Viking Cruises includes the most award-winning river cruise line in the industry.
BRITISH TRAVEL AWARDS
8 X WINNER: BEST RIVER CRUISE LINE OF
We are thrilled and very proud to win Best River Cruise Line of the Year 2016 for the eighth consecutive year.
The BTA's stamp of approval is especially important as it is voted for by both trade and consumers - and is based on their actual experiences.
BRITISH TRAVEL AWARDS
BEST CRUISE LINE FOR CUSTOMER SERVICE
Viking has long been recognised for its outstanding service, and we are delighted to be awarded as the very best for the care and attention we provide.
CRUISE CRITIC CRUISERS’ CHOICE 2016 AWARDS
BEST FOR ENRICHMENT AND
BEST FOR ITINERARIES
We are delighted to have won first place in the 2016 Cruise Critic Cruisers' Choice Awards across both river and ocean cruise categories.
The judges described Viking's enrichment programme as 'hard to beat'. And Viking itineraries as offering the most choice. “With a stronghold on the Rhine, Main and Danube rivers - plus France's Seine and Portugal's Douro - Viking has a large focus on European rivers, as well as itineraries in China, Russia and Southeast Asia.”
TRAVEL WEEKLY GLOBE AWARDS
3X WINNER: BEST SPECIALIST CRUISE COMPANY, INCLUDING RIVER & FAVOURITE RIVER CRUISE COMPANY
In 2016, Viking won 'Best River Cruise Company' at this celebrated travel agents awards ceremony.
THE WAVE AWARDS 2016
WINNER: FAVOURITE RIVER CRUISE LINE
Viking Cruises won ‘Favourite River Cruise Line at World of Cruising’s Wave Awards 2016.
EDITORS’ PICKS – 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012 & 2011
Viking’s river cruises have been honored for five consecutive years with awards including Best River Cruise Line, Best New River Ships for the Viking Longships, and Best River Cruise Itineraries. Cruise Critic states, “In an expanding river market, Viking continues to reign.”
TRAVEL + LEISURE
WORLD’S BEST – 2015, 2013
In 2015 the readers of Travel + Leisure awarded Viking the highest score of all river and ocean cruise lines in the magazine’s annual World’s Best List.
Viking River Cruises was also named the #1 River Cruise Line on Travel + Leisure’s 2013 and 2015 World’s Best List. Viking has been recognized 11 times from 2004 to 2015 with these annual awards.
In 2015, Viking won 'Best Cruise Line' at the inaugural Independent Travel Awards. The Awards celebrates the travel providers who offer exceptional experience and deliver great value, as voted for by readers of The Independent, The Independent on Sunday newspapers and websites.
WINNER: BEST CRUISE WEBSITE
In 2015, Viking were awarded Best Cruise Website at the Travolution Awards.
TIMES TRAVEL AWARDS
BEST RIVER CRUISE LINE
These awards are among the most coveted in the industry. Being voted Best River Cruise Line 2015 for the third year running is a great achievement, one we are immensely proud of.
CRUISE INTERNATIONAL AWARDS
WINNER: BEST RIVER CRUISE LINE AND LUXURY RIVER CRUISE LINE 2015
We are delighted to have won Best River Cruise Line in 2015 for the fifth consecutive year. The Cruise International awards are especially important as the winners are voted for by cruise passengers.
BRITISH TRAVEL AWARDS
7X WINNER: BEST RIVER CRUISE LINE OF THE YEAR
We are thrilled and very proud to win Best River Cruise Line of the Year 2015 for the seventh consecutive year. The BTA's stamp of approval is especially important as it is voted for by both trade and consumers - and is based on their actual experiences.
River Cruises Through the World’s Must-See Destinations
When it comes to river cruising, Viking River Cruises is the world leader. From Europe to Russia, from China to Southeast Asia, we offer cruises that allow you to fully experience the wonders of each region. Discover the Far East with a fascinating cruisetour along the Yangtze, Mekong or Irrawaddy Rivers. Take in the European countryside along the Danube, Rhine, Seine, Elbe or Douro. Our river cruises are a great way to explore new places or see a new side of a familiar destination. And a river cruise offers unrivaled convenience - unpack once in your deluxe stateroom, relax and enjoy everything the journey has to offer. State-of-the-art ships, comfortable accommodations, regional cuisine, daily guided shore excursions, and exemplary service all add up to an unforgettable journey at an incredible value. Please explore our website to see what cruise itineraries we have to offer; read the details and see what our guests have enjoyed most when traveling with Viking. Call your Travel Agent or contact us when you are ready to book your trip of a lifetime.