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PRESS RELEASE_Deerfield Beach, FL. June 20, 2018 –Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line (BPCL) is now the only cruise line with no single supplement fees on all sailings in an Oceanview stateroom, providing solo travelers with the opportunity to experience an unforgettable two-night vacation to Grand Bahama Island for an unbeatable value. According to a May 2018 study released by Booking.com, the number of Google searches for solo travel has risen 40 percent since 2015. Beginning immediately, Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line is excited to offer guests the chance to travel solo at any date of their choosing without having to pay a double occupancy rate.
“With solo travel on the rise, we knew we needed to implement a program for this segment of independent cruisers to make Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line accessible to all,” shared Oneil Khosa, CEO of Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line. “We are thrilled to be able to offer an incredible value to guests of all ages seeking a solo vacation and give them the opportunity to travel at any date of their choosing without having to break the bank.”
Solo travel has become more common for all travelers, regardless of age, income or gender. According to the same Booking.com study, 40 percent of baby boomers have taken a solo trip in the last year and 21 percent plan on taking one this year. With 34 percent of respondents agreeing that solo travel is among the “top five trips that they have already been on and would like to go on again,” the demand is not slowing down for destinations to accommodate this demographic of travelers.
While other cruise lines often charge double occupancy rates for a single person to cruise alone in a stateroom, Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line’s solo traveler rates with no single supplement fees are innovative for the industry. Oceanview staterooms with no single supplement are available on all cruises, every day of the week, with rates beginning at $149 per person. With a welcome reception exclusively for all solo travelers, there is also the opportunity to meet similar cruisers and even make plans to experience some of the cruise together.
Solo travelers will also love exploring Grand Bahama Island with a vast range of shore excursions, including opportunities to snorkel in highly-preserved Bahamian reefs, cruise the beach in an open-top Jeep, snorkel around a freshwater blue hole, swim with dolphins, experience panoramic views from the sky while parasailing, kayak amidst a mangrove forest or cruise aboard a 60-foot, double-deck, glass- bottom boat for optimal marine life observation.
Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line’s Grand Classica and Grand Celebration offer daily departures from the Port of Palm Beach, making it easy for travelers to schedule an island retreat any time with an itinerary all their own. Whether seeking to relax and rejuvenate or experience some fun and adventure, a two-night cruise is the perfect length of time for a mid-week escape or weekend getaway.
For more information on Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line and solo cruising, please visit www.bahamasparadisecruise.com. Solo traveler rates are exclusively available online.
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