Reed Travel Features
GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND, Bahamas -- Grand Bahama Vacations, in
conjunction with Laker Airways and Princess Vacations, introduced
direct service to this island from Allentown, Pa., and Knoxville,
GBV, a collective sales arm of six Grand Bahama hotels, offers
three-, four- and seven-night vacation packages to Castaways
Resort, Bahamas Princess Resort & Casino, Grand Bahama Beach
Resort, Clarion Atlantik Beach & Golf Resort, Lucayan Beach
Resort & Casino and Club Fortuna Beach Resort.
The nonstop flights, which debuted July 3, take 90 minutes from
Knoxville and two-and-a-half hours from Allentown.
Flights depart from Knox-ville on Sundays and Thursdays and from
Allentown on Mondays and Thursdays.
Service to Knoxville ends on Sept. 28 and to Allentown on Oct.
To publicize the service, tourism executives from Grand Bahama
will visit Tennessee and Pennsylvania this month with a slate of
The starting air-inclusive rate for a three-night stay from
either destination is $269 at the Castaways Resort.
Additional fees of up to $43 are charged in these markets to
cover hotel taxes, transfers and other costs.
The company also offers air-inclusive programs year-round from
Baltimore; Cleveland; Cincinnati; Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Richmond,
Va., and Raleigh/Durham, N.C.
Winter-only programs are offered from Chicago and Hartford,
For reservations or details, call (800) 545-1300.