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.
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
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.
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.
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!
Press Releases • Mar 09, 2016 16:16 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is excited to announce that, in 2017/18, its fleet of four smaller, more intimate ships – Balmoral, Braemar, Boudicca and Black Watch – will be visiting no fewer than 220 destinations in 70 countries around the globe, plus 118 areas of scenic cruising. The new 2017/18 itineraries will go on general sale from 18th March 2016.
Press Releases • Mar 01, 2016 18:02 GMT
To make cruising with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines even more attractive to solo travellers, the cruise line has introduced some great ‘twin-for-sole occupancy’ discounts on a range of cruise itineraries in 2016/17. These special deals mean that a solo guest, occupying a twin cabin, will either pay no single-supplement or receive up to 50% off the supplement cost, depending on the selected cruise
Press Releases • Feb 26, 2016 14:00 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines gave its top agents - the ‘Viking Masters’ - a ‘fam trip’ with a difference from 29th January to 4th February 2016, with visits to Cape Town, Port Elizabeth and Durban, in South Africa.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is proud to be recognised as a Feefo ‘Gold Trusted Merchant’, for the third year in a row
Press Releases • Feb 23, 2016 13:51 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has been awarded the coveted ‘Gold Trusted Merchant Accreditation’ by independent review site Feefo, for the third year in a row. To date, Fred. Olsen has received over 14,300 customer reviews, with 95% of these being in the ‘Good’ or ‘Excellent’ categories.
Take a Fred. Olsen ‘Norway Winter’ cruise for the chance to experience the spectacular ‘Northern Lights’
Press Releases • Feb 16, 2016 19:08 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests the last chance to see one of nature’s most awe-inspiring sights – the majestic ‘Aurora Borealis’, or ‘Northern Lights’ – at their most spectacular until the next decade, on its adults-only 13-night L1603 ‘Norway Winter’ cruise aboard 'Balmoral', departing from Southampton on 5th March 2016.
Press Releases • Feb 11, 2016 18:20 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is ‘bringing the world closer’ to the people of Northern Ireland and Ireland in Summer 2016, with two exciting itineraries from Belfast aboard 880-guest ship, Boudicca. Guests can choose from a nine-night D1613 ‘Classic Norwegian Fjords’ cruise, departing on 23rd July 2016, or a 12-night D1614A ‘German Canals, Rivers & Cities’ cruise, setting sail on 1st August 2016.
Star of the BBC’s 'The Great British Bake Off' to join Fred. Olsen’s ‘The Great British Cruise’ in Summer 2016
Press Releases • Feb 04, 2016 17:46 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is pleased to announce that Nancy Birtwhistle, champion of the 2014 round of the BBC’s popular The Great British Bake Off series, will be joining part of Braemar’s 11-night M1620 ‘The Great British Cruise’, which departs from Southampton on 8th August 2016.
Press Releases • Jan 28, 2016 15:40 GMT
Step on board Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ stylish flagship, Balmoral, in Spring 2016 and cross the Atlantic in search of bustling cities, beautiful islands and breathtaking rural retreats in Bermuda, the USA and Canada!
Press Releases • Jan 21, 2016 16:31 GMT
Award-winning Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests ‘Up to £200 Per Person Cashback’ on 20 unique cruises in 2016, when booked by 31st January 2016. Guests can indulge in a spa treatment, purchase gifts in the onboard shops, book a ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ shore tour or claim the credit as cash onboard at the end of their cruise!
Press Releases • Jan 18, 2016 17:46 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has today [18th January 2016] revealed that it has received a phenomenal boost to its ‘Wave Season’ sales, with the first week of January 2016 being the most successful in the company’s history, in both yield and volume terms. Sales are up +27% on the same time last year, which was also a record-breaker.
Beat the ‘January blues’ and get a great-value cruise in Fred. Olsen’s ‘Turn of Year’ sales campaign
Press Releases • Jan 08, 2016 09:13 GMT
Award-winning Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is showcasing its exciting ‘Turn of Year’ sales campaign with a range of multi-media promotions, including a series of five different advertisements being shown on digital TV channels Sky Arts, Drama, Alibi, Sky News, Pick TV, Challenge, ITV 3, Travel Channel and the Holiday & Cruise Channel, the last of which will appear on 14th February 2016.
Fred. Olsen’s Black Watch to see in the New Year with a magical Cruise Ship Horn Concert in Funchal, Madeira
Press Releases • Dec 31, 2015 10:02 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 804-guest Black Watch will be taking part in a very special Cruise Ship Horn Concert in Funchal, Madeira, tonight (31st December 2015), to see in the New Year! The ship will be visiting the ‘Garden Island’ as part of her 16-night ‘Canaries Christmas & Funchal Fireworks’ cruise, and will also be taking in the city’s spectacular New Year's Eve firework display.
Press Releases • Dec 29, 2015 09:55 GMT
On 27th December 2015, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines' ship Braemar came to the aid of a sailing yacht marooned in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, with the dramatic rescue of the 14-metre Nicollet and her four Polish passengers and crew, who had been adrift for nearly three days.
Press Releases • Dec 23, 2015 09:29 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests the chance to experience the world’s most exhilarating and prestigious yacht race during a 26-night D1713 ‘Azores & the America’s Cup’ cruise in 2017. This ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ holiday has been specially crafted so Fred. Olsen guests can enjoy all the action of the 35th America’s Cup, which will take place in Hamilton, Bermuda on 24th & 25th June 2017.