Viking Venus


The new Viking Venus heralds in a restart of cruising

Viking has revealed the name of its newest ocean vessel – the Viking Venus launched this week in an intimate event on the English Channel. British journalist and broadcaster Anne Diamond is the ship’s godmother […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . May 19 2021

Who’s sailing? Our comprehensive guide to lines already at sea

More cruise lines are returning to the high seas again after months of cancellations caused by the pandemic and uncertainties in international travel restrictions. As vaccinations roll out and ship operators find new niches willing […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Apr 8 2021

Viking to restart sailings in the UK in May

Viking will restart sailings along the coast of England onboard its newest ship Viking Venus in May this year. The new round-trip sailings from Portsmouth will be confined to UK residents only. Viking will offer […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Mar 17 2021

Viking “floats out” Viking Venus in Italy

Viking, the “thinking person’s cruise” line has launched its seventh ocean ship, the 930-passenger Viking Venus in Italy. Scheduled to debut early next year, Viking Venus will spend her maiden season sailing in the Mediterranean […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Jun 12 2020

Viking has paused its river and ocean sailings until 31 August

Viking Cruises has halted its river and ocean sailings until 31 August because travel remains “complicated”, Viking chairman Torstein Hagen said. “This has truly been an unprecedented time in world history and for those of […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . May 28 2020