Viking Sky welcomed guests on board in Reykjavík

New “Welcome Back” Voyages Mark Viking’s Return to Nordic Countries Los Angeles, CA, 2021-Jun-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) celebrated today (June 28, 2021) the latest milestone in its return to service as guests were welcomed on board in Iceland. Over the weekend, guests boarded the award-winning Viking Sky® in Reykjavík, where the… Read the full press release

Viking to restart its European river operations in July 2021

Following Restart of Ocean Operations in England and Bermuda, Viking Prepares to Restart European River Cruises Los Angeles, CA, 2021-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) celebrated today  (June 16, 2021) that France and Portugal have reopened to American travelers. As of this week, both countries now allow vaccinated visitors from the U.S. to… Read the full press release

Viking Orion sails from Hamilton to the new Bermuda Escape itinerary

Viking Orion Currently Sailing First of Eight Roundtrip Departures from Hamilton; Space Still Available Los Angeles, CA, 2021-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) welcomed American guests on board for the first time in 15 months today (June 15, 2021) in Bermuda, as the company continues its successful restart of operations. Guests boarded the… Read the full press release

Viking announces partnership with Lufthansa for Exclusive Non-Stop Flights from Newark to Malta

Los Angeles, CA, 2021-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) announced today (June 17, 2021) new details about its upcoming Welcome Back voyages in the Mediterranean that launch in July 2021. Over the course of summer and early fall, Viking will homeport three sister ships—the Viking Star®, the Viking Sea® and the company’s newest ship, the Viking Venus®—for… Read the full press release

Viking to restart its European river operations in July 2021

“Welcome Back” Collection Now Includes Select River Itineraries in Portugal, France and Along the Rhine Los Angeles, CA, 2021-May-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) announced today (May 19, 2021) that it will restart its European river operations in July 2021 with select itineraries in Portugal, France and along the Rhine. Offered exclusively for… Read the full press release

Viking® announces new 2024 sailings of its Mississippi River cruises

Strong Demand Leads to Early Release of 2024 Departure Dates Los Angeles, CA, 2021-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ —Viking® (www.viking.com) announced today (April 20, 2021) that new 2024 sailings of its Mississippi River cruises are now on sale. The company’s first custom vessel, Viking Mississippi, will debut in August 2022 and will sail voyages on the… Read the full press release

Viking® marks 1st year anniversary of its award-winning enrichment channel, Viking.TV

Cast of New MASTERPIECE Show, “Atlantic Crossing,” Will Appear on Viking’s Enrichment Channel to Mark Milestone Anniversary Los Angeles, CA, 2021-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) this week marks the one-year anniversary for its award-winning enrichment channel, Viking.TV (https://viking.tv/). Launched last March, in the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, Viking.TV was conceived… Read the full press release

Viking® announces three special sailings along the coast of England in May 2021

Three Special Ocean Sailings for UK Guests Will Explore England’s Scenic Shores Los Angeles, CA, 2021-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® ( www.viking.com ) announced today (March 16, 2021) that it will restart limited operations in May 2021 with three special sailings along the coast of England. Available exclusively for UK residents, the new eight-day… Read the full press release

Viking expands its Egypt fleet with a new state-of-the-art river vessel Viking Aton

Addition of New Nile River Ship Builds on Viking’s Commitment to Egypt Los Angeles, CA, 2021-Jan-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) today (January 26, 2021) announced an expansion of its Egypt fleet with Viking Aton, a new state-of-the-art river vessel. Inspired by the design of the award-winning Viking Longships® and built specifically to… Read the full press release

Viking® announces British journalist and broadcaster Anne Diamond as the godmother of its seventh ocean ship, Viking Venus®

Viking Venus to Join Viking’s Award-Winning Fleet in April 2021 Los Angeles, CA, 2021-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) today (January 5, 2021) announced that revered British journalist and broadcaster Anne Diamond will be the godmother of its seventh ocean ship, Viking Venus®, which is scheduled to debut this spring. The 930-guest Viking Venus was… Read the full press release

