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
FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- For the past 15 years Grand Bahama Island has participated in the so-called “Christmas Bird Count” a census that began 115 years ago in the United States and now includes Canada, the Bahamas, Caribbean, South and Central America.
The American Bittern was a rare sighting in the count.
Between December 15th and January 5th on one chosen day, birds are counted within a circle of 15 miles from sunrise to sunset. This year over 60.000 participants observed and recorded birds in their respective countries thereby contributing valuable information to the longest running database in ornithology.
Visiting Birders from Scotland, Rev. Rodger Neilson, Alison Neilson, his wife and brother Stuart Neilson.
The primary objective of the annual count is to monitor the status and distribution of bird populations across the
Calling all Super Heroes! Memories Grand Bahama Beach & Casino Resort is hosting a themed Super Hero Week from April 10 – 24, 2015. With Iron Man and Spider-Man on-site to fight off goons, fans will be treated to special activities including nightly Marvel® movie showings under the stars, “Super Hero 101” workshops, photo opportunities, costume parties, meet and greets, and more.
Ideal for family vacations, the all inclusive Memories Grand Bahama Beach & Casino Resort has an on-site splash park, the Memories Fun Club featuring famous characters Toopy & Binoo® and the Berenstain Bears™, and a teen’s lounge with video games, ping pong, foosball, and billiards. The resort is set on the white sands and calm turquoise waters of Lucayan Beach, across from the vibrant shopping and entertainment of the Lucayan