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Sep 25, 2017, 08:00 ET Viking Takes Delivery Of Fourth Ocean Ship

Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) today announced it took delivery of Viking Sun®, the company's fourth ocean ship. The delivery ceremony took place...


Sep 01, 2017, 08:08 ET Viking Announces Second World Cruise For Fourth Ship

Ahead of its first-ever World Cruise scheduled for this winter, Viking Cruises® (www.vikingcruises.com) today announced Viking Sun® will continue...


Aug 08, 2017, 13:00 ET Viking Cruises Celebrates Summer Of Culture With New Partnerships

Viking Cruises® (www.vikingcruises.com) today announced it has expanded its portfolio of partnerships with premier cultural institutions, with a...


Jul 11, 2017, 15:40 ET Viking Voted "World's Best" By Travel + Leisure Readers In 2017 Awards

Viking Cruises® (www.vikingcruises.com) has once again been named a #1 Ocean Cruise Line and one of the Best River Cruise Lines by Travel + Leisure...


Jun 28, 2017, 08:00 ET Viking Cruises Unveils New Winter Northern Lights Itinerary To Explore Norway's Far North

Viking Cruises® (www.vikingcruises.com) today announced a new ocean cruise itinerary that will allow guests the rare opportunity to explore the far...


Jun 23, 2017, 18:26 ET Viking Celebrates Christening Of Third Ocean Ship In Norway

Viking Cruises® (www.vikingcruises.com) officially christened its third ocean ship, Viking Sky®, during a public celebration in Tromsø, Norway – a...


Jun 22, 2017, 21:09 ET Viking Marks Summer Equinox With Christening of Third Ocean Ship In Norway

Viking Cruises® (www.vikingcruises.com) today announced that its third ocean ship, Viking Sky®, was officially christened during a public...


May 24, 2017, 08:00 ET Viking Cruises Chairman Torstein Hagen Celebrates 20 Years Of Award-Winning Exploration

This year Viking Cruises® (www.vikingcruises.com) marks two decades of leadership and innovation on the world's waterways. Founded in 1997, Viking...


May 09, 2017, 06:00 ET Viking River Cruises Unveils New Ship Design In Egypt

Viking River Cruises (www.vikingrivercruises.com) today announced details of the newest addition to its river fleet, Viking Ra™. Recently acquired,...


Apr 19, 2017, 08:00 ET Viking Cruises Partners With National Geographic To Sponsor New "Genius" Series

Viking Cruises® (www.vikingcruises.com) today announced it has signed on to sponsor National Geographic's first fully scripted global anthology...


Mar 23, 2017, 08:00 ET Viking Cruises Launches New Resident Historian Program

Viking Cruises (www.vikingcruises.com) today announced the rollout of its new onboard Viking Resident Historian program. Launching on Viking Star,...


Mar 07, 2017, 20:31 ET Viking River Cruises Celebrates 20 Years Of Industry Leadership With Launch Of Two New Ships

Viking River Cruises (www.vikingrivercruises.com) today marked 20 years of innovation and growth by welcoming two new additions to its fleet of...


Feb 28, 2017, 09:00 ET Viking Sky Sets Sail On Maiden Voyage

After dominating the Cruise Critic® 2017 Cruisers' Choice Awards earlier this month, Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) today...


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...