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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.

‘See the stars’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’  ‘Canaries Meteor Showers’ cruise in Summer 2014

Oct 08, 2013 15:37 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines will be offering guests the chance to take in one of nature’s most spectacular light shows, the ‘Perseid Meteor Showers’, with Braemar’s 13-night M1422 ‘Canaries Meteor Showers' cruise, sailing from Dover on 4th August 2014.

Explore the ancient monuments of the Mediterranean  with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Oct 08, 2013 15:35 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines 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.

Scandic best at sleep – Sweden’s first sleep rooms launched

Oct 08, 2013 07:55 BST Scandic Hotels When hotel guests are asked to name the most important thing about their hotel experience, sleep comes high on the list, according to a recent survey. But the wrong kind of bed, being kept awake by noise, or woken up by light can all ruin a good night’s sleep. This is why, in October, Scandic is launching special sleep rooms with a completely new bed innovation.

Oslo Airport celebrates its 15th anniversary

Oct 07, 2013 14:11 BST Oslo Lufthavn AS Tuesday, 8 October marks the 15th anniversary since Oslo Airport (OSL) opened its doors and runways as Norway’s new main airport at a ceremony presided over by His Royal Majesty King Harald on 8 October 1998.

Scandic Hotel wins two awards at the Oscars of the travel industry

Oct 04, 2013 07:55 BST Scandic Hotels Scandic Palace Hotel Copenhagen, Denmark, was voted ‘Denmark’s Leading Hotel’ and ‘Denmark’s Leading Business Hotel’ at the prestigious World Travel Awards event that was recently held in Turkey.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines gives Colchester and Tendring students an insight with ‘Haven Seaport Exercise IX’

Oct 02, 2013 15:39 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines 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 from local schools.

Sep 25, 2013 16:04 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines 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.