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 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’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]
January heralds the start of a new year, but in the cruise industry, it also kicks off several spectacular World Cruises; massive, multi-month voyages that traverse huge swaths of the globe. With that in mind, it’s time for Avid Cruiser’s look at which lines offer World Cruises 2019-2020: Some of the Lines Offering World Cruises… [Read More]
Leave it to Viking Cruises to do things differently in Cuba. With Viking’s first-ever season of Cultural Cuba cruises wrapped up (and another short season scheduled to run in November of 2018, and January-February of 2019), Viking has already crafted a robust journey, both onboard and ashore. During my Cultural Cuba cruise in early December… [Read More]
I’m currently sailing onboard Viking Cruises brand-new Viking Sun, bound for Miami after a week spent on the line’s new Cultural Cuba itinerary. This weeklong cruise is one of Viking’s newest itineraries, and considering this is only the fourth run that Viking Sun (and Viking Cruises) have made to Cuba, there is a serious level… [Read More]
The Timeless Appeal of Viking’s Oceangoing Ships Earlier this week, Viking Cruises announced it had taken delivery of Viking Sun, the line’s fourth oceangoing ship following the 2015 introduction of Viking Star. Viking Sun’s debut is also important for another reason: she’ll be hosting Viking’s first-ever World Cruise that begins this December in Miami. But… [Read More]
Viking Ocean Cruises announced the delivery of Viking Sun, the company’s fourth ocean ship. The delivery ceremony took place this morning when the ship was presented at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Ancona, Italy. On October 4, Viking Sun will set sail from Venice, making her way through the Adriatic and Ionian Seas on her maiden voyage. In early November, Viking Sun will cross… [Read More]