NEWS Fred.’s NEWS Fred. Olsen Scores 86% in the Which? Survey With an impressive 86%, Fred. Olsen were awarded second place in the Which? 2013 Cruise Survey, beating many larger cruise lines. The high score was achieved by a combination of overall satisfaction and how likely people were to recommend the line to a friend. Along with the second place, the report concluded that Fred. Olsen is, “well-suited to people who want to avoid ocean-going giants”. This followed the recent success at the 2013 Cruise International Awards, where Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines was voted Best Affordable Cruise Line for the second 6 www.fredolsencruises.com year running, as well as being Highly Commended in the Best Cruise Line category. The Awards were held at the British Film Institute in London and are the only cruise industry accolades voted for by genuine cruisers. Nathan Philpot, Sales and Marketing Director for Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, said: “Ranking second in the prestigious Which? 2013 Cruise Survey is a superb achievement for Fred. Olsen, showing how many people value our smaller-ship style of cruising. It is always rewarding to be recognised by our Oceans members for the great job that our teams perform across our fleet, giving guests the very best cruise experience that they possibly can.” Fred. Olsen Cruises Worldwide 2014/15 brochure Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Worldwide 2014/15 brochure features its most ambitious cruise programme ever. In 2014/15 Fred. Olsen is offering guests the chance to visit a total of 246 destinations – even more than in the previous cruise season – in 85 countries around the globe. Sailing from ten ports around the UK, Fred. Olsen is further enhancing its reputation as the ‘local, global cruise line’. If your post-Christmas thoughts have turned to your next holiday, order a copy of the brochure by calling 0800 0355 226. Experience the very best of Spain and the Canaries with Fred. Olsen According to recent government research, tourism to Spain and the Canary Islands is ‘booming’, with the highest numbers of visitors recorded to date – over 34 million international tourists chose a holiday in Spain in the first half of 2013, and in excess of 840,000 people visited the Canary Islands. So, with Fred. Olsen offering a Canary Island fly-cruise season in 2014 and six cruises to beautiful Spain, why not take advantage of a Fred. Olsen cruise holiday to take in these ever more popular destinations. Steeped in culture, local traditions and customs – not to mention great weather – Spain and the Canary Islands are ripe for the relaxing, varied and diverse holiday experience that a Fred. Olsen cruise can offer. See pages 34-38 for our article on the beautiful Canary Islands.
Closer Magazine Winter 2013-14
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