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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines extends sponsorship of Suffolk FA’s ‘Walking Football’ initiative

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines extends sponsorship of Suffolk FA’s ‘Walking Football’ initiative

Press Releases   •   Apr 10, 2017 13:39 BST

Ipswich-based Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has extended its sponsorship of Suffolk FA’s ‘Walking Football’ initiative for a second year. The agreement will include sponsorship of the Suffolk FA ‘Walking Football Cup’, which is to take place for a second time in May 2017.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Mike Evans assumes new Head of Sales role

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Mike Evans assumes new Head of Sales role

Press Releases   •   Apr 10, 2017 13:29 BST

​Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Evans as its new Head of Sales. Mike has been promoted from his previous role as Sales Manager – Independent Retail, and will be responsible for managing Fred. Olsen’s UK Sales teams, as well as further developing relations with the travel trade.

'Cruises to capture your imagination’ with Fred. Olsen in 2017/18

'Cruises to capture your imagination’ with Fred. Olsen in 2017/18

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.

It’s all ‘Plane Sailing’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines!

It’s all ‘Plane Sailing’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines!

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.

Ipswich based Fred. Olsen’s charity day culminates in £12,000 raised in 12 months

Ipswich based Fred. Olsen’s charity day culminates in £12,000 raised in 12 months

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

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.

‘Bringing the world closer’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in 2018/19

‘Bringing the world closer’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in 2018/19

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.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ flagship Balmoral to set sail from Edinburgh in 2018/19

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ flagship Balmoral to set sail from Edinburgh in 2018/19

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

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.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines celebrates record-breaking 2018/19 itineraries launch success!

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines celebrates record-breaking 2018/19 itineraries launch success!

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

‘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.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines receives Feefo’s ‘Gold Trusted Service Award’, for the fourth year running

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines receives Feefo’s ‘Gold Trusted Service Award’, for the fourth year running

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.

​​Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines confirms new leadership team appointment

​​Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines confirms new leadership team appointment

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’.

Enjoy scenic sailing from Scotland with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in 2017

Enjoy scenic sailing from Scotland with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in 2017

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'.

Learn all about the ‘Fred. Olsen Difference’ on a free ship visit and onboard training day in 2017

Learn all about the ‘Fred. Olsen Difference’ on a free ship visit and onboard training day in 2017

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’.

Get ‘Into the heart of your destination’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ in 2017

Get ‘Into the heart of your destination’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ in 2017

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.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines expands Sales team with a reshuffle, new hires and more on the way…

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines expands Sales team with a reshuffle, new hires and more on the way…

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.

Ipswich’s Fred. Olsen raises £160 for three local charities with its ‘Dress Down Day with a Twist’

Ipswich’s Fred. Olsen raises £160 for three local charities with its ‘Dress Down Day with a Twist’

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

​​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.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines names Justin Stanton as new Sales and Marketing Director

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines names Justin Stanton as new Sales and Marketing Director

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.