Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has once again been crowned "Best Cruise Line Operator for Groups" by readers of Group Travel Organiser magazine, in its prestigious "2015 Group Travel Awards." This is the fifth consecutive year that Fred. Olsen has won this coveted award, which is a record... - June 17, 2015
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 804-guest ship Black Watch is due to commence her first-ever cruise programme from Liverpool’s Pier Head Cruise Terminal on 31st March 2015, with a 13-night ‘Canary Islands Easter’ cruise – for what will be the company’s third season from... - April 01, 2015
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is celebrating breaking its record for the highest-selling day ever, taking an amazing £2.1 million in revenue on Friday 6th March 2015, following the launch of its new 2016/17 cruise programme, which went on sale on 5th March 2015.
Saturday 7th March 2015 was also the... - March 30, 2015
Ipswich-based Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is due to commence its second cruise season on 929-guest ship, Braemar, from Harwich International Port, Essex on 4th April 2015, with a seven-night ‘Easter City Getaway’ cruise (M1508), with overnight stays in Hamburg (Germany) and Amsterdam (Netherlands),... - February 13, 2015
A Fred. Olsen cruise is the perfect way to celebrate Valentine’s Day, 14th February – the tranquil days at sea, exotic and exciting destinations to visit and the chance to experience outstanding service and delicious food. Plus, with the relaxing spas on board all four of its smaller, more... - February 13, 2015
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has launched a promotional sales campaign on 18 digital TV channels, which will run until 24th January 2015, to showcase its ‘The more you book, the more you save’* cruise sale, its innovative ‘Enjoyment Promise’* and its wide range of regional UK departures. - January 09, 2015
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has launched a new brochure – "All Inclusive Holidays" – targeted specifically at the "yet to cruise" market. The brochure contains simple, all inclusive pricing, based on one cabin type, and tackles some of the perceived challenges of cruising... - January 07, 2015
Award-winning Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is pleased to announce that it is working in partnership with The Institute of Leadership and Management (‘ILM’) to deliver an accredited training initiative, the ‘Supervisor and Management Development Programme’, which has been added to... - December 05, 2014
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests the chance to see one of nature’s most awe-inspiring sights – the majestic ‘Aurora Borealis’ this winter on its ‘In Search of the Northern Lights’ cruises aboard either Boudicca.
On board either of these very special cruises... - December 03, 2014
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, voted ‘Best Cruise Line for Groups’ by readers of Group Leisure magazine for five consecutive years, and ‘Best Cruise Operator for Groups’ by Group Travel Organiser magazine for the last four years, has launched a new ‘Group Travel’ brochure,... - November 24, 2014
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines four more traditional, intimate ships – Balmoral, Braemar, Boudicca and Black Watch – visit over 200 destinations around the world, from ten convenient, regional UK departures ports – Southampton, Dover, Harwich, Tilbury, Bristol (Avonmouth), Liverpool, Newcastle,... - October 26, 2014
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is giving guests the perfect opportunity to visit three cultural European cities – Oslo (Norway), Amsterdam (The Netherlands) and Antwerp (Belgium) – with Balmoral's ten-night L1416 'European Cities & Waterways' cruise, departing from Southampton on 24th October... - October 16, 2014
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has once again triumphed at the ‘Group Leisure Awards’ after being voted ‘Best Cruise Line’ by readers of leading travel title, Group Leisure magazine, for a fifth consecutive year.
Having seen off competition from other finalists Norwegian Cruise Line,... - October 15, 2014
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 804-guest ship Black Watch is to start her new cruise season from Rosyth (Edinburgh), with a ten-night sailing to the Norwegian fjords on 31st July 2014.
In all, Fred. Olsen is offering four sailings from Rosyth in its 2014/15 cruise season, to a variety of exciting worldwide... - July 26, 2014
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 880-guest ship Boudicca has commenced its second cruise season from Liverpool’s iconic Pier Head Cruise Terminal, with an eight-night sailing to the Norwegian fjords. The ship will arrive back in the city on 7th July 2014 and will then depart on a 14-night adventure... - July 11, 2014
For 2015, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ guests will have the chance to experience the very best fjords of Norway on Boudicca’s nine-night ‘The Greatest Fjords of Norway’ cruise, D1520, which departs from Newcastle on 11th September 2015.
