Viking Breaks Single-Day Booking Record, Opens Some 2025 Sailings Early

As Viking continues to celebrate its 25th anniversary, the company has marked a new milestone as it had its most successful single month of bookings in January.

From January 1-31, the company also experienced 18 of its all-time top 20 booking days, including the strongest single day in the cruise line’s history.

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Viking Longship Mani, Expeditions ship Viking Polaris, and Viking ocean ship Venus on the North Sea Canal, Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Photo courtesy of Viking)

“For 25 years we have been committed to developing travel experiences for The Thinking Person. This is what sets us apart,” said Torstein Hagen, Chairman of Viking. “We are pleased that our approach to destination-focused voyages continues to resonate with curious travelers, and we look forward to welcoming even more guests on board around the world in in the years to come.”

In response to the strong demand, Viking has opened some of its 2025 ocean cruise sailing dates early, including:

  • Iconic Western Mediterranean — 8 days between Barcelona and Rome: France’s southern coast and Italy’s Renaissance treasures take center stage on this eight-day Mediterranean voyage. Port calls include Marseille, Montpellier, Monte Carlo, and an overnight in Tuscany.
  • Empires of the Mediterranean — 10 days between Venice and Athens: Sail the Adriatic and Aegean, taking in the riches of this fabled region. Port calls include Venice, Olympia, Zadar, Dubrovnik, Santorini, Corfu, and Koper.
  • Viking Homelands — 15 days between Bergen and Stockholm: Sail historic waters and discover more of Scandinavia with overnights in Stockholm, Oslo, and Bergen. Other port calls include Ålborg, Gdańsk, Berlin, and Copenhagen.
Viking Sky anchored in Geirangerfjord, Norway.
Viking Sky anchored in Geirangerfjord, Norway.

Since 2020, Viking has welcomed 15 new ships to its fleet, including eight new longships on the rivers of Europe, new purpose-built vessels on the Mekong, Nile, and Mississippi Rivers, two new ocean ships, and two new Polar Class expedition vessels.

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