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High speed ferry from Florida to Grand Bahama starts tomorrow

Ferry operators Bahamas Express has announced the service from Fort Lauderdale to Grand Bahama will commence December 16, according to Bahama Islands Info website. 

The Bahamas Weekly
Thursday, December 15, 2011
Thursday, December 15, 2011

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. Dec 14/11 – Bahamas Express is pleased to announce it will commence operations of its line between Fort Lauderdale and Grand Bahama Island starting on Friday, December 16th, 2011.

“All administrative matters with the US department of Homeland Security have been resolved and we look forward to welcoming our first passengers on this new service on this coming Friday,” said Pilar Lecha, area manager for Bahamas Express.

The Baleària Group has more than 13 years of experience operating regular ferry services in Europe. This is the first time that the company will be operating in the United States. We are excited to be offering this service between Port Everglades and The Bahamas.

“The Bahamas Express service provides an important link between South Florida and The Bahamas” said David Johnson, director general of the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism. “It is an affordable and easily accessible option that appeals to a variety of travelers, particularly families and for those seeking a relaxing and hassle free route to The Bahamas. We look forward to treating guests to our Bahamian hospitality, whether coming for a day or staying for a week.”

For reservations customers may call the toll free reservation line at 1-866-699-6988 or international customers can call 1 (954) 278-3791 or visit them online at www.ferryexpress.com.

This is an excerpt from The Bahamas Weekly as it appeared on December 15, 2011. For updates or to read the current version of this post in its entirety, please click here.

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