Press Releases

The hotel chain Scandic nominated for prestigious German Sustainability Award

Sep 17, 2014 14:17 BST Scandic Hotels Scandic is one of three nominees for the internationally recognised German Sustainability Award “Deutscher Nachhaltigkeitspreis.” Scandic is also the first hotel chain ever to be nominated. The award, which goes to people, cities and companies that promote the idea of a sustainable society, received 800 submissions this year.

New website and easier Wi-Fi at Oslo Airport

Sep 16, 2014 11:49 BST Oslo Lufthavn AS To make air travel easier, Avinor and Oslo Airport have launched a new website and simplified Wi-Fi access.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines launches TV campaign to highlight its longest-ever ‘Grand Voyage’ to the Far East in 2015

Sep 12, 2014 09:19 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has launched a promotional TV campaign on four digital channels – Drama, Alibi, Yesterday and Home – to showcase the amazing destinations and outstanding value for money that is on offer on its 119-night L1501 'Far East Explorer' cruise, sailing from Southampton on board Balmoral on 4th January 2015. Guests will get the chance to visit a total of 51 destinations.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is voted ‘Best for Enrichment’ for the third time in the ‘Cruise International Awards’

Sep 10, 2014 17:52 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines was delighted to be voted ‘Best for Enrichment’, at the 2014 ‘Cruise International Awards’, held at Kensington Roof Gardens, London on 9th September 2014, having won this category previously in 2012 and 2011.

Scandic invests massively in Western Norway - Scandic signs its 7th hotel in Stavanger

Sep 10, 2014 13:00 BST Scandic Hotels The largest hotel company in the Nordics signs a major new hotel in the centre of Stavanger, Norway. With 350 rooms and vast conference facilities, Scandic is positioning itself for the competition in the oil city.

Which? ‘Recommended Provider’ Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines unveils its ‘Worldwide Cruises 2015/16’ brochure to 243 destinations in 80 countries

Sep 04, 2014 15:00 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines – named one of Which?’s Top 3 cruise lines in the UK and a ‘Recommended Provider’ in its 2014 cruise survey* – has launched its new ‘Worldwide Cruises 2015/16’ brochure, featuring its most ambitious and unique cruise programme ever. In 2015/16, Fred. Olsen is offering guests the chance to visit a total of 243 destinations in 80 countries around the globe.

Emirates opens service from Oslo Airport

Sep 03, 2014 14:28 BST Oslo Lufthavn AS Norwegian travellers can now enjoy the benefits of daily flights to Dubai following the launch of Emirates’ service on Tuesday.

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.

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 named one of Which?'s Top 3 cruise lines in the UK and a ‘Recommended Provider’ in its first-ever 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, receiving a customer satisfaction score of 85% out of 100%.

Exodus launches new winter trips for thrill-seekers and fairy-tale fans

Aug 28, 2014 11:10 BST Exodus Travels Ltd. 11 NEW trips announced for winter 2014/2015, including snowshoeing in Turkey and skating courses in Italy