Ipswich/Cambridge: Fred. Olsen Travel opens its first airport-based store

From left, Zoe Parkin (Fred. Olsen Travel, Senior Sales Consultant), David Surley ( Cambridge Airpor

From left, Zoe Parkin (Fred. Olsen Travel, Senior Sales Consultant), David Surley ( Cambridge Airport, Head of Business & Route Development), Glynis King (Cambridge Airport, Marketing Manager), Jeremy Moore (Cambridge Airport, Business Development Manager), Hiedi Hutchinson (Fred. Olsen Travel, Marketing Manager), Paul Hardwick (Fred. Olsen Travel Group Retail Manager), Paula Robertson (Fred. Olsen Travel, Branch Manager) at the opening of the new Fred. Olsen Travel shop at Cambridge Airport. - Credit: Archant

Specailist travel and cruise agency Fred. Olsen Travel, which is based in Ipswich, today launched a new outlet at Cambridge International Airport.

The new store, located in the check-in area of the airport’s newly refurbished terminal, is Fred. Olsen’s first airport outout but is open to the general public, not just those flying from Cambridge.

Fred. Olsen Travel brand manager Paula Robertson formally opened the outlet, which brings the company’s network of stores around East Anglia to a total of nine.

Steve Williams, the company’s managing director, said: “We are delighted to launch our travel booking service for holidaymakers and business travellers at Cambridge International Airport.

“It makes perfect sense to position our outlet here, offering the area’s customer-base fantastic prices and expert advice on worldwide destinations leaving from Cambridge or other UK airports.”

David Surley, Cambridge International Airport’s head of business and route development, added: “Fred.Olsen Travel’s outlet is a great addition to our excellent facilities and the perfect environment for customers to not only enquire about travel to destinations serviced directly from Cambridge, but anywhere in the world.

“We look forward to a long and successful relationship with the Fred. Olsen team.”