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operates the world’s largest and leading fleet of deluxe vessels built specifically for river travel. With its fleet plying the waterways of Europe, Russia, Ukraine and China, Viking has welcomed more than half a million people on magical, enlightening journeys through these exciting places. Viking ships are Scandinavian in design, with open, airy interiors by famed Norwegian maritime architects Yran & Storbraaten. Guests enjoy all the amenities they might expect in a fine hotel, plus expansive, panoramic views throughout. For more advice and information on Viking River cruises read our interview with Wendy Atkin-Smith

Viking River Cruises christens two new longships

KOBLENZ, GERMANY: Viking River Cruises today christened new longships, Viking Hild and Viking Herja, bringing the total number of ships in its fleet to 65. Speaking at the christening ceremony Torstein Hagen, CEO and Chairman...

Viking Cruises to return to RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Viking Cruises has announced it will partner with landscape designer Sarah Eberle again to create a garden inspired by the iconic architecture of Barcelona for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017. “Barcelona is both an amazing destination, but...

Competition closed: Win a Viking cruise for two

You and a guest could be joining Viking River Cruises on a wonderful culinary journey on a fabulous Viking Longship From spectacular UNESCO World Heritage Sites to beautiful vineyards, the destinations along the Gironde, Garonne and...

Expert advice: Support local communities on a cruise holiday

  Q. I am really interested in the idea of taking a cruise with a line that offers an opportunity to interact with local people. Can you tell me whether there are any that do so? A....

Viking Ocean Cruises celebrates float out of Viking Sea

Viking Ocean Cruises today announced its second ship—the 930-passenger Viking Sea —was floated out yesterday from Fincantieri’s Ancona shipyard, marking a major construction milestone and the first time that the new ship touches water. “The day that...
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Viking Ocean Cruises Show Garden, RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Viking Ocean Cruises' garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show has been designed by TV's Alan Gardner Viking Cruises has partnered with TV garden designer Alan Gardner to create ‘The Viking Ocean Cruises Show Garden’ at...

First look at Viking Star

Images from Viking Star's shakedown cruise show elegance of new ocean ship Viking Ocean Cruises' Viking Star has shown off its features on a shakedown cruise ahead of its christening in Bergen next month. Accommodating just...

Viking to operate river cruises on the Mississippi

After months of speculation, Viking Cruises have confirmed they will operate river cruises on the Mississippi from late 2017. The company will take passengers on a journey along the Mississippi River from New Orleans to itinerary stops...
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Viking Star completes successful sea trials

Viking's first ocean ship ready to take on passengers on 11 April Viking Cruises has announced the successful completion of sea trials in the Aegean Sea by its first ocean ship, Viking Star. Following the vessel's first...

Viking Mekong river cruise review

A cruise along the Mekong river through the heart of Vietnam and Cambodia on Viking Mekong is a journey every traveller should make, says Cruise International Editor Liz Jarvis Hazy morning sunshine filters through the ancient...

Cruise International

Cruise International is the UK’s highest-selling newsstand travel magazine dedicated to cruise holidays. Packed with inspirational reviews, the hottest destination advice, celebrity interviews and the very latest ocean and river cruise news, it helps both new and experienced cruisers alike plan their next trip. With its high production values, stunning photography and outstanding editorial, Cruise International is first choice for Britain’s 1.75 million annual cruise holidaymakers.

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