Continuing with a celestial theme, Viking Cruises will add
the Viking Jupiter to its ocean-going fleet in February 2019.
The 930-passenger ship will be nearly identical to the
previous five Viking ships, named Star, Sea, Sky, Sun and Orion.
Viking chairman Torstein Hagen revealed the name in Los
Angeles at a press conference highlighting the line's first world cruise aboard
the Viking Sun. The stop in Los Angeles was the company's first on the U.S. West
Coast in its 20-year history.
Hagen also announced a new multi-channel advertising
campaign, which will include TV, print and digital ads.
"Our new 'Did You Know?' campaign is aimed at inspiring
people who may not yet know what makes us so different in the industry, why we
are the most award-winning cruise line and how we can provide more included
value than any other cruise company," Hagen said.