This cruise holiday was inspired by Fjord... - June 04, 2014
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Braemar commences inaugural cruise season from Harwich - May 10, 2014
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is pleased to announce an extension to its innovative ‘Enjoyment Promise’ – the biggest initiative of its kind ever to take place in the UK to encourage people to try cruising. ‘Fred.’s Enjoyment Promise’ is now applicable on all Fred. Olsen... - April 30, 2014
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is ‘bringing the world closer’ to the people of Belfast, with two exciting cruise itineraries in August and September 2014. Sailing on board 880-guest Boudicca, guests will have the opportunity, for the second year in a row, to embark on a Fred. Olsen cruise from... - March 23, 2014
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is delighted to win two major awards in Cruise Critic’s prestigious ‘UK Cruisers’ Choice Awards 2014’, chosen entirely by cruise guests. Fred. Olsen’s 929-guest cruise ship, Braemar, has been recognised as the ‘Best Small Ship for Embarkation’,... - March 13, 2014
Gardening has long been one of the top-rated hobbies for people in the UK and, with leading gardening organisation the Royal Horticultural Society boasting a membership of over 400,000, tending to our pots, plants and lawns is the chosen way for many Britons to spend their leisure time. In keeping with... - February 21, 2014
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is celebrating a strong start to the New Year, after December 2013 and January 2014 saw the highest number of guest bookings since 2008. In December 2013, revenue was up 80% year-on-year against 2012 and on January 13th 2014, the cruise line had one of its biggest sale days ever.
The... - February 09, 2014
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Balmoral becomes an internet sensation, after dramatic time-lapse footage of the ship being extended goes viral. - February 08, 2014
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests something completely new and different in 2014…its first-ever ‘Mystery Cruise'! Departing from Tilbury on 15th November 2014 for 14 nights – on Fred. Olsen's inaugural turnaround call at this Essex port – the mystery is where in the... - January 09, 2014
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ new ‘City Break’ cruises allow guests to discover some of Europe’s very best destinations, with overnight stays in each city. The new itineraries – such as Black Watch’s nine-night ‘Bright Lights & Overnights’ cruise, W1402,... - January 07, 2014
ExCeL, London – 10th / 11th/ 12th January 2014, Stand 320 -- Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines – voted ‘Best Affordable Cruise Line’ and runner-up ‘Best Cruise Line’ in the prestigious ‘Cruise International Awards 2013’ – will have a team of experts on hand... - January 05, 2014
Ipswich-based Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines and Fred. Olsen Travel are delighted to announce that they have become Official Cruise and Travel Partner to Ipswich Town Football Club (ITFC).
As well as giving Town supporters discounts on holidays, cruises and sporting trips, such as match breaks and an official... - January 04, 2014
Following a refit at the Lloyd Werft shipyard in Bremerhaven from 4th to 13th November 2013, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 880-guest Boudicca now features a new dedicated coffee and chocolate shop, in the area around the Library on Lido Deck 7. The first of its kind across the Fred. Olsen fleet, this... - December 14, 2013
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines will be launching its innovative ‘Fred.’s Enjoyment Promise’ on 2nd December 2013 – the biggest initiative of its kind ever to take place in the UK to encourage people to try cruising, as part of its wider ‘Turn of Year’ cruise sale campaign. - December 14, 2013
As part of its new ‘Turn of Year’ sales campaign, award-winning Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has launched a ‘Cruise Sale’, running until 28th February 2014 and valid on cruises of six nights’ duration or more, aimed at encouraging guests to make multiple purchases in the same... - December 14, 2013
Cruise experts at influential consumer website Cruise Critic have voted Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines ‘Best Value for Money’ in the fifth annual ‘2013 Cruise Critic UK Editors’ Picks Awards’, for the second consecutive year. The winners are selected by Cruise Critic’s international... - October 27, 2013
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is pleased to welcome ‘Talon’ back on board in 2014. The band – described as ‘Awesome!’ by The Sun – will perform a series of songs from their new album, ‘The Acoustic Collection,’ on three separate evenings during Balmoral’s... - October 25, 2013
