Is this the end of the Norwegian Fjords cruise experience

The Norwegian government is taking an aggressive stance towards banning fuel-powered ships from sailing in the fjords.

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Jan 11 2024

The new cruise ships launching in 2024

The cruise industry continues to grow with a throng of new ships launching across the contemporary, premium and luxury spaces.

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Jan 1 2024

River cruise captain jailed over Danube collision which killed 26

A river cruise ship captain, at the helm of Viking Sigyn on the Danube when it collided with another cruise boat killing 26 people in 2019, has been sentenced to five-and-a-half years jail.

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Sep 28 2023

Viking launches its 2024 World Cruise

Viking has released its 2024/25 brochure that has all the options for Viking World Cruises, including some previously sold-out voyages.

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Sep 20 2023

Viking takes delivery of the latest ship with brand new itineraries

Viking has announced that it has taken delivery of its newest ocean ship, the Viking Saturn. The ceremony took place at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Italy, with the ship just a couple of weeks off taking guests […]

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Apr 27 2023

The ultimate expedition to The White Continent on Viking Polaris

In a world filled with greenwashing gobbledygook, “travelling with purpose” is a phrase you hear a lot nowadays. But if there is one place that really brings home the perilous state of our planet and […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Mar 24 2023

Viking reveals 2024/2025 world cruise itineraries – including 37 countries in 180 days

Viking has announced its 2024/2025 World Cruises itineraries, which includes a brand new voyage that stops in 37 countries and 85 ports over 180 days. This unique sailing leaves from Fort Lauderdale Florida on December […]

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Jan 13 2023

Seven lines hit by New Zealand’s bio-blockade as passengers fume

From Carnival to Viking, almost every cruise line has fallen foul of New Zealand’s tough biosecurity regulations about hull cleaning. It’s meant disaster for many passengers who have travelled around the world for a once-in-a-lifetime […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Jan 12 2023

Viking’s newest ship receives its name from decorated astronaut

Viking has bestowed its newest ocean ship with the name Viking Neptune, at a ceremony in Los Angeles. The ships godmother Nicole Stott is a now-retired NASA astronaut, aquanaut and artist, honoured tradition by offering her […]

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Jan 11 2023

Viking is creating an expedition revolution with the new Viking Polaris

Margrith Ettlin, Viking’s first female captain, is feeling particularly satisfied - the brand new Viking Polaris is flying across the Drake Passage at a racy 17 knots.

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Nov 17 2022

Viking Neptune joins the Viking fleet

Following a ceremony in Ancona, Italy, Viking Neptune has become Viking’s newest ocean ship. Notably, despite being otherwise identical to other Viking vessels, Viking Neptune is the first ship in both its fleet and the cruise industry to […]

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Nov 14 2022