Press releases • Jan 23, 2018 10:26 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is pleased to announce the appointment of Ben Williams as its new Head of Marketing, with effect from 1st March 2018.
Press releases • Jan 19, 2018 12:44 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines hosted a special crew night for the Kyle of Lochalsh volunteers on Monday 15th January 2018 and joined together to watch the joint promotional video that the RNLI and Fred. Olsen recently produced to celebrate the 50-year partnership, with Fred. Olsen supplying refreshments for the evening.
Press releases • Jan 18, 2018 11:52 GMT
To hail the start of its first ever European river cruise season, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has launched one of its most exciting sale offers to date.
Press releases • Jan 03, 2018 18:22 GMT
Fred. Olsen has hailed the start of 2018 by adding a number of exciting European river itineraries to its biggest sale of the year, aboard its new river cruise ship, 'Brabant'. With Fred. Olsen’s bumper ‘Cruise Sale’, holidaymakers booking on the 27 featured river cruises by 1st March 2018 inclusive can opt for a FREE Dining Drinks Upgrade or FREE shore tour credit of up to £100 per person.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines aids Caribbean hurricane relief effort with donation of new crew uniforms worth over £30,000
Press releases • Dec 28, 2017 13:22 GMT
Fred. Olsen has assisted the Caribbean’s hurricane relief effort by donating brand new crew uniforms worth £33,000 to two of the worst-hit islands – Barbuda and Dominica. Fred. Olsen donated 1,465 new uniform items, along with 2,263 items of used uniforms. Much of the Caribbean was severely affected by Category 5 Hurricane Irma in September 2017, followed by the devastation of Hurricane Maria.
Press releases • Dec 19, 2017 17:48 GMT
Fred. Olsen is proud to be named ‘Best for Solo Travellers’ in the Cruise Critic ‘UK Editors’ Picks Awards 2017’. This important accolade adds to Fred. Olsen recent haul of awards, as it was also voted ‘Best for Itineraries’ by Cruise Critic – for a record third year running – and ‘Best Ocean Cruise Line’ by Silver Travel Advisor, the over-50s travel specialists, for the second year in a row.
Press releases • Dec 12, 2017 10:17 GMT
Experts at world-leading independent cruise review website, Cruise Critic, have voted Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines ‘Best for Itineraries’ in its prestigious ‘UK Editors’ Picks Awards 2017’, for a record third consecutive year. The cruise line was also awarded its inaugural ‘Best for Solo Travellers’ accolade.
Press releases • Dec 08, 2017 18:15 GMT
Fred. Olsen’s biggest sale of the year has arrived, featuring over 100 sailings in 2018/19. Guests can explore the world on Fred. Olsen's four ocean ships – 'Balmoral', 'Braemar', 'Boudicca' and 'Black Watch' – as well as on its new river ship – 'Brabant' – and take advantage of FREE benefits, either complimentary drinks or tours, on bookings before 1st March 2018.
Press releases • Dec 04, 2017 16:30 GMT
A Fred. Olsen staff charity ‘Christmas Craft Fayre and Cake Bake’ in Ipswich on Friday [December 1st] raised £350 for three local causes!
Press releases • Nov 30, 2017 18:02 GMT
For guests seeking sunshine or a European city break this Winter, Fred. Olsen has a selection of enchanting ‘Seasonal Sailings’ available over the Christmas period. These festive cruises offer guests the chance to escape the stresses of Christmas at home and enjoy the friendly atmosphere of smaller-ship sailing aboard one of three Fred. Olsen ships – 'Braemar', 'Boudicca' and 'Black Watch'.
Press releases • Nov 23, 2017 16:49 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 1,350-guest flagship, 'Balmoral', made her maiden call at the Port of Spain, Trinidad on 15th November 2017, as part of a 32-night ‘Caribbean Discovery’ cruise. The Minister of Tourism for Trinidad and Tobago, the Honourable Shamfa Ashaki Cudjoe, took time to visit 'Balmoral' and conducted the ceremonial Plaque exchange with the Ship’s Master, Captain Lars Kjeldsen.
Jet, set, go…Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines celebrates inaugural Manchester to Mauritius flight, in partnership with Thomas Cook Airlines
Press releases • Nov 17, 2017 13:36 GMT
Fred. Olsen guests enjoyed a colourful start to their ‘Indian Ocean’ fly-cruise holiday at Manchester Airport, on 15th November 2017, when they celebrated the cruise line’s first-ever flight from Manchester to Mauritius, in partnership with Thomas Cook Airlines.
Press releases • Nov 09, 2017 13:42 GMT
Three of Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ ships will undergo multi-million pound refits this winter – in preparation for the start of the 2018/19 cruise season.
Press releases • Nov 01, 2017 17:53 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has launched a great-value solo offer on board its 156-guest river cruise ship, Brabant, for 2018. Fred. Olsen solo guests can enjoy a twin room all to themselves with a reduced sole-occupancy supplement of just 25%. To take advantage of this fantastic solo deal, book a twin room on one of Fred. Olsen’s six selected European river cruises by 30th November 2017 inclusive.
Press releases • Oct 30, 2017 17:13 GMT
Here is a fantastic selfie of guests and crew on board Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 929-guest ship Braemar, going through the bridge into Seville, Spain.
Press releases • Oct 26, 2017 18:17 BST
Norway’s breathtaking fjords, majestic Iceland and the sun-soaked islands of the Indian Ocean are among Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ most popular sailings for 2018/19, unveiled in its new ‘Top 20 Cruises’ brochure.
Press releases • Oct 23, 2017 15:09 BST
Record demand for cruises in October, combined with last week’s bumper sales – 70% higher than the same week last year – has seen Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines smash its annual target for 2017, with ten weeks still to go!
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines voted ‘Best Cruise Line for Groups’ at the ‘Group Leisure & Travel Awards 2017’, for a record seventh time!
Press releases • Oct 13, 2017 12:29 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has once again been crowned ‘Best Cruise Line for Groups’ by readers of leading travel title, Group Leisure & Travel magazine, for a record seventh time! This prestigious award recognises the very best groups cruise experience, from the initial booking process to onboard facilities, and the quality of excursions on offer.
Press releases • Oct 11, 2017 21:32 BST
Cheers! Guests booking one of a dozen selected 2018/19 Fred. Olsen fly-cruises, between now and 31st October 2017, can raise a glass on board and enjoy a free ‘All Inclusive’ drinks upgrade. This complimentary drinks package is available for Fred. Olsen guests making a new booking on one of 12 exotic fly-cruises included in the offer.
Press releases • Oct 05, 2017 18:27 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines was delighted to welcome a VIP delegation of travel agents, media partners, local dignitaries, tourism organisations and Member of Parliament for Dunfermline and West Fife, Douglas Chapman, on board its 804-guest ship, 'Black Watch', at the Port of Rosyth on Wednesday 4th October 2017.