Resort officially re-opened following Hurricane Matthew
GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND, Bahamas – Nov. 10, 2016 – Grand Lucayan, the award-winning Caribbean resort offering guests an authentic Bahamian experience, opened its doors Monday following temporary closure as a result of
Hurricane Matthew. Beginning with the re-opening of Lighthouse Pointe, Grand Lucayan hopes to have the entire property operational by February 2017. “Our staff have worked tirelessly to get Grand Lucayan ready for our
guests,” said Veronica Clarke, hotel manager. “We are so thrilled to be open and can’t wait for our guests to enjoy our pools, beach, spa, golf and dining options.” 196-room Lighthouse Pointe, the traditionally all-inclusive portion of the resort, will temporarily play host to all guests, whether or not an all-inclusive package is booked. Venues including Waves Pool Bar,
Tourism stakeholders optimistic as work on hotels, resorts and tours underway
NASSAU, Bahamas – October 12, 2016 — Although Grand Bahama was among those islands hardest hit during the passage of Hurricane Matthew last week, the tourism industry on the island is moving quickly to rebuild itself in an effort to offer something better than ever.
Tourism officials began this effort with a sound assessment of the island’s hotel properties, beaches and other tourist attractions. Bahamas Minister of Tourism Obie Wilchcombe is in Grand Bahama where the assessment is still ongoing.
“We have to be honest about Grand Bahama because that’s the only way we can move forward. Tourism on the island has come to a grinding halt. Hotels, restaurants and tour operators have all been affected by Hurricane Matthew, but there is hope and Grand Bahamians are