Press Releases

Sleep a secret weapon as national team prepares for Portugal match

Nov 15, 2013 08:00 GMT Scandic Hotels The Swedish football team have charge its batteries before the crunch match against Portugal. Key to the preparations are rest and good sleep. To optimise conditions ahead of the match, the team decided to upgrade to Scandic’s new Superior Sleep rooms. These rooms are equipped with innovative new beds that guarantee each player a really good night’s sleep.

Fly straight to the sun to the Canary Islands, Cape Verdes and West Africa with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines this winter

Nov 13, 2013 12:20 GMT Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has launched a new ‘Fly-Cruises 2014’ brochure, offering a selection of tempting Canary Islands, Cape Verdes and West Africa cruises departing from Santa Cruz, Tenerife, where 929-guest ship Braemar will be based between November 2013 and May 2014.

Nov 12, 2013 17:39 GMT Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is taking urgent action to support those of its Filipino crew members who have been affected by the terrible impacts of ‘Super Typhoon Haiyan’ upon their homes and families.

Nov 07, 2013 16:09 GMT Great Hotels of the World Great Hotels of the World (, the London-based hotel sales and marketing alliance, has acquired five new member properties to its collection.

Scandic receives accessibility prize for its disability work

Oct 25, 2013 08:56 BST Scandic Hotels Scandic Denmark has been awarded the Bevica Foundation’s Accessibility Prize 2013. Each year, the foundation awards a prize to people or companies that have shown a particular interest in people with disabilities. Scandic Denmark will be donating the prize money of DKK 100,000 to Danish Accessibility organisations.

Oct 24, 2013 17:09 BST Great Hotels of the World

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines welcomes back award-winning ‘Talon’ in 2014

Oct 16, 2013 15:25 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines 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 seven-night L1409 ‘Discover France, Spain & Guernsey’ cruise, departing from Southampton on 20th July 2014.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is proud to support the  Sir Bobby’s Breakthrough Auction to raise £1 million to fight cancer

Oct 15, 2013 15:31 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines 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 Hospital Trust

Frank Fiskers returns to Scandic as CEO

Oct 15, 2013 09:40 BST Scandic Hotels The Board of Scandic Hotels – owned by EQT and Accent – has appointed Frank Fiskers CEO of Scandic Hotels, a role he previously held from 2007–2010. The outgoing CEO Anders Ehrling is leaving to become the new CEO of Braathens Aviation.

New passenger record for Oslo Airport in September

Oct 11, 2013 13:56 BST Oslo Lufthavn AS Oslo Airport set yet another record for the number of passengers on a single day on Friday, 27 September, when 88 046 people travelled via the airport.