A New Year’s Message from Chairman Torstein Hagen and the Viking Family
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Explore one of Europe’s best-loved rivers, the Rhine.
Discover the turreted fortresses, grand cathedrals, historic cities, medieval towns and spectacular scenery of the Middle Rhine—a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Taste the region’s renowned white wines, the roots of its terraced vineyards reaching back to Roman times. Savor the various culinary traditions of Alsace. From Amsterdam and Cologne to Basel, this journey reveals a rich landscape of beauty and culture.
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.