News • Jan 05, 2016 16:02 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is pleased to announce the appointment of Neil Herbert as its new Head of Sales, to replace Lol Nichols, who retires at the end of January 2016, after 23 years’ service with the company. Neil commences his new role on 11th January 2016, and will be responsible for managing Fred. Olsen’s UK sales teams, as well as developing and growing UK travel trade relations.
Fred. Olsen’s Black Watch to see in the New Year with a magical Cruise Ship Horn Concert in Funchal, Madeira
Press Releases • Dec 31, 2015 10:02 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 804-guest Black Watch will be taking part in a very special Cruise Ship Horn Concert in Funchal, Madeira, tonight (31st December 2015), to see in the New Year! The ship will be visiting the ‘Garden Island’ as part of her 16-night ‘Canaries Christmas & Funchal Fireworks’ cruise, and will also be taking in the city’s spectacular New Year's Eve firework display.
Press Releases • Dec 29, 2015 09:55 GMT
On 27th December 2015, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines' ship Braemar came to the aid of a sailing yacht marooned in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, with the dramatic rescue of the 14-metre Nicollet and her four Polish passengers and crew, who had been adrift for nearly three days.
Press Releases • Dec 23, 2015 09:29 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests the chance to experience the world’s most exhilarating and prestigious yacht race during a 26-night D1713 ‘Azores & the America’s Cup’ cruise in 2017. This ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ holiday has been specially crafted so Fred. Olsen guests can enjoy all the action of the 35th America’s Cup, which will take place in Hamilton, Bermuda on 24th & 25th June 2017.
Follow in the footsteps of the BBC’s Simon Reeve and discover the beauty of the ‘Emerald Isle’ in 2016 on a Fred. Olsen cruise
Press Releases • Dec 15, 2015 17:16 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines will be visiting Ireland on a record 15 cruise itineraries in 2016, meaning that guests can get the chance to visit some of the stunning destinations featured in the BBC’s recent series, ‘Ireland with Simon Reeve’, which takes in the history, landscapes, landmarks and people of this fascinating island.
Press Releases • Dec 10, 2015 16:56 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests two new Caribbean fly-cruises for winter 2016 aboard Braemar. Guests can choose from a 14-night ‘Canary Islands to the Caribbean’ cruise, which departs on 8th December 2016, or a 14-night ‘Caribbean Christmas’ holiday, which departs on 22nd December 2016. Prices start from just £1,549 per person.
Press Releases • Dec 09, 2015 09:45 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has appointed a new Reseller for the North American market – Manhattan-based Pisa Brothers Travel – for both trade and consumer sales. This industry leading travel agency has a long-established reputation for tailor-making travel itineraries that its customers cannot find online, nor plan themselves, specialising in world-class customer service and worldwide experiences.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines launches its new ‘Turn of Year’ sales campaign – ‘Three Cruises for the Price of Two’, ‘Free Tips & Tipples’ and ‘Up to £100pp Cashback’
Press Releases • Dec 02, 2015 09:33 GMT
Award-winning Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines launched its new ‘Turn of Year’ sales campaign on 2nd December 2015, incorporating three great-value offers to tempt guests: ‘Three Cruises for the Price of Two’, ‘Free Tips & Tipples’ and ‘Up to £100 per Person Cashback’. The new promotion is available until 2nd March 2016.
Press Releases • Nov 24, 2015 15:57 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruises Lines prepares to wave a fond farewell to Lol Nichols, the company's General Sales Manager, after 21 years of loyal service. Lol is leaving in January 2016 to pursue a sunshine retirement in Mallorca, indulge in his love of travel, and enjoy some hard-earned leisure time with his family and friends.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Boudicca to undergo refurbishment at Bremerhaven’s Lloyd Werft in November 2015
Press Releases • Nov 17, 2015 16:38 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Boudicca will be entering dry dock at the Lloyd Werft shipyard in Bremerhaven, Germany in November 2015, in preparation for the forthcoming 2016/17 cruise season. The 880-guest ship will undergo engineering works, general refurbishment including interior & exterior painting and have 28 Lido Deck 7 cabins fitted with terrace balconies.
