Press releases • Dec 08, 2016 15:04 GMT
Guests wishing to book a Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ one-night UK ‘Taster Cruise’ in 2017 can now do so without having to take out a Cruise Travel Insurance policy, making it even easier to experience a Fred. Olsen cruise for the first time.
Press releases • Dec 01, 2016 16:52 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is today [1st December 2016] launching its new multi-strand ‘Cruise Sale’, as part of its New Year promotional campaign.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines continues to ‘put the customer first’ with the creation of a new Product and Customer Services Division
Press releases • Nov 28, 2016 10:58 GMT
In order to continue to improve the experiences that it gives to its guests, both onboard and ashore, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has announced a major internal restructure and the creation of a new Product and Customer Services Division.
Press releases • Nov 23, 2016 16:49 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests savings of up to 50% on a selection of eight short breaks in 2017, available to book from ‘Black Friday’!
Ipswich’s Fred. Olsen raises £375 for St Elizabeth Hospice with ‘Great British Bake Off’-inspired challenge
Press releases • Nov 23, 2016 15:31 GMT
Keen bakers at Ipswich’s Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines and Fred. Olsen Ltd. raised an impressive £375 for St Elizabeth Hospice!
Get into the festive spirit with a Fred. Olsen Christmas cruise from London Tilbury in December 2016
Press releases • Nov 17, 2016 16:05 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ is offering holidaymakers in and around the Essex area a choice of two festive sailings from London Cruise Terminal, London Tilbury in December 2016, on board 804-guest ship Black Watch; a seven-night W1624 ‘German & Danish Christmas Markets’ cruise, departing on 15th December 2016; or an 11-night W1625 ‘Tinsel & Hogmanay’ departure, leaving on 22nd December 2016.
Press releases • Nov 15, 2016 16:41 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering holidaymakers the chance to escape the cold British Winter and post-festive season blues on a host of ‘Exotic Fly-Cruises’, departing between January and March 2017.
Press releases • Nov 10, 2016 16:18 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has reviewed and refreshed its communications channels with the travel trade, improving the format of its weekly e-shots, known as the ‘Focus Update’ – sent weekly to agents, on Wednesday afternoons – and enhancing its dedicated trade website, the Travel Agent Centre (‘TAC’).
Press releases • Nov 02, 2016 15:27 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests the chance to discover and explore the fjords of the Arctic – as seen on the current popular BBC Two programme ‘Arctic Live’ – on an epic 27-night journey to Norway, Spitsbergen, Iceland, Greenland, and even the secluded Faroe Islands.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines and the Suffolk Football Association host a successful game of Walking Football at sea – for the first time ever!
Press releases • Nov 01, 2016 16:09 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines hosted the first-ever game of ‘Walking Football at Sea’ yesterday [31st October 2016], when 804-guest ship Black Watch called at Harwich – the closest port to the cruise line's Head Office in Ipswich, Suffolk.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines and the Suffolk Football Association host the first-ever game of ‘Walking Football at Sea’
Press releases • Oct 27, 2016 19:14 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines will be hosting the first-ever game of ‘Walking Football at Sea’ on 31st October 2016, when 804-guest ship 'Black Watch' calls at Harwich. The event is being held in partnership with the Suffolk Football Association – co-ordinators of Walking Football across the county – and will see up to 12 players take part in 10/15-minute games on the ship’s top deck.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines voted ‘Best Cruise Line for Groups’ at the ‘Group Leisure Awards 2016’, for a record sixth time!
Press releases • Oct 25, 2016 19:38 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has once again triumphed at the ‘Group Leisure Awards’, after being voted ‘Best Cruise Line for Groups’ by readers of leading travel title, 'Group Leisure' magazine, for a record sixth time! The prestigious award recognises the very best groups cruise experience, from the initial booking process to onboard facilities, and the quality of excursions on offer.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 'Black Watch' to undergo multi-million Pound refurbishment at Hamburg’s Blohm + Voss in November 2016
Press releases • Oct 24, 2016 10:33 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 804-guest 'Black Watch' will be entering dry dock at the Blohm + Voss shipyard in Hamburg, Germany in November 2016, in preparation for the forthcoming 2017/18 cruise season.
Take a Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ exotic fly-cruise in 2017/18 and enjoy a FREE ‘all-inclusive’ drinks upgrade
Press releases • Oct 17, 2016 11:49 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests a free upgrade to its ‘all-inclusive’ drinks package on a selection of its exotic fly-cruises in 2017/18*, on bookings made in October 2016.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is crowned ‘Best for Itineraries’ by Cruise Critic experts, for the second year in a row!
Press releases • Oct 12, 2016 11:45 BST
Experts at the world’s leading independent cruise review website Cruise Critic have voted Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines ‘Best for Itineraries’ in its prestigious ‘UK Editors’ Picks Awards 2016’, for the second year running!
Press releases • Oct 04, 2016 17:27 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has launched a new brochure, entitled ‘Distinctive Destinations & Authentic Discoveries’, which highlights 17 specially-designed cruise holidays in 2017 that focus on a particular region, and allow guests to explore it in depth.
Fred. Olsen staff raise £10,000 for three local charities: St. Elizabeth Hospice, East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices and Inspire Suffolk
Press releases • Oct 03, 2016 14:57 BST
The generous staff at Ipswich-based Fred. Olsen – comprising Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, Fred. Olsen Travel and Fred. Olsen Limited – dug deep in their pockets earlier this year to raise a staggering £10,000 at their ‘Charity Ball’, which they have donated jointly to their three chosen staff charities for 2016: St. Elizabeth Hospice, East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (‘EACH’) and Inspire Suffolk.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines celebrates sales success with its four new ‘Captains in Cádiz’ itineraries in Autumn 2018
Press releases • Sep 29, 2016 17:30 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is celebrating sales success following the launch of its four new ‘Captains in Cádiz’ itineraries on 21st September 2016. The release of these exciting cruises – coupled with Fred. Olsen’s on-going promotional campaigns – has led to booking revenue for the week commencing 26th September 2016 being the third highest in the year to-date.
Press releases • Sep 26, 2016 16:03 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests the choice of two ‘Norway Winter’ cruises, on either Balmoral, departing on 20th January 2017 from Southampton, or Braemar, sailing from Dover on 18th March 2017.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines to celebrate 170th anniversary in 2018 with ‘Captains in Cádiz’ event, reuniting the fleet once again
Press releases • Sep 21, 2016 15:58 BST
On 10th September 2018, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ fleet of four ships – Balmoral, Braemar, Boudicca and Black Watch – will be reuniting once again in one of Europe’s most historic cities, Cádiz in Spain, for a spectacular event to mark the 170th anniversary of Fred. Olsen’s beginnings in the shipping industry.