Viking® completes installation of the first full-scale onboard PCR laboratory

Los Angeles, CA, 2020-Nov-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) announced today (November 2, 2020) that it has completed installation of the first full-scale PCR laboratory at sea. This new onboard facility – an industry first – allows for unprecedented testing capacity in the cruise industry, enabling Viking to conduct PCR testing of all… Read the full press release

Viking® puts new 2023 sailings of its Mississippi River cruises on sale

Strong Demand Leads to Early Release of 2023 Departure Dates Los Angeles, CA, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ —Viking® (www.viking.com) today (July 2, 2020) announced that new 2023 sailings of its Mississippi River cruises are now on sale. The company’s first custom vessel, Viking Mississippi, will debut in August 2022 and will sail voyages on the… Read the full press release

SAS’ first Airbus A350 Ingegerd Viking to fly its inaugural flight from Copenhagen to Chicago

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2020-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The first of SAS eight Airbus A350s, Ingegerd Viking, is to fly its inaugural flight, SK943, today (January 28, 2020) from Copenhagen to Chicago. On each flight, a total of 300 travelers can look forward to a comfortable flight, including a cabin with new seat models and… Read the full press release

Viking announces four new ships custom built to navigate the Seine River in the heart of Paris

New Ship Design Coming to the Heart of Paris Next Year Los Angeles, CA, 2019-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) today (December 9, 2019) announced new details about its 2020 river cruise season, which will see the addition of four new ships custom built to navigate the Seine River in the heart of Paris…. Read the full press release

Viking celebrates new accolades from Cruise Critic®

Viking Takes Five Categories, Including Best Luxury Value for Money and Best Enrichment in 12th Annual Awards Los Angeles, CA, 2019-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) today (December 4, 2019) celebrated new accolades from Cruise Critic®, the world’s largest online cruise resource. In the 2019 Editors’ Picks Awards, Cruise Critic honored Viking with five awards in… Read the full press release

Viking announces extended sweepstakes offering U.S. residents the chance to visit Highclere Castle

Winners Will Visit Filming Location of “Downton Abbey” and Explore France On a Viking River Cruise Los Angeles, CA, 2019-Sep-23 — /Travel PR News/ — In celebration of today’s (September 20, 2019) theatrical release of the new full-length film Downton Abbey from Focus Features, Universal Pictures and Carnival Films, Viking ( www.vikingcruises.com) today announced it has extended a sweepstakes offering U.S. residents… Read the full press release

Viking’s seventh ocean ship, Viking Venus to join its award-winning fleet in 2021

#1 Ocean Cruise Line Will Launch Seventh Ocean Ship; Viking Sky Will Return to Istanbul with New Voyages Los Angeles, CA, 2019-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) today (September 17, 2019) announced its seventh ocean ship, Viking Venus®, will join its award-winning fleet in early 2021, further solidifying the company’s standing as the largest and world’s best… Read the full press release

Viking partners with Focus Features, Universal Pictures and Carnival Films for the release of the new full-length film Downton Abbey

New “Great Homes” Cruise Extension Offers Additional Privileged Access to Highclere Castle, the filming location of “Downton Abbey” Los Angeles, CA, 2019-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® ( www.vikingcruises.com) today ((September 9, 2019)) announced it has partnered with Focus Features, Universal Pictures and Carnival Films for the release of the new full-length film Downton Abbey, based on… Read the full press release

Viking Voted a #1 Ocean Cruise Line Four Years in a Row by Travel + Leisure readers

Los Angeles, CA, 2019-Jul-13 — /Travel PR News/ — For the fourth consecutive year, Travel + Leisure readers have voted Viking® to the top of its categories in the 2019 World’s Best Awards, which were announced today (July 10, 2019) by the publication. Viking was named the #1 Ocean Cruise Line for ships carrying 600-2,199 guests and one of the… Read the full press release

