FREEPORT, Bahamas -- Grand Bahama Vacations and Royal Oasis Golf
Resort & Casino on Grand Bahama Island teamed up with an offer
designed to curry favor with the family market.
Children 11 years old and younger fly, stay, eat and play for
free through Sept. 1 on visits of three, four or seven nights when
accompanied by two paying guests.
Grand Bahama Vacations operates year-round 727 charters on Laker
Airways. Commission is 10%.
U.S. gateways include Baltimore; Birmingham, Ala.; Cleveland;
Cincinnati; Dallas-Fort Worth; Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Memphis;
Nashville; Raleigh-Durham, N.C.; Richmond, Va.; and St. Louis.
Three-night air-inclusive packages start at $299 per person,
double, depending upon the departure city. Airport and departure
taxes are not included.
The price covers roundtrip air; accommodations that are shared
by children and adults; free meals for youngsters from the
children's menu when the children are accompanied by an adult; and
admission to the Fat Cats Beach Club, a supervised children's
program with games, arts and crafts, pool and beach activities and
The club is open to children ages 2 to 15. Royal Oasis also has
a kids-only restaurant called Odie's, where adults must be
accompanied by a child to enter.
The 965-room resort underwent a $42 million renovation in the
past year that added a full-service spa and a pool with a
Golf courses, the casino and the children's club were upgraded,
and guest rooms, public areas and landscaping were enhanced.
The complex now includes the Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn
Sunspree resorts. The Royal Oasis Golf Resort & Casino and
Grand Bahama Vacations are part of Driftwood Hospitality
Management, based in West Palm Beach, Fla.
The company owns and operates Grand Bahama Vacations and
Driftwood Vacations, offering plans to Nassau/Paradise Island, as
well as nine hotels and resorts totaling 3,000 rooms in the U.S.
and the Bahamas.
For information, agents can call (800-545-1300 or visit the Web
site at www.gbvac.com.