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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines sees strong start to 2020 with trade boost as part of annual Cruise Sale campaign

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines sees strong start to 2020 with trade boost as part of annual Cruise Sale campaign

Press releases   •   Jan 15, 2020 14:25 GMT

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has seen a strong start to 2020, with trade sales as part of its annual Cruise Sale campaign up by more than 30% than the first two weeks of 2019.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines appoints Pop Up Entertainment as new production company on board Braemar

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines appoints Pop Up Entertainment as new production company on board Braemar

Press releases   •   Jan 13, 2020 13:48 GMT

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is pleased to announce the appointment of Pop Up Entertainment as the new production show company aboard its ocean ship, Braemar, with effect from 1st June 2020.

Fred. Olsen guests, staff and crew raise £5,000 to support relief efforts in Australia and Kangaroo Island following devastating bushfires

Fred. Olsen guests, staff and crew raise £5,000 to support relief efforts in Australia and Kangaroo Island following devastating bushfires

Press releases   •   Jan 10, 2020 15:23 GMT

Guests, staff and crew aboard Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ classic ship Boudicca and at its Head Office, Fred. Olsen House in Ipswich, have raised £5,000 to help fund relief efforts in Kangaroo Island following on from devastating bush fires across much of the country.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 'Elmer's Travel Trunk' sets sail on South American adventure, following donation of £15,000 to St Elizabeth Hospice

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 'Elmer's Travel Trunk' sets sail on South American adventure, following donation of £15,000 to St Elizabeth Hospice

Press releases   •   Jan 07, 2020 10:06 GMT

Crew, staff and guests aboard Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ flagship Balmoral have been joined by a very special guest for its inaugural 2020 sailing, as 'Elmer's Travel Trunk' sets sail on his first adventure with the Suffolk-based firm, to raise awareness of St Elizabeth Hospice.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines launches new premium Gin-making Masterclasses

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines launches new premium Gin-making Masterclasses

Press releases   •   Jan 03, 2020 16:06 GMT

New for 2020, as part of its immersive onboard enrichment programme, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is giving guests the chance to create their own bespoke gin during their cruise holidays, with guidance from expert gin-makers, Nigel and Debbie Wright.

​Last-minute Winter getaways with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

​Last-minute Winter getaways with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Press releases   •   Dec 27, 2019 13:30 GMT

​If you are tempted by the thought of a last-minute Winter getaway, there is still limited availability on a number of Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines' sailings over the next couple of months. From a five-night European city break – with fares from as little as £629 per person – to island-hopping Caribbean adventures, there is bound to be an itinerary to capture the imagination.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines partners with marine conservation charity ORCA on an exceptional voyage to the Azores and Iceland in Spring 2022

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines partners with marine conservation charity ORCA on an exceptional voyage to the Azores and Iceland in Spring 2022

Press releases   •   Dec 18, 2019 08:46 GMT

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests an exceptional 17-night ‘Natural Wonders of Azores & Iceland’ voyage on board 'Black Watch' from Liverpool in April 2022 – working with leading whale and dolphin charity, ORCA – with chances to marvel at amazing wildlife linking the contrasting islands of the sub-tropical Azores and sub-Arctic Iceland,

​Cruise from only £599 per person and enjoy ‘FREE Drinks & Tips’ in Fred. Olsen’s new ‘Cruise Sale’

​Cruise from only £599 per person and enjoy ‘FREE Drinks & Tips’ in Fred. Olsen’s new ‘Cruise Sale’

Press releases   •   Dec 06, 2019 09:05 GMT

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests ‘FREE Drinks & Tips’ on over 120 cruises from April to December 2020 – on all new bookings made up to 4th February 2020 inclusive – with prices as low as £599 per person.

Record fifth consecutive ‘Best for Itineraries’ win for Fred. Olsen in Cruise Critic’s ‘UK Editors’ Picks Awards 2019’

Record fifth consecutive ‘Best for Itineraries’ win for Fred. Olsen in Cruise Critic’s ‘UK Editors’ Picks Awards 2019’

Press releases   •   Dec 04, 2019 13:03 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 2019’, for a record fifth year in a row, and for the sixth time overall.

‘Voyage to the top of the world’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in Summer 2021, taking in the natural wonders of Norway, Iceland and Greenland

‘Voyage to the top of the world’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in Summer 2021, taking in the natural wonders of Norway, Iceland and Greenland

Press releases   •   Nov 27, 2019 19:00 GMT

​Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines' 28-night Arctic exploration in August 2021, taking in the natural wonders of Greenland, Iceland and northern Norway on board 880-guest 'Boudicca', will give guests the chance to divert away from the ‘beaten tourist track’ and catch the last of the breath-taking ‘Midnight Sun’, with early glimmers of the ‘Northern Lights’ in Iceland.