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Fred. Olsen’s 'Black Watch' to commence cruise season from Rosyth, Edinburgh in Summer 2017

Fred. Olsen’s 'Black Watch' to commence cruise season from Rosyth, Edinburgh in Summer 2017

Press Releases   •   Jul 31, 2017 10:30 BST

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 804-guest ship Black Watch is due to commence her cruise season from Rosyth, for Edinburgh, Scotland on 14th August 2017, with a seven-night ‘Lochs of Scotland’ sailing. In total, Fred. Olsen will be offering eight cruises from Edinburgh (Rosyth) aboard Black Watch this year, until 14th October 2017– an increase of one turnaround call since 2016.

Fred. Olsen staff charity day raises £250 for three local causes

Fred. Olsen staff charity day raises £250 for three local causes

Press Releases   •   Jul 31, 2017 10:16 BST

Fred. Olsen staff raised a whopping £250 on Friday 28th July 2017, to be split between our three designated staff charities: Ipswich Hospital Baby Bereavement Group, Cystic Fibrosis and Suffolk MIND.

Thrill-seekers are set to enjoy an Indian Ocean or African adventure with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in Autumn and Winter 2017

Thrill-seekers are set to enjoy an Indian Ocean or African adventure with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in Autumn and Winter 2017

Press Releases   •   Jul 27, 2017 21:37 BST

​Walking with lions, enjoying a helicopter ride over one of the world’s most active volcanoes or zip-wiring through the forest…adrenalin-seekers can enjoy all of these on three exhilarating Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ adventures to the Indian Ocean and Africa in Autumn and Winter 2017, as featured in its new ‘Highlights of the Indian Ocean & Africa’ brochure.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ ‘Top 7’ sizzling Summer savers

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ ‘Top 7’ sizzling Summer savers

Press Releases   •   Jul 20, 2017 13:19 BST

​Fred. Olsen has announced its ‘Top 7’ best-selling cruises for Summer 2017, as part of its great-value 'Summer Sale'. The promotion – which closes on 31st July 2017 – offers the chance to 'sail and save’ on a selection of 35 holidays, departing from June to December 2017. Itineraries include Spain, Portugal, Norway, the Arctic, as well as the Caribbean and 'Around UK & Ireland'.

Fred. Olsen staff raised over £200 in aid of the Bradley Lowery Foundation

Fred. Olsen staff raised over £200 in aid of the Bradley Lowery Foundation

Press Releases   •   Jul 19, 2017 16:55 BST

Staff at Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines and Fred. Olsen Limited joined workplaces across the UK by taking part in a ‘Wear a Football Shirt Day’ – and raised over £200 in aid of the Bradley Lowery Foundation.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines welcomes the America’s Cup aboard 'Boudicca' in Bermuda

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines welcomes the America’s Cup aboard 'Boudicca' in Bermuda

Press Releases   •   Jul 12, 2017 19:21 BST

Guests on board Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Boudicca were lucky enough to get a rare glimpse of the America’s Cup, when the world-famous trophy was brought on board the 880-guest ship during a special themed cruise to Bermuda. Fred. Olsen’s 'Boudicca' was the only cruise ship in Hamilton, Bermuda to receive this privilege during the America’s Cup, which took place on 24th and 25th June 2017.

‘The World at your doorstep’ with Fred. Olsen’s free door-to-door cruise transfers in 2018

‘The World at your doorstep’ with Fred. Olsen’s free door-to-door cruise transfers in 2018

Press Releases   •   Jul 11, 2017 10:30 BST

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests free door-to-door transfers on a tempting selection of cruises in 2018, to be booked between 12th July and 15th August 2017 inclusive, in its new ‘The World at your doorstep’ promotion.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ five most popular European river cruises

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ five most popular European river cruises

Press Releases   •   Jul 03, 2017 14:12 BST

Hot on the heels of the successful launch of its 2018 cruise programme by river boat in May this year, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has today announced its five most popular sailings from a selection of 33 holidays, departing from April to October 2018.

Light up the skies on a Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines ‘Around the World’ sailing in 2018/19!

Light up the skies on a Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines ‘Around the World’ sailing in 2018/19!

Press Releases   •   Jun 27, 2017 13:07 BST

Guests have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to celebrate the New Year in style on a Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines ‘Around the World’ sailing in 2018/19. Fred. Olsen ‘Around the World 2018/19 with Sydney at New Year’ brochure, launched this week, showcases Black Watch’s most impressive cruise – a 107-night global exploration departing from Southampton in November 2018.

‘Enjoy the very best of Scotland for less’ this Summer with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines!

‘Enjoy the very best of Scotland for less’ this Summer with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines!

Press Releases   •   Jun 21, 2017 16:01 BST

Fred. Olsen guests can ‘enjoy the very best of Scotland for less’ this year, as part of the cruise line’s great-value ‘Summer Sale’ campaign, offering guests the chance to discover the outstanding natural beauty and fascinating history of this unforgettable country.

