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More lines cancel grand world cruises next year

Once it was one of the most popular, highly sought-after itinerary – the grand world cruise which traversed the globe in more than 100 days. Today, with international borders still restricted, access to attractive ports […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Aug 28 2020
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Viking heads for Panama Canal next year

Spend Christmas Day on the high seas and New Year’s Eve on the Panama Canal with Viking’s new, one-off, 18-day itinerary which departs Fort Lauderdale on 24 December 2021. Your holiday on board the 930-passenger […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Aug 6 2020
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Viking’s world cruise to visit two new ports Down Under

Viking Cruises has unveiled a new world cruise, a 136-day itinerary visiting 27 countries and 56 ports in 2021-22. The local highlights include two new Australian destinations, Phillip Island in Victoria and Eden in NSW. […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Jul 23 2020
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The big cruise ship arrivals for 2017

It’s a big year for cruise with nine ships launching this year. And if you’re a first time cruiser, these new vessels will boast some of the best food, high-tech experiences (think go kart tracks […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Jan 13 2017
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Viking’s new ocean itineraries

Viking’s first foray into ocean cruising is hitting the sea head-on. Fresh off the christening of the first ship in the Viking Ocean Cruises fleet – the 930-passenger Viking Star – the brand has announced […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Jun 25 2015
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The Vikings are coming – Viking Star to be christened this weekend

Viking’s first ocean ship, Viking Star, will be christened this weekend in Bergen, Norway. Trude Devlen, the mayor of Bergen, is to be the ship’s godmother and said of the ship “this is going to […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . May 15 2015
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Ikea sails the sea – Viking Star launches ocean ship

Muted colours, with tans, beiges and taupes to the for – Viking Star,  the newest ocean ship from the well know river cruise brand, had reviewers surprised that the vessel seemed so much like its […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Apr 14 2015
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Viking Ocean Cruises launches first ship

Viking Cruises announced that it has delivered its first ocean ship, the Viking Star. 
The move signals the line’s official arrival into the ocean cruise industry and the delivery ceremony took place on March 28, […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Mar 31 2015
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Viking Star’s godmother revealed

Viking Ocean Cruises has appointed the mayor of Bergen in Norway, Trude Dreyland, as godmother to its first ocean vessel, Viking Star. The line’s chairman Torstein Hagen said the line wanted a godmother that personified […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jul 14 2014
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Viking’s first ocean cruise ship floats out of the shipyard

Cruisers got a glimpse of Viking’s first ocean ship this week, as 930-passenger Viking Star floated out of the shipyard in Venice, Italy. The ship will be the river cruise line’s first foray into ocean […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jun 26 2014
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Viking sails past rivers and into ocean cruising

Having mastered the riving cruising sector, Viking Cruises has announced it is moving into the ocean market. Earlier this month, the cruise line announced it had laid the keel for its first ocean cruise vessel, […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Dec 27 2013