Travel insights from Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line Launches Hurricane Dorian Relief Effort

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. – September 4, 2019 – Following Hurricane Dorian’s devastating impact on Freeport, Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line today announced a two-fold support initiative. As of today, the company is accepting monetary donations online through its partner, Mission Resolve, as well as donated supplies at its Riviera Beach warehouse.

“Our hearts go out to all of those impacted, and we felt it was imperative to issue a rapid response, demonstrating our support through action,” said Oneil Khosa, CEO of Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line, who is engaged in direct communications with the Bahamian government, including Deputy Prime Minister Kevin Peter Turnquest, to determine specific areas of need and serve as a liaison for those looking to assist in the Hurricane Dorian recovery effort. “We’re proud to partner with Mission Resolve in taking the necessary steps to help our brothers and sisters of Grand Bahama Island that are in desperate need.”

Those who wish to donate monetarily can do so at www.MissionResolve.org. All proceeds will be directly donated to the people of Grand Bahama Island.

In addition, Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line is now accepting select items at its warehouse, located at 301 Broadway Ave., Bay #7, in Riviera Beach, FL 33404. The warehouse is open seven days a week from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Items currently being accepted include:

  • Canned goods
  • Building supplies (roofing materials, tar paper, plywood, sheetrock, etc.)
  • Water
  • Hygiene products
  • First Aid kits
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Blankets
  • Chlorine tablets
  • Pampers, baby wipes, and baby food

Please note, items that will not be accepted include fuel, hazardous materials, used clothing, old mattresses, and other used items.

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line is expected to announce additional support efforts in the coming days.  For the latest updates, visit www.BahamasParadiseCruise.com.

You May Also Like

U.S. Customs & Border Protection Honors Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line’s Hurricane Dorian Humanitarian Efforts

Representatives from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently honored Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line for its quick and innovative action following Hurricane Dorian, which caused a devastating impact to the Bahamas last fall. CBP Director of Field Operations Diane Sabatino presented Oneil Khos

The Bahamas Wants Travelers to Know It’s Open for Business

As restoration and rebuilding efforts are underway for Grand Bahama and Abaco Islands, Bahamian officials are reminding the public that there are 14 other islands that are ready to welcome tourists. While the catastrophic storm cannot be understated – at least 45 people died and hundreds are still m

What's Open, What's Rebuilding and What's Recovering Across The Bahamas

More than a month has passed since Hurricane Dorian made landfall on two northern islands of The Bahamas. Already, Grand Bahama Island is rebounding with many of its hotels and attractions reopened and plans for its airport to resume international service soon. While The Abacos face a longer road to

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line Announces Return to Grand Bahama Island with Commercial Sailings Resuming September 27

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. – September 24, 2019 – Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line, which was the first cruise line to dock in Freeport, Grand Bahama Island following Hurricane Dorian - transporting critical humanitarian aid and hundreds of volunteers - today announced it will resume commercial operations wi


comments

1000 characters remaining
Comment as: