Grand Bahama Island sunset with Palm Trees

Posted by: carmel | August 2nd, 2021

The Office of the Prime Minister wishes to advise that, effective Friday 6 August 2021, those persons applying for a travel health visa to enter The Bahamas or travel within The Bahamas will be subjected to the following new testing requirements:

Entering The Bahamas

Vaccinated Travelers

All fully vaccinated travelers wishing to enter The Bahamas will now be required to obtain a COVID-19 test (Rapid Antigen Test or PCR), with a negative result, within five days of arrival in The Bahamas.

Unvaccinated Travelers

There are no changes to the testing requirements for unvaccinated persons wishing to enter The Bahamas.  All persons, who are 12 years and older and who are unvaccinated, will still be required to obtain a PCR test taken within five days of arrival in The Bahamas.

Children and Infants

All children, between the ages of 2 and 11, wishing to enter The

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Posted by: carmel | April 9th, 2021


WHAT: Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line today announced new details surrounding the relaunch of their website and the planned resumption of sailing operations. The official statement, delivered by Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line CEO Oneil Khosa, is as follows:

The past year has been incredibly challenging for the cruise industry and as an independent, family-owned and operated boutique cruise line, this has been particularly difficult for us. That said, we are pleased to announce that our website is now live and accepting bookings for sailings beginning July 2nd, when Grand Classica will make her much-anticipated return to the Bahamas. 

I am incredibly proud of our entire team for their efforts over the

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Posted by: carmel | September 9th, 2020

Shark diving at UNEXSO, Grand Bahama Island 

Freeport, Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas, September 9, 2020….. The runaway success of The Discovery Channel’s “Shark Week” has led to a newfound love, respect, and admiration for these majestic creatures of the deep blue.  “Shark Week” has been described as “Discovery’s Super Bowl” since it brings in an expansive audience globally, and it is one of the highest-rated weeks for the Discovery Channel and for the industry. Now in its 32nd edition, the season premiere “Tyson vs Jaws: Rumble on the Reef” garnered almost 2 Million US viewers, according to Nielsen ratings, and featured the boxer diving with sharks near Grand Bahama Island (GBI) in order to overcome his fears.

The resonant image of sharks stems from the man-eater portrayal that was perpetuated by the iconic movie “Jaws”. However, along with the advent of technology

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