Viking again voted #1 Ocean Cruise Line at Travel + Leisure’s 2018 World’s Best Awards

Viking Has Been Voted a #1 Ocean Cruise Line Every Year Since its Launch Los Angeles, 2018-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Travel + Leisure readers have again voted Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) to the top of its categories in the 2018 World’s Best Awards, which were announced today (July 10, 2018) by the publication. Viking was named the #1 Ocean Cruise… Read the full press release

Viking again honored as “Best Cruise Line for Luxury Ocean Cruises” and “Best Luxury River Cruise Company” by Luxury Travel Advisor Magazine

Viking Remains Only Cruise Line to Win Both Oceans and Rivers Luxury Categories in “Awards of Excellence” Los Angeles, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ —Viking® (www.vikingruises.com) today (June 11, 2018) announced it has been honored as “Best Cruise Line for Luxury Ocean Cruises” and “Best Luxury River Cruise Company” in Luxury Travel Advisor magazine’s 2018 “Awards of Excellence” for a… Read the full press release

Viking offers guests the opportunity to experience The Passion Play in Oberammergau with a new river cruisetour itinerary

Setting Sail in Spring 2020, Viking Will Offer New River Cruisetour Focused on Germany’s Famous Live Performance Los Angeles, 2018-Jun-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® ( www.vikingcruises.com) today (June 4, 2018) announced a new river cruisetour itinerary that will allow guests the rare opportunity to experience ThePassion Play in Oberammergau, which is performed only every 10 years…. Read the full press release

Viking renews sponsorship of National Geographic’s fully scripted anthology series, “Genius”

Viking Continues Cultural Enrichment Partnership with Second Season of Scripted Series Featuring Picasso and More of the 20th Century’s Most Brilliant Innovators Los Angeles, CA, 2018-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ —Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) today announced it has renewed its sponsorship of National Geographic’s fully scripted anthology series, “Genius,” which in season two explores the life and work… Read the full press release

Viking announces its 2019 Ocean & River Voyages

New Destination-Focused Offerings Join River and Sea Sailings Los Angeles, 2018-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) recently announced its 2019 Ocean & River Voyages, which provide guests the unique opportunity to explore Europe’s legendary rivers on an award-winning Viking Longship® before setting sail to Scandinavia on one of Viking’s award-winning ocean ships. Debuting in May 2019,… Read the full press release

Viking expands partnership with Fincantieri, raising its total ocean ship order and options to 16

New Options Would Bring Viking’s Ocean Fleet to 16 Ships by 2027 Los Angeles, 2018-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) today (March 6, 2018)  announced a new agreement with Fincantieri that could see the delivery of six additional ocean ships by 2027. The new understanding expands Viking’s partnership with Fincantieri, raising the company’s total ocean ship… Read the full press release

Viking names its fourth ocean ship Viking Sun during a spectacular celebration on The Bund, in the heart of Shanghai

930-Guest Viking Sun is the First Cruise Ship Ever Named on The Bund Los Angeles, 2018-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ —Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) today (March 8, 2018) announced that its fourth ocean ship, Viking Sun®, was officially named during a spectacular celebration on The Bund, in the heart of Shanghai. The ship is currently sailing Viking’s sold-out 141-day World Cruise… Read the full press release

Viking® earns new set of accolades from Cruise Critic®

Viking’s Ships Take 10 Categories, including “Best Overall Ship” and “Best for First-Timers,” in 8th Annual Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Awards Los Angeles, CA, 2018-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — After a year of dominating nearly every major travel industry award ceremony, Viking®(www.vikingcruises.com) this week received a new set of accolades from the popular online… Read the full press release

Viking® voted the Best River Cruise Line by Condé Nast Traveler’s 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards

Viking Rated Highest of All Cruise Lines in 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards Los Angeles, CA, 2017-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Currently celebrating its 20th anniversary, Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) has been voted the Best River Cruise Line by Condé Nast Traveler in the publication’s 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards. Viking has scored in the top of the… Read the full press release

Viking Cruises commemorates its 20th anniversary with new anniversary video

New Anniversary Video Highlights Viking’s Growth and Industry Leadership Los Angeles, CA, 2017-May-29 — /Travel PR News/ — This year Viking Cruises® (www.vikingcruises.com) marks two decades of leadership and innovation on the world’s waterways. Founded in 1997, Viking is now the world’s leading river cruise line with the largest fleet of river vessels, including the two… Read the full press release

