With just one year to go until “Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve” will receive its first guests, MSC Cruises marked an important milestone in the island’s transformation with the planting of the first trees.
The Bahamas government is apparently sick and tired of cruise ship passengers who stay on board during port calls to the archipelago nation. So it has decided to no longer provide financial incentives to cruise lines that dock at places like Freeport and Nassau. (postandcourier.com)
This week, the Bahamas’ Minister of Tourism told reporters that they will no longer pay cruise lines to bring them passengers. Why? Because too many stay on the boat as opposed to coming ashore to spend their money. (cruiseradio.net)
Officials in the Bahamas have issued tentative approval for Disney Cruise Line’s plan to construct and operate a cruise port on the island of Eleuthera. According to the Los Angeles Times, the project would be developed by a Walt Disney Co. subsidiary and built on a 746-acre piece of land the company already agreed to purchase. (msn.com)
As travelers begin making plans for fall and winter holidays, Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line (BPCL) is introducing four and six-night Cruise & Stay packages. As a cruise industry first, Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line offers the opportunity for people to take a cruise one way from the Port of Palm Beach to Grand Bahama Island, stay two or four nights at one of their partner resorts on the island and then cruise back to the Port of Palm beach in style.
Summer is upon us and Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line (BPCL) is celebrating with a variety of special promotions, events and giveaways geared towards cruisers of all ages. With the addition of its newly-launched ship Grand Classica, Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line is offering daily departures from the Port of Palm Beach, giving travelers the chance to customize an unforgettable two-night summer getaway to Grand Bahama Island.
Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line (BPCL) is giving jazz and salsa lovers the opportunity to make musical memories on an unforgettable cruise to Grand Bahama Island with special performances by Tito Puente Jr. and his Latin jazz ensemble.
Summmer is just around the corner and Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line (BPCL) is giving families the chance to experience an unforgettable getaway to Grand Bahama Island for an unbeatable value with its Kids Sail Free offer.
Disney Cruise Line has three massive new ships in development, adding to the four ships the cruise line already has. The new vessels will be slightly larger than the two largest ships in Disney’s fleet but have roughly the same number of staterooms, with 1,250 each. (orlandoweekly.com)
Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line (BPCL) marked the arrival of the newest addition to its fleet, Grand Classica, with a welcome ceremony on Friday, April 13, followed by an inaugural two-night sailing to Grand Bahama Island. The ship was met with a pier side serenade by the Bak Middle School of the Arts Jazz Band.
Grand Bahama Shipyard announced it had named David Skentelbery as CEO. In his role, he will oversee the overall direction and management of in dry-docking and afloat repairs, refits, refurbishments and revitalizations. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Princess Cays, an exclusive island destination for Princess Cruises guests, now offers the ultimate fun-in-the-sun experience with program enhancements, renovated areas and newly defined “surfing” with MedallionNet™ Wi-Fi, the only cruise industry private island to offer connectivity ashore.