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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...


Mar 01, 2016, 19:32 ET Viking River Cruises Celebrates Travel Agents With Launch Of Six New Ships

Viking River Cruises (www.vikingrivercruises.com) today welcomed the latest additions to its fleet with the christening of six new Viking...


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...


Oct 05, 2015, 10:30 ET Cruise Critic Names Viking Star Best New Ocean Ship Of 2015

 In the midst of its biggest year yet, Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) is today celebrating that the company's newly...


Aug 04, 2015, 12:56 ET Viking River Cruises And PBS' MASTERPIECE Extend Partnership For Additional Year

 Viking River Cruises (www.vikingrivercruises.com) announced today it has renewed its national corporate sponsorship of PBS' celebrated series...


Jul 08, 2015, 09:00 ET Travel + Leisure Readers Name Viking River Cruises #1 River Cruise Line

 Sailing high on a year of impressive accolades, Viking River Cruises® (www.vikingrivercruises.com) has once again been named the #1 River...


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...


Jun 10, 2015, 17:15 ET Viking Cruises Ltd Announces Receipt of Requisite Consents in Consent Solicitation for its 8.50% Senior Notes due 2022

 Viking Cruises Ltd ("Viking") today announced that it has received the Requisite Consents (as defined below) from holders of its outstanding...


Jun 01, 2015, 08:30 ET Viking Cruises Ltd Announces Commencement of Consent Solicitation for its 8.50% Senior Notes due 2022

 Viking Cruises Ltd ("Viking") today announced that it is soliciting consents (the "Consent Solicitation") from holders of its outstanding...


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...


Mar 25, 2015, 10:30 ET Viking River Cruises Expands Fleet With 12 New Ships Christened In Europe

 Marking another year of impressive growth, Viking River Cruises (www.vikingrivercruises.com) yesterday welcomed the newest additions to its...


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...


Jan 28, 2015, 10:30 ET Viking Cruises Cooks Up New Sponsorship Deal For "The Great British Baking Show" On PBS

 Viking Cruises (www.vikingcruises.com) today announced that it has signed on as a sponsor of The Great British Baking Show, which recently...


Nov 20, 2014, 12:59 ET Cruise Critic Presents Top Honor To Viking In 7th Annual Editors' Picks Awards

 With final preparations underway to extend into ocean cruises in 2015, Viking Cruises® (www.vikingcruises.com) today is celebrating its...


Nov 03, 2014, 14:15 ET Viking River Cruises Expands Sponsorship Of PBS' MASTERPIECE

 Viking River Cruises (www.vikingrivercruises.com) announced today that  it has extended its partnership with the celebrated series...