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is proud to be an Official Supporter of the Sir Bobby's Breakthrough Auction in 2013, which is aiming to raise £1 million for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation and Breakthrough Breast Cancer, as well as two Suffolk Hospitals – Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust and West Suffolk... - October 23, 2013
Ipswich-based Fred. Olsen. Cruise Lines will be participating in a 'Sea Port Role Play Day' at Harwich International Port on 8th October 2013. This will be the ninth year that the event, codenamed ‘Haven Seaport Exercise IX’, has been held, and it is expected to attract over 100 students... - October 19, 2013
"See the stars" with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ "Canaries Meteor Showers" cruise in Summer 2014. - October 12, 2013
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ guests can escape the chill of the autumn and head for sunnier climates and warmer waters on Black Watch’s 28-night W1320 ‘Ancient Monuments of the Mediterranean’ voyage, departing from Dover on 19th October 2013. A history-lover and sightseer’s... - October 06, 2013
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines gives Colchester and Tendring students an insight with "Haven Seaport Exercise IX" - October 05, 2013
Those wishing to commemorate the 70th anniversary of ‘D-Day’ can join Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Braemar on its seven-night M1415 cruise from Harwich, Essex on 1st June 2014. This cruise will give guests the chance to pay their respects to the courage and valour of the British, American... - October 02, 2013
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is celebrating being voted the ‘Best Cruise Line for Groups’ for the fourth consecutive year by readers of leading travel title, Group Leisure magazine, at the prestigious 'Group Leisure Awards 2013'.
Having seen off competition from Norwegian Cruise Line, P&O... - September 28, 2013
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines – voted ‘Best Affordable Cruise Line’ and runner-up ‘Best Cruise Line’ in the prestigious ‘Cruise International Awards 2013’ – will have a team of experts on hand at this autumn’s Telegraph CRUISE Show in Glasgow, to be held... - September 22, 2013
With effect from April 2014, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines will be working with Wigan-based Eavesway Travel Ltd., which has been established for over 70 years, as its preferred supplier of coach services for cruise guests. Route details and fares will be featured in Fred. Olsen’s ‘Worldwide Cruises... - September 20, 2013
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines will have a team of experts on hand at this autumn’s Telegraph CRUISE Show in Birmingham, to be held at the NEC on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd September 2013, ready to inspire and inform visitors on the right kind of Fred. Olsen cruise for them.
The Birmingham CRUISE... - September 16, 2013
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has listened to its guests and is introducing a fourth Caribbean fly-cruise in 2015 to satisfy demand, to go on sale from 9am on 3rd September 2013. The 16-night ‘Caribbean Transatlantic Fly-Cruise’, M1504, offers cruise guests a chance to fly to Bridgetown (Barbados)... - September 13, 2013
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ kind-hearted crew have raised £3,000 for The Faye Knowles-Chapman Foundation. The Foundation has been set up in memory of Faye Knowles-Chapman, from West Yorkshire, who worked on board Braemar as a dancer with Explosive Productions from 2008 to 2011, before sadly... - September 10, 2013
Manchester Central – 7th / 8th September 2013, Stand C20 - September 07, 2013
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines welcomed its 1.5 millionth guest to pass through the Port of Dover on 14th August 2013. Pam Allen, with her husband John, was boarding Fred. Olsen's 929-guest ship, Braemar, for a nine-night around the UK and Ireland ‘Celtic Experience’ cruise. Fred. Olsen and the... - September 01, 2013
Back by popular demand, guests can now take a Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Caribbean fly-cruise in January 2015. With the fun and excitement of the Christmas and New Year celebrations all over, guests will have the opportunity to escape the cold British winter on a Fred. Olsen 14-night sunshine cruise,... - August 16, 2013
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ guests and crew raise over £3,300 for The Mission to Seafarers - August 11, 2013
The Central Band of the Royal British Legion is set to return to the seas on board Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Balmoral on a 14-night ‘Baltic City Breaks’ cruise, L1412, departing from Southampton on 18th August 2014. Fittingly, the Band will perform a series of concerts throughout the... - August 03, 2013
This summer, guests aboard Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Balmoral may be inspired to seek a more healthy lifestyle with the original TV fitness guru – Diana Moran, the ‘Green Goddess’. Diana will be hosting a theme of ‘Health and Well-being’ as part of Fred. Olsen’s... - July 26, 2013