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Viking Announces New Greek Odyssey Itinerary for 2021

Thessaloniki church

Viking® has announced a new 11-day ocean cruise itinerary, Greek Odyssey, that will allow guests to explore the ancient empires of antiquity of the Aegean Sea during the quiet season. Sailing roundtrip from Athens starting in January 2021, the new itinerary features three new ports of call for Viking, including Volos, Thessaloníki and Nafpilo in Greece, as well as a…

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Viking’s Fifth Ocean Ship Named by NASA Astronaut Dr. Anna Fisher in Italy

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Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) named its fifth ocean ship, Viking Orion® during a spectacular celebration in Livorno, Italy. The ship was delivered to Viking last week and is currently sailing a maiden voyage with her ceremonial godmother, American chemist, emergency room physician and retired NASA astronaut Dr. Anna Fisher, along with dozens of Dr. Fisher’s friends, family, academics, explorers and fellow astronauts….

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Viking Cruises Takes Delivery of Fifth Ocean Ship

Viking Orion

Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) today announced it took delivery of Viking Orion®, the company’s fifth ocean ship. The delivery ceremony took place this morning when the ship was presented at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Ancona, Italy. On June 14, the ship will arrive in Livorno, Italy, where she will officially be named by her ceremonial godmother, Dr. Anna Fisher, American chemist, emergency room…

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Viking Announces Longest-Ever Continuous World Cruise

Viking ship in Venice

Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) has announced its most comprehensive itinerary to date with the new Ultimate World Cruise, which will span 245 days, six continents, 59 countries and 113 ports, with 22 port overnights and a full circumnavigation of the globe – making it the longest-ever continuous world cruise itinerary. Departing from London on August 31, 2019 on Viking Sun®, this grand…

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Viking Announces New 2019 Ocean & River Combination Cruises

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Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) recently announced its 2019 Ocean & River Voyages, which provide guests the unique opportunity to explore Europe’s legendary rivers on an award-winning Viking Longship® before setting sail to Scandinavia on one of Viking’s award-winning ocean ships. Debuting in May 2019, the Grand European & Viking Fjords itinerary will sail Budapest to Bergen, combining Viking’s popular 15-day Grand European…

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Viking Cruises’ Fourth Ocean Ship Named in Shanghai

Viking Sun The Bund Shanghai

Viking® (www.vikingruises.com) today announced that its fourth ocean ship, Viking Sun®, was officially named during a spectacular celebration on The Bund, in the heart of Shanghai. The ship is currently sailing Viking’s sold-out 141-day World Cruise from Miami to London, and its stop in Shanghai marks the first time one of Viking’s ocean ships has called in China. Viking Sun…

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Viking Enters Agreement with Fincantieri for Six Additional Ocean Ships

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Viking® (www.vikingruises.com) has announced a new agreement with Fincantieri that could see the delivery of six additional ocean ships by 2027. The new understanding expands Viking’s partnership with Fincantieri, raising the company’s total ocean ship order and options to 16 – the highest-ever for a shipyard from a single owner. The agreement for the six additional ships, which will be…

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Viking Sun Sets Sail on First World Cruise From Miami to London

Viking Sun in Miami

Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) today celebrated the kickoff of its inaugural World Cruise on its fourth and newest ocean ship, Viking Sun®, welcoming guests in Miami for the sold out 141-day itinerary. Viking Sun will spend nearly the next five months on the World Cruise, which spans five continents, 35 countries and 64 ports. During this journey from Miami to London, guests will…

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Viking Cruises Looks to the Stars For Debut of Fifth Ocean Ship

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Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) today announced that American chemist, emergency room physician and recently retired NASA astronaut Dr. Anna Fisher will be honored as godmother to its fifth ocean ship, which will debut in July 2018. The new ship has been named Viking Orion® after the prominent constellation and in honor of Dr. Fisher’s contributions to NASA’s Orion exploration vehicle project. The…

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