Freeport, Bahamas - In an effort to continue ongoing recovery in the nation’s second city, the government this week announced that two new ships will be heading to Grand Bahama’s cruise port come 2015.
During a special press conference at Grand Lucayan, Prime Minister Perry Christie announced that the Bahamas Celebration, which was destroyed by an accident on October 31, will be replaced with the Grand Celebration.
“The new “Grand Celebration” replacement ship comes with 50 percent more capacity and projects some 280,000 year round passengers with not less than 100,000 electing to purchase a two or more night stay in GBI combination with the cruise boosting room nights sold from just under 50,000 versus full year 2014 to 125,000 minimum 2015,” he said.
The ownership has also committed to create new job opportunities for not less than 300 Bahamians in the first phase of their
All-Inclusive Resort’s Two-Phased Renovation Focused on Quality of Guest Experience, Environmental Sustainability and Fun
MIAMI (September 23, 2014) – Viva Wyndham Resorts announced today it is nearing completion of the first phase of an extensive upgrade to its all-inclusive Fortuna Beach resort and will re-open the popular destination on November 1. The resort, located in Freeport on Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas, has undergone improvements and upgrades that touch nearly every area of the property and are designed to give guests a more vibrant and welcoming experience.
Central to the resort’s enhancements is an extensive upgrade of the property’s leisure activity infrastructure and its most popular guest rooms. The Fortuna Beach pool area has been completely renovated with new tile, decking and other amenity
"Steel Away to Grand Bahama, Bahamas" contest launched for Pittsburghers Historic International Cross Promotion between the city of Pittsburgh, and Grand Bahama Island
Fort Lauderdale, FL – September 15, 2014 - One lucky person in Pittsburgh will win a Grand Prize luxury vacation package for two to Grand Bahama Island in The Bahamas in the “Steel Away to Grand Bahama, Bahamas,” contest.
Grand Bahama Island Tourism Board, its members and partners today launched the contest, which ends October 3rd. It is The Bahamas’ part of an historic, international cross-promotional partnership that they have entered into with VisitPITTSBURGH (Greater Pittsburgh Convention and Visitors Bureau) in a spirit of reciprocity, to bring visibility to each of the participating destinations.
“A visit to the beautiful, sunny Bahamas, known for its magnificent beaches