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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...


Oct 16, 2014, 10:00 ET Plan Ahead With Fall Promotion From Viking River Cruises

River cruising is the fastest-growing segment of travel, and there has never been a better time to book a journey on one of the world's iconic...


Jul 17, 2014, 09:00 ET Viking River Cruises Extends Sponsorship Of PBS' Masterpiece For Additional Year

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


May 01, 2013, 06:28 ET Ditch the Books, See the Sights

- Brits are becoming more active whilst abroad with older travellers said to have more 'get up and go' - New research has found that...


Mar 20, 2013, 18:16 ET Viking River Cruises Smashes World Record; Inaugurates Most New Ships In A Single Day

River cruising is the hottest segment of travel right now, and in a fitting feat for the world's leading river cruise line, Viking River Cruises...


Dec 19, 2012, 09:00 ET Viking River Cruises Announces Myanmar (Burma) Itinerary for 2014

The spirit of exploration at the heart of Viking River Cruises (www.vikingrivercruises.com) continues to inspire new journeys for the world's...


Dec 13, 2012, 09:00 ET Viking River Cruises Branches Out With New Wine Itinerary In France For 2014

Viking River Cruises (www.vikingrivercruises.com) today announced a new itinerary in France's Bordeaux region for 2014 that will celebrate the...


Dec 11, 2012, 09:00 ET Viking River Cruises Takes Guests Behind Closed Doors At Highclere Castle, The Real Downton Abbey

 Viking River Cruises (www.vikingrivercruises.com), the world's leading river cruise line, has always endeavored to offer its guests unique...


Dec 06, 2012, 11:00 ET Ten New Longships On Order For Viking River Cruises

Viking River Cruises (www.vikingrivercruises.com) today announced it has placed an order for 10 additional Viking LongshipsTM, bringing the total...


Jul 23, 2012, 17:11 ET Viking River Cruises Renews Sponsorship Of PBS' MASTERPIECE For Two Years

Viking River Cruises (www.vikingrivercruises.com), the world's leading river cruise line, has finalized an agreement to renew its national...


Jul 20, 2012, 09:00 ET Viking River Cruises Orders Two More Ships For 2013

 Viking River Cruises (www.vikingrivercruises.com) today announced it has placed an order for two additional Viking Longships in 2013. This...


Jul 11, 2012, 09:00 ET Travel + Leisure Readers Name Viking River Cruises "No. 1 River Cruise Line"

 Currently celebrating its 15th anniversary, Viking River Cruises (www.vikingrivercruises.com) has been named No. 1 River Cruise Line by...


Jun 05, 2012, 09:00 ET Expanded Offerings Planned For Viking River Cruises In 2013

 This year may mark the 15th anniversary for Viking River Cruises—and with the launch of six new ships in a single season, the most...


Apr 19, 2012, 04:00 ET Viking Ocean Cruises and Fincantieri Sign Agreement for Two New Ocean Cruise Ships

 Viking Ocean Cruises, sister company of Viking River Cruises, the world's leading river cruise line, and Fincantieri, world leader in cruise...


Mar 22, 2012, 08:18 ET Viking River Cruises Christens First Four New Viking Longships

 Marking a landmark year of innovation and expansion, Viking River Cruises (www.vikingrivercruises.com), the world's leading river cruise...


Mar 14, 2012, 10:15 ET Viking River Cruises Announces Six More Viking Longships New Builds for 2013

Viking River Cruises (www.vikingrivercruises.com), the world's leading river cruise line, announced today that it has commissioned six more Viking...


Jan 23, 2012, 09:00 ET Viking River Cruises Celebrates Its 15th Anniversary and Biggest Year Yet

Anniversaries call for celebration, and as Viking River Cruises (www.vikingrivercruises.com) marks its 15th anniversary in 2012, the...


Nov 18, 2011, 13:46 ET Viking River Cruises Recognized for its Commitment to Excellence by Cruise Critic's 2011 Editors' Picks Awards

Viking River Cruises, the world's leading river cruise line, has been awarded "Best River Cruise Line" in Cruise Critic's 4th Annual Editors' Picks...


Oct 06, 2011, 13:20 ET Viking River Cruises Returns to its Roots With Revamped Russian Offering

Nearly 15 years ago, Viking River Cruises was established with four Russian river cruise vessels and a company name to honor the Vikings that first...


Feb 12, 2009, 08:00 ET Viking River Cruises Introduces New Yangtze Explorer Itinerary

Comprehensive 11-day Yangtze River Cruise - Three Gorges And Beyond - Debuts With 2-For-1 Pricing Due to popular demand, Viking River Cruises has...


Nov 17, 2008, 08:00 ET Viking River Cruises Builds State-of-the-Art Ship, Viking Legend, for 2009 Sailing Season

Guests to Experience Superior Service and Amenities, Largest Suites in Europe; New Incentive Offers Past Ocean Cruisers $500-Per-Person...


Nov 10, 2008, 08:00 ET Viking Wins Porthole Cruise Magazine Honor

Readers' Choice Award for Best River Cruise Viking River Cruises(R), which offers river cruises and cruisetours through Europe, Russia and China,...


Nov 03, 2008, 08:00 ET Viking River Cruises Welcomes Ocean Cruisers

If you have ever taken an ocean cruise, Viking River Cruises(R) wants you to give river cruising a try -- because if you like ocean cruising, you...


Aug 19, 2008, 01:00 ET Viking River Cruises Launches Two New Frequent Flyer Programs Allowing Passengers to Earn and Use Miles

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Viking River Cruises(R), the world's largest river cruising company, has started two new frequent flyer...