Recent Event Highlights: VIKING ANNOUNCES FOUR NEW BUILDS FOR 2012; SETS BENCHMARK FOR NEXT GENERATION OF RIVER VESSELS, VIKING RIVER CRUISES SUCCESSFULLY TRANSPORTS PASSENGERS FROM CAIRO VIA CHARTER PLANE TO FRANKFURT, VIKING RIVER CRUISES INTRODUCES ALL-NEW SOUTHEAST ASIA PROGRAM FOR 2011, VIKING RIVER CRUISES HONORED BY READERS OF TRAVEL + LEISURE MAGAZINE, VIKING RIVER CRUISES WINS TWO 2010 WAVE AWARDS, VIKING ANNOUNCES $250 MILLION FLEET DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM, and 10 more...
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As a result of additional purchases and new builds, today Viking River Cruises operates a fleet of 18 ships with nearly 4,000 berths per year.
Setting the Standard for Innovation, Viking’s New Longship Class Features
State-of-the-Art Engineering and Design, and Europe’s Largest Real Suites and Staterooms
15-Day Magnificent Mekong Itinerary – Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong River
Magazine Recognizes Industry with New River Cruises Category
Named Best Overall River Cruise Line and Best River Cruise Line for Travel Agent Support by Agents and Editors
Performers Featured Aboard Select Departures
12-Day Program Features Nile River & Lake Nasser Cruising
11-Day Itinerary Sails the Danube Through Eastern Europe
Stateroom Enhancements Offers Guests More Choices
New & Refurbished Ships, New Itineraries, New Land Extensions
Early Booking Discount—Expires May 28, 2010
Positive 2010 Sales Prompts Early Release of 2011 Dates at 2010 Prices
Company Wins Numerous Consumer and Trade Awards in 2009
Also Wins “Best River Cruise Line” at British Travel Awards
Best Small-Ship Cruise Lines Category
Vacation.com’s Stevi M. Tracas Named Ship’s Godmother
Three New Christmas Cruises Go to Market with 2-for-1 Pricing
Now #6 in Rankings, Viking Experiencing Growth With New Ship and Strong Sales
New “Green” Ship Takes Grand European Tour
2-for-1 Pricing, Air Discounts and Complimentary Wine Highlight Best-Ever Early Booking Discount
Viking River Cruises expanded into the American market in 2000, establishing U.S. headquarters in Los Angeles, California.
Additional ships were purchased and the company continued to cater to European passengers.
Viking River Cruises, a global corporation based in the United States, was established in 1997 by a Scandinavian and Dutch consortium with the purchase of four Russian ships.