Viking Cruises launch announcement

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Viking Cruises launch announcement

At a gala event held last night in Beverley Hills, Viking River Cruises announced further details about their new cruise line - Viking Oceans. Scheduled to launch in 2015, the first ship of the fleet - Viking Star - will feature many innovative and ground breaking facilities.

Viking Star

Here is a run-down of what we can expect:-

  • 465 all-balcony staterooms
  • 47,000 GRT
  • 928 guests
  • Space Ratio of 50
  • 18 cabin classes
  • No 3rd or 4th berth cabins - cabins designed for only 2 passengers
  • No inside cabins
  • 2 pools
  • 15 dining experiences
  • Complimentary shore excursions
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks during lunch and dinner
  • 24 hour room service
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access
  • No casino
  • No alternative restaurant charges
  • Aimed at active, well-educated couples
  • Longer time spent in port - on average 12 hours
  • Overnight in port at the beginning and end of each cruise
  • The main restaurant will be located higher in the ship, with floor to ceiling windows that open to let in fresh air, with al fresco dining options available
  • The spa will be located lower in the ship
  • A snow room - where flakes of snow will descend from the ceiling
  • Heated Saunas
  • An AquaVit Lounge (as on their river ships)
  • The world's first ocean going infinity pool, located aft with a glass wall that extend over the stern
  • A Winter Garden lounge
  • An observation lounge, called Explorers Lounge, featuring two-storey glass walls, situated above the bridge

2015 Itineraries

  • Viking Homeland - Stockholm to Bergen - 15 days
  • Mediterranean Odyssey - Barcelona to Venice - 13 days
  • Empires of the Mediterranean - Venice to Istanbul - 10 days
  • Passge through Western Europe - Bergen to Barcelona - 15 days
  • Catalonia to Constantinople - Barcelona to Istanbul - 22 days
  • Nordic Explorer - Istanbul to Bergen - 36 days
  • Scandinavia to Spain - Stockholm to Barcelona - 29 days
  • Viking Empire - Istanbul to Stockholm - 50 days

Viking Star - photo preview gallery


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Video Preview - Viking Star


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