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Viking Welcomes Ocean Ship to Los Angeles for First Time and Announces New Ad Campaign

Viking today welcomed its fourth and newest ocean ship, Viking Sun® to Los Angeles, also the home of the company’s U.S. headquarters. The ship is currently sailing Viking’s sold-out 141-day World Cruise from Miami to London, and Los Angeles is Viking’s first U.S. West Coast port of call in the company’s 20-year history.




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Fincantieri And Viking Ocean Cruises Strengthen Their Partnership. Contracts for the 7th and 8th ships effective, options for 9th and 10th ships exercised

The Viking Sea in Venice (Courtesy Viking Ocean Cruises)Following the agreement signed last April between Fincantieri and Viking Ocean Cruises, the contracts for the construction of the 7th and 8th ships have become effective and, furthermore, the company has exercised the option for the 9th and the 10th unit.




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Viking Offers Ocean and River Combination Cruises in 2018

Amsterdam: the LeidsegrachtTaking advantage of its ocean and river ship fleet, Viking is offering combination cruises where passengers do both types of itineraries in one trip. Called Ocean & River Voyages, the sailings allow passengers to easily go between two cruises by transferring them between ships in a single port. (cruisecritic.com)




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Viking Cruises orders seven new river ships from Neptun Werft

The 106 berth Viking Osfrid was built in 2015 to a scaled down Viking Longship design for the Douro RiverViking Cruises has placed an order for seven new river ships that will debut in 2019. The newbuild order includes six additional Viking Longships, which will sail the company’s most popular itineraries on the Rhine, Main and Danube Rivers, and one additional vessel, inspired by the Longships and specifically designed for Portugal’s Douro River. (cruisebusiness.com)




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Alliance Data To Launch Credit Card Program For Viking Cruises

Alliance Data Systems Corporation, a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions, announced its Columbus, Ohio-based card services business, a premier provider of branded private label, co-brand and business credit programs, has signed a new long-term agreement to launch a credit card program and provide co-brand credit card services for Viking Cruises.




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Viking Planning World’s First Liquid Hydrogen-Powered Cruise S

The Viking Sea in Venice (Courtesy Viking Ocean Cruises)Viking Cruises has revealed that it is developing what could become the world’s first cruise powered by liquid hydrogen. The company announced the plan Friday at the Safety at Sea Conference held in Haugesund, Norway. The proposed hydrogen-powered cruise ship will be built based on existing cruise ship designs, such as the Viking Sun. (gcaptain.com)




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