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‘Free On Shore Spending Money’ and more on a 2018/19 Fred. Olsen cruise

Press Releases   •   Jun 14, 2017 13:36 BST

​Fred. Olsen has launched a new sales campaign, ‘Free On Shore Spending Money & Added Benefits’, for new bookings made until 30th June 2017, on all 2018/19 cruises of seven nights and more, which depart from 3rd April 2018 onwards.

Fred. Olsen is voted ‘Best Ocean Cruise Line’ in the ‘2017 Silver Travel Awards’ – for the second year running!

Fred. Olsen is voted ‘Best Ocean Cruise Line’ in the ‘2017 Silver Travel Awards’ – for the second year running!

Press Releases   •   Jun 09, 2017 13:44 BST

​Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is proud to be voted ‘Best Ocean Cruise Line’ – for the second year in a row – in the prestigious ‘2017 Silver Travel Awards’, held at world-famous Madame Tussauds, London on the evening of 8th June 2017.

Seven years’ success! Fred. Olsen is crowned ‘Best Cruise Line Operator for Groups’ in the ‘2017 Group Travel Awards’

Seven years’ success! Fred. Olsen is crowned ‘Best Cruise Line Operator for Groups’ in the ‘2017 Group Travel Awards’

Press Releases   •   Jun 08, 2017 11:14 BST

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has once again been crowned ‘Best Cruise Line Operator for Groups’ by readers of Group Travel Organiser magazine, in its prestigious ‘2017 Group Travel Awards’. This is the seventh consecutive year that Fred. Olsen has won this coveted award, an unprecedented ‘first’ for Group Travel Organiser!

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 'Boudicca' to commence 2017/18 cruise season from Liverpool

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 'Boudicca' to commence 2017/18 cruise season from Liverpool

Press Releases   •   Jun 06, 2017 19:12 BST

Fred. Olsen’s 880-guest 'Boudicca' is set to return to Liverpool’s iconic Pier Head Cruise Terminal on 9th June 2017, with an action-packed 26-night ‘Bermuda & the America’s Cup’ cruise, where guests can enjoy all the excitement of the 35th America’s Cup in Hamilton, Bermuda. 'Boudicca' will be setting sail on a total of 10 unique adventures from Liverpool in 2017/18, from June to September.

Fred. Olsen’s 'Black Watch' to commence 2017/18 cruise season from Dover

Fred. Olsen’s 'Black Watch' to commence 2017/18 cruise season from Dover

Press Releases   •   Jun 01, 2017 12:52 BST

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines will be commencing its 2017/18 cruise season from Dover on 4th June 2017, with a sold-out seven-night ‘Phenomenal Fjords of Norway’ itinerary, aboard its elegant 804-guest 'Black Watch'. In total, the ship will be offering six unique, great-value holidays up to August 2017.

‘Making Memories Around the World’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

‘Making Memories Around the World’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Press Releases   •   May 25, 2017 12:46 BST

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has just released a brand new brochure, ‘Making Memories Around the World’, following the launch of its most extensive fly-cruise programme ever for 2017-19.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ flagship 'Balmoral' commences second cruise season from Newcastle

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ flagship 'Balmoral' commences second cruise season from Newcastle

Press Releases   •   May 22, 2017 16:48 BST

Fred. Olsen’s flagship 'Balmoral' will be commencing her second cruise season from the Port of Tyne, Newcastle, with a sell-out five-night ‘Norwegian Fjords’ sailing on 25th May 2017. The 1,350-guest ship will be setting sail on a total of 13 voyages from Newcastle in 2017 – an increase on the 11 offered in 2016 – to destinations including Norway, Iceland, Spain, Germany and the Baltic.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines ventures into new 'European River Cruising' on 'Brabant' in 2018

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines ventures into new 'European River Cruising' on 'Brabant' in 2018

Press Releases   •   May 17, 2017 09:00 BST

​Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has today [Wednesday 17th May 2017] announced the launch of its new dedicated cruise programme by river boat, unveiled in its new ‘European River Cruising by Fred. Olsen' brochure. Fred. Olsen is now offering European river cruise holidays, between 5th April and 3rd November 2018, on board 156-guest river boat, 'Brabant', to go on general sale from 26th May 2017.

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​Choose from a trio of Caribbean cruises with Fred. Olsen in Autumn and Winter 2017

Press Releases   •   May 15, 2017 17:21 BST

​Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests a trio of Caribbean cruises in Autumn and Winter 2017, aboard its popular 'Braemar' and 'Balmoral' ships. Guests can choose from a 32-night ‘Caribbean Discovery’ sailing in October, or a 16-night ‘Voyage to the Caribbean’ fly-cruise and 14-night ‘Caribbean Christmas & New Year’ fly-cruise in December.

Ipswich-based Fred. Olsen staff take the plunge and select three new local charities to support during 2017/18

Ipswich-based Fred. Olsen staff take the plunge and select three new local charities to support during 2017/18

Press Releases   •   May 11, 2017 13:52 BST

Generous staff at Ipswich-based Fred. Olsen have chosen the three local charities that they will support over the next 12 months: Ipswich Hospital Baby Bereavement Group, Cystic Fibrosis Trust and Suffolk MIND.