Press releases • Jul 25, 2019 16:26 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has introduced an interactive new app to assist its guests in making the most of their cruise experience, both whilst on board Fred. Olsen's four ocean ships and during their time ashore. Fred. Olsen has created the new app in response to increasing demand from its guests for more technological solutions to help to inform and enhance their cruise experience.
Enjoy a FREE tour package worth £200 on any European Brabant sailing in 2020 with Fred. Olsen River Cruises
Press releases • Jul 17, 2019 16:09 BST
The vibrant cities and charming towns that line some of Europe’s most scenic waterways could be closer than you think, as Fred. Olsen River Cruises offers a FREE tour package on all 2020 itineraries aboard its 156-guest river cruise ship, Brabant, on all bookings made by 13th August 2019 inclusive.
Press releases • Jul 11, 2019 13:54 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is proud to pass on a donation of £10,000 to the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI). This significant donation has been brought about by the generosity of the Fred. Olsen Social Engagement Group, acting on behalf of Bonheur ASA (Bonheur), based in Oslo, Norway, in order to benefit the safety of passengers and staff of Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines.
Press releases • Jul 08, 2019 20:03 BST
Benefit from FREE flights and transfers on an enticing selection of 2019 exotic fly-cruises with Fred. Olsen, available on all new bookings made by 16th July 2019 inclusive.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines partners with CLIA to host IMO Maritime Safety Committee on board 'Braemar' in Southampton
Press releases • Jul 03, 2019 09:52 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines was pleased to partner with the Cruise Lines International Association (‘CLIA’) to welcome 28 senior officials from the International Maritime Organization’s (‘IMO’) Maritime Safety Committee on board its cruise ship, 'Braemar', in Southampton in June 2019.
Only one week left to take advantage of fantastic savings on selected ocean and river cruises in Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Summer Sale
Press releases • Jun 26, 2019 12:23 BST
Holidaymakers looking for great savings for their travels this year have just one week left to take advantage of Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Summer Sale, offering guests discounted prices on a number of ocean and river cruises, and FREE Euros for onshore spending on selected sailings, when booked by 3rd July 2019 inclusive.
Fred. Olsen is first cruise line to pledge support to national Refill Campaign, with environmental organisation City to Sea, to encourage guests to ‘bring their own bottles’ on next holiday
Press releases • Jun 19, 2019 13:29 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has today [19th June 2019] announced that it is the first cruise line to work with environmental campaigning organisation, City to Sea, as part of its Refill Campaign. Today’s announcement coincides with ‘National Refill Day’, which raises awareness of the environmental impact of single-use plastic water bottles, and encourages people to use refillable water bottles.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 'Boudicca' pays tribute to 250 courageous D-Day veterans, on The Royal British Legion’s historic ‘D-Day 75 Voyage of Remembrance’
Press releases • Jun 18, 2019 19:02 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is proud to have played its part in hosting 250 D-Day veterans – plus their carers and companions – on a poignant pilgrimage around the UK and Normandy, France, on The Royal British Legion’s ‘D-Day 75 Voyage of Remembrance’ aboard 'Boudicca', from 2nd to 9th June 2019.
Fred. Olsen companies pledge support to East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices, Guide Dogs and Papworth Trust as new staff charities for 2019/20
Press releases • Jun 18, 2019 16:39 BST
East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH), Guide Dogs and Papworth Trust are to benefit from a host of fundraising efforts in 2019/20 after they were named as the official staff charities for Suffolk-based Fred. Olsen companies this year.
Fred. Olsen is crowned eight-times winner of ‘Best Ocean Cruise Line Operator for Groups’ in the ‘2019 Group Travel Awards’
Press releases • Jun 11, 2019 19:42 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has once again been crowned ‘Best Ocean Cruise Line Operator for Groups’ by readers of ‘Group Travel Organiser’ magazine, in the ‘2019 Group Travel Awards’. This is the eighth year that Fred. Olsen has won this coveted award, having held it for a record seven consecutive years previously.
