Posts Tagged ‘Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ ‘Scenic Waterways & River Cruising 2018’ brochure to showcase a selection of 18 cruises

Monday, March 27th, 2017

In 2018/19, Fred. Olsen will be making the most of its fleet of four smaller, more intimate ships – Balmoral, Braemar, Boudicca and Black Watch -– by featuring even more river, fjords and scenic cruising. (more…)

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ flagship Balmoral to set sail from Edinburgh in 2018/19

Monday, March 20th, 2017

Balmoral - Fred. Olsen Cruise LinesIn 2018/19, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 1,350-guest flagship, Balmoral, will be sailing from Edinburgh (Rosyth) for the first time ever, operating a total of nine cruises. Holidays on offer, from May to July, include a five-night ‘Norwegian Fjords’ departure, a 14-night ‘Scandinavia & St. Petersburg’ Baltic discovery, and a nine-night ‘German Waterways’ experience. (more…)

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines unveils first-ever new dedicated ‘Exotic Fly-Cruise’ brochure for 2018/19

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has launched its first-ever dedicated fly-cruise brochure for 2018/19, highlighting a host of new exotic holidays to experience some of the world’s most stunning scenery.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines celebrates record-breaking 2018/19 bookings

Friday, March 10th, 2017

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines saw its most successful sales day ever on Tuesday 7th March 2017, with booking volumes showing an increase of 15% on the same day last year [Tuesday 15th March 2016], following the launch of its exciting new 2018/19 cruise programme to its top tier of Oceans loyalty club members.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines looks at newbuildings

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, the UK based destinational operator of four ships, is looking at newbuildings, Travel Weekly reports. Fred. Olsen Junior was quoted as saying: “Just over ten years ago in 2005 we looked at having a new ship but in terms of finances it didn’t make sense at the time. We are looking at it again and we have ships on the drawing board. Any new ships we do produce in the future will be smaller ocean ships which is what we want as a brand and what our customers want.” (cruisebusiness.com)

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Announce New 2018/2019 Itineraries

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

‘The best destinations and experiences, whatever the duration’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in 2018/19Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is excited to announce that, in 2018/19, its fleet of four smaller, more intimate ships – Balmoral, Braemar, Boudicca and Black Watch – will be visiting no fewer than 228 destinations in 73 countries around the globe, covering 91 areas of scenic cruising, from the UK departure ports of Southampton, Dover, Liverpool, Newcastle and Edinburgh (Rosyth). (more…)

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines enjoyed strong 2016

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, the UK based destinational cruise shipping company, enjoyed a strong 2016, with full year profit significantly higher than in the previous year and the final quarter loss markedly lower than that in 2015. (cruisebusiness.com)

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines confirms new leadership team appointment

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is pleased to confirm a further appointment in its new strengthened leadership team, with Julian Brackenbury being promoted to Hotel Operations Director, stepping up from his previous role as Deputy Hotel Operations Director, reporting into Mike Rodwell, Managing Director. (more…)

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines encourage trade partners to book onto one of its free ship visits and onboard training days

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is encouraging trade partners to book onto one of its free ship visits and onboard training days in April, May and June 2017, to find out more about the unique Fred. Olsen product first-hand and help give a real understanding of the ‘Fred. Olsen Difference’.

Enjoy scenic sailing from Scotland with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in 2017

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines' Boudicca. In this image sailing around the Isle of Mull, Scotland (Courtesy Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines)Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is reinforcing its reputation as the ‘cruise line of choice’ from Scotland, a country that has historically been very close to the Olsen family, with a total of 12 departures in 2017: four from Glasgow (Greenock) and eight from Edinburgh (Rosyth). (more…)

Get ‘Into the heart of your destination’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ in 2017

Friday, February 10th, 2017

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests the chance to get closer to some of Europe’s prettiest destinations in 2017, sailing from Southampton, with its new ‘Into the heart of your destination’ brochure. (more…)

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines expands Sales team with a reshuffle, new hires and more on the way…

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has again expanded its Trade Sales team with new hires, a reshuffle and promises of more new appointments to come. (more…)

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines names Justin Stanton as new Sales and Marketing Director

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is pleased to announce the appointment of Justin Stanton as its new Sales and Marketing Director, reporting into Mike Rodwell, Managing Director. (more…)

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines extends offer and gives added help to agents with customers affected by All Leisure Group’s cancelled cruises

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has extended its 25% discount offer to All Leisure Group-affected customers from 31st January 2017 to 17th February 2017 inclusive, and has produced a summary of alternative cruises to assist trade partners with affected customers who may not have rebooked an alternative holiday as yet.

