 per person
Optional 2-night land program in Prague for $460 per person
Solo Traveler Special: Cruise starting from $2,069 for one stateroom

CHRISTMAS ON THE DANUBE
7-night cruise from Budapest to Vilshofen
U.S. Departure Date: Dec. 22, 2013
Starting from $1,499 per person
Optional 3-night land program in Prague for $690 per person
Solo Traveler Special: Cruise starting from $2,249 for one stateroom

CHRISTMAS ON THE RHINE

7-night cruise from Amsterdam to Basel
With visits to festive Christmas Markets in Cologne, Heidelberg,
Speyer, Strasbourg and Basel
U.S. Departure Dates: Dec. 19, 2013 - 30% Off
Starting from $1,749 per person
Optional 4-night land program in Zurich & Lucerne for $1,040 per person
Solo Traveler Special: Cruise starting from $2,623 for one stateroom

CHRISTMAS TIME CRUISE

7-night cruise from Nuremberg to Budapest or reverse
With visits to festive Christmas Markets in Vienna, Budapest,
Nuremberg, Regensburg, Passau and Linz
U.S. Departure Dates: Nov. 24 & 27, 2013 - 30% Off
Dec. 11, 13, 17, 20 & 25, 2013
Starting from $1,499 per person
Optional 2-night land program in Prague for $460 per person
Solo Traveler Special: Cruise starting from $2,249 for one stateroom

BLUE DANUBE DISCOVERY
7-night cruise from Budapest to Nuremberg
U.S. Departure Dates: Nov. 17 & 20, 2013
Starting from $1,439 per person
Solo Traveler Special: Cruise starting from $2,159 for one stateroom Optional 2-night land program in Budapest & 3-night land program
in Prague for $1,150 per person

MAGNIFICENT EUROPE (CHRISTMAS CRUISE)
14-night cruise from Budapest to Amsterdam
U.S. Departure Date: Dec. 17, 2013
Starting from $2,879 per person
Solo Traveler Special: Cruise starting from $4,319 for one stateroom

VIETNAM, CAMBODIA & THE RICHES OF THE MEKONG
7-night cruise from Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
Land Start Dates: Dec. 10 & 24, 2013
Starting from $1,619 per person cruise only
Optional land program in Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Siem Reap & Ho Chi Minh
City for $1,999 per person plus Intra-Asia airfare of $300 per person
Solo Traveler Special: Cruise starting from $2,429 for one stateroom

Contact us to book an AMA Waterways river cruise or see the Cruise with Naka’s page for more cruises and cruising information.

About AmaWaterways

Founded in 2002 by river cruise pioneer Rudi Schreiner, river cruise executive Kristin Karst and founder of Brendan Vacations, Jimmy Murphy, AmaWaterways is the premier river cruise line on Europe’s Danube, Rhine, Main, Mosel and Rhône rivers. Known for its custom-designed ships, extensive complimentary amenities and personalized service levels, AmaWaterways consistently leads the way in river cruising. Whether you join us on the great waterways of Europe, Russia, Africa or the storied Mekong River in Vietnam and Cambodia, you are sure to capture an experience of a lifetime with an AmaWaterways river cruise vacation.

Terms & Conditions: Rates listed are in U.S. dollars; reflects applicable savings; based on double occupancy in Cat. E (Mekong - Cat. C) and vary per departure. Total savings listed is based on double occupancy. $3,700 savings per stateroom is based on Christmas Time Cruise embarking 12/28 in a Suite. Cruise $1,379 is based on Christmas Time Cruise embarking 12/25 in a Category E stateroom. Offers are valid on new FIT reservations booked from May 1to May 31, 2013. Up to 40% discount is based on the cruise only price as listed in the brochure and excludes Cat. L Suites on the Mekong. 30% discount applies to Christmas Time Cruise, embarking 11/27 and 11/30 and Christmas on the Rhine embarking 12/20. Land program, airfare, port charges and gratuities are not included in the price listed. Solo traveler offer includes discount on the cruise fare and single supplement. Promotions are limited to availability and are not combinable with any other offers. Availability is limited on each cruise and the offer is subject to change or discontinuation without notice, offer is capacity controlled. Specific terms and conditions apply to each offer; please ask for details. Other restrictions may apply. CST#2065452-40.

