By KarryOn Featured Promotion11 Aug 2017Viking Cruises started off as the masters of river cruising, and still are, but in 2015 they also introduced a new fleet of ocean sailing ships and exciting itineraries based on the same principles that made them awesome. Currently, three ships are already cruising on the oceans, taking guests to some of the most exciting destinations on the planet on itineraries lasting from eight to 141 days. For example, the recently launched 13-day In Search of the Northern Lights itinerary (departures between January and March 2019) is attracting serious attention right now, and for good reason: guests can tick off the aurora borealis and explore Sami legends, experience a sled dog ride and just appreciate snow-dusted landscapes. And with new sailings embarking in Miami, Mumbai, Bangkok, Beijing, Bali, Sydney, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Vancouver, Viking Cruises is the only company you should think of when contemplating a cruise. But those are just some of the reasons why Viking Cruises rule – here are three more! 1. SMALL & INTIMATE ENVIRONMENT Unlike other cruise ships that are basically like floating cities, Viking Cruises has smaller ships that accommodate just 930 guests, making the onboard atmosphere more like a floating boutique hotel. Also, the smaller ship size means that Viking ships are able to access all those small ports that larger ships cannot reach, putting you smack-bang in the centre of all the action. The cruising superstars have also recently launched six new itineraries which have been designed with fewer sea days and more time in port than any other cruise line, often with late evenings or overnights. 2. NO CASINOS AND NO CHILDREN POLICY Viking Cruises have a no casino, no ship photographers, no waterslides and no children policy onboard all their ships, which means that your clients can really enjoy their time at sea without distractions. Thanks to a range of exciting and educational shore excursions that cover culture, history and more, guests will walk away from a cruise a little wiser, more knowledgeable and just more cultured! 3. DESIGNED TO SCANDINAVIAN AESTHETICS Designed by a team of nautical architects with an emphasis on creating serene spaces and using lots of natural light, Viking ships are as much stylish as they are comfortable. Classy staterooms feature bathrooms equipped with heated floors and premium Freyja™ bath products, spacious verandas, Nordic spa facilities, plus a whole bunch of alternative, free dining venues – all exceptionally designed – are all part of the experience. Yep: your clients will be totally satisfied! So now that you’re a total expert on why Viking Cruises are the masters of ocean cruising, what are you waiting for? Find out more about them here, and check out where they go for some inspiration! This article was brought to you by: Other stories you may like TRAVEL AGENTS SPOTTED CRUISING IN FRANCE, COOKING THAI MEALS & MORE VIKING CRUISES IS GOING AROUND THE WORLD, AGAIN DID YOU KNOW: VIKING CRUISES NOW DO OCEANS AND THEY SAIL EVERYWHERE!