D-Day veterans to set sail from Dover with a Swingtime serenade on The Royal British Legion’s ‘D-Day 75 Voyage of Remembrance’ aboard 'Boudicca'
Press releases • May 31, 2019 21:37 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines' 'Boudicca' will be setting sail on one of the most poignant and moving journeys in its history on Sunday 2nd June 2019, under charter to The Royal British Legion. The classic ship will be carrying up to 300 D-Day veterans from the iconic White Cliffs of Dover to Normandy, France, on an historic seven-night ‘D-Day 75th Anniversary Voyage’.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 'Boudicca' wears its poppies with pride on The Royal British Legion’s ‘D-Day 75 Voyage of Remembrance’
Press releases • May 31, 2019 16:46 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines' 'Boudicca' will be setting sail on The Royal British Legion's historic seven-night 'D-Day 75 Voyage of Remembrance' from Dover on 2nd June 2019, 'Boudicca' will be operating under charter to Arena Travel, on behalf of The Royal British Legion, to carry up to 300 D-Day veterans – plus their carers and companions – from the iconic White Cliffs to Normandy, France.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ new power boats take guests ‘closer’ to Oslofjord and the Olsen’s historic Hvitsten home
Press releases • May 26, 2019 18:53 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines was pleased to showcase its ‘closer’ credentials to its guests on board 'Balmoral' and 'Braemar' on 21st May 2019, when the two ships docked alongside each other in Fred. Olsen’s historic home city of Oslo, Norway.
Fred. Olsen to partner with marine wildlife charity ORCA on inaugural whale-watching Iceland cruise in Summer 2019
Press releases • May 15, 2019 16:37 BST
Fred. Olsen has teamed up with marine wildlife charity ORCA for an inaugural Iceland sailing on 'Boudicca' in Summer 2019, as part of a new partnership to monitor whale and dolphin numbers and to help to conserve and protect the seas as a safe environment in which these species can live and thrive.
Enjoy FREE cashback and tips covered on almost every sailing in Fred. Olsen’s 2019 and 2020/21 fly-cruise programme
Press releases • May 09, 2019 17:10 BST
Holidaymakers looking to jet-set to exotic climates with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in 2019, 2020 or 2021 can enjoy up to £550 per room in FREE cashback to be spend on board, plus the cost of tips covered, for new fly-cruise bookings made between 9th May and 17th May 2019 inclusive.
World record-holding swimmer boosts funds for Elmer’s Big Parade Suffolk in pool challenge during Black Watch World Cruise with Fred. Olsen
Press releases • May 03, 2019 11:46 BST
A world record-holding swimmer made her holiday extra memorable by undertaking a sponsored challenge in aid of Elmer’s Big Parade Suffolk.
Press releases • Apr 24, 2019 14:30 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has appointed Jackie Martin as its new Sales and Marketing Director, with effect from 24th April 2019, reporting into Mike Rodwell, Managing Director.
Press releases • Apr 22, 2019 17:40 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 1,350-guest flagship, 'Balmoral', has commenced its 2019/20 cruise season from Newcastle on 21st April 2019, setting sail from the Port of Tyne on an eight-night ‘Cruising German Waterways’ voyage, with a record 16 departures.
Fred. Olsen’s 'Black Watch' commences 2019/20 cruise season from Liverpool, with record number of sailings
Press releases • Apr 15, 2019 08:42 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 804-guest 'Black Watch' has commenced its 2019/20 cruise season from the Port of Liverpool, with a 28-night ‘Discovering the Adriatic & Dalmatian Coast’ voyage, which set sail on 13th April 2019. 'Black Watch' will be operating a record 22 cruises from Liverpool in 2019/20, between April 2019 and March 2020.
Fred. Olsen commences second season of 'Brabant' European river cruising in 2019, with enhanced enrichment programme
Press releases • Apr 11, 2019 16:48 BST
Fred. Olsen River Cruises has returned to the stunning waterways of Europe this month with its first 'Brabant' sailing of 2019 – a five-night ‘Springtime Dutch Discovery’ fly-cruise from Amsterdam – with a further 27 fly-cruises on offer this year.