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Viking Line's new vessel wines for 2020-2021

Viking Line's new vessel wines for 2020 / 2021. Photo: Tuukka Ervasti / Viking Line. On 1 January 2020 three new vessel wines will be added to Viking Line's cruise ship. The vessel wines sold in the restaurants, bars and duty-free shops on board are replaced every three years and are of high quality at a good price. News for the years 2020-2021 is a…
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Christmas lunch with Viking Line and test of this year's Christmas table

Viking Gabriella was ready in Stadsgården to receive Viking Line's guests at Christmas lunch. Yesterday I was invited to a Christmas lunch by Viking Line. The lunch would consist of their Christmas buffet, which was then created in collaboration with the Swedish Chefland team 2017. In other words something to look forward to and like me…
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Birka Cruises

Christmas cruise with Birka - a meeting from start to finish!

Birka is waiting for its new passengers at Stadsgårdkajen. Photo: Kristofer Scheiderbauer. Oh you would have been! You might be with !? :-) Anyway we stepped ashore Saturday afternoon after 21 super Christmas hours at sea aboard Birka Cruises! The trip was a real hit. As you might read in ...
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Birka Cruises

What a Christmas circus! Seafun lets 24 testers rate Winter Taste!

Chef Glenn stands ready to open the doors to their magical winter world with Christmas tables. I'm looking out. It's raining and the trees and branches that have been standing there all week have been swaying. Typical! I am going to sea ... Well, with a couple of Calma chewing gum in the bag we hope ...
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Birka Cruises

Birka Cruise's CEO leaves the helm

Former hotel veteran Satu Andersson took over the helm at Birka Cruises 2013. Since then, the company has made a repositioning that has led to more satisfied guests, higher sales and greater market share. In recent years, the shipping company has also launched several unique cruise products and has been named Sweden's best shipping company several times. - I have…
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Birka Cruises

Birka Cruises will visit Berlin this summer

Berlin, press image (Birka Cruises). Birka Cruises offers big city pulse, seaside resorts and historical experiences when the shipping company presents 2020's new long cruises. The big news of the summer is the opportunity to visit the world metropolis Berlin during a new five-day cruise. Coming back also makes Birka's classics such as the High Coast, Gotland and last year's success news Klaipeda. Holiday trends with shorter…
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Ocean Cay - from industrial island to organic paradise

Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve Arrival Plaza (sketch). I have long been interested in the private islands of the shipping companies. A couple of occasions I have also written newspaper articles about them, and of course I have also visited several of these islands. One of the newest private islands is the Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve, created by MSC Cruises.…
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Viking Lines smuggles this year's Christmas table

Tomorrow is the time for the annual tasting of Viking Line's Christmas table! Actually, it is a smug launch for especially invited. Sure it feels early, but so it is in the "reporting world"! As you probably remember, the shipping company has in recent years collaborated with the Swedish Kocklands team, something that has fallen out well and which…
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Family Cruises

Autumn holiday news at Cinderella: Melody Family Fun!

From toning down the on-board activities of the families with children and focusing on entertainment activities for adults, Cinderella kappa is turning right again to the autumn holiday 2019. Now the news "Melody Family Fun" is launched for the whole family! Melody café gets play focus At Melody Family Fun, the whole family can participate in fun autumn holiday activities that are completely dedicated…
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