For the primary time ever, a cruise line was named #1 by each Condé Nast and Journey + Leisure in the identical 12 months.
Viking has been voted each the Finest River Line and the Finest Ocean Line by Condé Nast Traveler on this 12 months’s Readers’ Selection Awards. Viking was lately named #1 for each rivers and oceans by Journey + Leisure, making it the one cruise line to succeed in the highest of its classes in each publications in the identical 12 months.
“We’re honored to have as soon as once more been named Condé Nast Traveler’s #1 river and #1 ocean line. These new awards, together with being voted to the highest by Journey + Leisure, showcase our crew’s laborious work and encourage us to proceed delivering the significant journey experiences that set us aside,” stated Torstein Hagen, Chairman of Viking. “Thanks to our company and the readers of Condé Nast Traveler. They are saying while you attain the highest, there is just one method to go – we are saying that means is onwards.”
Viking is celebrating their twenty fifth anniversary this 12 months and has welcomed a bunch of latest cruise ships this 12 months. This consists of eight new Longships, 4 of that are customized constructed for the Seine River in Paris.
The cruise line additionally launched two new expedition ships (Viking Octantis and Viking Polaris), a brand new ocean ship (Viking Mars), and goal constructed river ships for the Mississippi, Nile, and Mekong Rivers.