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Feb 16, 2017, 17:31 ET Viking Ocean Cruises Dominates 2017 Cruisers' Choice Awards

After another year of impressive travel industry awards, Viking Ocean Cruises (www.vikingoceancruises.com) this week received a new set of...


Jan 26, 2017, 08:00 ET Viking Ocean Cruises Takes Delivery Of Third Ship

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


Jan 12, 2017, 15:58 ET Viking Announces New Ocean Cruise Itineraries In Alaska, Australia, Asia And The Caribbean

Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) today announced 13 new itineraries that will roll out in 2017, 2018 and 2019. By 2019,...


Dec 16, 2016, 16:17 ET Viking Ocean Cruises Celebrates Float Out Of Fourth Ship

Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) today announced its fourth ship – the 930-passenger Viking Sun – was "floated out," marking the...


Oct 13, 2016, 19:01 ET Viking Star Arrives In New York Following First Transatlantic Crossing

Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) today welcomed its first ship, Viking Star®, into the New York harbor as part of its inaugural...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


Jul 11, 2014, 09:00 ET "Star" Of Bergen, Norway To Be Godmother Of New Viking Star

Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) today released a new online video highlighting the "float out" ceremony of its...


Jun 24, 2014, 08:00 ET Viking Ocean Cruises Celebrates Float Out Of First Ship

 Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) today announced its first ship – the 930-passenger Viking Star – was...


May 09, 2014, 12:00 ET Viking Ocean Cruises To Triple Size Of New Fleet

As a result of strong customer demand, Viking Ocean Cruises (www.vikingoceancruises.com) today announced it will launch two additional ocean ships,...


Feb 05, 2014, 12:45 ET Viking Cruises Launches New Story-Driven TV Campaign For Fourth Season Of 'Downton Abbey'

Viking Cruises (www.vikingcruises.com) today announced details behind its new television ad campaign, which debuted on PBS for the Season Four...


Jan 28, 2014, 09:00 ET Viking Longships Top 2014 Conde Nast Traveler Readers' Poll For Best River Cruise Ships

 Viking Cruises® (www.vikingcruises.com), the world's leading river cruise line, has started 2014 with a bang. What will be the...


Dec 19, 2013, 07:00 ET Viking Cruises Announces Major Milestone For New Ocean Line

Viking Cruises (www.vikingcruises.com) today announced the keel was laid for its first ocean cruise vessel, Viking Star, marking the next...