Fred. Olsen confirms continued commitment to European river cruising with appointment of Keith Norman as dedicated River Sales Manager
Press releases • Dec 28, 2018 11:26 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has confirmed the appointment of Keith Norman as its first-ever dedicated River Sales Manager, with effect from 1st January 2019.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 'Boudicca' to take part in momentous ‘Voyage of Remembrance’ for Normandy veterans in Royal British Legion and Arena Travel charter
Press releases • Dec 20, 2018 12:05 GMT
Fred. Olsen is proud to be working with the Royal British Legion to offer a ‘Voyage of Remembrance’ for Normandy veterans, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day. The Royal British Legion has chartered Fred. Olsen’s 880-guest ship 'Boudicca' for the voyage, which will take up to 300 veterans, plus a relative or carer, to a series of commemorative events in both England and France.
Press releases • Dec 19, 2018 12:06 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines made one lucky travel agent’s Christmas this week by gifting them a brand new Fiat 500 as part of the company’s first ever ‘Big Fred. Olsen Giveaway’.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines launches ‘no single supplement’ on selected 2019/20 sailings in its new 'Cruise Sale'
Press releases • Dec 17, 2018 11:35 GMT
Holidaymakers looking to set sail on a solo adventure can enjoy ‘no single supplements’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines on more than 14 sailings between March 2019 and March 2020, as part of its new 'Cruise Sale'. Guests can take advantage of this attractive solo offer on all new bookings made by 28th February 2019 inclusive.
Press releases • Dec 13, 2018 15:30 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has this week been shortlisted in three categories at the prestigious ‘Wave Awards 2019’, to be held in London in March 2019, well as in the running for two guest-voted accolades.
Discover the cultural delights of the Black Sea – with FREE onboard spend – on Fred. Olsen's latest 2020 cruise
Press releases • Dec 10, 2018 17:27 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines' new 28-night ‘Black Sea Discovery with the Med’ sailing, aboard 880-guest 'Boudicca', is the latest of its eagerly-awaited 2020 itineraries to be released – ahead of the unveiling of its full 2020/21 ocean cruise programme in March 2019.
Fred. Olsen staff’s 'Christmas Craft Fayre and Cake Bake' brings festive cheer to three local charities
Press releases • Dec 10, 2018 16:18 GMT
A Fred. Olsen staff charity ‘Christmas Craft Fayre and Cake Bake’ in Ipswich on 10th December 2018 raised nearly £200 for three local causes: Ipswich Winter Night Shelter, Alzheimer's Research UK and Apostleship of the Sea.
Fred. Olsen is crowned Cruise Critic’s ‘Best for Itineraries’ – for a record fourth year running – and ‘Best for Shore Excursions’
Press releases • Dec 05, 2018 09:25 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 2018’, for a record fourth consecutive year!
Press releases • Nov 27, 2018 15:28 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests ‘FREE Drinks and Tips’ on over 150 ocean and river cruises in 2019/20 – almost every sailing from January 2019 to March 2020 – in its biggest holiday sale of the year, on all new bookings made between 5th December 2018 and 28th February 2019 inclusive.
Press releases • Nov 21, 2018 16:51 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines saw its most successful Monday in the company’s history on 19th November 2018, with sales for the day totalling nearly £1.6 million.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Marketing Executive Terri Overett receives national accolade at ‘Cruise Stars Awards 2018’
Press releases • Nov 20, 2018 15:42 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is celebrating after Marketing Executive Terri Overett was named as ‘Cruise Line PR & Marketing Star’ by ‘Cruise Trade News’ at its prestigious ‘Cruise Stars Awards 2018’, held at the Grand Connaught Rooms, London on Friday 16th November 2018.
Press releases • Nov 19, 2018 15:42 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Managing Director, Mike Rodwell, has announced that he is to retire at the end of August 2019, following 15 years in the role and 31 years with the Fred. Olsen companies.
Press releases • Nov 15, 2018 11:49 GMT
Fred. Olsen is proud to celebrate the first graduates from its new Women's Leadership Network course, whose achievements were recognised in a graduation ceremony held at the Woburn Hotel, Woburn, Bedfordshire on 8thNovember 2018.
Elmer the Patchwork Elephant visits staff at Fred. Olsen House to mark 30 weeks until Elmer’s Big Parade Suffolk
Press releases • Nov 14, 2018 11:35 GMT
It was a colourful day at Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ head office in Ipswich, Suffolk, on Tuesday as staff welcomed Elmer the Patchwork Elephant to help mark 30 weeks until Elmer’s Big Parade Suffolk takes over the town in aid of St Elizabeth Hospice.
Fred. Olsen offers guests a second chance to experience record-breaking Corinth Canal sailing in early launch of 2021 cruise
Press releases • Nov 14, 2018 07:38 GMT
Fred. Olsen is offering guests the chance to relive history in 2021 as it launches its second sailing of the Corinth Canal, with the cruise line set to break a world record with its inaugural Corinth Canal sailing in 2019.
Press releases • Nov 08, 2018 17:30 GMT
Long-standing Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Sales Manager, Angela Flynn, is celebrating 20 years with the company this week. Angela Flynn, Fred. Olsen's Sales Manager – National Accounts, joined the cruise line on 9th November 1998, as an Account Manager for the South East of England & Scotland, when the company had just one ship, 'Black Prince'.
Fred. Olsen offers ‘sneak peek’ of 2020/21 cruise programme with launch of ‘American Waterways in the Fall with New York' sailing
Press releases • Nov 05, 2018 18:35 GMT
Holidaymakers looking to take in the autumnal beauty of Cape Cod, sail along the Hudson River and get a close-up glimpse of the iconic Statue of Liberty will soon have the chance to do so by booking Fred. Olsen's inaugural 34-night 'American Waterways in the Fall with New York’ sailing on Balmoral in September 2020.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines launches new ‘Closer to the Real Caribbean’ ‘voluntourism’ shore experiences in 2019
Press releases • Nov 01, 2018 15:10 GMT
Following the success of last year’s fundraising across its fleet in support of the Caribbean hurricane relief effort – when generous guests donated over £25,000 to this very worthy cause – Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has pledged to provide shore tours that take in experiences ‘away from the traditional tourist trail’ on its Caribbean itineraries in 2019.
Press releases • Oct 25, 2018 08:37 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is pleased to announce the appointment of Kirsty Reid as its new Account Manager, with effect from 19th November 2018. Kirsty will report directly into Mathew Foxcroft, Fred. Olsen’s Field Sales Manager.
Press releases • Oct 24, 2018 16:20 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines will be waving a fond farewell to Mike Evans, the company’s Head of Sales, in April 2019, after an impressive 27-year career with Fred. Olsen. Mike is very well-known within the travel industry, having worked in many areas of the travel trade, including retail, tour operating, tourist boards and airline sales, across a career spanning over 40 years.