With bands playing, national anthems ringing out and the pulsations of Junkanoo, Bahamian leaders, businesses and stakeholders celebrated a long-awaited historic milestone today as more than 1,000 passengers boarded Royal Caribbean’s Adventure of the Seas ready to set sail from its embarkation port of Nassau for the first time in the cruise line’s history, and a first for The Bahamas.
The Ministry of Tourism is closing its sizzling summer celebrations with Goombay Summer Festival at Arawak Cay every Friday this month.
Officials Prepare For Goombay Summer FestivalThe Junkanoo Summer Festival held nationwide every Saturday in July was a “resounding success” with hundreds more tourists participating in the event, according to Ministry of Tourism officials.
Officials To Begin Marketing For 2016Officials of the Bahamas National Festival Commission say Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival was “undoubtedly a success” and they are already preparing a marketing strategy to lure thousands of tourists for the spring cultural extravaganza.
Delegation Travels For World’s Largest Sportsfishing ConventionA delegation from the Bahamas Out Island Promotion Board and the Ministry of Tourism traveled to Orlando, Florida recently to participate in the International Convention of Allied Sportsfishing (ICAST) – the world’s largest sportfishing trade show.
Scores of Bahamians, government officials and other special guests were thrilled and dazzled on July 23rd, 2015 as the City of Miami, the Bahamas Consulate General and the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism provided a taste of The Bahamas through the Miami/Bahamas Junkanoo Festival of Coconut Grove.
Jully 24, 2015 - Local entertainer encourages artists to prepare themselves for opportunities provided by Junkanoo Carnival.
23 July, 2015 The Bahamas showcased the best of Bahamian culture as the guest of honor at the Festival de Caribe in Santiago de Cuba.
July 22, 2015 - Junkanoo Summer Festival 2015 Week 3 The groups combine music, dance and costumes for a full-on Junkanoo battle.
July 21, 2015 - Bahamian chefs prepare Bahamian cuisine for the Festival de Caribe's State Dinner in Santiago de Cuba.