Seattle, Wash., July
24, 2017 — Holland America Line and O, The Oprah Magazine
Share the Adventure Cruise set sail from Seattle to Alaska on July 15, 2017,
bringing together some of the world's foremost visionaries for a
week of O-mazing talks and activities aboard ms Eurodam.
Throughout the week guests took part in morning meditation with yoga instructor
Sara Ivanhoe and explored eating well with Impatient Foodie founder Elettra
Wiedemann. O, The
Oprah Magazine editor in chief Lucy Kaylin and editor at large
Gayle King shared a peek behind the scenes of the award-winning
magazine, explaining how they bring the pages to life. Kaylin
and books editor Leigh Haber each led conversations with Pulitzer Prize-winner
and New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Strout for the first-ever O's Reading Room, and
creative director Adam Glassman shared fashion trends and
practical styling tips on how to dress your best.
Three SuperSoul 100 members brought an incredible energy on board with their
motivating and memorable stories. Guests journeyed into the worlds of fitness
evangelist and motivational coach Angela Davis; best-selling author and Momastery.com founder Glennon Doyle; and
singer, songwriter and storyteller India.Arie.
Presents on The Mainstage: After viewing scenic Glacier
Bay, Oprah Winfrey took to Eurodam's Mainstage to host A Conversation with
Oprah. Speaking at two full-house engagements, Winfrey shared her journey
to success, her self-proclaimed Year of Adventure and the desire for this
cruise to be the start of something meaningful for those on board. "We are in
the business of trying to expand the way people see themselves and their lives,
and that's what travel does," explained Winfrey. "I want it to be more than
just a trip. I want it to be the start of something big that started with
this adventure of a lifetime that fuels and feeds in a way that is grand and
deep and wide." King later joined Winfrey on stage for a candid and
entertaining chat while answering audience questions.
The Making of O with Lucy Kaylin and Gayle King:
King and Kaylin took guests behind the scenes of O, The Oprah Magazine. They spoke about
how the magazine came to be 17 years ago and shared some of Oprah Winfrey's
favorite (and not so favorite) covers. Videos took guests into the
publication's office in New York, showed a day in the life of King and
introduced some of the editorial staff.
SuperSoul 100 Member
Angela Davis: Fitness evangelist Davis had guests on their feet
and moving to her empowering words during a spiritually enriching performance.
The SuperSoul 100 member made emotional connections while promoting change from
within with inspiring mantras including "Stop cheating your future with your
past" and "What's in front of you is greater than what's behind you."
SuperSoul 100 Member
India.Arie: Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and
self-proclaimed soulbird India.Arie took to The Mainstage for her SongVersation
performance that intertwined the power of words with the power of song. Her
mantra, "Break down, break through, break the shell, elevate and fly,"
resonated through her music as she shared stories of her path in life and moved
guests to find peace in their daily lives.
SuperSoul 100 Member
Glennon Doyle: Love Warrior Doyle took guests on an
enlightening journey through her life that led from addiction to recovery and
how she became a voice for universal truth. With her belief that we're all here
for one reason, and that is to love and be loved, Doyle expressed profound
sentiments including, "We do not get evicted from a life unless there is a
truer life that we're supposed to walk into."
Love That! with Adam
Glassman: In partnership with Chico's, Glassman hosted a style
presentation on The Mainstage that revealed his tips, tricks and secrets for
essential pieces that everyone needs in their closet. Following the talk,
Glassman met guests in the ship's retail shops where he shopped with them,
offering advice on the fashions that work best for each person.
O's Reading Room with Elizabeth
Strout: Kaylin and books editor Leigh Haber each led
conversations with Pulitzer Prize-winner and New York Times bestselling author
Elizabeth Strout for the first-ever O's
Reading Room. Strout talked of her latest novel, Anything Is Possible; reflected on her
childhood in Maine and how it influenced her writing; and offered advice to
Just Breathe! with
Sara Ivanhoe: Early each morning, Ivanhoe led more than 200
guests on a path of yoga and meditation around the Lido Pool. Her daily
intentions encouraged guests to become present with themselves and those around
Let's Eat! with
Elettra Wiedemann: Impatient Foodie founder Wiedemann revealed
her path to healthy eating as a model looking to find foods she enjoyed.
