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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Black Watch to start new cruise season from Rosyth in Summer 2014

Jul 21, 2014 18:19 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 804-guest ship Black Watch is to start her new cruise season from Rosyth (Edinburgh), with a ten-night sailing to the Norwegian fjords on 31st July 2014.

Children go free over the summer holiday

Jul 18, 2014 09:00 BST Virgin Trains Children travelling from Milton Keynes to London for fun-filled family days out will be offered free travel over the summer holiday.

Jul 15, 2014 16:22 BST Great Hotels of the World Member hotels win awards; renovations completed and more

Air traffic increases 4 per cent in first half

Jul 14, 2014 13:04 BST Oslo Lufthavn AS Passenger traffic to and from Avinor airports went up four per cent in the first half of 2014 compared with the same period last year. In June, traffic increased by a whopping 6.5 per cent, with Oslo Airport reporting a 9.7 per cent rise.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is fulfilling its ‘Enjoyment Promise’, according to guests!

Jul 07, 2014 17:41 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines After over six months of its ground-breaking ‘Enjoyment Promise’ being in place, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is delighted to announce that not a single guest has taken it up on its offer to fly them home and refund their cruise fare because they were not enjoying their cruise holiday! Fred. Olsen launched its unique ‘Enjoyment Promise’ in December 2013 – the biggest initiative of its kind ever to...

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Boudicca commences its second cruise season from Liverpool

Jul 04, 2014 14:22 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 880-guest ship Boudicca has commenced its second cruise season from Liverpool’s iconic Pier Head Cruise Terminal, with an 8-night sailing to the Norwegian fjords. The ship will arrive back in the city on 7th July 2014 and will then depart on a 14-night adventure cruise to Greenland and Iceland. In all, Fred. Olsen is offering 11 sailings from Liverpool in its 2014/15...

Sun, Sea and Samba await as Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines launches its 2016 ‘South America Explorer’ cruise

Jul 03, 2014 17:28 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines For 2016 Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ guests will have the chance to experience the excitement and vibrancy of South America on board Balmoral’s 46-night ‘South America Explorer’ cruise, L1602, which departs from Southampton on 19th January 2016. This wonderful cruise takes in 16 destinations, with seven of those ports of call in the ‘country of the moment’ – beautiful Brazil!

**HOLIDAYTAXIS.COM ANNOUNCES SAFETY INITIATIVE**

Jul 03, 2014 15:13 BST HolidayTaxis.com HolidayTaxis.com is using research published to support their drive for ‘Safe Transfers on Holiday’. Over 563 million people visited Europe in 2013, with 4.2 million British holidaymakers planning to travel by car. However, a shocking 20% of drivers admit to having driven in Europe without researching the road rules, in the country they are visiting, at all!

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Black Watch to sail from Newcastle again in 2014

Jun 25, 2014 18:23 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests some very attractive cruise deals from Newcastle in 2014, from just £67 per person, per night*, as 804-guest Black Watch commences her cruise season from the Port of Tyne on 28th June 2014. Fred. Olsen is embarking on a series of seven cruises from this convenient North East departure port from June to October 2014, on a variety of worldwide itineraries.

Take advantage of three great-value getaways this Summer with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Jun 25, 2014 13:27 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering three great-value Summer getaways in the Baltic and Norway – the company’s historic homeland – on its popular Braemar and flagship Balmoral this year, from as little as £57 per person, per night.