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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines' Official Statement - Balmoral's 34-night 'Old England to New England' cruise

News   •   May 11, 2016 17:56 BST

There is currently just one guest who has been required to remain in their cabin on board 'Balmoral', out of a total of 1,434 guests and crew on board – the rest have recovered from their symptoms and been released. Today [11th May 2016], the ship has received a score of 98% out of 100% during a planned inspection by the Public Health Agency of Canada in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines unveils two new Indian Ocean fly-cruises due to unprecedented customer demand

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines unveils two new Indian Ocean fly-cruises due to unprecedented customer demand

Press Releases   •   May 11, 2016 16:08 BST

Demand for Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ first-ever ‘Islands of the Indian Ocean’ fly-cruise, which was launched on 3rd May 2016, was unprecedented in the company’s history, and meant that the cruise was almost fully-booked in under ten hours! Fred. Olsen has now launched two new itineraries on board 880-guest Boudicca in Autumn / Winter 2017, to explore the popular Indian Ocean region.

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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines' Official Statement - Balmoral's 34-night 'Old England to New England' cruise

News   •   May 10, 2016 15:54 BST

A gastroenteritis type illness has affected a number of guests on board Balmoral's 34-night L1608 'Old England to New England' cruise, which departed from Southampton, UK on 16th April 2016. There are currently just seven guests who have been required to remain in their cabins, out of a total of 1,434 guests and crew on board – the rest have recovered from their symptoms and been released.

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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines' Official Statement - Balmoral's 34-night 'Old England to New England' cruise

News   •   May 09, 2016 10:42 BST

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines can confirm that a gastro-enteritis type illness has affected a number of guests on board Balmoral's 34-night L1608 'Old England to New England' cruise, which departed from Southampton, UK on 16th April 2016. There are currently 15 guests who have been required to remain in their cabins, out of a total of 1,434 guests and crew on board.

Ipswich-based Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is a proud sponsor of the new BooksEast Festival

Ipswich-based Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is a proud sponsor of the new BooksEast Festival

Press Releases   •   May 06, 2016 15:47 BST

Ipswich-based Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is pleased to be supporting the inaugural BooksEast Festival, which is taking place in the town from 9th to 15th May 2016. Fred. Olsen is particularly proud to be sponsoring one of the keynote events of the Festival, ‘Life at the Limits: An Evening with Sir Ranulph Fiennes’, at the Ipswich Corn Exchange on Friday 13th May 2016.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines commences its fourth cruise season from Liverpool

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines commences its fourth cruise season from Liverpool

Press Releases   •   May 05, 2016 13:37 BST

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ fourth season from Liverpool Cruise Terminal will begin today [5th May 2016], with a nine-night sailing to the Norwegian fjords, on board 880-guest Boudicca. The ship will be setting sail on a total of 16 voyages in 2016 – an increase on the 15 sailings offered in 2015 – to a host of exciting and exotic destinations, including Canada, the Adriatic and the Canary Islands.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines unveils its first-ever ‘Islands of the Indian Ocean’ fly-cruise

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines unveils its first-ever ‘Islands of the Indian Ocean’ fly-cruise

Press Releases   •   May 03, 2016 12:28 BST

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has launched its first-ever ‘Islands of the Indian Ocean’ fly-cruise, on board 880-guest Boudicca. Departing from London or Manchester on 29th November 2017, guests can enjoy an idyllic 15-night paradise holiday, spending two days in Mauritius, three days in the Seychelles, two days in Madagascar, a day on Reunion Island and a day on Mayotte.

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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines' Official Statement - Balmoral's 34-night L1608 'Old England to New England' cruise

News   •   Apr 29, 2016 16:35 BST

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines can confirm that a gastro-enteritis type illness has affected a number of guests on board Balmoral's 34-night L1608 'Old England to New England' cruise, which departed from Southampton on 16th April 2016. Balmoral has NOT been quarantined in Norfolk, Virginia, and will be continuing to Baltimore, to arrive on 30th April 2016, as originally planned.

Take an ‘adult-only’ holiday with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Take an ‘adult-only’ holiday with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Press Releases   •   Apr 27, 2016 17:23 BST

For its 2016/17 cruise season, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has introduced its first collection of dedicated ‘adult-only’ holidays, offering a choice of 20 voyages to adult travellers, who must be 18 or over.

New Gin-Menu unveiled aboard Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ fleet

New Gin-Menu unveiled aboard Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ fleet

Press Releases   •   Apr 20, 2016 17:16 BST

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is pleased to announce the launch of its dedicated Gin Menu, which will be available at the Marquee Bars across its fleet of intimately sized ships – Balmoral, Braemar, Boudicca and Black Watch.

