Press releases • Apr 04, 2017 19:59 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests the chance to take their pick of three unforgettable adult-only cruise holidays in 2017/18, in its new ‘Cruises to capture your imagination’ brochure - a 27-night Arctic adventure on board classic Black Watch, a 28-night Aegean odyssey on elegant Braemar, and a 46-night Rio Carnival and River Plate exploration on flagship Balmoral.
Press releases • Mar 31, 2017 16:37 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has today launched ‘Plane Sailing’ – its biggest-ever trade competition, designed to give travel agents first-hand experience of one of its fantastic new fly-cruises.
Press releases • Mar 31, 2017 16:30 BST
Staff at Ipswich based Fred. Olsen Limited and Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines held a charity day with a travel theme and raised more than £320 for their three chosen causes – St Elizabeth Hospice, EACH and Inspire Suffolk.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines to visit the paradise island of Bermuda for the America’s Cup in Summer 2017
Press releases • Mar 29, 2017 11:03 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests a ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ chance to visit Bermuda in June 2017, to take in the excitement and exhilaration of the 35th America’s Cup. Fred. Olsen’s 26-night ‘Bermuda & the America’s Cup’ cruise, on board 880-guest ship Boudicca, will enjoy an extended four-day stay in Bermuda – remaining overnight in St. George, and spending two nights in Hamilton.
Press releases • Mar 22, 2017 12:08 GMT
In 2018/19, Fred. Olsen will be making the most of its fleet of four smaller, more intimate ships by featuring even more river, fjords and scenic cruising. Fred. Olsen’s new brochure ‘Scenic Waterways & River Cruising 2018’ showcases a selection of 18 cruises to exhilarating destinations, along stunning waterways and picturesque rivers, which many larger cruise ships cannot get close to.
Press releases • Mar 16, 2017 15:16 GMT
In 2018/19, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 1,350-guest flagship, Balmoral, will be sailing from Edinburgh (Rosyth) for the first time ever, operating a total of nine cruises.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines unveils new first-ever dedicated ‘Worldwide Fly-Cruises’ brochure for 2017-19
Press releases • Mar 14, 2017 15:56 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has launched its first-ever dedicated fly-cruise brochure for 2017-19, highlighting a host of new exotic holidays to experience some of the world’s most stunning scenery.
Press releases • Mar 09, 2017 17:50 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines saw its most successful sales day ever on Tuesday 7th March 2017, with booking volumes showing an increase of 15% increase on last year, following the launch of its exciting new 2018/19 cruise programme to its top tier of 'Oceans' loyalty club members, Fred. Olsen's new 2018/19 cruise programme has gone on general sale today [Thursday 9th March 2017].
‘The best destinations and experiences, whatever the duration’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in 2018/19
Press releases • Mar 02, 2017 00:34 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is excited to announce that, in 2018/19, its fleet of four smaller, more intimate ships – Balmoral, Braemar, Boudicca and Black Watch – will be visiting no fewer than 228 destinations in 73 countries around the globe, covering 91 areas of scenic cruising. Fred. Olsen’s new 2018/19 itineraries will go on general sale from 9th March 2017.
Press releases • Feb 22, 2017 18:07 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has been awarded the coveted ‘Gold Trusted Service Award’ by independent review site Feefo, for the fourth year running. To date, Fred. Olsen has received over 19,000 customer reviews, with 95% of these being in the ‘Good’ or ‘Excellent’ categories.
Press releases • Feb 20, 2017 09:44 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is pleased to confirm a further appointment in its new strengthened leadership team, with Julian Brackenbury being promoted to Hotel Operations . Julian’s new role completes Fred. Olsen’s recent reshuffle of its leadership team, with a round of new appointments to better reflect all aspects of the ‘customer journey’.
Press releases • Feb 15, 2017 19:41 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is reinforcing its reputation as the ‘cruise line of choice’ from Scotland, a country that has historically been very close to the Olsen family, with a total of 12 departures in 2017 - four from Glasgow (Greenock) and eight from Edinburgh (Rosyth) - from the comfort of Fred. Olsen’s smaller, more intimate ships, 'Boudicca' and 'Black Watch'.
Press releases • Feb 15, 2017 14:43 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is encouraging trade partners to book onto one of its free ship visits and onboard training days in April, May and June 2017, to find out more about the unique Fred. Olsen product first-hand and help give a real understanding of the ‘Fred. Olsen Difference’.
Press releases • Feb 09, 2017 17:11 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests the chance to get closer to some of Europe’s prettiest destinations in 2017, sailing from Southampton, with its new ‘Into the heart of your destination’ brochure.
Press releases • Feb 06, 2017 17:58 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has appointed Kate Wooldridge as its new Sales Services & Communications Manager. deputising for Neil Herbert, Head of Sales, and managing the Trade Support and Sales Systems teams. Carla Ball has also been promoted to another new role, Sales Manager – Specialist Sales, and Zoe Allum has also been appointed as Trade Support Executive within the Trade Support team.
Press releases • Feb 03, 2017 17:24 GMT
On 1st February 2017, staff at Ipswich’s Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines and Fred. Olsen Ltd. raised an impressive £160 for its three designated staff charities for 2016/17 - St Elizabeth Hospice, Inspire Suffolk and EACH – on its first-ever ‘Dress Down Day with a Twist’.
Discover more about Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines at the ‘London CRUISE Show 2017’– Stand B35, Olympia on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th February 2017
Press releases • Feb 03, 2017 17:06 GMT
Award-winning Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines will have a team of experts on hand on stand B35 at the ‘London CRUISE Show 2017’, to be held at Olympia, London on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th February 2017, ready to inspire and inform visitors about the right kind of Fred. Olsen cruise for them.
Press releases • Feb 02, 2017 13:48 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is pleased to announce the appointment of Justin Stanton as its new Sales and Marketing Director, reporting into Mike Rodwell, Managing Director.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines extends offer and gives added help to agents with customers affected by All Leisure Group’s cancelled cruises
Press releases • Jan 26, 2017 19:02 GMT
Fred. Olsen has extended its 25% discount offer to All Leisure Group-affected customers to 17th February 2017 inclusive, and has produced two handy guides – one covering Swan Hellenic (‘SH’) and one for Voyages of Discovery (‘VOD’) – showing alternative cruise itineraries, by destination and departure date, highlighting comparable options for agents to discuss with their customers.
Press releases • Jan 24, 2017 17:35 GMT
To make cruising with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines even more attractive to solo travellers, it has introduced some great ‘twin-for-sole occupancy’ discounts. These special deals mean that a solo guest, occupying a twin room, will pay no single-supplement on bookings made from 1st February 2017 until 1st March 2017.