Press Releases

Discover beaches and explore cities on a Fred. Olsen cruise from Tilbury in winter 2015

Oct 13, 2015 11:18 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is ‘bringing the world closer’ to the people of Essex, with four exciting itineraries from Tilbury in winter 2015. Boudicca, carrying just 880 guests, will begin the cruise season from Tilbury with a 14-night ‘Landscapes of Madeira & the Canaries’ cruise on 30th November 2015, followed by a two-night ‘Mini-Cruise to Rotterdam’, a four-night festive trip to ‘Bruges & ...

Growing interest for winter holidays in the Swedish and Norwegian mountains

Oct 08, 2015 06:30 BST SkiStar AB SkiStar owns and operates the two largest ski resorts in Norway, Trysil and Hemsedal. In addition to Åre, Sälen and Vemdalen in Sweden.The German and English markets show a growing interest for ski holidays in the Swedish and Norwegian mountains. SkiStar´s fourth largest market, Germany, presents a 4 percent increase in comparison to the previous year and the English market is up by 64 %* .

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines named ‘Official Partner’ of the English Indoor Bowling Association

Oct 06, 2015 11:24 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has been named as an ‘Official Partner’ of the English Indoor Bowling Association (‘EIBA’). The EIBA is the Governing Body for the sport of flat green indoor bowls in England, with 300 affiliated Clubs nationwide. 100,000+ players are affiliated to the EIBA via their Clubs, and 63 County Associations are also affiliated.

Scandic sponsor of Wisdom Stockholm conference

Oct 06, 2015 07:00 BST Scandic Hotels On October 6 and 7, Oscarsteatern will host the Wisdom Stockholm conference, an event where mindfulness, compassion and awareness meet leadership, entrepreneurship and enterprise. Scandic Hotels is one of the main sponsors of the conference as part of the company’s active work to promote a sustainable and healthy working life.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is crowned ‘Best for Itineraries’ by Cruise Critic experts

Oct 05, 2015 16:39 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Experts at the world’s leading cruise reviews website Cruise Critic have voted Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines ‘Best for Itineraries’ in the prestigious ‘UK Editors’ Picks Awards 2015’. The winners are selected by Cruise Critic’s team of knowledgeable cruise experts, based on the lines and ships that they feel ‘are at the top of their game’, and best represent excellence in each of the 25 categories.

Scandic to launch a collection of signature hotels – offering unique hotel experiences in distinctive settings

Oct 02, 2015 07:00 BST Scandic Hotels Scandic Hotels, the largest and leading hotel operator in the Nordic countries, is continuing to strengthen its popular customer offering by launching a collection of unique signature hotels. The hotels will be marketed under their own names with the extension “by Scandic.” The first signature hotel will be “Grand Central by Scandic” in Stockholm.

Adagio Teams Up With ‘Cruise & Maritime Voyages’ to Launch New River Cruise Programme

Sep 24, 2015 09:55 BST Ramblers Worldwide Holidays Adagio – the experts in ‘gentle’ guided walking holidays – has teamed up with ‘Cruise & Maritime Voyages’ to offer a fabulous selection of River Cruises as opposed to Ocean Cruising. ‘Cruise & Maritime Voyages’ is an independent UK cruise line offering intimate small ship experiences with no more than 180 passengers on board.

Dohop is nominated “The World’s Leading Flight Comparison Website” for the third year in a row.

Sep 23, 2015 07:30 BST Dohop Flight meta search website Dohop has been nominated for the 2015 World Travel Awards in the category “World’s Leading Flight Comparison Website”. This is the third year in a row that the company is nominated for the award, which it won last year.

Now’s the time to try cruising with Fred., on an ‘All Inclusive Holiday’ in 2016/17

Sep 22, 2015 17:01 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ latest brochure – 'All Inclusive Holidays' – features 26 specially-selected getaways to Europe, the Norwegian fjords, Canaries and Caribbean, aimed at the 'yet to cruise' market. The brochure contains simple, all-inclusive pricing, based on one cabin type.

Dohop and Gatwick Launch GatwickConnects, a Ground-breaking New Flight Connection Service

Sep 22, 2015 09:32 BST Dohop Dohop and London Gatwick have launched a new and unique booking service, GatwickConnects, which enables flights from separate airlines connection through Gatwick to be booked in a single transaction. Gatwick offers a guarantee of service if flights don't operate as planned.