Join in with the Royal celebrations this Summer with Fred. Olsen’s sailing of ‘Britain’s Historic Sites and Scenic Delights’

Join in with the Royal celebrations this Summer with Fred. Olsen’s sailing of ‘Britain’s Historic Sites and Scenic Delights’

Press Releases   •   Apr 18, 2016 11:00 BST

Discover ‘Britain’s Historic Sites and Scenic Delights’ in 2016 with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines!

Great savings on offer in Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ new ‘Summer Cruises’ brochure

Great savings on offer in Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ new ‘Summer Cruises’ brochure

News   •   Apr 12, 2016 12:33 BST

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has launched a new ‘Summer Cruises’ brochure, which highlights a host of special offers on cruises sailing from May to September 2016.

Discover ‘Scenes from the Silver Screen’ on a Fred. Olsen ‘UK set-jetting’ cruise

Discover ‘Scenes from the Silver Screen’ on a Fred. Olsen ‘UK set-jetting’ cruise

Press Releases   •   Apr 06, 2016 09:22 BST

For the very first time, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests the chance to visit film locations featured in top blockbusters and hit TV shows, including James Bond’s Skyfall, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Braveheart, Game of Thrones, Broadchurch and Poldark, on a ‘UK set-jetting’ cruise, entitled ‘UK Scenes from the Silver Screen’

Don’t be an April Fool! Book a new Fred. Olsen cruise in 2017/18 and get an unbelievable 50% saving on a Q4 cruise in 2016!

Don’t be an April Fool! Book a new Fred. Olsen cruise in 2017/18 and get an unbelievable 50% saving on a Q4 cruise in 2016!

Press Releases   •   Apr 01, 2016 09:30 BST

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests an unbeatable deal following the recent launch of its new 2017/18 cruise programme, whereby guests booking a new 2017/18 cruise – from just two nights and above – are entitled to a massive 50% discount on a cruise holiday of up to 32 nights in Q4 of 2016…an opportunity far too good to miss!

Fred. Olsen to commence its first cruise season from Falmouth in Spring 2016

Fred. Olsen to commence its first cruise season from Falmouth in Spring 2016

Press Releases   •   Mar 31, 2016 16:19 BST

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines will be commencing its first-ever cruise season from Falmouth in April 2016, offering two unique, great-value holidays on board its elegant 880-guest ship, Boudicca. Guests can choose from a 12-night ‘Canary Islands & Portugal’ cruise, or a 10-night ‘Around the UK’ sailing from Land's End to John O’Groats.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines raises nearly £12,000 for Sail 4 Cancer

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines raises nearly £12,000 for Sail 4 Cancer

Press Releases   •   Mar 30, 2016 14:55 BST

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is proud to be supporting the work of cancer charity Sail 4 Cancer, which provides much-needed respite holidays for cancer sufferers, their families and carers. Since the partnership began in 2009, the charity has sent 168 cancer patients and their family members on Fred. Olsen cruise holidays, and the cruise line has donated nearly £12,000 in charitable fundraising.

Fred. Olsen to sail from more regional UK ports than any other cruise line in 2017/18

Fred. Olsen to sail from more regional UK ports than any other cruise line in 2017/18

Press Releases   •   Mar 21, 2016 17:23 GMT

​Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is reinforcing its reputation for the greatest choice of ex-UK departures to cruise guests in 2017/18, with its fleet of four smaller, more intimate ships – Balmoral, Braemar, Boudicca and Black Watch – sailing from ten convenient regional ports: Southampton, Dover, Tilbury, Harwich, Falmouth, Liverpool, Newcastle, Greenock (Glasgow), Rosyth (Edinburgh) and Belfast.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines celebrates record-breaking sales success following the launch of its new 2017/18 cruise programme

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines celebrates record-breaking sales success following the launch of its new 2017/18 cruise programme

Press Releases   •   Mar 17, 2016 17:45 GMT

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines saw its most successful sales day on record on Tuesday 15th March 2016, following the launch of its exciting new 2017/18 cruise programme to its top tier of Oceans loyalty club members. Nearly 50% more revenue and 31% more guests were booked on the first day of Fred. Olsen’s new 2017/18 cruise itineraries going on sale than on the first ‘on sale’ day last year.

Scottish agents learn why ‘It’s all about the experience’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in 2017/18

Scottish agents learn why ‘It’s all about the experience’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in 2017/18

Press Releases   •   Mar 17, 2016 14:28 GMT

​Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines was delighted to unveil its new range of 2017/18 worldwide itineraries in the elegant setting of The Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh, on 10th March 2016, at its first-ever dedicated Scottish Launch event.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ ‘Top Ten’ recommendations for 2017/18

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ ‘Top Ten’ recommendations for 2017/18

Press Releases   •   Mar 14, 2016 13:58 GMT

In its new 2017/18 cruise programme, on general sale from 18th March 2016, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has highlighted the following ‘Top Ten’ experiences, representing outstanding destinations and a ‘different way’ to see the world!