Viking Cruises announced it has signed on to sponsor National Geographic’s first fully scripted global anthology series, “Genius,” which in its debut season tells the story of the 20th century’s most brilliant icon, Albert Einstein. (more…)
Posts Tagged ‘Viking Ocean Cruises’
Viking Ocean Cruises and Fincantieri signed a memorandum of agreement for the construction of two additional cruise ships, with an option for another two. (more…)
Viking is shaking up the entertainment offerings on its ocean cruise ships, cutting down on production shows and bringing more local musicians onboard, cruise line executives said Friday. (cruisecritic.com)
The keel laying ceremony for “Viking Spirit”, the fifth of six cruise ships Viking Ocean Cruises has ordered from Fincantieri, took place today at the shipyard in Ancona. (more…)
“We give great value. We have the best value of any line. In reality, you get a luxury product at a (premium) price. That sells, people like value,” Torstein Hagen, founder and chairman of Viking Cruises, told Cruise Industry News.
“Viking Sky”, the third of six cruise ships Viking Ocean Cruises has ordered from Fincantieri, has been delivered today at the shipyard in Ancona. (more…)
Viking Sea has called yesterday (Jan. 18) for the first time at la Goulette Cruise Terminal. The ship had onboard almost 900 passengers, most of them were Americans and made a stopover from 9am to 6pm. (more…)
Viking Ocean Cruises® today (Dec. 12) announced 13 new itineraries that will roll out in 2017, 2018 and 2019. By 2019, fast-growing Viking will be the largest small ship ocean cruise line, with six 930-passenger ocean ships and will offer guests new opportunities for exploration in Alaska, Australia, Asia and the Caribbean.
“Viking Sun”, the fourth of six cruise ships Viking Ocean Cruises has ordered from Fincantieri, has been launched today at the shipyard in Ancona. Interior fittings will now begin, leading the vessel to its delivery, scheduled in autumn 2017. (more…)
Viking Cruises, the deep sea and river cruise operator, has announced details of a new promotion for the travel trade, in celebration of the company’s 20th anniversary. (cruisebusiness.com)
The Viking Star Cruise ship clipped the Buzzards Bay Railroad Bridge during its trip through the Cape Cod Canal Wednesday night, the Army Corps of Engineers said today. (capecodtimes.com)
The non-traditional layout and understated Scandinavian décor of the Viking Sea is so impressive to give the feeling of being in a deluxe hotel rather than on a ship. (Steven B Stern) (more…)
The recent news that TPG Capital and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) put up $500 million for a combined 17 percent stake in MISA Investments Limited (the parent company of Viking Cruises) have led to more insight about the company’s ownership structure and future plans. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
TPG Capital and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board have invested $500 million for a minority stake in MISA Investments Limited, the parent company of Viking Cruises. (pehub.com)
Less than one year ago, Viking Ocean Cruises launched its first ship, Viking Star, and marked the arrival of the travel industry’s first entirely new cruise line in a decade. (more…)
This is the seventh cruise line to partner with Cruise Critic for its popular Meet & Mingle events. As part of the partnership, Viking will host Cruise Critic members for a complimentary cocktail party on every sailing.
Viking Sea, the second of six cruise ships Viking Ocean Cruises has ordered from Fincantieri, has been delivered today at the shipyard in Ancona. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Viking Cruises has announced that it has signed on as presenting sponsor of The Vikings Exhibition, which recently debuted in New York City’s Discovery Times Square. (cruisebusiness.com)
Viking Ocean Cruises will make its maiden visit to Australia in 2018, according to the Sydney Ports cruise schedule. A new listing shows Viking Sun, currently under construction, booked into Sydney’s White Bay Cruise Terminal on 12 January 2018 for an overnight stay. (cruisecritic.com)
Tor Hagen is nothing if not bold. The brash founder of Viking River Cruises and Viking Ocean Cruises obviously subscribes to the “build it and they will come” theory. (travelpulse.com)
Viking Ocean Cruises Chairman and CEO Torstein Hagen will be facing corruption charges, along with the mayor of Bergen and the harbor master of the port of Bergen, according to Norwegian news sources. (cruiseindustrynews.com)