Viking’s Discover More Sale Offers Travelers Exciting Booking Incentives

Currently Running Through January 31, Viking’s “Wave Season” Offer Applies to Voyages on All Seven Continents (IN SHORT) Viking has launched the “Discover More” sale, providing North American travelers with enticing booking incentives for river, ocean, and expedition voyages until January 31, 2024. The promotion includes special fares, opportunities for up to free airfare, and… Read the full press release

Viking Expands Southeast Asia River Fleet with Viking Tonle for Mekong Adventures

Debuting in 2025, the Viking Tonle Will Double Viking’s Capacity in Southeast Asia (IN SHORT) Viking has announced the addition of a new river cruise ship, the Viking Tonle, designed for Mekong River voyages in Southeast Asia. This 80-guest vessel will join its sister ship, the Viking Saigon, and will operate between Kampong Cham, Cambodia,… Read the full press release

Viking Named Best Luxury River Cruise Company and Best Cruise Line for Luxury Ocean Cruises by Luxury Travel Advisor

Viking Only Line to Win Best in Both River and Ocean Categories for Four Years Los Angeles, CA, 2023-Jul-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Luxury Travel Advisor has named Viking® (www.viking.com) the “Best Luxury River Cruise Company” and “Best Cruise Line for Luxury Ocean Cruises” in the publication’s 2023 Awards of Excellence. Viking is the first… Read the full press release

Viking’s newest Nile River ship Viking Aton reaches construction milestone with float-out ceremony in Cairo, set to debut in August 2023

Set to Debut in Summer 2023, the New Viking Aton Continues to Build on Viking’s Commitment to Egypt Los Angeles, CA, 2023-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) announced its newest ship for the Nile River—the 82-guest Viking Aton—was “floated out,” marking a major construction milestone and the first time the ship has touched… Read the full press release

Viking Launches 25th Anniversary Sale with Record Number of Bookings in One Week

New Inventory Released as Viking Reports Strongest Sales in its 25-Year History Los Angeles, CA, 2023-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) today (January 12, 2023) announced its 2024 -2025 World Cruise itineraries, including the new  Viking World Voyage I, which sails around the world in 180 days, visiting 37 countries and 85 ports,… Read the full press release

NASA Astronaut and Aquanaut Nicole Stott Named Viking Neptune: Newest Ocean Ship Celebrates Successful World Cruise

New 930-Guest Viking Neptune Was Named During the 2022-2023 Viking World Cruise Los Angeles, CA, 2023-Jan-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) named its newest ocean ship, the Viking Neptune®, with a celebration on Sunday in Los Angeles. As part of the event, the ship’s ceremonial godmother, Nicole Stott, retired NASA astronaut, aquanaut and artist, offered a blessing… Read the full press release

Viking.TV again recognized with Silver-i Digital Award at the 2022 Silver Travel Awards

Viking’s Enrichment Channel Receives Second Silver Travel Awards Honor in Two Years Los Angeles, CA, 2022-Oct-26 — /Travel PR News/ — As Viking® (www.viking.com) continues to mark its 25th anniversary year, the company’s enrichment channel, Viking.TV (https://viking.tv), has once again been recognized for its innovation and original content, receiving the Silver-i Digital Award at the 2022 Silver Travel Awards. Awarded… Read the full press release

Viking® expands fleet with the delivery of its second purpose-built expedition ship, Viking Polaris®

Debuting This Week, the Viking Polaris Will Explore Antarctica and the Great Lakes Los Angeles, CA, 2022-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) today (September 27, 2022) announced it has taken delivery of the Viking Polaris®, the company’s second purpose-built expedition ship. The delivery ceremony took place this morning at Fincantieri’s VARD shipyard in… Read the full press release

Viking’s newest river ship, the Viking Saigon℠ starts inaugural season in Southeast Asia

New Purpose-Built Ship Sails First Voyage on the Mekong River Los Angeles, CA, 2022-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) today (August 9, 2022) announced that its newest river ship, the Viking Saigon℠, has begun its inaugural season in Southeast Asia. Purpose-built for the Mekong River, the 80-guest ship sails between Kampong Cham, Cambodia… Read the full press release

