Positive Passenger Trends for Viking Line and Tallink Grupp in 2023

Viking Line’s Performance (2023):

• Operated fewer vessels but recorded almost five million passengers (4,897,494).
• Strong performance on specific routes like Turku–Åland–Stockholm.
• Notable vessels contributing to success: Viking Grace and Viking Glory.
• CEO Jan Hanses anticipates an exciting and demanding 2024.
• Key drivers for 2024 include reflagging of Viking XPRS and Viking Cinderella, along with strategic joint ventures.

Tallink Grupp’s Achievements (2023):

• Noted a 4.5 percent annual increase in passenger numbers (5,705,600) across all routes.
• Positive developments in Estonia-Finland and Estonia-Sweden routes.
• CEO Paavo Nõgene highlights 2023 as a story of slow but steady recovery.
• Emphasis on growth in capacity and positive impact of the new vessel, MyStar, on the Tallinn-Helsinki route.

Source: nordictravelretailgroup.com, sjofartstidningen.se, moodiedavittreport.com, tallink.com, vikingline.com