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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines commences second cruise season from Belfast with Boudicca

Sep 02, 2014 18:14 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has returned to Belfast this Summer, with Boudicca’s departure on an eight-night D1415 ‘The Greatest Fjords of Norway’ cruise. This cruise calls at Norway’s Olden, Flåm, Bergen and Lerwick on the Shetland Islands, and will return to Belfast Harbour on 6th September 2014. 880-guest Boudicca will then set sail on a 10-night D1416 ‘Sun, Souks & Sultans’ cruise.

It’s scot to be a Stena Line day trip

Sep 01, 2014 14:35 BST Stena Line Summer may be coming to an end but thanks to Stena Line, there is still lots to look forward to as the leading ferry company is offering day trips to bustling Glasgow and beautiful Ayr from an unbelievable £10 per person return. The value continues as this jaw-dropping price even includes return coach transfers*.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is named one of the Top 3 cruise lines in the UK and a ‘Recommended Provider’ in first-ever Which? cruise survey

Aug 28, 2014 18:15 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has been awarded Which? Travel’s prestigious ‘Recommended Provider’ accolade, and been named second-best cruise line, in its first-ever dedicated cruise survey. The influential independent consumer body conducted an online poll of 1,327 Which? members in April 2014, and Fred. Olsen was voted joint second out of the 14 cruise companies rated.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines takes up the 'Ice Bucket Challenge', in support of Macmillan

Aug 22, 2014 14:16 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Staff at Ipswich-based Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines have taken up the 'Ice Bucket Challenge', in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support, which is one of its three staff charities for 2014.

Enjoy the best of the Caribbean and Cuba with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Aug 20, 2014 14:56 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines The first port of call is Funchal, on the ‘Garden Island’ of Madeira, before Balmoral heads across the Atlantic to Bridgetown, Barbados. Situated on the island’s only natural harbour, this paradise offers a plethora of stunning white sandy beaches and clear blue seas for sunshine and relaxation; guests can also take a tour to the very special natural phenomenon of Harrison’s Cave, formed from ...

Cyclist takes on 1,100 mile challenge for Stroke Association in memory of his father

Aug 19, 2014 11:07 BST Stroke Association Tom Williams, a young graduate from Bridgend, is cycling 1100 miles from Calais to Rome in memory of his father who died of stroke.

Aug 15, 2014 16:09 BST Stena Line Travel from only €235* return for car and up to five passengers IRELAND’S leading ferry company Stena Line has launched a great-value sale which allows up to five people to travel to Scotland by car and stay for up to three days for only €235* return.

Get ready to be inspired! Find out more about Fred. at the Manchester Cruise Show – Stand B10, Manchester Central, Saturday 13th / Sunday 14th September 2014

Aug 15, 2014 12:18 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Award-winning Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines will have a team of experts on hand at this autumn’s Cruise Show in Manchester, to be held at Manchester Central on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th September 2014, ready to inspire and inform visitors about the right kind of Fred. Olsen cruise for them.

Virgin Trains one of UK’s most trusted rail operators

Aug 15, 2014 00:05 BST Virgin Trains Virgin Trains has welcomed independent research showing it to be one of the most trusted rail operators in the UK.

Traffic takes off during summer holiday

Aug 13, 2014 10:00 BST Oslo Lufthavn AS Despite the gorgeous summer in Norway, international traffic rose by 2.5 per cent in July compared with July last year. Domestic traffic was up by 1.7 per cent.