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Six River Cruises Wine Lovers Shouldn’t Miss

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Autumn Splendor on the Danube & Rhine

6 River Cruises Wine Lovers Shouldn’t Miss!
$500 Savings & $300 Onboard Credit per Stateroom
Plus a Complimentary Stateroom Upgrade! Up to $1,200 Savings!

7-Night Cruise starting from $2,149 per person

AmaWaterways’ In Celebration of Wine cruises are for enthusiastic aficionados seeking to immerse themselves in the wine culture and traditions of Europe’s top wine-producing regions. Join us this November for one of six cruises on the Danube or the Rhine featuring wine tastings, wine and food pairings, tours of vineyards and wineries, and onboard lectures from renowned wine experts. Savor wonderful wines as you gaze upon incredible and ever-changing scenery. Love wine? These are the perfect cruises for you!

GREAT CAPITALS & VINTAGES OF THE DANUBE
7-night cruise from Budapest to Vilshofen aboard the AmaBella
U.S. Departure Date: November 8, 2013
Starting from $2,149 per person
Optional 3 nights in Prague for $690 per person
Wine Hosts: Bob & Jodi Dickinson of Camillus House, Miami, FL

Bob and Jodi Dickinson are passionate fundraisers for Camillus House, a Florida nonprofit. A former cruise industry executive, Bob is a wine enthusiast and collector and a member of many prestigious food and wine societies.

GREAT CAPITALS & VINTAGES OF THE DANUBE
“PRESIDENT’S CRUISE” HOSTED BY RUDI SCHREINER
7-night cruise from Budapest to Vilshofen aboard the AmaCerto
U.S. Departure Date: November 10, 2013
Starting from $2,149 per person
Optional 3 nights in Prague for $690 per person
Wine Hosts: Michael & Stephanie Honig Owners of Honig Vineyard
& Winery, Napa, CA

Winery President and Owner Michael Honig is often referred to as “the James Brown of the wine industry” and is a respected leader in the sustainable farming movement. His wife Stephanie Honig is also a wine expert with many years of experience in the industry.

GREAT CAPITALS & VINTAGES OF THE DANUBE
7-night cruise from Vilshofen to Budapest aboard the AmaBella
U.S. Departure Date: November 12, 2013
Starting from $2,149 per person
Optional 3 nights in Prague for $690 per person
Wine Host: Barry Wiss of Trinchero Family Estates, Napa, CA

Barry Wiss is VP of Communications for Trinchero Family Estates, which represents more than 28 brands in the US and Australia. Barry is also the creator of the game the World Wine Challenge® and is one of only 120 Certified Wine Educators in the world.

GREAT CAPITALS & VINTAGES OF THE DANUBE
7-night cruise from Vilshofen to Budapest aboard the AmaCerto
U.S. Departure Date: November 14, 2013
Starting from $2,149 per person
Optional 3 nights in Prague for $690 per person
Wine Host: Vic Poulos of Zin Valle Vineyards, Canutillo, TX

Attorney and El Paso businessman Vic Poulos owns and operates the very successful Zin Valle Vineyards winery. The owner of an extensive personal wine collection, Vic is also a prolific wine blogger and writes about wine for local and national publications.

