FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Grand Bahama Vacations here is partnering
with Bahamasair to offer charter flights from Fort Lauderdale,
Fla., to Grand Bahama Island, replacing its previous agreeement
with Laker Airlines.
The firm is promoting the new alliance with a Two Nights and
Flights special starting at $179, per person, double, with
transfers and accommodations at the Crowne Plaza Golf Resort and
Casino at the Royal Oasis on Grand Bahama, available now through
The Royal Oasis is a 28,000- square-foot casino with Las
Vegas-style gaming, including slot machines and video slots; both
Royal Oasis and Grand Bahama Vacations are part of the Driftwood
Hospitality Management group based in Jupiter, Fla.
Grand Bahama Vacations owner Steve Kates said the arrangement
with Bahamasair is "more advantageous" than the Laker Airlines
partnership. "We also feel strongly about supporting the national
airline of a location we have been doing business with for years,"
Grand Bahama Vacations offers nonstop flights to Grand Bahama
Island via charter service operated by Falcon Air Express from
major U.S. hubs including Atlanta; Fort Lauderdale; Baltimore;
Hartford, Conn.; Rochester, N.Y.; Raleigh/Durham, N.C.; Richmond,
Va.; Milwaukee; Providence, R.I.; Cincinnati, and Cleveland.
To book, call (800) 545-1300 or visit www.gbvac.com.
To contact reporter Kenneth Kiesnoski, send e-mail to [email protected].