Cruise passengers rate Kirkwall as Northern Europe’s top destination
Passengers from one of Europe’s most prestigious cruise lines have rated Kirkwall as their top Northern Europe and Scandinavian European cruise destination.
Passenger feedback onboard Viking Ocean Cruises — one of most prestigious cruise companies in the world — rated Kirkwall as the top destination in 2018 from a portfolio of 46 Northern Europe and Scandinavian destinations.
Michael Morrison, business development manager for OIC Marine Services, said: “Viking Ocean Cruises are one of our most regular cruise lines calling into Kirkwall and their outstanding vessels are a corner-stone of our local cruise industry.
“For their guests to rate us so highly is indeed an accolade that all of us who deliver the marine tourism product in Orkney can be truly proud of.
“To receive a higher level of customer satisfaction that destinations such as Copenhagen and St Petersburg is indeed a tremendous achievement.
“Kirkwall is the UK’s cruise destination capital and this endorsement from Viking Cruises will motivate Team Orkney to continue to deliver the high quality of destination experience that Orkney is so very good at.”