Special offers for solo travellers in 2017/18 with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

To make cruising with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines even more attractive to solo travellers, it has introduced some great ‘twin-for-sole occupancy’ discounts. These special deals mean that a solo guest, occupying a twin room, will pay no single-supplement on bookings made from 1st February 2017 until 1st March 2017.

Don’t let it be a ‘Blue January’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ great-value ‘Turn of Year’ sales campaign

Friday, January 20th, 2017

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 30-second and 10-second advertisements being shown on 13 digital TV channels.

Discover ‘Rare Gems of the World’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in 2017/18

Monday, January 16th, 2017

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.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is reporting impressive sales volumes

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is enjoying another bumper start to the New Year, reporting impressive sales volumes and generating more than £1 million of cruise revenue in a single day, on Monday 9th January 2017, for the second January in a row! (more…)

Fred. Olsen offers 25% cruise discount for guests affected by All Leisure Group’s cancelled cruises

Monday, January 9th, 2017

Following the cancellation by All Leisure Group (‘ALG’) of its Voyages of Discovery and Swan Hellenic cruise programmes and cessation of trading, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering those ALG guests affected a 25% discount off the cruise fare on any 2017 / 2018 / 2019 Fred. Olsen cruise currently on sale. (more…)

Five Fred. Olsen New Year cruise resolutions

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Hermitage Museum at the Winter Palace in St PetersburgA Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ holiday gives guests the chance to visit far-flung places and ‘off-the-beaten-track’ destinations. Here, Fred. Olsen highlights five exciting and unusual destinations to spark guests’ imaginations in 2017/18.

Take a Fred. Olsen cruise to ABTA’s ‘Destinations to watch’ in 2017

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

Following the publication of ABTA’s ‘Travel Trends Report 2017’, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is pleased to offer its guests holidays to many of the featured Top 12 ‘Destinations to watch’ for next year.

Get into the carnival atmosphere with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Mardi Gras adventure in 2017

Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

Balmoral - Fred. Olsen Cruise LinesFor the very first time, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests the chance to experience the world-famous Mardi Gras on an epic ex-UK adventure of the Caribbean and North and Central America. (more…)

Live the ‘Californian Dream’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in 2019

Monday, December 19th, 2016

Fred. Olsen Cruise lines has launched a brand new cruise offering holidaymakers the chance to explore the magic, beauty, glitz and glamour of California. (more…)

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ ‘Top 10 Special Event Cruises’ in 2017/18

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has released its ‘Top Ten Special Event Cruises’ for 2017/18, all of which showcase its commitment to offering cruise guests ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ experiences! (more…)

Fred. Olsen to offer free Travel Insurance on a Selection of Short UK ‘Taster Cruises’

Monday, December 12th, 2016

Guests wishing to book a Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ one-night UK ‘Taster Cruise’ in 2017 can now do so without having to take out a Cruise Travel Insurance policy, making it even easier to experience a Fred. Olsen cruise for the first time.

More Details Revealed on Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Black Watch Refurbishment

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Black Watch will emerge from a 26-day dry dock refit at the Blohm + Voss shipyard in Hamburg next week with a host of sparkling new features. (cruisecritic.com)

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines launches its New Year ‘Cruise Sale’ campaign

Friday, December 2nd, 2016

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines launches its New Year Cruise Sale campaignFred. Olsen Cruise Lines is today [1st December 2016] launching its new multi-strand ‘Cruise Sale’, as part of its New Year promotional campaign. (more…)

Take an ‘Exotic Fly-Cruise’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in Winter and Spring 2016/17

Monday, November 28th, 2016

Rio de Janeiro - Copacabana BeachFred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering holidaymakers the chance to escape the cold British Winter and post-festive season blues on a host of ‘Exotic Fly-Cruises’, departing between January and March 2017. (more…)

Get into the festive spirit with a Fred. Olsen Christmas cruise from London Tilbury in December 2016

Monday, November 28th, 2016

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines' 'Black Watch' at HarwichFred. 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.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines creates new Product and Customer Services Division

Monday, November 28th, 2016

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines continues to ‘put the customer first’ with the creation of a new Product and Customer Services DivisionIn order to continue to improve the experiences that it gives to its guests, both onboard and ashore, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has announced a major internal restructure and the creation of a new Product and Customer Services Division, to be headed up by Clare Ward, promoted to the role of Director of Product and Customer Services. (more…)

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines improves communications with its travel trade partners

Monday, November 14th, 2016

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has reviewed and refreshed its communications channels with the travel trade, improving the format of its weekly e-shots, known as the ‘Focus Update’ – sent weekly to agents, on Wednesday afternoons – and enhancing its dedicated trade website, the Travel Agent Centre (‘TAC’). (more…)

‘Exploring the Fjords of the Arctic’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in 2017

Monday, November 7th, 2016

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines' 'Black Watch' at HarwichFred. 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. (more…)