Viking, on Thursday, formally opened reservations to the general public for its new Mississippi River cruises, which is able to launch in 2022. The firm’s first customized vessel, Viking Mississippi, will debut in August 2022 and can sail voyages on the Lower and Upper Mississippi River, between New Orleans and St. Paul.
Viking’s arrival will deliver “modern river cruising” to the Mississippi and can characterize a significant dedication to tourism and financial growth in lots of communities alongside the river. Currently scheduled ports of name on Viking’s new Mississippi River cruises embody seven U.S. states: Louisiana (Baton Rouge, Darrow, New Orleans and St. Francisville); Mississippi (Natchez and Vicksburg); Tennessee (Memphis); Missouri (Hannibal, St. Louis); Iowa (Burlington, Dubuque and Davenport); Wisconsin (La Crosse); and Minnesota (Red Wing, St. Paul).
As a part of an unique preview promised by Viking Chairman Torstein Hagen, previous Viking friends have been in a position to e-book the brand new Mississippi River cruises since March 30, 2020 and a few departure dates are already almost or utterly bought out. As of right now, all inaugural sailings of Viking Mississippi’s 2022-23 season are actually accessible to the general public for reserving.
In different Viking information, in January 2020, the corporate unveiled Viking Expeditions with the primary 378-guest purpose-built expedition ship, Viking Octantis, launching in January 2022 on voyages to Antarctica after which North America’s Great Lakes. A second expedition vessel, Viking Polaris, will debut in August 2022, crusing to Antarctica and the Arctic.
This article initially appeared on www.travelagentcentral.com.
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