Tagged: Viking Cruises (Ocean & River)

Iconic British Broadcast Journalist Anne Diamond To Be Godmother Of Newest Viking Ocean Ship

Viking Cruises (logo)Viking today announced that revered British journalist and broadcaster Anne Diamond will be the godmother of its seventh ocean ship, Viking Venus®, which is scheduled to debut this spring. The 930-guest Viking Venus was “floated out” in June 2020 and is now under final construction at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Ancona, Italy. (more…)

Vicksburg anticipates cruise lines’ waterfront developments

Two companies that offer Mississippi River cruises can start making improvements to the waterfront in Vicksburg, Mississippi. The city’s mayor and aldermen reached an agreement with a railway company Wednesday, clearing up questions about who owns some waterfront property, the Vicksburg Post reported. (modbee.com)

Future riverfront redevelopment has its first partner with Viking Cruise Lines

Viking Mississippi (Artist impression)Viking Cruise Lines is leasing a 600-foot section of Vicksburg’s riverfront along the Yazoo Diversion Canal to build a docking facility for its cruise boats expected to dock at the city in 2022. The Board of Mayor and Aldermen Monday approved a 20-year ground lease with Viking USA LLC at a rate of $1 per passenger to use the site. (vicksburgpost.com)

Viking River Cruises from St. Louis and New Orleans to St. Paul sold out for 2022

Viking Mississippi (Artist impression)Imagine, if you will, a Mississippi River cruise ship docking at downtown St. Paul’s Lambert’s Landing. The date is July 23, 2022, and nearly 400 passengers debarking from the maiden voyage of the “America’s Heartland: St. Louis-to-St. Paul” Viking River Cruise are ready for their first tastes of a Jucy Lucy, cheese curds, hot dish, pho soup and walleye. (twincities.com)

Viking Announces 2021-2022 World Cruise

The Viking Star (Photo Neven Jerkovic at Shipspotting.com)Viking announced its new 2021-2022 Viking World Cruise, which will span 136 days, 27 countries and 56 ports, with overnight stays in 11 iconic cities. Setting sail on December 24, 2021, from Fort Lauderdale, the itinerary will include three new ports of call for Viking, including Phillip Island and Eden, Australia, as well as Yangon, Myanmar. (more…)

Viking To Launch New Ship for The Mekong River

Viking Saigon (Rendering courtesy Viking Cruises)Viking announced it will launch a new ship next summer for its popular Magnificent Mekong cruisetour. Currently under construction, the 80-guest Viking Saigon℠ is scheduled to debut for the August 30, 2021, cruisetour departure; the river cruise portion of the itinerary sails between Kampong Cham, Cambodia and Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam. (more…)

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