CULTURE & WINE LEGACY OF THE RHINE
7-night cruise from Basel to Amsterdam aboard the AmaCello
U.S. Departure Date: November 10, 2013
Starting from $2,149 per person
Optional 2 nights in Lucerne & 2 nights in Zurich for $1,040 per person
Wine Host: Holly Howell, Wine Journalist & Sommelier, Rochester, NY

Holly Howell is a Certified Sommelier, winemaker, columnist for the Democrat & Chronicle in Rochester, and a well-respected New York-based authority on the wines of the Finger Lakes region, particularly Rieslings. A passionate lover of wine with a very popular wine blog, Holly is currently pursuing her WSET diploma.

CULTURE & WINE LEGACY OF THE RHINE
7-night cruise from Amsterdam to Basel aboard the AmaCello
U.S. Departure Date: November 21, 2013
Starting from $2,149 per person
Optional 2 nights in Lucerne & 2 nights in Zurich for $1,040 per person
Wine Host: Mark Johnson, Winemaker, Chateau Chantal Winery, Traverse City, MI

Mark Johnson trained at the Geisenheim Research Institute in Germany and has been the winemaker at Chateau Chantal since it opened in 1986. He is especially renowned for his natural ice wines, which are consistent winners at top wine competitions.

Premium River Cruise Experience*
Wine lectures by renowned experts
Fine dining with paired wines
Excursions to historic vineyards & cellars
Wine tastings & evening wine events
Staterooms with French balconies and/or step-out balconies
Free in-room Internet & Wi-Fi onboard
Free-flowing wine, beer & soft drinks with lunch & dinner
Complimentary shore excursions & bicycles

Contact us to book an AMA Waterways river cruise or see the Cruise with Naka’s page for more cruises and cruising information.

About AmaWaterways

Founded in 2002 by river cruise pioneer Rudi Schreiner, river cruise executive Kristin Karst and founder of Brendan Vacations, Jimmy Murphy, AmaWaterways is the premier river cruise line on Europe’s Danube, Rhine, Main, Mosel and Rhône rivers. Known for its custom-designed ships, extensive complimentary amenities and personalized service levels, AmaWaterways consistently leads the way in river cruising. Whether you join us on the great waterways of Europe, Russia, Africa or the storied Mekong River in Vietnam and Cambodia, you are sure to capture an experience of a lifetime with an AmaWaterways river cruise vacation.

Terms and Conditions: Rates are based on double occupancy in Cat. E, for cruise only, and reflects $250 per person ($500 per stateroom) savings. Single occupancy staterooms receive $250 savings. $300 Onboard Credit is per stateroom (single occupancy is $250). Complimentary stateroom upgrade applies to one category upgrade only (i.e. booked in Cat. E can only upgrade to Cat. D), based on availability, for like-to-like categories, and exclude suites. Offer is valid on new bookings only made by May 31, 2013; not combinable with other promotions/discounts; limited to availability; capacity controlled and subject to change or discontinuation without notice. Other restrictions apply. Port charges of $147 per person, land programs and roundtrip airfare are additional. *Premium River Cruise Experience applies to most ships; please ask for details. AmaWaterways is registered as a seller of travel in the State of California. CST#2065452-40

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Celebrate the Holidays and Save up to $3,700 on River Cruising

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Up to 40% OFF Holiday Cruise Fares!


SAVINGS UP TO $3,700 PER STATEROOM
7-NIGHT CRUISES FROM $1,379 PER PERSON

TREASURES OF THE MAIN & RHINE
7-night cruise from Nuremberg to Amsterdam
U.S. Departure Dates: Dec. 22, 2013
Starting from $1,379 per person
Optional 2-night land program in Prague for $460 per person
Solo Traveler Special: Cruise starting from $2,069 for one stateroom

CHRISTMAS ON THE DANUBE
7-night cruise from Budapest to Vilshofen
U.S. Departure Date: Dec. 22, 2013
Starting from $1,499 per person
Optional 3-night land program in Prague for $690 per person
Solo Traveler Special: Cruise starting from $2,249 for one stateroom

