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Now is the time to explore and discover ‘The World’s Top 50 Experiences’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Mar 30, 2015 16:44 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines From April 2015, approximately 18 million people in the UK, aged over 55, will be given access to up to 25% of their pension – tax-free – for the first time; and every year, a further 320,000 people will become eligible. It is estimated that £6 billion will be spent within the first three months after April, with the number one discretionary spend predicted to be on holidays.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Black Watch to commence inaugural cruise season from Liverpool in Spring 2015

Mar 26, 2015 09:57 GMT Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 804-guest ship Black Watch is due to commence her first-ever cruise programme from Liverpool’s Pier Head Cruise Terminal on 31st March 2015, with a 13-night ‘Canary Islands Easter’ cruise – for what will be the company’s third season from the popular North Western port. In all, Fred. Olsen is offering 15 cruises from Liverpool in 2015/16, which is an increase on the 11...

Take in the scents and colours of the annual ‘Funchal Flower Festival’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Mar 23, 2015 14:32 GMT Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines ​Gardening has long been one of the top-rated hobbies for people in the UK, and many Britons choose to spend their leisure time tending to their pots, plants and lawns. In keeping with these green-fingered tendencies, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests the chance to visit Funchal, Madeira during its spectacular annual ‘Flower Festival’, running from 16th to 22nd April 2015, on board...

Elect a Bird For Britain

Mar 23, 2015 12:43 GMT Ramblers Worldwide Holidays The race is on to find a bird which best symbolises Britain. A national poll has been created to select from a shortlist of 10 birds with the vote being closed on Election Day (7 May).

Easter - Hatching Out All Over Europe

Mar 19, 2015 12:29 GMT Ramblers Worldwide Holidays Easter bunnies and eggs will be much in evidence throughout the UK this Easter (3 – 5 April 2015) but there are many other fascinating customs in other countries celebrating this enduring Springtime festival.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ guests eagerly await the total solar eclipse on board Black Watch, Boudicca and Braemar

Mar 18, 2015 17:59 GMT Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Guests on board Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ three ships Black Watch, Boudicca and Braemar are eagerly awaiting the awe-inspiring total solar eclipse on Friday 20th March 2015. The ships are all heading for the exact co-ordinates off the coast of the Faroe Islands – 64.26.3N, 6.39.0W – that will give guests the very best chance of witnessing this spectacular natural phenomenon.

Colfosco – Superb Walking in the Heart of the Dolomites

Mar 16, 2015 11:11 GMT Ramblers Worldwide Holidays Ramblers Worldwide Holidays – the experts in guided walking adventures across the globe – are offering 7, 10 or 14 night holidays in Colfosco in the heart of the Dolomites.

Strong growth and improved profitability characterized 2014 for Scandic Hotels

Mar 16, 2015 06:30 GMT Scandic Hotels 2014 was characterized by strong growth in revenue mainly as a result of the acquisition of the Nordic hotel chain, Rica Hotels, which added 10,600 hotel rooms and 71 hotels. At the same time, the good organic growth of 10.0% in the hotel portfolio confirms that the Group’s investments in its portfolio and customer offering yielded the desired results.

Amble Rather Than Ramble to Savour South Africa’s Western Cape

Mar 12, 2015 10:10 GMT Ramblers Worldwide Holidays The best way of savouring any destination is on foot and a gentle stroll through one of Africa’s most stunning destinations is offered by Adagio – more ambling than rambling – in this awe-inspiring region.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines celebrates record-breaking launch of its news 2016/17 itineraries

Mar 10, 2015 18:20 GMT Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is celebrating breaking its record for the highest-selling day ever, taking an amazing £2.1 million in revenue on Friday 6th March 2015, following the launch of its new 2016/17 cruise programme, which went on sale on 5th March 2015.