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Viking River Cruises

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 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...

Viking Ocean Cruises announces Viking Star captain

Captain Gulleik Svalastog will bring 40 years of sailing experience to Viking’s first ocean ship Viking Ocean Cruises has announced that Captain Gulleik Svalastog will be at the helm of its first ocean ship, the 930-passenger...
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Our exclusive interview with Great British Bake Off star Mary Berry

The Great British Bake Off star was the godmother to Viking Alsvin at the naming ceremony in Amsterdam this year. Here she tells us why she’s so delighted with her new role, and shares a...
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Viking Cruises at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Viking Cruises have made their mark on the RHS Chelsea Flower Show with their impressive Norse Garden Viking Cruises are among the many gardens featured at this year's horticultural extravaganza by the Royal Horticultural Society, the...

Viking announce two new ocean ships

Viking Cruises have announced two new ocean ships in addition to their inaugural ocean ship launch Viking Star. Viking Sea and Viking Sky will launch in 2016. The two new ships will be built in...

Viking Cruises smashes its own world record

Viking Cruises has broken its own Guinness World Record for the most number of ships launched by one company in 24 hours. The company launched 14 of its deluxe longships in Avignon, Amsterdam and Rostock....

GBBO star Mary Berry named as Viking godmother

Great British Bake Off star Mary Berry has been revealed as one of the godmothers to the new Viking Longships, with three of the ships set to launch in Avignon, France, tomorrow. Berry is the...

Asia river cruise: The Yangtze

A river cruise is one of the best ways to explore Asia. Here's the first of three Asian cruise highlights for you, we'll start with China's longest river, The Yangtze Asia river cruises reach the heart...

Top 5 Russia river cruises

  Russia’s waterways offer a unique perspective of the region. Here, in no particular order, are five of the best Russian river cruises Waterways of the Tsars From Russia’s capital, Moscow, to the bustling city of St...

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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.







Liz Jarvis
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