Holland America Line asked FACULTY to reimagine the onboard enrichment lectures offered onboard. The result is EXC Talks — in depth narratives that fuse live on-stage storytelling, immersive graphics, and documentary filmmaking to deliver intimate and unexpected stories about the regions where the guests travel. The talks have been a huge success — packed houses with engaged guests who tell us the talks have “changed the way they see the world,” while locations that we’ve featured have told us that visitors are “more informed, more curious, and more engaged” than ever before.
In 2019 Holland America Line launched 10 EXC Talks. After the pause in 2020, there will be 15 new talks in 2021 and another 20 are planned for 2022.