Fred Olsen Cruise Line to broadcast major sporting events fleetwide

   June 23, 2024 ,   Cruise Industry

The UK-based Fred Olsen Cruise Line has announced that it will broadcast all UEFA European Football Championship matches, Wimbledon, and the Olympics across its fleet throughout the summer.

On their 3 smaller ocean cruise ships – Bolette, Borealis, and Balmoral – matches and games will be shown in public areas as well as in guest cabins.

Starting on June 14, all UEFA European Football Championship matches will be aired, featuring 51 matches played among 24 teams over 30 days, culminating in the final in Berlin on July 14. Wimbledon will be shown from July 1 to 14, and from July 26 to August 11, guests can enjoy the Olympic Games in Paris.

To enhance the sporting atmosphere, an exciting new range of cocktails will be available, including the Strawberry Striker, Kick-off Collins, Matchday Mojito, and Penalty Punch.

Highlighted cruises include:

Balmoral’s 10-night ‘The Life and Landscapes of Iceland’ cruise, departing from Rosyth on July 22, 2024. Prices start from GBP 1,299 per person.

Borealis’ 14-night ‘Volcanic Islands of the Azores and Madeira’ cruise, departing from Dover on July 31, 2024. Prices start from GBP 1,199 per person.