WHAT: Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line will offer furloughed federal employees and families that are currently impacted by the government shutdown a complimentary buffet lunch and afternoon aboard the ship free of charge.

WHEN: *Monday, Jan. 21- Thursday, Jan. 31 (every day except Saturday, Jan. 26) 

*OR until the shutdown is concluded, whichever occurs sooner 12-3 pm 

WHERE: Aboard both vessels, Grand Celebration and Grand Classica 

Port of Palm Beach 1 East 11th Street Riviera Beach, FL 33404 Additional info: Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line requests that federal employees call customer service at 800-374-4363 to reserve their lunch and visit and that they provide a federal ID at port terminal visitor check in.

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.


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