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Tia Smith On Change To Viking Cruises Itinerary

Tia Smith On Change To Viking Cruises Itinerary

“St George’s is the historical heart of Bermuda and, once again, it seems like we are being left out in the cold,” the OBA’s Tia Smith said in reference to the recent change to Viking Cruises itineraries. Ms Smith, described as the approved OBA candidate for Constituency 1, said, “It’s disappointing to hear of the recent... Read more of this article

Photos: Viking Orion Cruise Officials Welcomed

Photos: Viking Orion Cruise Officials Welcomed

Premier David Burt, Minister of Transport Lawrence Scott, Mayor of Hamilton Charles Gosling and other local officials welcomed the Viking Orion cruise ship to Bermuda, taking part in a plaque exchange. A spokesperson said, “There were three plaque exchanges:“1. Premier, the Hon. David Burt JP, MP, Minister of Tourism presented Captain Hvidsten... Read more of this article

Photos: Cruise Ship Orion Arrives In Hamilton

Photos: Cruise Ship Orion Arrives In Hamilton

The Viking Orion — which is the first cruise ship to visit the island in over a year – sailed into Hamilton this morning [June 21]. The ship has been in Bermuda since last month, and is offering 8-day cruises around the island. On June 15th, a statement from the company said, “Viking welcomed American guests on board for the first time in 15... Read more of this article

Viking Cruise Ship Orion Moves To Hamilton

Viking Cruise Ship Orion Moves To Hamilton

The Viking Orion — which is the first cruise ship to visit the island in over a year – has moved from Dockyard and is now in Hamilton. The cruise line will begin offering their ‘Bermuda Escape’ 8-day cruises on June 15th, with the cruises to visit all three Bermuda ports – Hamilton, Dockyard, and St George’s. Related... Read more of this article

Change To Viking Cruise Ship Orion Schedule

Change To Viking Cruise Ship Orion Schedule

The Viking Orion — which is the first cruise ship to visit the island in over a year – is berthing at Heritage Wharf today and will move to Hamilton on Thursday. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Transport advises that there has been a change with Viking Orion. The ship was due to move into Hamilton today, May 27th,... Read more of this article

Viking Cruise Ship Orion In Bermuda’s Waters

Viking Cruise Ship Orion In Bermuda’s Waters

[Updated] The Viking cruise ship Orion has entered Bermuda’s waters and will be anchored in Grassy Bay in the west end of the island, local officials have confirmed. The cruise ship was originally supposed to be in Bermuda’s waters on Friday, however we understand the ship delayed travel slightly to err on the side of caution due to the... Read more of this article

Video: Minister Scott On Cruises & Island Boating

Video: Minister Scott On Cruises & Island Boating

[Updated] Minister of Transport Lawrence Scott is holding a press conference this afternoon [May 19] to “update the public on cruise ship homeporting as well as island boating. We will have additional coverage later on, and in the meantime you can watch the live video below. We will update with the full remarks as able, but in the meantime the... Read more of this article

Viking Cruise Line Adds More Bermuda Cruises

Viking Cruise Line Adds More Bermuda Cruises

Viking cruise line announced that it is adding more sailing dates this summer for their voyages around Bermuda, with the company now offering eight Bermuda cruises, starting  on June 15 and extending until August 3. The company said, “As a result of strong demand, Viking also announced today it is adding more sailing dates this summer for its... Read more of this article

Viking Announce Cruises From Bermuda

Viking Announce Cruises From Bermuda

The Viking cruise line announced the “restart of limited operations” from locations including Bermuda, with the cruises “available exclusively for vaccinated guests.” The cruise line’s website shows sailings from Bermuda in June and July of this year, and the itinerary [website screenshot below] shows the ‘Bermuda... Read more of this article

Photos: ‘Viking Star’ Ship Makes Inaugural Call

Photos: ‘Viking Star’ Ship Makes Inaugural Call

The Viking Star cruise ship made its inaugural call to Bermuda this weekend, with the 755 foot long ship sailing into Hamilton carrying an estimated 854 passengers and 545 crew members. Tourism officials have been working to increase visits during the shoulder season, and this year saw, as compared to last year, 17 more cruise calls scheduled to take... Read more of this article

Viking Sun Cruise Ship Makes Inaugural Visit

Viking Sun Cruise Ship Makes Inaugural Visit

Deputy Premier and Minister of Transport and Regulatory Affairs, Walter Roban led a delegation that greeted the Italian-flagged Viking Sun, on its inaugural cruise to Bermuda, arriving in Hamilton from the Azores. The ship just built this year, spent the day in port and continues an 11-night cruise originating in Lisbon and ending in Miami. The port... Read more of this article

Viking Sea Cruise Ship Makes Inaugural Visit

Viking Sea Cruise Ship Makes Inaugural Visit

Minister of Transport & Regulatory Affairs Walter Roban led a delegation aboard the MS Viking Sea this afternoon [Oct 17], at the invitation of the Founder, Chairman and Owner of Viking Cruises Torstein Hagen. Some 40 stakeholders were invited for lunch and a tour of the Star Class vessel, docked in Hamilton, on its inaugural visit to the island. It... Read more of this article