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Fred. Olsen voted ‘Best Ocean Cruise Line’ for third year running at ‘Silver Travel Awards 2018’

Fred. Olsen voted ‘Best Ocean Cruise Line’ for third year running at ‘Silver Travel Awards 2018’

Press Releases   •   Jul 10, 2018 15:34 BST

Fred. Olsen has been named ‘Best Ocean Cruise Line’ at the 'Silver Travel Awards 2018' – for the third year running.

Special offers for solo travellers in 2017/18 with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Special offers for solo travellers in 2017/18 with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Press Releases   •   Jan 24, 2017 17:35 GMT

To make cruising with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines even more attractive to solo travellers, it has introduced some great ‘twin-for-sole occupancy’ discounts. These special deals mean that a solo guest, occupying a twin room, will pay no single-supplement on bookings made from 1st February 2017 until 1st March 2017.

Take an ‘Exotic Fly-Cruise’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in Winter and Spring 2016/17

Take an ‘Exotic Fly-Cruise’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in Winter and Spring 2016/17

Press Releases   •   Nov 15, 2016 16:41 GMT

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering holidaymakers the chance to escape the cold British Winter and post-festive season blues on a host of ‘Exotic Fly-Cruises’, departing between January and March 2017.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines and the Suffolk Football Association host a successful game of Walking Football at sea – for the first time ever!

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines and the Suffolk Football Association host a successful game of Walking Football at sea – for the first time ever!

Press Releases   •   Nov 01, 2016 16:09 GMT

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines hosted the first-ever game of ‘Walking Football at Sea’ yesterday [31st October 2016], when 804-guest ship Black Watch called at Harwich – the closest port to the cruise line's Head Office in Ipswich, Suffolk.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines welcomes ‘Little Skippers’ on board

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines welcomes ‘Little Skippers’ on board

Press Releases   •   Jul 12, 2016 15:39 BST

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has launched a new kids club on board its fleet of four ships – Balmoral, Braemar, Boudicca and Black Watch – called ‘Little Skippers’.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is ‘Best Cruise Line Operator for Groups’ in the ‘2016 Group Travel Awards’, for a record sixth consecutive year!

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is ‘Best Cruise Line Operator for Groups’ in the ‘2016 Group Travel Awards’, for a record sixth consecutive year!

Press Releases   •   Jun 08, 2016 16:44 BST

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has once again been crowned ‘Best Cruise Line Operator for Groups’ by readers of Group Travel Organiser magazine, in its prestigious ‘2016 Group Travel Awards’. This is the sixth consecutive year that Fred. Olsen has won this coveted award, which is a record for Group Travel Organiser!

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines announces further new Sales team appointments

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines announces further new Sales team appointments

Press Releases   •   May 24, 2016 17:10 BST

Following a restructure of its major Account Management team at the end of 2015, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has now expanded its internal support team, to enable it to deliver more comprehensive and focussed support to its travel trade partners.

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.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines waves a fond farewell to Lol Nichols after 43 years in travel!

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines waves a fond farewell to Lol Nichols after 43 years in travel!

Press Releases   •   Nov 24, 2015 15:57 GMT

Fred. Olsen Cruises Lines prepares to wave a fond farewell to Lol Nichols, the company's General Sales Manager, after 21 years of loyal service. Lol is leaving in January 2016 to pursue a sunshine retirement in Mallorca, indulge in his love of travel, and enjoy some hard-earned leisure time with his family and friends.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines works towards a more sustainable future at its Ipswich Head Office

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines works towards a more sustainable future at its Ipswich Head Office

Press Releases   •   Jun 02, 2015 11:01 BST

​Award-winning Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, based on Whitehouse Industrial Estate in Ipswich, Suffolk, has installed new state-of-the-art photovoltaic solar panels on the south-facing roof of its Head Office, Fred. Olsen House, to assist in powering the building and helping the company move towards a more sustainable future.

Adventure in Vietnam : Ho Chi Minh City

Adventure in Vietnam : Ho Chi Minh City

Blog posts   •   Jun 16, 2014 10:15 BST

Picture the winding streets of an energetic and colourful city, spanning both sides of the Saigon River, north-east of the tranquil Mekong Delta and you will have a snapshot of one of Vietnam’s most vibrant cities.

