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.
Press releases • Jan 16, 2017 15:24 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has launched a new brochure, entitled ‘Rare Gems of the World’, which highlights six exotic fly-cruises that guests can experience in 2017 and 2018.
Get into the festive spirit with a Fred. Olsen Christmas cruise from London Tilbury in December 2016
Press releases • Nov 17, 2016 16:05 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ is offering holidaymakers in and around the Essex area a choice of two festive sailings from London Cruise Terminal, London Tilbury in December 2016, on board 804-guest ship Black Watch; a seven-night W1624 ‘German & Danish Christmas Markets’ cruise, departing on 15th December 2016; or an 11-night W1625 ‘Tinsel & Hogmanay’ departure, leaving on 22nd December 2016.
Press releases • Nov 02, 2016 15:27 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests the chance to discover and explore the fjords of the Arctic – as seen on the current popular BBC Two programme ‘Arctic Live’ – on an epic 27-night journey to Norway, Spitsbergen, Iceland, Greenland, and even the secluded Faroe Islands.
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 to celebrate 170th anniversary in 2018 with ‘Captains in Cádiz’ event, reuniting the fleet once again
Press releases • Sep 21, 2016 15:58 BST
On 10th September 2018, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ fleet of four ships – Balmoral, Braemar, Boudicca and Black Watch – will be reuniting once again in one of Europe’s most historic cities, Cádiz in Spain, for a spectacular event to mark the 170th anniversary of Fred. Olsen’s beginnings in the shipping industry.
Press releases • Sep 13, 2016 19:23 BST
Why not take the stresses and strains out of the festive period this year with one of Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines four ‘Seasonal Sailings’? Guests can choose to celebrate Christmas and New Year in style on 'Balmoral', 'Braemar', 'Boudicca' and 'Black Watch', in the Canaries, Caribbean, or on Fred. Olsen’s first-ever ‘Around the UK’ Christmas cruise – fittingly named ‘Tinsel & Hogmanay’.
Kirkwall celebrates 1,500th cruise call and 750,000th cruise guest with the arrival of Fred. Olsen’s 'Black Watch'
Press releases • Aug 11, 2016 16:12 BST
Kirkwall, historic capital of the Orkney Islands, celebrated a milestone 1,500th cruise call and 750,000th cruise guest on 10th August 2016, with the arrival of Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 'Black Watch'.
Press releases • Jul 25, 2016 17:24 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 804-guest ship 'Black Watch' is due to commence her cruise season from Rosyth, Scotland on 20th August 2016, with a five-night ‘Norwegian Fjords’ sailing. In total, Fred. Olsen will be offering seven cruises from Rosyth aboard Black Watch this year – an increase of one turnaround call since 2015.
Press releases • Jun 28, 2016 17:35 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has unveiled a specialist new brochure, dedicated to Black Watch’s epic 108-night ‘Wonders of the World’ cruise!
Press releases • Apr 20, 2016 17:16 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is pleased to announce the launch of its dedicated Gin Menu, which will be available at the Marquee Bars across its fleet of intimately sized ships – Balmoral, Braemar, Boudicca and Black Watch.
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!
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.
Follow in the footsteps of the BBC’s Simon Reeve and discover the beauty of the ‘Emerald Isle’ in 2016 on a Fred. Olsen cruise
Press releases • Dec 15, 2015 17:16 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines will be visiting Ireland on a record 15 cruise itineraries in 2016, meaning that guests can get the chance to visit some of the stunning destinations featured in the BBC’s recent series, ‘Ireland with Simon Reeve’, which takes in the history, landscapes, landmarks and people of this fascinating island.
Press releases • Dec 09, 2015 09:45 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has appointed a new Reseller for the North American market – Manhattan-based Pisa Brothers Travel – for both trade and consumer sales. This industry leading travel agency has a long-established reputation for tailor-making travel itineraries that its customers cannot find online, nor plan themselves, specialising in world-class customer service and worldwide experiences.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines launches its new ‘Turn of Year’ sales campaign – ‘Three Cruises for the Price of Two’, ‘Free Tips & Tipples’ and ‘Up to £100pp Cashback’
Press releases • Dec 02, 2015 09:33 GMT
Award-winning Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines launched its new ‘Turn of Year’ sales campaign on 2nd December 2015, incorporating three great-value offers to tempt guests: ‘Three Cruises for the Price of Two’, ‘Free Tips & Tipples’ and ‘Up to £100 per Person Cashback’. The new promotion is available until 2nd March 2016.
Press releases • Nov 11, 2015 16:27 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests five newly released exotic fly-cruises in early 2016 aboard Black Watch, with prices from just £59 per person, per night (cruise only). These exciting adventures include a 19-night ‘Australia & the Landscapes of Indonesia’ cruise; a 27-night ‘Beautiful Burma and Bustling Bombay’ discovery and a 30-night ‘South Pacific Sail-Away’ holiday.