On November 25th, China Merchants Shekou and Viking Cruises announced the formal signing of a joint venture agreement.
The Viking Star is the world’s first cruise ship with an onboard COVID-19 testing laboratory, equipped with the first of kind Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) laboratory for testing its travelers, it is the ultimate luxury cruise.
This new onboard facility – an industry-first – allows for unprecedented testing capacity in the cruise industry, enabling Viking to conduct PCR testing of all crew members and guests with a non-invasive saliva test.
Even though the cruise industry is suffering a recession, that won’t stop companies from coming up with some of the best deals to boost the industry. Viking Cruises is back and with a bang!
Viking’s seventh ocean ship – the 930-guest Viking Venus – was “floated out,” marking a major construction milestone and the first time that the new ship touches water.
The Accident Investigation Board Norway has initiated an safety investigation after the incident with the cruise ship Viking Sky’s engine failure at Hustadvika Saturday 23 March 2019.
On 31st August, Viking® guests embarked on the new Ultimate World Cruise itinerary, a 245-day journey spanning six continents, 51 countries and 111 ports.