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  • Afar: Cruise News: Viking Takes to the Seas

    December 11, 2015 - Viking Ocean Cruises is coming to the Americas in autumn 2016 with itineraries in Canada/New England, along the Eastern Seaboard, and in the Caribbean. This new line, an offshoot of the well-known Viking River Cruises, has been getting glowing reviews in Europe where its midsize Viking Star began sailing in the spring.

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  • Los Angeles Times: New Viking Ocean Cruises Line Adds Four More Itineraries

    June 29, 2015 - Viking Ocean Cruises has been so popular in its inaugural year of sailing that it has added four new itineraries for its recently christened Viking Star and sister ships Viking Sea (debuting in April 2016) and Viking Sky (debuting in March 2017).

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  • USA Today: River Giant Viking Cruises Christens First Ocean Ship

    May 18, 2015 - River cruise giant Viking's move into ocean cruising officially kicked off Sunday in Bergen, Norway with the christening of its first ocean ship, the Viking Star.

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  • Condé Nast Traveler: 5 Reasons to Sail the Viking Star, the World’s Newest Cruise Ship

    May 11, 2015 - It's not a stretch to call the launch of this ship the biggest news in cruising this year. Cruise lines frequently roll out new ships, but the 930-passenger Viking Star is in a class of its own: It's the first ocean-going vessel from Viking Cruises, which operates a fleet of enormously popular—but much smaller—river ships, mostly in Europe.

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  • Seatrade Cruise News: Karine Hagen is Viking Sea’s Godmother

    June 26, 2015 - Widely recognized as the face of the brand in Viking’s television advertisements and online cultural enrichment videos, Karine Hagen is responsible for infusing the company’s itineraries with extraordinary experiences.

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  • The Avid Cruiser: The Second Coming Of Torstein Hagen: Full Circle In Bergen

    May 24, 2015 – Understandably, Torstein Hagen’s anticipation of coming home and last Sunday’s christening would mean a lot to him. “When I go back to Bergen on May 17, I’ll have made a full circle in my life,” Hagen told reporters on Viking Star in early May, a couple of weeks before the naming ceremony. “That may not be a big deal to you [the reporters], but it means a lot to me.”

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