Holland America to increase daily gratuities

By ,   October 1, 2015 ,   Cruise Industry

Holland America Line raised the daily cruise gratuities added to passengers' accounts.

The new hotel service charges for guests staying in interior cabins, oceanview or verandah staterooms will be $12.50 (up from $11.50) per person per day. Guests in suites will be charged $13.50 (up from $12) per person per day.

The change is effective from December 1, this year.

The move follows increases introduced in 2015 by other major lines including Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL, twice in 5 months), Royal Caribbean and Celebrity Cruises.