Sail ‘right in the heart of the US’ on Viking’s new Mississippi River cruise ship

Viking Mississippi (Artist impression)Viking has brought American travelers to destinations around the world on its cruises, but until now has not had a river ship based in North America.

The company operates close to 100 river and ocean vessels and 82% of its guests come from America, Torstein Hagen, Chairman of Viking, told USA TODAY.

“But we had one white spot on our map, and it said USA,” Hagen said.

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