Viking® named #1 Ocean Line and #1 River Line by Travel + Leisure and Condé Nast Traveler

Viking is Also Rated #1 for Both Rivers and Oceans by Condé Nast Traveler Becoming the First Cruise Line Ever to Simultaneously Earn #1 in its Categories from Both Publications Los Angeles, CA, 2022-Jul-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Travel + Leisure readers have voted Viking® (www.viking.com) first in its categories in the 2022 World’s Best Awards, which… Read the full press release

Viking® names its newest ship Viking Mars® with Lady Carnarvon as its godmother

The Norwegian-Flagged Viking Mars Named in Malta on Norway Day Los Angeles, CA, 2022-May-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) today (May 17, 2022) named its newest identical ocean ship, the Viking Mars®, during a private ceremony in Valletta, Malta. As part of the event, the ship’s ceremonial godmother Lady Fiona Carnarvon, the Countess of Carnarvon,… Read the full press release

Viking® partnered with Focus Features for the release of new full-length film, Downton Abbey: A New Era

To Celebrate the Global Premiere, Sweepstakes Offers Chance to Visit Highclere Castle and a Viking River Voyage in France Los Angeles, CA, 2022-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) today (April 25, 2022) announced it has partnered with Focus Features, Universal Pictures and Carnival Films for the release of the new full-length film, Downton… Read the full press release

Viking® and University of Cambridge establish new Professorship to advance research in polar environmental science

New Fund Builds on Existing Partnership and Will Create First-Ever Professorship at the Scott Polar Research Institute Los Angeles, CA, 2022-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) today (April 14, 2022) announced it has partnered with the University of Cambridge to establish a new Professorship aimed at advancing research in the field of polar environmental… Read the full press release

Viking marks the second anniversary of its enrichment channel, Viking.TV

Anniversary Week to Feature New Content Highlighting Life “Back on Board” Los Angeles, CA, 2022-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — This week, Viking® (www.viking.com) marks the second anniversary for its award-winning enrichment channel, Viking.TV (https://viking.tv), with new content highlighting life “Back On Board.” Launched in March 2020, Viking.TV was conceived as a way to build community and stay connected… Read the full press release

Viking® welcomes eight new river ships to its fleet

New Viking Longships Further Increase Offerings on the Seine, Rhine, Main and Danube Rivers Los Angeles, CA, 2022-Mar-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) today (March 16, 2022) welcomed eight new river ships to its award-winning fleet during a celebration in Paris. Of the eight new Viking Longships®, four ships – Viking Fjorgyn, Viking Kari, Viking Radgrid and Viking… Read the full press release

The 82-guest Viking Osiris, Viking’s newest ship for the Nile River, touched the water for the first time

Arrival of Viking Osiris in Summer 2022 Builds on Viking’s Commitment to Egypt Los Angeles, CA, 2022-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) today (January 27, 2022) announced its newest ship for the Nile River—the 82-guest Viking Osiris—was “floated out,” marking a major construction milestone and the first time the ship has touched water…. Read the full press release

Viking® announces float out ceremony for its newest ocean ship – the Viking Neptune®

Set to Debut in Late 2022, the Viking Neptune Will Sail Newest World Cruise Itinerary Los Angeles, CA, 2022-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) today (January 13, 2022) announced its newest ocean ship – the 930-guest Viking Neptune® – was “floated out,” marking a major construction milestone and the first time the ship has touched… Read the full press release

Viking voted Best Ocean Cruise Line and Best River Cruise Line by Condé Nast Traveler

Viking Tops Both Categories Together for First Time in 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards Los Angeles, CA, 2021-Oct-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) for the first time has been voted both the Best Ocean Cruise Line and River Cruise Line by Condé Nast Traveler in the publication’s 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards. Viking is the only cruise line… Read the full press release

Viking’s new 2023-2024 Viking World Cruise: 138 days, 28 countries, 57 ports, overnight stays in 11 cities

With Longer Voyages More Popular Than Ever, 138-Day World Cruise Visits 28 Countries and 57 Ports Los Angeles, CA, 2021-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) today (August 26, 2021) announced its new 2023-2024 Viking World Cruise, which will span 138 days, 28 countries and 57 ports, with overnight stays in 11 cities. As… Read the full press release

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