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Jun 20, 2016, 06:00 ET Viking Cruises Founder And Chairman Torstein Hagen Commemorates Five Norwegian Ports Of Call For New Ship

 Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) today announced that its founder and chairman, Torstein Hagen, has commemorated the...


Jun 09, 2016, 09:02 ET Viking Announces 10 New Ocean Cruise Itineraries Starting In 2017

With the newly christened Viking Sea now part of its growing ocean fleet, Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) today announced...


May 05, 2016, 21:21 ET Viking Ocean Cruises Christens Second Ship In London

 Less than one year ago, Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) launched its first ship, Viking Star, and marked the arrival...


May 02, 2016, 13:59 ET Viking Announces World Cruise For Fourth Ship

 With just days before its second ship, Viking Sea, is christened in Greenwich on the Thames River in London on May 5, Viking Ocean...


Apr 04, 2016, 09:00 ET Viking Sea Sets Sail On Maiden Voyage

Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) today announced its second ship, Viking Sea, has embarked on her maiden voyage from...


Apr 01, 2016, 16:28 ET Viking's Two Ocean Ships Meet For First Time

 Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) today announced its two ocean ships had their first port meeting yesterday in...


Mar 24, 2016, 13:04 ET Viking Ocean Cruises Takes Delivery Of Second Ship

Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) today announced it took delivery of Viking Sea, the company's second ship. The delivery...


Mar 23, 2016, 16:25 ET Viking Ocean Cruises Celebrates Float Out Of Third Ship

Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) today announced its third ship—the 930-passenger Viking Sky—was "floated out,"...


Mar 21, 2016, 09:00 ET Viking Cruises Partners With Discovery Times Square To Sponsor New Vikings Exhibition

 Viking Cruises® (www.vikingcruises.com) today announced that it has signed on as presenting sponsor of The Vikings Exhibition, which...


Feb 12, 2016, 13:09 ET Cruise Critic Members Give Top Honors To Viking Star

 Fresh off its win as "Best New Ocean Ship" in the Cruise Critic® Editors' Picks Awards, the first ship from Viking Ocean Cruises®...


Jan 28, 2016, 05:00 ET Viking Announces New Single Traveler Rates For Top-Selling River Cruise Itineraries

Viking River Cruises® (www.vikingrivercruises.com) today announced that for a limited time it will offer a special reduced Single Traveler...


Dec 01, 2015, 08:00 ET Viking Exploration Comes To North America And The Caribbean With New Ocean Cruise Itineraries

 Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) today announced that the line will expand its destination-focused cruising to North...


Dec 01, 2015, 08:00 ET Viking Exploration Comes To North America And The Caribbean With New Ocean Cruise Itineraries

 Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) today announced that the line will expand its destination-focused cruising to North...


Jun 26, 2015, 14:38 ET Viking Ocean Cruises Celebrates Float Out Of Second Ship

 Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) today announced its second ship—the 930-passenger Viking Sea®—was...


Jun 18, 2015, 16:25 ET Viking Ocean Cruises Unveils Four New Itineraries And Opens 2017 Sailing Season

Fresh off the christening of its first ship, the 930-passenger Viking Star®, Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) today...


May 18, 2015, 08:00 ET Viking Star Christened In Homeport Of Bergen, Norway

 Marking a significant milestone in the arrival of the travel industry's first entirely new cruise line in a decade, Viking Ocean Cruises®...


Apr 15, 2015, 15:28 ET Viking Star Sets Sail On Maiden Voyage

 Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) today announced its first ship, Viking Star, has embarked on her maiden voyage from...


Mar 30, 2015, 19:05 ET Viking Ocean Cruises Celebrates Delivery Of First Ocean Ship

Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) today announced it took delivery of Viking Star, marking the company's official arrival...


Feb 05, 2015, 13:00 ET Viking Star Completes Successful Sea Trials

Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) today released a new online video documenting the recent successful sea trials of its first...