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Nov 24, 2020, 12:00 ET Viking Hires Vice Admiral Raquel C. Bono, M.D. As Chief Health Officer

Viking® (www.viking.com) announced today that it has hired Raquel C. Bono, M.D. as the company's Chief Health Officer. A board-certified trauma...


Nov 09, 2020, 12:37 ET Viking Cruises Announces Additional Investment from TPG and CPP Investments

Viking Cruises announced today an additional investment by its existing minority shareholders, TPG Capital and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board...


Nov 02, 2020, 15:05 ET Viking Announces Completion Of First PCR Laboratory At Sea On The Viking Star

Viking® (www.viking.com) announced today that it has completed installation of the first full-scale PCR laboratory at sea. This new onboard facility...


Oct 15, 2020, 12:00 ET Yo-Yo Ma Joins Viking.TV As A Special Guest On October 22

Viking® (www.viking.com) today announced that world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma will appear as a special guest on its new enrichment channel, Viking.TV ...


Oct 06, 2020, 13:00 ET Condé Nast Traveler Readers Again Name Viking The #1 River Cruise Line

Viking® (www.viking.com) has again been voted the Best River Cruise Line by Condé Nast Traveler in the publication's 2020 Readers' Choice Awards....


Oct 05, 2020, 18:31 ET Viking.TV Celebrates Six Months Of Award-Winning Programming

Viking® (www.viking.com) today marked new accolades and impressive milestones for its enrichment channel, Viking.TV (www.viking.tv). Viking.TV went...


Jul 22, 2020, 12:00 ET Viking Announces 2021-2022 World Cruise

Viking® (www.viking.com) today announced its new 2021-2022 Viking World Cruise, which will span 136 days, 27 countries and 56 ports, with overnight...


Jul 15, 2020, 12:00 ET Viking To Launch New Ship For The Mekong River

Viking® (www.viking.com) today announced it will launch a new ship next summer for its popular Magnificent Mekong cruisetour. Currently under...


Jul 08, 2020, 11:00 ET Travel + Leisure Again Names Viking "World's Best" In 2020 Awards

For the fifth consecutive year, Travel + Leisure readers have voted Viking® (www.viking.com), to the top of its categories in the 2020 World's Best...


Jul 02, 2020, 10:00 ET Viking Announces Additional Sailings For New Mississippi River Cruises

Viking® (www.viking.com) today announced that new 2023 sailings of its Mississippi River cruises are now on sale. The company's first custom vessel,...


Jun 11, 2020, 16:57 ET Viking Marks Float Out Of Seventh Ocean Ship

Viking® (www.viking.com) today announced its seventh ocean ship – the 930-guest Viking Venus® – was "floated out," marking a major construction...


May 13, 2020, 00:16 ET Viking Cruises Ltd Announces Pricing of Private Offering of $675 Million of Senior Secured Notes

Viking Cruises Ltd ("Viking") today announced that it has priced its private offering of $675 million aggregate principal amount of 13.000% Senior...


Apr 16, 2020, 12:00 ET Viking Officially Opens Reservations For New Mississippi River Cruises

Viking (www.viking.com) today opened reservations to the public for its new Mississippi River cruises, which will launch in 2022. The company's first ...


Apr 03, 2020, 13:00 ET Viking Launches New Experience Channel Viking.TV

Viking (www.viking.com) today announced the official launch of Viking.TV (https://viking.tv/), a new digital platform designed to provide enriching...


Mar 11, 2020, 23:01 ET Viking To Temporarily Suspend Cruise Operations Until May 1, 2020

Viking (www.viking.com) today announced it will temporarily suspend river and ocean cruise operations until May 1, 2020 in response to the...


Jan 15, 2020, 23:35 ET Viking Announces Launch Of New Expedition Voyages

Viking (www.viking.com) today announced the expansion of its destination-focused travel experiences with the launch of new expedition voyages. Viking ...


Dec 09, 2019, 09:00 ET Viking Announces New Seine River Ships For 2020

Viking (www.vikingcruises.com) today announced new details about its 2020 river cruise season, which will see the addition of four new ships custom...


Dec 04, 2019, 09:00 ET Viking Honored With 2019 Cruise Critic Editors' Picks Awards

Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) today celebrated new accolades from Cruise Critic®, the world's largest online cruise resource. In the 2019 Editors'...


Sep 20, 2019, 09:00 ET Viking Announces Extended Sweepstakes Celebrating Theatrical Release Of New Downton Abbey Film

In celebration of today's theatrical release of the new full-length film Downton Abbey from Focus Features, Universal Pictures and Carnival Films,...


Sep 17, 2019, 09:00 ET Viking Announces New Ocean Offerings For 2021: Viking Venus and Additional Mediterranean Itineraries

Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) today announced its seventh ocean ship, Viking Venus®, will join its award-winning fleet in early 2021, further...


Sep 09, 2019, 06:00 ET Viking Announces Partnership With The Upcoming Downton Abbey Film And Expanded Privileged Access To Highclere Castle

Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) today announced it has partnered with Focus Features, Universal Pictures and Carnival Films for the release of the...


Aug 30, 2019, 05:00 ET Viking Will Attempt To Set Guinness World Record With Ultimate World Cruise

Tomorrow, Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) guests will embark on the new Ultimate World Cruise itinerary, a 245-day journey spanning six continents,...


Jul 10, 2019, 12:29 ET Travel + Leisure Again Names Viking "World's Best" In 2019 Awards

For the fourth consecutive year, Travel + Leisure readers have voted Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) to the top of its categories in the 2019 World's ...


May 08, 2019, 09:00 ET Viking Announces Record Bookings From New Explorers' Sale On 2020 River Cruises

Viking (www.vikingcruises.com) today announced that Monday, May 6, was one of its highest sales days of the year – 53% percent higher than the daily...


May 01, 2019, 13:45 ET Viking Announces New Egypt Ship And Privileged Access Experiences For 2020

Viking (www.vikingcruises.com) today announced an expansion of its Egypt program for the 2020 season, which will include the launch of a new ship....