Viking® welcomed American visitors on board for the first time in 15 months in Bermuda, as the firm proceeds its thriving restart of operations.
On June 15, 2021, company boarded the award-winning Viking Orion® in Hamilton and will sail the new Bermuda Escape itinerary.
Available as part of Viking’s Welcome Again collection, solely offered for vaccinated company, this is the to start with of eight roundtrip sailings from Hamilton planned for summer 2021.
Just after departing the cash city, the eight-working day journey carries on with scenic sailing all around the British island territory and an right away phone in King’s Wharf.
“Today is an amazing milestone as the environment proceeds to reopen for intercontinental travel. On behalf of the total Viking family members, we are delighted to welcome our faithful American friends again on board,” reported Torstein Hagen, Chairman of Viking.
“We applaud the govt of Bermuda for its collaboration and help as we have restarted our operations. Bermuda has been a preferred desired destination amongst our company because our ocean ships began calling there in 2017, and we search forward to introducing even extra Viking attendees to the island’s record, lifestyle and phenomenal natural elegance.”
Viking successfully restarted functions in May well and has been sailing in England with British attendees considering that May 22. Later on this thirty day period, Viking will launch Welcome Back again sailings all over Iceland and in the Mediterranean – and will restart its European river operations in July 2021 with select itineraries in Portugal, France and along the Rhine.
People who sail Welcome Back voyages will also encounter Viking’s field-primary wellness and basic safety software. Grounded in scientific study, the Viking Health & Basic safety Method was produced in partnership with an intercontinental workforce of medical advisors, such as Raquel C. Bono, M.D., Viking’s Main Wellbeing Officer.
Dr. Bono is a board-licensed trauma surgeon and retired Vice Admiral of the United States Navy Healthcare Corps—and most a short while ago led Washington State’s medical and healthcare programs response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Utilizing a complete-scale laboratory mounted on every single Viking ocean ship—and a strong community of committed shoreside labs for Viking river ships in Europe—all attendees and crew will obtain recurrent rapid and effortless non-invasive saliva PCR checks. New air purification technologies has also been installed on all Viking ships, which have often showcased independent air managing units for all guest staterooms. And further health and fitness checks, sanitization and physical distancing steps will give even further defense for Viking friends and crew at all points of the journey. A comprehensive overview of the Viking Overall health & Protection Plan can be discovered at: www.viking.com/health and fitness-safety.
Confined area is still available on 2021 summer season sailings. Get in touch with Viking toll totally free at 1-855-8-VIKING (1-855-884-5464) or speak to a journey agent.