Viking River Cruises’ new ship Viking Ra will sail the Nile River on a new Egypt cruisetour in March 2018

All-Suite Viking Ra Will Begin Sailing New Nile River Cruisetour in Spring 2018 Los Angeles, 2017-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking River Cruises (www.vikingrivercruises.com) today announced details of the newest addition to its river fleet, Viking Ra™. Recently acquired, the vessel has been stripped down to the steel to undergo a complete renovation that… Read the full press release

Viking Ocean Cruises® and Fincantieri sign contract for the construction of two additional cruise ships

Los Angeles, 2017-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingcruises.com) and Fincantieri signed a memorandum of agreement for the construction of two additional cruise ships, with an option for another two. The new builds will be sister ships to the six already ordered and will enter Viking’s fleet in 2021 and 2022, respectively…. Read the full press release

Viking Sky Sets Sail from Rome to Barcelona on its Maiden Voyage

Third Ship for Viking Ocean Cruises expands Award-Winning Destination-Focused Exploration Los Angeles, 2017-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — After dominating the Cruise Critic® 2017 Cruisers’ Choice Awards earlier this month, Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) today celebrated the maiden voyage of its third ship, Viking Sky®, from Rome’s Civitavecchia port to Barcelona. Sister ship to the award-winning Viking Star® and… Read the full press release

Viking Ocean Cruises® received top honors in 10 categories in the Cruise Critic® 7th Annual Cruisers’ Choice Awards

Los Angeles, 2017-Feb-17 — /Travel PR News/ — After another year of impressive travel industry awards, Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) this week received a new set of accolades from the popular online cruise resource, Cruise Critic®. The fast-growing cruise line is today celebrating that its 930-guest sister ships, Viking Star® and Viking Sea®, received top… Read the full press release

Viking Ocean Cruises® expands its fleet with the delivery of its third ship Viking Sky®

VIKING SKY WILL BE CHRISTENED UNDER THE MIDNIGHT SUN IN TROMSØ, NORWAY Los Angeles, 2017-Jan-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) today (January 26, 2017) announced it took delivery of Viking Sky®, the company’s third ship. The delivery ceremony took place this morning when the ship was presented at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Ancona,… Read the full press release

Viking Ocean Cruises welcomed Viking Star into the New York harbor as part of its inaugural North American voyage

Los Angeles, 2016-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) today (October 13, 2016) welcomed its first ship, Viking Star®, into the New York harbor as part of its inaugural North American voyage. The 930-guest ship docked at Manhattan Cruise Terminal at noon, just after sailing past the Statue of Liberty with a reception… Read the full press release

Viking Ocean Cruises makes Cruiseport Boston its first stop in the U.S.

BOSTON, 2016-Oct-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (October 11, 2016), Viking Ocean Cruises made its first ever call on a U.S. port when Viking Star docked at Cruiseport Boston. Viking Star began hervoyage in Montreal, travelled the St. Lawrence River to Quebec City and Saguenay, continued on to Prince Edward Island and Halifax and, following… Read the full press release

Viking Ocean Cruises® took delivery of its second ship Viking Sea

Los Angeles, 2016-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) today announced it took delivery of Viking Sea, the company’s second ship. The delivery ceremony took place today when the ship was presented at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Ancona, Italy. On April 3, Viking Sea will set sail from Istanbul and will make her way… Read the full press release

Viking Ocean Cruises® announces that its first ship Viking Star has embarked on her maiden voyage from Istanbul to Venice

FIRST SHIP FOR VIKING OCEAN CRUISES LAUNCHES NEW ERA IN DESTINATION-FOCUSED TRAVEL Los Angeles, 2015-4-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) today announced its first ship, Viking Star, has embarked on her maiden voyage from Istanbul to Venice, thus launching the travel industry’s first entirely new cruise line in a decade. From Venice, Viking… Read the full press release

Viking Ocean Cruises released new online video documenting the recent successful sea trials of its first ship – the 930-passenger Viking Star

Los Angeles, 2015-2-9 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) today released a new online video documenting the recent successful sea trials of its first ship – the 930-passenger Viking Star – set to debut in April. The trials, which took place in the Adriatic Sea in mid-December, represented the vessel’s first voyage in open… Read the full press release