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Registrations now open for Viking’s 2023 nationwide roadshow

Explorer sessions mark a new opportunity for agents and travellers to learn about the Viking range.

Viking's polar expeditions for 2023 are sold out, with 2024 selling quickly.

Viking will host eight information sessions around Australia in February and March aimed at providing an opportunity for travel agents and their clients to learn more about the line’s style of ocean, river and expedition cruising.

Registrations are now open to attend the free of charge Viking Explorer Sessions, which will take place in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Adelaide and Perth.

Dates and venues for each Viking Explorer Session are as follows:

Locations include:

  • Sydney – Thursday 16 February 2023, Hilton Sydney
  • Melbourne – Tuesday 28 February 2023, Grand Hyatt Melbourne
  • Adelaide – Tuesday 7 March 2023, Hilton Adelaide
  • Perth – Thursday 9 March 2023, Beaumonde on the Point, East Perth
  • Gold Coast – Thursday 16 March 2023, JW Marriott Gold Coast Resort & Spa, Surfers Paradise
  • Brisbane – Wednesday 22 March 2022, Emporium Hotel, South Bank

Each city will feature numerous sessions covering ocean, river and expedition cruising, with some focusing on specific destinations. Sessions are as follows:

  • 10:00am - Introduction to Viking
  • 10:00am - Ocean Cruising - Northern Europe & the Mediterranean
  • 10:00am & 1:00pm - River Cruising – Egypt (Sydney only)
  • 11:30am - River Cruising – Europe
  • 11:30am - Ocean Cruising - The Americas and Asia
  • 1:00pm - Expedition Cruising – Antarctica
  • 1:00pm - Unique destinations with Viking
  • 6:30pm - Ocean Cruising The Viking Way
  • 6:30pm - River Cruising The Viking Way

Agents can register themselves and their clients now and are reminded to list their details to ensure bookings made on the day can be attributed to them. Groups of four or more can be secured by emailing [email protected].

Agents and travellers can register to attend Explorer Sessions now.

Speaking at each event will be Antarctic expedition leader and expert, David McGonigal, who will share information from more than 130 visits to the polar region over his distinguished career.

In addition, Viking team members will be on hand to answer questions from agents and clients, with exclusive booking offers available at each session.

Viking Managing Director ANZ Michelle Black said each session was tailored for a different audience.

“Our Introduction to Viking session is perfect for those new to Viking, it covers the difference between ocean, river and expedition voyages and what life is like on our ships.

Viking's Grand European river cruise sails between Amsterdam and Budapest.

“Our destination sessions are for those who already know where they want to explore and our unique destinations with Viking is dedicated to our loyal guests who have already explored many regions with us and are looking for something different."

Black added many of Viking’s most popular itineraries were sold out for 2023 and filling fast for 2024.

“Now is the time to get your clients to secure their future travel plans, we have some fantastic deals as part of our current Explorer Sale and there’s additional offers on the day."


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Written by: Matt Lennon
Published: 18 January 2023

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