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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.

'Sail and save' with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ new ‘Summer Sale’ offers for 2017

'Sail and save' with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ new ‘Summer Sale’ offers for 2017

Press Releases   •   May 09, 2017 12:07 BST

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests the chance to 'sail and save’ with its new 'Summer Sale' campaign, which starts from 10th May 2017, on a selection of 35 holidays, departing from June to December 2017.

Explore the very best that Spain has to offer with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ ‘Authentic Escapes’ in 2017

Explore the very best that Spain has to offer with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ ‘Authentic Escapes’ in 2017

Press Releases   •   May 03, 2017 17:54 BST

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ new ‘Authentic Escapes’ brochure features the top Summer holiday destination for British travellers, Spain. Fred. Olsen guests can explore the very best that this beautiful country has to offer on one of four captivating Spanish adventures in 2017.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ great-value Launch Offers closing soon!

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ great-value Launch Offers closing soon!

Press Releases   •   Apr 27, 2017 15:16 BST

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is encouraging guests to book their cruise holidays at the earliest opportunity, in order to take advantage of its two special Launch Offers: book by 3rd May 2017 inclusive to make the most of Fred. Olsen’s great-value ‘Three cruises for the price of two’ offer, or its attractive ‘Your tips covered’ deal.

Be spellbound by Norway’s mighty fjords on a Fred. Olsen smaller-ship cruise

Be spellbound by Norway’s mighty fjords on a Fred. Olsen smaller-ship cruise

Press Releases   •   Apr 24, 2017 17:07 BST

Fred. Olsen has launched a new brochure, entitled ‘Spellbinding Norway’, dedicated to its range of ‘Norwegian Fjords’ holidays in 2017 and 2018. It showcases nine unique itineraries in 2017, and nine in 2018, from a ‘Five-Night Fjords’ cruise aboard Balmoral, ex Newcastle on 23rd August 2017, to Braemar’s eight-night ‘Scenic Fjords & Waterfalls of Norway’ sailing, ex Southampton on 16th May 2018.

Celebrate St. George’s Day with a free drinks package on Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines!

Celebrate St. George’s Day with a free drinks package on Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines!

Press Releases   •   Apr 20, 2017 13:20 BST

Raise a glass on St. George’s Day by taking advantage of Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ celebratory weekend offer! To mark England’s patron saint day, on 23rd April, guests booking one of two specific Fred. Olsen UK sailings, from Friday 21st April to Monday 24th April 2017 inclusive, will be treated to a free upgrade to its 'all-inclusive' drinks package, on selected drinks.

'Fred. Olsen-related companies support the Royal National Lifeboat Institution and East Anglian Air Ambulance with £10,000 donation'

'Fred. Olsen-related companies support the Royal National Lifeboat Institution and East Anglian Air Ambulance with £10,000 donation'

Press Releases   •   Apr 19, 2017 09:20 BST

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is proud to pass on donations of £5,000 each to the RNLI and East Anglian Air Ambulance, brought about by the generosity of the Fred. Olsen Social Engagement Group (‘FOSEG’), acting on behalf of Bonheur ASA (Bonheur) – the ultimate parent company of Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, based in Oslo, Norway - in order to benefit the safety of Fred. Olsen's passengers and staff.

Join the party on Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 'Boudicca' this Summer, right in the heart of Liverpool!

Join the party on Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 'Boudicca' this Summer, right in the heart of Liverpool!

Press Releases   •   Apr 11, 2017 14:32 BST

Make the most of the August Bank Holiday this year with a memorable ‘Summer Party Night’ aboard Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 'Boudicca' in Liverpool, on the evening of Monday 28th August 2017. 'Boudicca' will be in port during the city’s annual ‘International Beatleweek Festival’, and Fred. Olsen is delighted that 'The Backbeat Beatles' will be entertaining guests live on board.

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.