Whether offering an alternative to pasta or a red meat substitute, Wiedemann
aspires to teach people how to make mouthwatering food in buzz-feed time.
On Deck for a
Cause: While sailing to Victoria, British
Columbia, breast cancer survivor Jayne Jamison (Senior Vice
President/Publisher and Chief Revenue Officer, O, The Oprah Magazine) led more than 150
walkers on a non-competitive 5K walk on deck to help raise awareness and funds
for cancer research. Holland America Line, O
The Oprah Magazine, and cruisers raised more than $10,500 for five
international cancer organizations.
"The first cruise in our partnership with O,
The Oprah Magazine was tremendous; the energy and inspirational
atmosphere on Eurodam
was felt by all and truly something special," said Orlando Ashford, president
of Holland America Line. "The incredible caliber of talent and performances on
the Share the Adventure Cruise exceeded expectations, and we leave this week
with a lifetime of memories and lessons on how to live your best life."
The July 15 cruise was the first of several special cruises with Holland
America Line and O, The
Oprah Magazine. Four additional Adventure of Your Life cruises with
SuperSoul 100 Members (to be announced) will set sail as follows:
29, 2017 – 11-Day Southern Caribbean Wayfarer roundtrip from Fort
Lauderdale on ms
3, 2018 – 7-Day Tropical Caribbean roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale on ms Nieuw Amsterdam.
11, 2018 – 7-Day Alaska roundtrip from Seattle on ms Eurodam.
28, 2018 – 7-Day Eastern Caribbean roundtrip Fort Lauderdale on ms Nieuw Amsterdam.
In addition, more than 300 Holland America Line cruises sailing from North
America from August 2017 through 2018 will offer a variety of engaging
activities developed with the magazine's editors and designed to nourish body
For more information, contact a travel professional, call 1-877-SAIL HAL (1-877-724-5425)
or visit hollandamerica.com.
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Holland America Line [a division of Carnival Corporation and plc (NYSE:
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Holland America Line's fleet of 14 ships offers more than 500 cruises to more
than 400 ports in 98 countries, territories or dependencies around the world.
From shorter getaways to 113-day itineraries, the company's cruises visit all
seven continents, with highlights including Antarctica explorations, South
America circumnavigations and exotic Australia/New Zealand and Asia voyages;
four annual Grand Voyages; and popular sailings to the Caribbean, Alaska,
Mexico, Canada/New England, Bermuda, Europe and the Panama Canal. The line
welcomed ms Koningsdam
in 2016 and has a second Pinnacle-class ship,
ms Nieuw Statendam, to
be delivered in December 2018. A third Pinnacle-class ship, due for delivery in
2021, recently was announced.
The company is undergoing $300 million in brand enhancements to secure its
position as the leader in premium cruising. Fleetwide, the ships feature
innovative initiatives and a diverse range of enriching experiences focused on
destination immersion and personalized travel. Guests can expand their
knowledge through an exclusive partnership with O, The Oprah Magazine; during an
America's Test Kitchen show; at Explorations Café presented by The New York Times;
and by taking a Digital Workshop powered by Windows. Outstanding entertainment
fills each evening at venues including Lincoln Center Stage, Billboard Onboard
and B.B. King's Blues Club. The dining experience can be savored at a variety
of restaurants with menus that feature selections from Holland America Line's
esteemed Culinary Council comprising world-famous chefs who design dishes
exclusively for our guests.
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Oprah Winfrey. With an emphasis on personal growth, the magazine inspires,
addressing every aspect of a woman's life — the material, the intellectual and
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moment it launched, O,
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well-known experts. Throughout the years, O,
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has been recognized with the publishing industry's highest honor, winning
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