TUI Rivercruises

River lines change tack as Aussies caught in Europe’s rising waters

River cruisers heading to Europe could face unexpected cancellations and delays due to unpredictable weather conditions in the region, causing rising waters and flooding in affected areas.

WORDS BY Daisy Melwani . Jun 11 2024
Viking set to offer safaris

No kids or casinos – but lions allowed on a Viking safari

Viking, the thinking person’s cruise line, is considering a move into tours and holidays, including safaris, to broaden its appeal.

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . May 9 2024
Viking Expeditions draw early acclaim with guests thrilled at the new ships

Viking launches two new world cruises for 2026

Viking launches three new longitudinal world cruises for 2026, including two extended expedition voyages from the “White Continent” to the Americas.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Apr 2 2024
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Cruise Consumers

Demand prompts Viking to open 2026 bookings 

Demand has prompted Viking has opened ocean voyage bookings for 2026 after many of its 2024 dates sold out, with many of its 2025 departures also selling fast.

WORDS BY Grant Jones . Jan 25 2024
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Itineraries and Destinations

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
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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
Danube Collision: River Captain Jailed

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 Octantis in Antarctica

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 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
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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 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