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.
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'
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
Press releases • Mar 09, 2017 17:50 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines saw its most successful sales day ever on Tuesday 7th March 2017, with booking volumes showing an increase of 15% increase on last year, following the launch of its exciting new 2018/19 cruise programme to its top tier of 'Oceans' loyalty club members, Fred. Olsen's new 2018/19 cruise programme has gone on general sale today [Thursday 9th March 2017].
‘The best destinations and experiences, whatever the duration’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in 2018/19
Press releases • Mar 02, 2017 00:34 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is excited to announce that, in 2018/19, its fleet of four smaller, more intimate ships – Balmoral, Braemar, Boudicca and Black Watch – will be visiting no fewer than 228 destinations in 73 countries around the globe, covering 91 areas of scenic cruising. Fred. Olsen’s new 2018/19 itineraries will go on general sale from 9th March 2017.
Press releases • Feb 22, 2017 18:07 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has been awarded the coveted ‘Gold Trusted Service Award’ by independent review site Feefo, for the fourth year running. To date, Fred. Olsen has received over 19,000 customer reviews, with 95% of these being in the ‘Good’ or ‘Excellent’ categories.
Press releases • Feb 20, 2017 09:44 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is pleased to confirm a further appointment in its new strengthened leadership team, with Julian Brackenbury being promoted to Hotel Operations . Julian’s new role completes Fred. Olsen’s recent reshuffle of its leadership team, with a round of new appointments to better reflect all aspects of the ‘customer journey’.
Press releases • Feb 15, 2017 19:41 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is reinforcing its reputation as the ‘cruise line of choice’ from Scotland, a country that has historically been very close to the Olsen family, with a total of 12 departures in 2017 - four from Glasgow (Greenock) and eight from Edinburgh (Rosyth) - from the comfort of Fred. Olsen’s smaller, more intimate ships, 'Boudicca' and 'Black Watch'.
Press releases • Feb 15, 2017 14:43 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is encouraging trade partners to book onto one of its free ship visits and onboard training days in April, May and June 2017, to find out more about the unique Fred. Olsen product first-hand and help give a real understanding of the ‘Fred. Olsen Difference’.
Press releases • Feb 09, 2017 17:11 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests the chance to get closer to some of Europe’s prettiest destinations in 2017, sailing from Southampton, with its new ‘Into the heart of your destination’ brochure.