Press Releases • Nov 11, 2015 16:27 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests five newly released exotic fly-cruises in early 2016 aboard Black Watch, with prices from just £59 per person, per night (cruise only). These exciting adventures include a 19-night ‘Australia & the Landscapes of Indonesia’ cruise; a 27-night ‘Beautiful Burma and Bustling Bombay’ discovery and a 30-night ‘South Pacific Sail-Away’ holiday.
Watch F1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton defend his title at the 2016 Monaco Grand Prix with Fred. Olsen
Press Releases • Nov 09, 2015 16:15 GMT
On Fred. Olsen’s ‘Sun, Sea & Monaco Grand Prix’ cruise, which departs on 21st May 2016 from Dover aboard Black Watch, guests can experience the undisputed jewel in Formula 1’s crown and the race that every driver wants to win – the Monaco Grand Prix – on an unforgettable tour from Nice.
Three great reasons to book a Fred. Olsen Canaries getaway this Winter – free flights, tips and tipples!
Press Releases • Nov 04, 2015 16:49 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is giving guests three added-value benefits on two Canary Islands escapes this Winter – free flights, free drinks upgrade and all gratuities covered!
Fred. Olsen enhances its industry-leading 'Enjoyment Promise' to showcase its commitment to attracting new guests
Press Releases • Nov 02, 2015 16:21 GMT
After nearly two years of its industry-leading ‘Enjoyment Promise’ being in place, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has just made the offer even better! Fred. Olsen guests sailing on their first-ever cruise can now book their next holiday whilst on board the ship, for just a £1 per person deposit!
Press Releases • Oct 30, 2015 11:57 GMT
This week, Britain’s most iconic and much-loved secret agent returns to the big screen, with the release of Spectre – the latest film in the James Bond franchise. To celebrate this ‘007’ news, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has put together its Top 10 James Bond ‘set-jetting’ cruises for 2016/17.
Press Releases • Oct 28, 2015 14:06 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ latest new brochure – ‘See Europe’s Alluring Cities, Lochs & Rivers’ – highlights 12 getaways in 2016 that offer unique scenic cruising experiences, along with exciting city break stopovers.
Press Releases • Oct 22, 2015 15:21 BST
To make cruising with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines even more attractive to solo guests, the cruise line has introduced some great-value ‘twin-for-sole occupancy’ discounts. These special deals mean that a solo guest, occupying a twin cabin, will pay either no single-supplement or receive up to 50% off the supplement cost, depending on the selected cruise.
Press Releases • Oct 15, 2015 09:17 BST
Fred Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests the chance to escape the cold, dark winter nights of the UK and set sail on a 'Canaries Fly-Cruise', with prices starting from just £699 per person. Fred. Olsen’s 929-guest ship Braemar will be offering a programme of five sunshine cruises, departing from Santa Cruz in Tenerife, starting with a 13-night ‘Canaries & Madeira Winter Warmth’ adventure on ...
Press Releases • Oct 13, 2015 11:18 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is ‘bringing the world closer’ to the people of Essex, with four exciting itineraries from Tilbury in winter 2015. Boudicca, carrying just 880 guests, will begin the cruise season from Tilbury with a 14-night ‘Landscapes of Madeira & the Canaries’ cruise on 30th November 2015, followed by a two-night ‘Mini-Cruise to Rotterdam’, a four-night festive trip to ‘Bruges & ...
Press Releases • Oct 06, 2015 11:24 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has been named as an ‘Official Partner’ of the English Indoor Bowling Association (‘EIBA’). The EIBA is the Governing Body for the sport of flat green indoor bowls in England, with 300 affiliated Clubs nationwide. 100,000+ players are affiliated to the EIBA via their Clubs, and 63 County Associations are also affiliated.