GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND, Bahamas – February 25, 2015 – Grand Lucayan, the four-star award-winning resort located just 55 miles off the Florida coast on Grand Bahama Island, has developed a unique platform which will now allow guests to book a “cruise and stay” package for travel from Fort Lauderdale, Florida to Grand Bahama Island, adding yet another option for convenient access to the destination.
The ultimate Bahamas experience now begins the moment guests board the state-of-the-art 1,000 passenger cruise ferry dubbed the “Bahama Mama.” Featuring economy and top of the line first-class seating, private suites, a swimming pool, lounges, casino, entertainment, an “A la Carte” restaurant, bars and cafes, duty-free shopping and a 200 container cargo capacity, Baleária Ferry Express’ new vessel boasts the capacity to bring more than 300,000 tourists to Grand Bahama
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