BEST RIVER CRUISE SHIPS
17 Viking ships were ranked in top spots on the Condé Nast Traveler 2014 Readers’ Poll, including three of our new Viking Longships. Viking Odin ranked #1 with a score of 97.7, a score even higher than the top-ranked medium and large ocean ships. These revolutionary new vessels are setting the highest standards in style, space and comfort.
Cruise Critic’s international team of editors again awarded Viking Cruises Best River Cruise Line for 2013, noting both the largest fleet of state-of-the-art vessels in the industry, and Viking’s in-depth destination experiences.
In 2012 the Viking Longships were honored as the Best New River Ship, marking the first time this award has been presented to an entire class of ship. These award-winning vessels make up the majority of our European fleet.
TRAVEL + LEISURE
Viking River Cruises was named among the best World’s Best River Cruise Lines in Travel + Leisure’s 2013 World’s Best Awards (based on an annual survey of their readers), and the company’s river cruises have been recognized nine times from 2004 to 2013 with these annual awards.
PORTHOLE CRUISE MAGAZINE
Viking was honored for the fourth time as Best River Cruise line in the 15th annual Porthole Cruise Magazine Readers’ Choice Awards.
CruiseReport.com honored our river cruises with Best Way to See Russia and Best River Cruise Line awards at the 2012 Editors’ Choice Awards."
Viking has now been named Best River Cruise Line eight times (2006 to 2013) by this prestigious travel industry publication in their Reader’s Choice Awards.
Viking has now been named Best River Cruise Line seven times (2006 to 2012) by this prestigious travel industry publication in their Reader’s Choice Awards.
For the eighth consecutive time, Recommend magazine awarded Viking Best River Cruise Line in its Readers’ Choice Awards.
LUXURY TRAVEL ADVISOR
For the second time, Viking was awarded Best Luxury River Cruise Company in this magazine’s annual Awards of Excellence.
Presented to Viking in 2011 for our innovative Viking Longships, this was the first ever award presented to “a company, organization or individual who has provided an exceptional service, or product or initiative in the river cruise sector.”