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In The Bahamas, a New Kind of Cruise Destination

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In recent years, more and more private cruise destinations have been popping up around the region, from Belize to The Bahamas. But a new private port of call set to debut this fall will be …

How Sammi Starr Is Giving a New Soundtrack to Bahamian Travel

 Bahamas-born Sammi Starr, Sony Music recording artist, has announced the launch of “#Bahamas, Your Best Picture Deserves My Best Song,” a grassroots social media campaign aiming to share with the world Sammi’s love his country and the sounds of its …

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Junkanoo Beach, Nassau

 “Always loved this beach bar on Junkanoo Beach in Nassau,” writes Caribbean Journal reader Robert Morton, who sent in this week’s Caribbean Photo. This is the Tiki Bikini Beach Bar in the Bahamian capital. Have you taken a great photo …

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 Above: Junkanoo By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Two big festivals are being held in Grand Bahama this summer, the Ministry of Tourism announced this week. The Goombay Summer Festival will take place at Grand Bahama’s Taino beach, running from July 2-30. …

 Above: Junkanoo By the Caribbean Journal staff “Junkanoo is probably a $10 million business,” said Bahamas Culture Minister Dr Daniel Johnson. “We have not yet opened this market up fully.” Johnson, the Bahamas’ new Minister for Youth, Sports and Culture, …

 Background, from left: Philip Cooper, chairman; Minister Charles Maynard; Deputy to the Governor General, Frank Watson; Linda Moxey-Brown, Director of Culture; and Silbert Ferguson. Standing left to right: Eddison Dames, Colon Curry, Theopilus Ferguson, Kevin Rahming, Wellington Moultrie, and a …