Press releases • Mar 21, 2019 16:19 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has confirmed the appointment of Geoff Ridgeon as its new Head of Sales, with effect from 7th May 2019. Reporting into Justin Stanton, Sales and Marketing Director, Geoff will take overall responsibility for managing Fred. Olsen’s UK Sales teams, as well as further developing relations with the travel trade.
Suffolk-based Fred. Olsen companies confirm extension to Fred. Olsen House in Whitehouse estate in Ipswich, Suffolk
Press releases • Mar 18, 2019 09:42 GMT
Plans to extend Fred. Olsen House in Ipswich, Suffolk, to create one central headquarters for staff at Fred. Olsen Ltd, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines and Fred. Olsen Travel have been granted planning permission, with work set to be underway by April.
Press releases • Mar 15, 2019 09:51 GMT
One of the highlights of Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ new 2020/21 ocean programme is its inaugural 14-night D2101 ‘Authentic Japan’ fly-cruise, from Tokyo in January 2021, aboard Boudicca.
Two Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines' stalwarts receive coveted 'John Honeywell Award' at prestigious Wave Awards 2019
Press releases • Mar 11, 2019 11:48 GMT
Two retiring Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines' stalwarts, Managing Director Mike Rodwell and Head of Sales Mike Evans, received the coveted 'John Honeywell Award', in recognition of their dedication to the industry at the Wave Awards 2019.
Fred. Olsen’s flagship 'Balmoral' named ‘Best Mid-Sized Cruise Ship’ and ‘Best for Dining’ in Cruise Critic’s ‘2019 UK Cruisers’ Choice Awards’
Press releases • Mar 06, 2019 12:29 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ flagship 'Balmoral' has stolen two top titles in Cruise Critic’s coveted ‘2019 UK Cruisers’ Choice Awards’ – being crowned both ‘Best Cruise Ship’ and ‘Best Cruise Ship for Dining’ in the ‘Mid-Sized Ship’ category.
Explore the world with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in 2020/21, by ocean and by river, reaching 277 destinations in 90 countries, across six continents!
Press releases • Mar 05, 2019 09:43 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is excited to announce that, in 2020/21, its fleet of five smaller, more intimately-sized ocean and river ships – 'Balmoral', 'Braemar', 'Boudicca' and 'Black Watch', plus river cruise addition, 'Brabant' – will be visiting no fewer than 277 destinations in 90 countries, across six continents, covering 104 areas of scenic cruising, on 170 different itineraries.
Less than one week left to enjoy super savings in Fred. Olsen’s great-value ‘Cruise Sale’, with convenient flights from Scotland
Press releases • Feb 25, 2019 12:18 GMT
There is now less than one week left to enjoy great savings on a number of exotic getaways with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in 2019/20, including ‘FREE Drinks & Tips’, ‘FREE Cashback’ or ‘Three cruises for the price of two’ on selected sailings, as well as a range of ‘No Single Supplement’ offers, on all new bookings made by 28th February 2019 inclusive.
Fred. Olsen launches epic 108-night ‘World Cruise' in 2021 with 'FREE On Board Spend & Tips', plus inaugural boarding option in Liverpool
Press releases • Feb 19, 2019 10:34 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is launching its new 108-night ‘Around the World’ voyage, setting sail on Black Watch on 8th January 2021, with 'FREE On Board Spend & Tips' of up to £600 per person, for bookings made by 31st May 2019 inclusive.
Press releases • Feb 14, 2019 13:12 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines commenced its 2019/20 cruise season from Dover on 13th February 2019, with a romantic four-night ‘Valentine’s in Antwerp with Amsterdam’ getaway, aboard 880-guest Boudicca.
Fred. Olsen River Cruises receives Feefo ‘Trusted Service Award 2019’ following inaugural 'Brabant' season
Press releases • Feb 12, 2019 17:14 GMT
Fred. Olsen River Cruises has received the ‘Trusted Service Award 2019’ from independent review site Feefo, following river cruise ship Brabant’s inaugural season in 2018, serving some of Europe’s finest waterways. In its first year of operation, 156-guest 'Brabant' received over 300 reviews, giving it an overall rating of four stars for ‘Customer Experience’.
Fred. Olsen brings stunning European waterways ‘closer’ with Scottish flights on 2019 Brabant sailings
Press releases • Feb 06, 2019 16:43 GMT
Fred. Olsen River Cruises is bringing the stunning waterways of Europe ‘closer’ to its guests in Scotland and the north of the UK with flights from Edinburgh on 10 of its Brabant river cruises in 2019.
Fred. Olsen River Cruises to launch second ‘Brabant’ river cruise season in 2019 with ‘No Single Supplement’ offer and other tempting savings
Press releases • Feb 06, 2019 12:42 GMT
Fred. Olsen River Cruises is launching its second season of European river cruising in 2019 aboard 156-guest ‘Brabant’ with a number of tempting offers, including ‘No Single Supplement’ on selected sailings, or a 'FREE Tips & Dining Drinks' upgrade on almost every 2019 river cruise, for bookings made by 28th February 2019 inclusive.
Enjoy double FREE On Board Spend of up to £1,400 per person on Fred. Olsen’s longest-ever ‘Grand Voyage’ in Autumn 2019
Press releases • Jan 31, 2019 15:44 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has launched its new ‘Exceptional Explorations’ brochure, showcasing great-value offers on once-in-a-lifetime adventures to the world’s most exotic destinations in 2019/20.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ guests fund and name new RNLI relief lifeboat – B-913 'Pride of Fred. Olsen'
Press releases • Jan 22, 2019 17:15 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines celebrated its long-standing relationship with the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) charity, with the official Naming Ceremony and Service of Dedication of the fifth RNLI lifeboat – B-913 'Pride of Fred. Olsen' – to be funded by generous guests across the Fred. Olsen fleet.
Cardiff travel agent receives brand new Fiat 500 from Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in inaugural ‘Big Fred. Olsen Giveaway’
Press releases • Jan 21, 2019 15:32 GMT
A Cardiff travel agent is now the proud owner of a brand new Fiat 500 after being named the winner of the inaugural ‘Big Fred. Olsen Giveaway’ incentive.
Press releases • Jan 17, 2019 17:24 GMT
With the continual news coverage about Brexit and its potential impact, Fred. Olsen is reassuring guests and the travel trade that they can book their cruise holidays with full confidence, with its new ‘Book with Confidence’ guarantee.
Press releases • Jan 15, 2019 17:17 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is celebrating a sensational start to 2019, with three million-Pound sales days in one week, marking the best start to January in Fred. Olsen’s history!
First ‘Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines National Masters Curling Championships’ to commence on Thursday 17th January 2019
Press releases • Jan 14, 2019 14:59 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is the title sponsor of the upcoming ‘Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines National Masters Curling Championships’, to be held at Greenacres Curling Rink, near Howwood, Renfrewshire from 17th to 20th January 2019. Fred. Olsen’s support of this event is part of a prestigious sponsorship deal with Scottish Curling, the National Governing Body for Curling in Scotland.
Fred. Olsen’s Jenny Mullan receives MBE in New Year’s Honours List for services to Scouting and young people in Suffolk
Press releases • Jan 03, 2019 16:10 GMT
The New Year may barely be upon us, but 2019 is already a year to remember for one Fred. Olsen stalwart who has been made a Member of the British Empire in The Queen’s New Year’s Honours List.
Press releases • Dec 31, 2018 11:12 GMT
Staff at Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines have celebrated the end of a successful 2018, which has seen the company boast bumper sales, scoop a host of awards and launch its first-ever dedicated river cruise ship.