Viking announces joint venture with China Merchants Group

Los Angeles, CA, 2019-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — On April 8, Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) and China Merchants Shekou, representing China Merchants Group, announced they have signed a memorandum of understanding to form a joint venture focused on building a cruise line with worldwide cruise offerings for the Chinese cruise market. This will be a wide-ranging partnership… Read the full press release

Viking expands its river fleet with seven new river ships

Innovative New Ships Further Extend Viking’s Ability to Offer Guests Unparalleled Access Along the Rivers of Europe Los Angeles, CA, 2019-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) today (March 19, 2019) welcomed the latest additions to its river fleet, with the naming of seven new river ships during a celebration on the Rhine River in Basel, Switzerland…. Read the full press release

Viking honored with 11 First Place awards in the 9th Annual Cruisers’ Choice Awards

Viking’s Ships Take 11 Categories, Including New Category “Best for River Cruises” in 9th Annual Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Awards Los Angeles, California, 2019-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Dominating awards season once again, Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) today (March 6, 2019) received a new set of accolades from the popular online cruise resource, Cruise Critic®, including 11 First Place… Read the full press release

Viking adds two new itineraries and a variety of new pre- and post-cruise extensions to its river cruise offerings for 2019

Setting Sail This Spring, New River Ships, Itineraries and Extensions Will Visit New Destinations and Honor 75th Anniversary of D-Day Los Angeles, California, 2019-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) today (January 28, 2019) announced the addition of two new itineraries and a variety of new pre- and post-cruise extensions to its river cruise offerings for 2019…. Read the full press release

2020-2021 Viking World Cruise: 161 days, six continents, 75 ports and overnight stays in 13 cities, setting sail on December 14, 2020

New 161-Day Voyage Visits Six Continents and 75 Ports, Including Viking’s First-Ever Call on Hawaii Los Angeles, California, 2019-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) today (January 8, 2018) announced its new 2020-2021 Viking World Cruise , which will span 161 days, six continents and 75 ports, with overnight stays in 13 cities. Setting sail on December 14, 2020… Read the full press release

Viking recognized with five awards in the luxury ocean and river categories in the 2018 Cruise Critic Editors’ Picks Awards

More Honors Awarded to Viking Than Any Other Cruise Line in 11th Annual Awards, Including Best Luxury Value for Money and Best New Luxury Ship Los Angeles, CA, 2018-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) today (December 5, 2018) celebrated new accolades from Cruise Critic®, the world’s largest online cruise resource. In the 2018 Editors’ Picks Awards,… Read the full press release

Viking again voted the Best River Cruise Line by Condé Nast Traveler’s 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards

Viking Rated Highest of All Cruise Lines in 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards Los Angeles, CA, 2018-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) has again been voted the Best River Cruise Line by Condé Nast Traveler in the publication’s 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards. Viking has scored in the top of the list every year since the river cruise category… Read the full press release

Viking announced a new 11-day ocean cruise itinerary, Greek Odyssey starting in January 2021

New 11-day Sailing Brings Guests to New Ports of Call in Greece and Turkey Los Angeles, CA, 2018-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ —Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) today (November 8, 2018) announced a new 11-day ocean cruise itinerary, Greek Odyssey, that will allow guests to explore the ancient empires of antiquity of the Aegean Sea during the quiet season. Sailing roundtrip… Read the full press release

Viking® again voted the Best River Cruise Line by Condé Nast Traveler’s 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards

Viking Rated Highest of All Cruise Lines in 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards Los Angeles, California, 2018-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) has again been voted the Best River Cruise Line by Condé Nast Traveler in the publication’s 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards. Viking has scored in the top of the list every year since the river cruise category… Read the full press release

Viking® extends partnership with Highclere Castle

“Heroes at Highclere” Event Sponsorship and Exclusive Video Content Offer New Opportunities to Experience “The Real Downton Abbey” Los Angeles, 2018-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com), widely known for its sponsorship of PBS’ celebrated series MASTERPIECE and the iconic television advertisements that aired during the Emmy® Award-winning series Downton Abbey, today (August 9, 2018) announced… Read the full press release

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