Grand Bahama Island -
FLIFF on Location: Grand Bahama Island 2012 will
take place in Freeport from
October 25 – 28th.
actors, directors, producers and writers will once again arrive by sea
and air from the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (FLIFF) and
film fans will have an opportunity to meet them and view a variety
of international films, along with Bahamian-made films.
"Celebration Cruise Line is very excited to play a small
part in bringing FLIFF On Location to Grand Bahama Island. The Ft.
Lauderdale International Film Festival is a wonderful event and the execution by
the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and others to make it a success is
outstanding. Our goal is to just
to make sure all the filmmakers and
visitors have an enjoyable cruise coming from Florida to Grand Bahama,”said Glenn Ryerson of Celebration Cruise Line.
short cruise from West Palm Beach to Grand Bahama aboard the Bahamas
Celebration Cruise Line adds sizzle to the film festival experience and
connects the two destinations in a very special way. We appreciate the
support of Celebration Cruise Line and know that our participating film
makers will be delighted with the travel experience they offer," said Gregory Von Hausch, CEO, FLIFF.
Hosted at the Canal House, Pelican Bay Hotel, ‘FLIFF On Location: Grand Bahama Island will
feature international and local films, outdoor screenings of Sammy 2: ,
presentation of a Career Achievement Award to Giancarlo Esposito, specialist workshops, location scouting for
international filmmakers, and a wrap party / awards presentation at the
Grand Lucayan Resort.
more information go to FLIFF 2012 on Location: Grand Bahama Island
or the Event Page on Facebook.
FLIFF On Location: Grand Bahama Island
is a collaboration between the Fort Lauderdale International Film
Festival, the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Grand Bahama Island
Tourism Board. The event has been made possible through the generous
support of the following sponsors: Pelican Bay Hotel;
TheBahamasWeekly.com; Mackey Media Ltd; Bahamas Celebration Cruises;
Bahamasair; Balearia Bahamas Express; Grand Bahama Port Authority and
Group of Companies; Grand Bahama Island Tourism Board; FLIFF; Ministry
of Tourism and SkyBahamas Airlines.
About The Bahamas Celebration
The Bahamas Celebration is both intimate and spacious at the same time. The ship can accommodate up to 1, 200 passengers, and with seven passengers decks, there are lots of places to go, things to do and fun to be had.
Deck 3 is where you will enter the ship to begin your
action-packed, fun-filled cruise. Before making your way to your cabin
you may want to make an appointment for a relaxing massage or beauty
treatment at the Fountain of Youth Spa & Salon. You can also check
out the onboard gym if a workout is important to you. For great
souvenirs, duty free shopping and personal items, the Treasure Coast
Gift Shop is available for all your shopping needs. Also on Deck 3 are
the Service Desk, Shore Excursion Desk, to greatly enhance your total
cruise experience with fun activities in the Bahamas, and the Internet
Deck 4 is where most of the action takes place and where you’ll find
some of Bahamas Celebration’s great restaurants for delicious dining
including the eloquent Crystal Room, the less formal but equally
outstanding Rios and the intimate and upscale Cove. Also on Deck 4 is
the Wynmore Casino featuring blackjack, poker, roulette, dice and slots.
For a different type of entertainment you’ll enter the main floor of
The View for entertaining live shows with multiple acts and late into
the night dancing. You’ll want to drop by Pub 411 for live music and a
beverage or visit the Photo Gallery to be able to relive all the fun you
had on board.
Deck 6 offers the beautiful Ocean Breeze Lounge and an adjacent
outside sun deck. For lots of fun and a chance to win $10,000, this is
also the place for the nightly Karaoke.
Deck 9 is the place to play in the water, lay in the sun, enjoy a
cold exotic drink or some ice cream and feel the cool ocean breeze of
the Atlantic. You can take a dip in the pool or relax in one of the