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…)
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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ ‘Scenic Waterways & River Cruising 2018’ brochure to showcase a selection of 18 cruisesMonday, March 27th, 2017
In 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 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 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, 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 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, 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 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 daysThursday, 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’.
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…)
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 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 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 cruisesThursday, 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.
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 campaignFriday, 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.
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 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…)
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…)
A 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.
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.
For 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…)
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 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…)
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.
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 is today [1st December 2016] launching its new multi-strand ‘Cruise Sale’, as part of its New Year promotional campaign. (more…)
Fred. 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…)
In 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 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…)
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. (more…)