-New Activities, Packages & Promotions Cater to All Ages-

Deerfield Beach, Fla., February 24, 2019 – Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line (BPCL), the only provider of daily, two-night cruises from the Port of Palm Beach to Grand Bahama Island, is offering a collection of new activities, packages and promotions for anyone looking to escape their daily routines and instead take the time to savor what truly matters.

With offerings such as a new booking option that allows guests to finance their cruise with affordable monthly payments and fun excursions like swimming with adorable pigs in crystal-blue Bahamian waters, Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line is giving families and friends endless opportunities to experience a quick, affordable and unforgettable cruise with loved ones this year at a moment’s notice.

“We are constantly creating new ways for families and friends to enjoy the simple things in life with Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line,” says Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line CEO Oneil Khosa. “We are thrilled to provide cruisers with new ways to experience both the beauty of Grand Bahama Island and the bounty of onboard activities we have available, ranging from fitness and blackjack classes and live entertainment to family-friendly programming and scavenger hunts and everything in between.” 

From eliminating single supplement fees for solo travelers to offering sailings every day of the week and adding numerous new excursions to experience adventure on Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line is making it easier than ever for guests to get away from the hustle and bustle of their day- to-day lives, whenever and however they choose. 

Please see below for an overview of Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line’s new offerings available for 2019: 

Uplift Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line’s new partnership with Uplift offers affordable monthly financing plans for travelers, allowing guests to take the spontaneous getaway they’ve always wanted. Booking a BPCL cruise using Uplift is an easy, four-step process. After guests decide when they wish to travel and in 

what room type, they will choose “Pay Monthly” and complete an easy, commitment-free application to receive a loan decision and fixed monthly payment amount within seconds. The process is complete once guests finish booking their trip with their first month’s payment. Travelers can take advantage of Uplift whether booking online or via phone. 

Swimming with Pigs Appropriately in time for the Chinese New Year of the Pig, Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line invites travelers to take advantage of this unique opportunity to frolic in the crystalline sea with the famous swimming pigs of The Bahamas. Sure to steal hearts are Missy, Mya, Pinky, Peppa and Wilbur, adorable and very friendly pigs who love to paddle around in the shallow turquoise waters. After basking in the gentle waves and interacting with these intelligent creatures, visitors can enjoy a relaxing day on the sun- drenched beach. With transportation, a beach chair and Wi-Fi included, as well as lunch and drinks available for purchase on-site, this excursion makes it easy for cruisers to claim their slice of paradise. 

Choose Your Own Adventure packages Adventure lovers can now experience deep-sea fishing, scuba diving amidst vibrant reefs and bicycling the island’s stunning landscape with Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line’s new two-night bundle packages and tours. Guests can also bring their personal bicycles aboard the ship at no extra charge to explore Grand Bahama Island with their friends, bike club or bike association at their leisure. 

Ladies Night Out The ideal getaway for girlfriends of all ages, Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line is offering a special Ladies Night Out package once a month onboard the Grand Celebration. Complete with special amenities and programming including brand gifts, martini tasting, blackjack class, scavenger hunt, music and dancing, karaoke, late night entertainment and more, this fun-filled package, retailed at $199, is being offered for only $49 per person. Fit Bodies Inc. After a very successful launch in 2018, Bahama Paradise Cruise Line and Fit Bodies, Inc., the most extensive teaching exchange program for fitness, yoga, tennis and wellness professionals in the world, have announced they will continue their partnership in 2019. Fitness lovers can enjoy a variety of exceptional workout experiences like yoga and Zumba to revitalize and recharge on their cruise to and from Grand Bahama Island.

Triple Play Offer For a limited time, guests booking a two-night cruise in an ocean-view stateroom or suite will receive the following three complimentary offerings as part of the Triple Play promotion (retail value $135): 

• Five drinks, a $60 value 

• $25 onboard credit for use in the gift shop, specialty dining, spa services, shore excursions and more 

• $50 casino match play 

New Chinese, Vegan and Indian Menus Available for groups on a requested basis, as well as for guests when requested in advance, six new Chinese, Indian and Vegan menus will transport guest’s taste buds to paradise in 2019 onboard both Grand Celebration and Grand Classica. Two new Chinese menus celebrate the arrival of the Chinese New Year, while two new vegan menus and two new Indian menus offer healthy, unique and globally- inspired options that cater to a variety of preferences. 

Beach Getaway Packages Perfect for beach bums of all ages, Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line’s Beach Getaway excursions are the perfect chance for guests to get off the grid and truly experience the tropical paradise that is Grand Bahama Island. Guests are invited to start the day by soaking up the sun basking on the white sand beach or wading in the temperate, clear blue water. After relaxing, guests will have the option to raise their heartrate on land or on the water with a variety of activities including beach volleyball, paddle boarding, snorkeling, kayaking and more. Skimming the turquoise waters by jet ski is also an option for an added charge. A lunch buffet and unlimited drinks are included with the Jet Ski package for $215 per person or pair, and are available for purchase with the standard Beach Getaway package, which starts at $39 per person. 

Solo Traveler Program Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line is the only cruise line to offer no single supplement for solo cruisers, making it more affordable than ever for solo travelers to get a Grand Bahama Island getaway all to themselves. Solo cruisers can experience the fun and relaxation of a Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line vacation with plenty of opportunities to both make new friends and savor some much-needed ‘me time’, all without the worry of having to incur the double occupancy price. 

By offering this collection of new activities, packages and promotions, Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line is making it easier than ever for vacationers of all ages to get away, their way, with a fun, affordable and customizable cruise experience. Of course, all passengers will be able to enjoy the collection of hallmark experiences the cruise line has to offer including testing their luck at the casino, Vegas-style shows, special spa treatments, a variety of fine dining and casual restaurants, children’s programming and more. For more information on Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line or to book a cruise, please visit www.bahamasparadisecruise.com or call 800.995.3201. Two-night cruises start at $152 per person, based on double occupancy, in an ocean-view stateroom.

About Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line is the only provider of two-night cruises and cruise & resort stays to Grand Bahama Island year-round from the Port of Palm Beach. Majority owned by the family of former Norwegian Cruise Line President and CEO Kevin Sheehan since December 2016, the company now operates Grand Celebration and Grand Classica as of April 2018. The addition of a second ship doubles the Line’s capacity and with both ships sailing to Grand Bahama Island, the company is projected to carry more than 500,000 passengers annually and be the largest contributor to tourism in Grand Bahama Island. For more information on the features and amenities of the cruise line or to book a cruise, visit the company’s website: www.BahamasParadiseCruise.com or call: 800-995-3201. Follow the company on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

CONTACT: Elsbeth Pratt/Charlotte Park Lou Hammond Group 843-647-6395/843-371-1362 elsbethp@louhammond.com/charlottep@louhammond.com