The Great Wall of China: from Tianjin

The Great Wall of China: from Tianjin

Blog posts   •   Jun 14, 2014 11:45 BST

Standing the test of time, the ancient and iconic Great Wall is a jaw-dropping sight to be experienced, and one that you can now have the opportunity to tick off your must-do list, with a Fred. Olsen Far East voyage.

Kobe (Osaka) : hidden gems of Japan

Kobe (Osaka) : hidden gems of Japan

Blog posts   •   Jun 12, 2014 10:15 BST

Japan is one of the most incredible destinations in the world and one we all aspire to go to, mainly because it feels so out of our reach, a mere pipedream. With a Fred. Olsen cruise you can dock in Kobe and explore the wider districts and destinations, including the hustle and bustle of Osaka or enchanting Kyoto.

Indonesia: The Borobudur Temple

Indonesia: The Borobudur Temple

Blog posts   •   Jun 10, 2014 10:15 BST

Many backpackers, Indonesian locals, and Buddhists come here in search of peace and meditation on their pilgrimage - the views aren’t half bad either!

All that glitters is gold: Yangon

All that glitters is gold: Yangon

Blog posts   •   Jun 08, 2014 14:45 BST

Feel a surge of positive energy and calming vibes from the most sacred and sensational Shwedagon Pagoda, it really does make it difficult not to be swept away by its enchanting presence.

The Lost City of Petra : from Aqaba, Jordan

The Lost City of Petra : from Aqaba, Jordan

Blog posts   •   Jun 04, 2014 10:15 BST

Walk in the footsteps of Pharaohs and shadows of legends.

First ‘Aalborg Hotdog of Honour’ for award-winning Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

First ‘Aalborg Hotdog of Honour’ for award-winning Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Press Releases   •   Mar 13, 2014 14:41 GMT

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is delighted to be awarded the inaugural ‘Aalborg Hotdog of Honour’ for its services to the up-and-coming Danish destination. Fred. Olsen, which operates a fleet of four smaller, more intimate ships – Balmoral, Braemar, Boudicca and Black Watch – is offering a number of cruises from the UK to Aalborg, a port in Northern Jutland, Denmark, in 2014.

Take an ‘Arctic Adventure & Exploration’ on Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Boudicca in summer 2015

Take an ‘Arctic Adventure & Exploration’ on Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Boudicca in summer 2015

Press Releases   •   Mar 13, 2014 11:59 GMT

The Arctic is one of the most magnificent and hard-to-reach regions in the world, but, in 2015, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests the chance to experience this unspoiled destination on a 27-night ‘Arctic Adventure & Exploration’ voyage. Departing from Newcastle on 2nd August 2015, this cruise, on smaller, more intimate Boudicca, will allow guests to cross the Arctic Circle, witness...

Discover Iceland, ‘The Land of Fire and Ice’, from all corners of the UK with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in 2014

Discover Iceland, ‘The Land of Fire and Ice’, from all corners of the UK with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in 2014

Press Releases   •   Mar 12, 2014 14:15 GMT

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests the chance to explore ‘The Land of Fire and Ice’ on not one, not two, but four incredible exploration cruises to Iceland. Sailing from four regional departure ports – Southampton, Bristol (Avonmouth), Liverpool and Newcastle – from May to August 2014, on board Black Watch, Boudicca or Balmoral, guests living all over the UK will have ample opportunity...

Start your Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ holiday from Bristol early with a free hotel stay and tickets to Brunel’s ss Great Britain

Start your Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ holiday from Bristol early with a free hotel stay and tickets to Brunel’s ss Great Britain

Press Releases   •   Mar 10, 2014 09:37 GMT

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines will be commencing its first-ever season of cruises from Bristol (Avonmouth) in 2014, offering four cruises on 880-guest Boudicca to ‘Canaries & Portugal’, ‘France & Spain’, ‘Undiscovered Adriatic’ and ‘Iceland & Norwegian Fjords’, from April to June. To celebrate this inaugural cruise season, Fred. Olsen is offering guests the chance to start their holiday early with...