WEST END, Grand Bahama Island- On February 13th, a few days shy of the one month anniversary of the Ministry of Tourism’s 16 Islands Wedding campaign, and one day before Valentine’s Day, cupid’s arrow struck the most western point of the Island like a lightning bolt. A most enchanting “Rags to Riches” destination wedding love story for engaged couple, Lenny Piciullo and Deborah Fauset unfolded.
Earlier in the week, the love-birds set sail aboard their 34 foot sailboat for the Virgin Islands, from West Palm Beach, in hopes of having the perfect destination wedding on Valentine’s Day. Shortly after the start of their journey, according to the couple, what started out as the perfect sailing day quickly changed for the worst, forcing the couple’s plans to be altered by Mother Nature. In fear for their lives, a distress call was made to BASRA after strong winds, waves, rain and lightning
FREEPORT, Grand Bahama Island - Today marked a joyous occasion for thousands of avid travelers that have for the greater part of three months been in sheer anticipation of the return of one o Grand Bahama's most enjoyable cruise services operated by Bahamas Paradise Cruise Lines.
The MV Grand Celebration sailed into the Freeport Harbor at 7:45am, bringing with it some 1,083 passengers from the Port of Palm Beach. Executives from the Ministry of Tourism were joined by representatives from Bahamas Customs and Immigration and the Royal Bahamas Police Force to receive the visitors in grand style. Of the passengers onboard the vessel, 248 (stopover visitors) will be spending a minimum of 24 hours enjoying all that the island has to offer. The 1800 passenger capacity vessel brings with it a new experience for vacationers, including 5 swimming pools and