Carnival Cruise Line is celebrating one of its most spectacular and popular cruise lines with a Golden Jubilee Breakfast in honor of 50 years of independence.
The event, held on the field History of Carnival On the trip to Freeport, they included about 100 community members and leaders of The Bahamas as well as cruise managers.
Golden Jubilee Celebration Breakfast
In partnership with the Ministry of Grand Bahama, Carnival Cruise Line welcomed the country’s leadership and other distinguished guests to a breakfast to celebrate the island’s 50th anniversary.
Breakfast was held in the Spirit classroom History of Carnival Friday, June 23, when the ship stopped in Freeport on the current 7-night voyage, which departed from Baltimore on Sunday, June 18.
The ship has already visited two other ports in The Bahamas – Nassau, the capitaland Princess Cays, one of Carnival Cruise Line’s islands.
“Carnival extends our heartfelt thanks to The Bahamas for this celebration and we are proud to have been operating in the country for 50 plus years,” said Christine Duffy, President of Carnival Cruise Line.
During the breakfast, 35 MPs from Grand Bahama were presented with awards for their service to their country and communities.
The Bahamas was granted independence from the United Kingdom in the summer of 1973, when Prince Charles (now King Charles III) issued the Declaration of Independence on July 10, which is now celebrated as Independence Day.
Now, this beautiful island nation is celebrating 50 years of independence, with festivities including the National Float Parade and Nationwide Motorcade, a special historical exhibition, live music, and countless local festivals, parties, and gatherings. .
Carnival Cruise Line it also celebrates the diversity and diversity, which cruise ships have enjoyed visiting since very first Mardi Gras it started in 1972.
Celebrate in Freeport
The decision to hold the festival while docked in Freeport was no coincidence, it also reflects the commitment of the cruise community to The Bahamas as construction continues on a new $200 million (USD) port on Grand Bahama Island.
“We couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate than with the Ministry of Grand Bahama as we work together to bring life to the Port of Carnival, which will bring millions of visitors to the beauty and culture of Grand Bahama,” he said. said Duffy.
Construction of the new facility will begin in May 2022and the project focuses on creating unique Bahamian experiences to showcase the country’s unique culture and provide new economic opportunities for Bahamians.
“As we reflect on 50 years of our independence, I am very excited about the path ahead for Grand Bahama,” said Ginger Moxey, Minister of Grand Bahama. “We are very grateful to Carnival for continuing to be in the region, celebrating this anniversary here in Grand Bahama and bringing a new cruise port to our island.”
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The new port development will include a nature reserve, food and beverage vendors, Bahamian-themed shopping, a white sand beach, a marina, an indoor pool, and more. It will be able to host two Excel-class ships, viz Mardi Gras, Carnival Festivalor Carnival Jubilee at the same time, and is expected to open at the end of 2024.