Did you know that Viking Cruises is launching its first-ever Ocean itineraries? Yes!
Since 1997, the world-renown cruise line has provided unique sails on its 35 ships around Europe and Asia, top-ranking multiple years on Conde Nast Traveler’s Gold List, Travel + Leisure World’s List, Travel Weekly Readers’ Choice Awards, and National Geographic’s The 10 Best of Everything.
In May 2015, the ocean-going Viking Star will join the fleet and set sail on her maiden voyage. She is an all-veranda ship, accommodating only 928 passengers. We’ve already started booking clients on these new and exciting sailings!
Combining Viking world-class standards with refreshing itineraries, the Ocean Cruise is designed to be the ultimate luxury voyage that enhances each destination port. The Star will have several stateroom categories to choose from, able to suit any guest and each with its own veranda. From the lavish 270-square-foot veranda to the premium Owner’s Suite spanning a whopping 1448 square feet, there’s something for everyone. She will be equipped with multiple restaurants, serene Wintergarden lanai, Piano Bar, Explorer’s Lounge, and a Nordic Spa. The Star will also have as its token jewel an Infinity Pool, unique among cruise ships in that is cantilevered over the ocean.
The cruises will continue the Viking tradition of an all-inclusive experience, from all onboard meals, cultural enrichment, complimentary room service, to shore excursions, wifi, self-service laundry, wine, beer & soft drinks, and all port charges and government taxes.
Pre- and post-cruise land extensions are available on every itinerary as an addition.
Did you know? You can save money on your cruise if you pay via e-check. Ask Willamette Intl Travel how! Call now and take advantage of Early Booking 2-for-1 Fares for 2015 (expires August 31, 2013). Call us to find out more information at 800-821-0401 or email us at email@example.com.
With Star, Viking will continue its practice of destination-focused itineraries. Here are the ones on the list for 2015. Please note that across the board, veranda categories (V) are sold out for that year.
15 Days Stockholm <-> Bergen, May 16, May 30, Jun 13, Jun 27, Jul 11, Jul 25
15 Days Bergen <–> Barcelona, May 2, Aug 8
13 Days Barcelona <–> Venice, Apr 20, Aug 22, Sep 3, Sep 15, Oct 15, Oct 27
10 Days Venice <–> Istanbul, Apr 11, Sep 27, Oct 6, Nov 8
22 Days Barcelona <–> Istanbul, Apr 11 (sold out), Sep 15, Oct 6
29 Days Stockholm <–> Barcelona, May 2 (only deluxe veranda), July 25
36 Days Istanbul <–> Bergen, April 11 (sold out)
50 Days Istanbul <–> Stockholm, April 11 (sold out)
Viking is also planning to debut into the Mississippi River market beginning 2015. The cruise will be onboard a new ship similar to their European longships, foregoing the traditional paddle wheeler.
Call Willamette Intl Travel to book your cruise and pre-/post-cruise travel arrangements.
Infinity Pool, artist’s rendering, image provided by Viking Cruises