Viking announced its new 2020-2021 Viking World Cruise, which will span 161 days, six continents, and 75 ports, with overnight stays in 13 cities.
Viking announced its partnership with Highclere Castle, the country seat of the Earl and Countess of Carnarvon that served as the setting for Downton Abbey.
Orion is the fifth addition to Viking’s ocean fleet, which also includes Viking Star, Viking Sea, Viking Sky, and Viking Sun.
Viking’s sixth ship – the 930-guest Viking Jupiter – was “floated out,” marking a major construction milestone and the first time that the new ship touched water. Scheduled for delivery in early 2019, the arrival of Viking Jupiter will officially make Viking the largest small ship ocean cruise line in the industry. The ship will… [Read More]
Viking has outlined its Ultimate World Cruise, which will span 245 days, six continents, 59 countries and 113 ports, with 22 port overnights and a full circumnavigation of the globe – making it the longest-ever continuous world cruise itinerary. Departing from London on August 31, 2019, on Viking Sun, this eight-month journey will mark Viking’s… [Read More]
Viking has officially announced its 2019 Ocean & River Voyages, which provide guests opportunities to explore Europe’s rivers on a Viking Longship before setting sail to Scandinavia on one of Viking’s ocean ships. Debuting in May 2019, the Grand European & Viking Fjords itinerary will sail Budapest to Bergen, combining Viking’s popular 15-day Grand European Tour cruise on the Rhine and Danube Rivers between Budapest and Amsterdam – with the 8-day Viking Shores & Fjords ocean itinerary, which sails the North Sea, between Amsterdam and Bergen.
Viking’s fourth ocean ship, Viking Sun, was officially named during a celebration on The Bund, in the heart of Shanghai. The ship is currently sailing Viking’s sold-out 141-day World Cruise from Miami to London, and its stop in Shanghai marks the first time one of Viking’s ocean ships has called in China. Viking Sun is… [Read More]
Viking 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 order and options to 16 – the highest-ever for a shipyard from a single owner. The agreement for the six additional ships,… [Read More]