Press Releases

The ‘Twelve Days of Mystery’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines!

Dec 23, 2013 12:43 GMT Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines 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 world Black Watch will take you?

Join ‘Best Affordable Cruise Line’ Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines at the Telegraph Cruise Show 2014, ExCeL, London – 10th / 11th/ 12th January 2014, Stand 320

Dec 23, 2013 09:54 GMT Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines 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 the Telegraph Cruise Show, to be held at ExCeL in London on Friday 10th, Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th January 2014, ready to inspire and inform visitors on the right kind of Fred. Olsen cruise for them.

SkiStar AB: Full winter at Scandinavia’s prime ski resorts

Dec 20, 2013 13:41 GMT SkiStar AB At all the SkiStar destinations Åre, Hemsedal, Trysil, Sälen and Vemdalen skiing is in full swing and the season’s news together with the introduction of the children’s concept Valle are ready to greet the first major arrival of guests during Christmas. The next two weekends will also see the official openings of the three new chairlifts in Åre, also adding another 13 hectares to the ski area.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines releases new Balmoral itineraries for 2015

Dec 20, 2013 09:20 GMT Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has unveiled a selection of its new 2015 itineraries on board Balmoral, which are on sale now. The new 2015 cruises include top-rated ports, exciting new destinations and an even greater number of fascinating shore excursions than ever before.

Fred. Olsen becomes Official Cruise and Travel Partner  of Ipswich Town Football Club

Dec 17, 2013 10:46 GMT Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines 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 supporters' trip on pre-season tour, this two-year deal will benefit ITFC directly.

Scandic wins Swedish Enterprise Award for its hotels in Germany

Dec 17, 2013 07:55 GMT Scandic Hotels The Scandic Group has received yet more recognition for its hotel business in Germany in the form of the annual Swedish Enterprise Award, which is given to Swedish companies with operations in Germany. The aim of the award is to strengthen German-Swedish business ties and it is issued jointly by the Embassy of Sweden, the Swedish Chamber of Commerce and Business Sweden.

Please pack your Christmas gifts in checked baggage

Dec 16, 2013 07:00 GMT Oslo Lufthavn AS With thousands of people taking to the skies this Christmas, the security checkers at Oslo Airport have only one wish: Pack all your wrapped Christmas gifts in checked baggage!

Busiest in Scandinavia in November

Dec 13, 2013 13:34 GMT Oslo Lufthavn AS With 1 811 117 passengers, Oslo Airport was the busiest airport in Scandinavia in November. Passenger volume was up 1.3% compared with November 2012.

Good internet connection most important for hotel guests*

Dec 12, 2013 08:49 GMT Scandic Hotels Surveys show that good wifi is one of the most important criteria when choosing a hotel. With new, modern technology, better accessibility for more users and higher speeds, the Scandic hotel chain is improving internet access at its 140 Nordic hotels. The new solution, delivered by Swisscom, will be in place in Scandic’s Nordic hotels in early 2014.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines extends a warm welcome to solo travellers with attractive offers in its 2014/15 ‘Solo Cruising’ campaign

Dec 11, 2013 14:35 GMT Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines – voted as ‘the line most committed to keeping the solo traveller happy’ by cruise experts at influential consumer website Cruise Critic in its ‘Editors' Picks Awards 2011’ – has launched a new ‘Solo Cruising’ brochure, offering significant discounts to solo travellers on a selection of 38 exciting singles cruises in 2014/15, valid on bookings up to 28th February 2014.