A New Year’s Message from Chairman Torstein Hagen and the Viking Family
Viking Health & Safety Program
August 12, 2020
July 8, 2020
May 28, 2020
March 30, 2020
Beyond the Brochure with Jean: Lyon & Provence
Streaming from September 26, 2022, we invite you to enjoy the debut of “Beyond the Brochure,” our new original travel series with Viking Ambassador-at-Large, Jean Newman Glock. Join us for a week of inspiring programming as Jean sails France’s Rhône River on our 8-day Lyon & Provence itinerary. Follow along as Jean explores iconic sites such as Avignon’s Palace of the Popes and the Roman ruins in Arles. And discover the rich cultural heritage of this enticing region as she meets local people who share seldom-told stories of the places they call home.
A Norway native, Torstein (Tor) Hagen's experience in the shipping and cruise industries spans 40 years, including having led Viking since the company’s establishment in 1997. He earned a degree in physics at the Norwegian Institute of Technology, where he completed his master’s thesis related to artificial intelligence in 1966. He was awarded a Fulbright scholarship to study computers at Wesleyan University in the United States, and received an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1968.