Tagged: The Bahamas

Nassau: Cruise Port Chief In ‘Guarantee’ On Bond’s Success

Nassau Cruise Port’s ultimate parent has pledged to “guarantee” the success of its $130m bond issue by covering any capital shortfall that may exist when the offering closes at the end of this week. Mehmet Kutman, Global Ports Holding’s chairman, told Tribune Business via an Internet conference call that he will “chip in the difference” should investor demand be insufficient to raise the full amount. (tribune242.com)

Bahamas Moves to Transform Nassau Cruise Port

The Bahamas saw a big bump in cruise arrivals in 2019 and is expanding its diverse product even more. The islands already have one of the world’s most recognized cruise products, with ports in Nassau and Freeport and various out islands. (cruiseindustrynews.com)


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MSC Cruises welcomed the very first guests to Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve, its new private island destination in The Bahamas

MSC Cruises Reveals New Island Experiences Awaiting Guests At Ocean Cay MSC Marine ReserveThe island’s opening is a major milestone for MSC Cruises. As part of a multi-faceted restoration strategy, the Company has transformed the island from what once was an industrial sand excavation site into a stunning tropical destination and has worked with environmental engineers and other experts to revitalize the surrounding ocean beds, marine life and endangered coral. (more…)

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MSC’s New Ocean Cay Will Now Open December 5

MSC Cruises: Ocean Cay – Discover the island

MSC Cruises has announced a new opening date for its new private island destination in the Bahamas, Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve: December 5, 2019. Previously, the cruise line had expected the destination to be ready to receive guests by mid-November, but adverse weather and last-minute operational challenges slowed down the completion of the island, MSC said. (travelagentcentral.com)

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Carnival Corporation Signs Agreement with The Bahamas to Fund and Support Restoration of Rand Memorial Hospital

Carnival Corporation & plc  (logo)Carnival Corporation & plc signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with The Bahamas to fund and support flood damage repairs and basic restoration efforts at Rand Memorial Hospital, the primary hospital in Freeport, Grand Bahama Island, which sustained significant damage in September from Hurricane Dorian. (more…)

Carnival Cruise Line President Christine Duffy Visits Grand Bahama, Tours Development Site And Keynotes Girlcon Conference

Christine Duffy, Carnival Cruise Line's PresidentContinuing the ongoing partnership between Carnival and Grand Bahama, Carnival Cruise Line President Christine Duffy and members of her senior leadership team visited the island to meet with government officials, tour the line’s development site and host GirlCON’s third annual conference aboard Carnival Glory. (more…)

Bahamas Paradise Brings Cruise and Stay Program to Nassau

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line (Logo) Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line announced that its Cruise & Stay program is coming to Nassau. Earlier this month, the company introduced Nassau as a second destination, joining Grand Bahama Island. Guests can now extend their cruise with a resort vacation at a number of properties, including the all-inclusive Meliá Nassau Beach Resort at Cable Beach, SLS at Baha Mar and Comfort Suites on Paradise Island. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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