Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line Answers Humanitarian Call By FEMA To Provide Housing To First Responders In St. Thomas
(West Palm Beach, FL)—The MV Grand Celebration, owned and operated by Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line, will be heading to St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands at the request of FEMA. The chartered ship will have responsibility for housing the National Guard and first responders as they help to rebuild
NASSAU, Bahamas – Due to the projected path of Hurricane Maria, hurricane advisories are now in effect for parts of The Islands of the Bahamas, according to The Bahamas Department of Meteorology.
The northern islands of The Bahamas, including Nassau and Paradise Island, Grand Bahama Island, The Abacos, The Berry Island, Andros, Bimini, Harbour Island and Eleuthera, do not currently have hurricane warnings in effect. Lynden Pindling International Airport in Nassau, Grand Bahama International Airport, cruise ports and other facilities throughout these islands remain open and will continue to be monitored closely.
A hurricane warning is now in effect for the Southeast Bahamas, including the islands of Mayaguana, Inagua, Crooked Island, Acklins, Long Cay and Samana Cay. Hurricane conditions
GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND, Bahamas – Sept. 13, 2017 – Lighthouse Pointe at Grand Lucayan, the Caribbean resort offering guests an authentic Bahamian experience, fared well during the storm and will be re-opening its doors on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. “Aside from the loss of a few trees, no damage resulted from the storm at Lighthouse Pointe at Grand Lucayan,” said Veronica Clarke, hotel manager. “We are relieved to be re-opening quickly and our thoughts remain with our neighbors in the Caribbean who are not as fortunate.”
Grand Bahama International Airport is just 20 minutes from the resort, with Silver Airways, American Eagle and Bahamasair offering daily flights to and from Grand Bahama Island while Delta Airlines offer flights every Saturday. There are two cruise lines offering scheduled trips to and from Grand Bahama Island