Grand Bahama Vacations to reward agency for sales

FREEPORT, Bahamas -- Grand Bahama Vacations, a tour operator specializing in trips to Grand Bahama Island and Nassau/Paradise Island, is planning to reward the single travel agency that sells the most air-inclusive vacation packages to the Royal Oasis Golf Resort & Casino here through Dec. 21, with 52 three-night trips (one trip per week for two people).

The winner will be selected in January. The agency can use these trips however it pleases. Among the options are giveaways, selling the trips to top corporate customers, using them for radio promotions, fundraising or as rewards for staff.

The revenue measurement to determine the winning agency will be the grand total of air plus hotel sales.

The Royal Oasis underwent a $42 million renovation earlier this year and now features two Six Continents-brand hotels -- a Crowne Plaza and a Holiday Inn Sunspree. Guests of one have use of amenities at the other.

The renovation included a new 1 million-gallon beach pool, full-service spa and upgrades to the golf courses and casino and enhancement of all rooms, public areas and landscaping.

Grand Bahama Vacations offers departures from Baltimore-Washington; Birmingham, Ala.; Cleveland; Cincinnati; Dallas-Fort Worth; Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Memphis; Nashville; Raleigh-Durham, N.C.; Richmond, Va.; and St. Louis.

All packages include roundtrip Boeing 727 flights on Laker Airways and accommodations at the Royal Oasis.

For information, call (800) -545-1300 or check the Web site,

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