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OUR AWARDS Viking is proud to have been recognized by some of the world’s most prestigious publications for our exceptional onboard offerings Viking is The World’s Leading River Cruise Line® TR AVEL + LEISURE WORLD’S BEST AWARDS 15 YEARS OF RECOGNITION Viking has been named one of the Best River Cruise Lines by Travel + Leisure readers in the 2019 World’s Best Awards and has been recognized an additional 14 times since 2004. In 2015, Viking earned the highest score of all river and ocean cruise lines in the magazine’s annual World’s Best List. Viking was also named the #1 River Cruise Line on Travel + Leisure’s 2012 and 2015 World’s Best Lists. CONDÉ NAST TR AVELER READERS’ CHOICE AWARDS 14 YEARS OF RECOGNITION In 2019, Viking was once again honored in Condé Nast Traveler’s annual Readers’ Choice Awards, marking 14 years of recognition from 2002 to 2019. Additionally, in 2018 and 2017, Viking was voted the #1 River Cruise Line and was rated higher than any other river or ocean cruise line with readers highlighting the included Wi-Fi and shore excursions, as well as the Culture Curriculum® which offers experiential learning through events like regional wine tastings and seasonal menus. L CRUISE CRITIC EDITORS’ PICKS AWARDS 8 YEARS OF RECOGNITION Viking has been honored for eight consecutive years with awards including “Best River Cruise Line,” “Best New River Ships” for the Viking Longships®, “Best River Cruise Itineraries,” “Best Enrichment,” “Best Shore Excursions” and “Best for First-Timers.” Cruise Critic states, “In an expanding river market, Viking continues to reign.” USA TODAY 10BEST READERS’ CHOICE AWARDS 4 YEARS OF RECOGNITION For the fourth year in a row, Viking was named “Best River Cruise Line” in USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards. Additionally, in 2019, three Viking Longships placed in the “Top 10” for “Best River Ship” with Viking Hild coming in at #1. Nominated by travel experts and voted on by travelers, Viking was recognized for its “all-inclusive cruises, outside staterooms, Wi-Fi, wine and beer with meals, shore excursions in every port and signature Culture Curriculum program.” CRUISE CRITIC CRUISERS’ CHOICE AWARDS 2019 In 2019, Viking was rated the #1 River Cruise Line in Cruise Critic’s Cruisers’ Choice Awards with Viking Vidar and Viking Lofn taking first and second place. The Cruisers’ Choice Awards name the best cruise ships in the world, based solely on member reviews. 12 VIKING.COM EXPLORE MORE 2020

OUR AWARDS Viking is the World’s Best Ocean Cruise Line TR AVEL + LEISURE WORLD’S BEST AWARDS 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 For the fourth year in a row, Viking was named the #1 Ocean Cruise Line* by Travel + Leisure readers in the World’s Best Awards 2019. This award reinforces our position as a formidable industry leader. Viking won the same Ocean Cruise Line award in 2016, 2017 and 2018, overtaking the spot previously held by a luxury cruise line for 20 years. Viking is immensely proud of receiving this honor every single year since the launch of our ocean cruises in 2015. L CRUISE CRITIC EDITORS’ PICKS AWARDS 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015 In 2018, the international team of Cruise Critic editors honored Viking with three awards: “Best Luxury Cruise Line for Value,” “Best Luxury Cruise Line Spa” and “Best New Luxury Ship” for Viking Orion. Cruise Critic editors selected Viking Star® as the “Best New Ocean Ship” of 2015, noting “the ship is so beautifully designed—with terrific al fresco restaurants, a beautiful pool area, a superb spa and the two-level Explorers’ observation lounge—that you’ll be hard-pressed to go ashore.” CRUISE CRITIC CRUISERS’ CHOICE AWARDS 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 In 2019, Viking once again received 10 first-place honors out of 12 ocean categories. Viking Sky® took first place for Best Overall Ship, Best Cabins, Best Dining, Best for Public Rooms, Best Service and Best Value-for-Money, and beat ships of all sizes to receive a seventh first-place award as Best for First‐Timers. Viking Orion was awarded first place as Best for Fitness & Recreation; Viking Sun was awarded first place for Best Entertainment; and Viking Star was awarded first place for Best Shore Excursions. The Cruisers’ Choice Awards name the best cruise ships in the world, based solely on member reviews. BEST NEW LUXURY CRUISES In a roundup of the most luxurious and design-forward vessels sailing today, Viking Star took top billing. TIME WORLD’S GREATEST PLACES 2018 Viking Orion was named one of the World’s Best Places to Stay for 2018. Highlighting an “out-of-this-world experience,” Time praises Viking Orion’s onboard planetarium (the most advanced on an ocean ship) as well as onboard lectures on astronomy and space exploration led by Viking Resident Astronomer Howard Parkin. CRUISE CRITIC CRUISERS’ CHOICE DESTINATION AWARDS 2019, 2018 For the second consecutive year, Viking was honored as the Best Baltic & Scandinavian Cruise Line as well as Best British Isles & Western Europe Cruise Line. In 2018, Viking was also named Best Western Caribbean & Riviera Maya Cruise Line as well as Best Western Mediterranean Cruise Line. CRUISE CRITIC EXPERT SCORE: 5 STARS 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015 Cruise Critic’s team of expert editors awarded Viking Jupiter (2019), Viking Orion (2018), Viking Sun (2017), Viking Sky (2017), Viking Sea (2016) and Viking Star (2015) with their highest rating: 5 stars. They noted Viking Star is “one of cruising’s most beautiful small ships,” while declaring Viking Sea “a stunning vessel that seamlessly integrates comfort and modern, Scandinavian style. The ship’s small size means it rarely feels busy and is able to get into ports bigger ships can’t reach.” *Travel + Leisure, World’s Best Awards 2019, ship size category: 600–2,199 guests. EXPLORE MORE 2020 VIKING.COM 13