Right after another year of impressive traveling industry awards, Viking Ocean Cruise trips this week received a new set of awards from Cruise Critic.
The fast-growing cruise line is nowadays celebrating that its 930-guest sibling ships, Viking Star and Viking Sea, received top honors within 10 categories in the Cruise Critic 7th Annual Cruisers’ Choice Honours.
Viking’ s 2 ships won the top two positions in nearly every category where these were eligible. Viking Sea received Start placements in six award classes in its first year of support: Best Overall, Best Entertainment, Perfect for Fitness & Recreation, Best General public Rooms, Best Service and Greatest Shore Excursions. Viking Star obtained First Place placements in four prize categories: Best Dining, Best for Worth, and for the second year in a line, Best Cabins, and Best for First-Timers. Unsurprisingly, Best for Families was the one particular category where Viking did not put in place one of the top two spots, because the line remains focused on catering for an audience of adults and skilled travelers and does not feature accommodations or even activities for children. Cruise Critic is the world’ s leading vacation cruise reviews site and online sail community, and the Cruisers’ Choice Honours name the best cruise ships in the world, centered solely on ratings submitted along with member reviews published on the Luxury cruise Critic website for cruises consumed 2016.
“ It really is an honor for our first 2 ocean ships to be distinguished since the best ships by the members from the Cruise Critic community, ” mentioned Torstein Hagen, Chairman of Viking Cruises. “ After just 2 yrs in service, I am proud to see Viking Star and Viking Sea get such high accolades from the market and our guests. And while honours and cruise line rankings come plus go, the Viking scores shown in the Cruisers’ Choice Awards are usually entirely consistent with our internal high quality ratings, in which 99. 8% in our guests rate their Viking encounter above or far above requirements. ”
“ Using these awards we consolidate the a large number of reviews submitted to Cruise Critic each year and honor those outlines that received the best ratings through cruisers, ” explained Colleen McDaniel, Senior Executive Editor, Cruise Critic. “ Reviews offer incredibly useful insights for those planning a cruise but additionally highlight the remarkable experiences plus levels of service that people encounter each day on a cruise. We’ re grateful to everyone who added their own voice to these awards by taking you a chance to write a review. ”
In addition to the First Place wins, Viking’ h ships also took the Second Location honors in most of the same classes. Viking Sea took second location, behind Viking Star, in Greatest Cabins, Best Dining and Most cost effective. Viking Star took Second Location, behind Viking Sea, in Greatest Overall, Best for Fitness and Entertainment, Best for Public Rooms, Best for Support and Best for Shore Excursions.