CHRISTMAS ON THE RHINE
7-night cruise from Amsterdam to Basel
With visits to festive Christmas Markets in Cologne, Heidelberg,
Speyer, Strasbourg and Basel
U.S. Departure Dates: Dec. 19, 2013
Starting from $1,618 per person
Optional 4-night land program in Zurich & Lucerne for $1,040 per person
Solo Traveler Special: Cruise starting from $2,428 for one stateroom

CHRISTMAS TIME CRUISE
7-night cruise from Nuremberg to Budapest or reverse
With visits to festive Christmas Markets in Vienna, Budapest,
Nuremberg, Regensburg, Passau and Linz
U.S. Departure Dates: Nov. 24 & 27,
Dec. 8, 11, 13, 17, 20 & 25, 2013
Starting from $1,499 per person
Optional 2-night land program in Prague for $460 per person
Solo Traveler Special: Cruise starting from $2,249 for one stateroom

BLUE DANUBE DISCOVERY
7-night cruise from Budapest to Nuremberg
U.S. Departure Dates: Nov. 17 & 20, 2013
Starting from $1,439 per person
Solo Traveler Special: Cruise starting from $2,159 for one stateroom Optional 2-night land program in Budapest & 3-night land program
in Prague for $1,150 per person

MAGNIFICENT EUROPE (CHRISTMAS CRUISE)

14-night cruise from Budapest to Amsterdam
U.S. Departure Date: Dec. 17, 2013
Starting from $2,879 per person
Solo Traveler Special: Cruise starting from $4,319 for one stateroom

VIETNAM, CAMBODIA & THE RICHES OF THE MEKONG
7-night cruise from Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
Land Start Dates: Nov. 19; Dec. 10 & 24, 2013
Starting from $1,619 per person cruise only
Optional land program in Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Siem Reap & Ho Chi Minh
City for $1,999 per person plus Intra-Asia airfare of $300 per person
Solo Traveler Special: Cruise starting from $2,429 for one stateroom

Contact us to book an AMA Waterways river cruise or see the Cruise with Naka’s page for more cruises and cruising information.

About AmaWaterways

Founded in 2002 by river cruise pioneer Rudi Schreiner, river cruise executive Kristin Karst and founder of Brendan Vacations, Jimmy Murphy, AmaWaterways is the premier river cruise line on Europe’s Danube, Rhine, Main, Mosel and Rhône rivers. Known for its custom-designed ships, extensive complimentary amenities and personalized service levels, AmaWaterways consistently leads the way in river cruising. Whether you join us on the great waterways of Europe, Russia, Africa or the storied Mekong River in Vietnam and Cambodia, you are sure to capture an experience of a lifetime with an AmaWaterways river cruise vacation.

Terms & Conditions: Rates listed are in U.S. dollars; reflects applicable savings; based on double occupancy in Cat. E (Mekong - Cat. C) and vary per departure. Total savings listed is based on double occupancy. Offers are valid on new FIT reservations booked from February 19 to April 30, 2013. 40% discount is based on the cruise only price as listed in the brochure and excludes Cat. L Suites on the Mekong. 30% discount applies to Christmas Time Cruise, embarking 11/27; 12/9 and 12/8. 25% discount applies to Christmas Time Cruise, embarking 12/9. Land program, airfare, port charges and gratuities are not included in the price listed. Solo traveler offer includes discount on the cruise fare and single supplement. Promotions are limited to availability and are not combinable with any other offers. Availability is limited on each cruise and the offer is subject to change or discontinuation without notice, offer is capacity controlled. Specific terms and conditions apply to each offer; please ask for details. Other restrictions may apply. CST#2065452-40.

About Naka’s Travel

Friendly Japanese and English speaking travel assistance specializing in Okinawa and Japan. We also do Las Vegas packages, escorted tours all over the world, rail passes, discounted airfares and more!

1647 Liliha Street
Honolulu HI 96817
Phone (808) 522-0810
Fax (808) 533-3289

Office Hours:
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