Martinique

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At the Four Seasons Nevis, Saving Caribbean Sea Turtles

 Mojito, an adult hawksbill sea turtle, was just spotted off the southeastern coast of Martinique.  Hawksbills are classified as critically endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature; they’re a marvelous, mysterious species notable for often returning to the …

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From the Dominican Republic to Palm Island, 5 Places to Go in July

 We can’t stress it enough – the Caribbean is even better in the summer. You get more beaches to yourself, the water is deliciously warm and the nights are breezy and beautiful. The latest edition of Places to Go takes …

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Academy to Honor Legendary Martinique Film Director 

 The American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is honoring legendary film director Euzhan Palcy, a native of Martinique.  At this November’s Governor’s Awards, the filmmaker will receive an honorary award, along with Michael J. Fox and Australian director …

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 Martinique is an island in the Caribbean, and one of the region’s most fascinating destinations. But it’s very much the French Caribbean. When it comes to choosing a hotel, that means a lot of unfamiliar names (no Marriotts or Hiltons …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Bob Lang, who sent in this stunning shot of Martinique’s Mont Pelee volcano. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribournal.com with CPOTW in the subject …

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 The Martinique Tourism Authority has appointed a new Deputy Director of the Americas, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The MTA has tapped Karine Roy-Camille, a former president of the Martinique Tourism Authority, the the role, in which she will help “ensure …

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 They’re filled with charming fishing villages, historic towns, cultural capitals and rum distilleries: Martinique and Guadeloupe, that fascinating pair of French departments in the Eastern Caribbean.  And now there’s a new way to explore them: on the sea.  A new …

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 Air France will be operating more flights to the Caribbean this summer than it did before the onset of the pandemic, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The French carrier said this week it would be operating “above pre-crisis levels” to destinations …

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 For centuries, Jamaica’s finest aged rums have long found immense popularity among connoisseurs around the world.  But for travelers to the island, finding them all in once place hasn’t always been easy.  For the best expressions from storied marques like …

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 The French Caribbean island has long been one of the most vibrant, fascinating destinations to visit in the wider Caribbean.  And now the island is looking for a new era of tourism “resurgence,” according to Benedicte de Geronmimo, the new …

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 Rhum Agricole is different.  But it’s not just the complexity, the artistry, the overwhelming quality.  It’s that every year, the sugarcane harvest is different; and when you’re dealing with a pure agricultural product, with pure sugarcane juice, that means every …

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 This is a work of art.  That’s the first thing you think when you start turning the pages of the cocktail menu at Tiki & Co in Bonaire.  The West Indies Phoenix. Davy Jones Locker. Oaxacan ‘n Talking.  With each …

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 A journey through the rainforest to a Mayan temple. A rugged hike to a 200-foot-wide boiling lake. A dive into the heart of a blue hole.  Far beyond the beach, there’s another side of the Caribbean, of mountains and rainforests …

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 Even at the most popular beaches in the Caribbean, you can always find your own space.  But right now, sometimes travelers are looking for a little extra seclusion; a little more distance from other people.  That’s where these Caribbean beaches …

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 Hiking a volcano. Walking the cane fields of an organic rum distillery. Eating lionfish burgers at an oceanfront food truck; savoring a twilight mento concert; kayaking across a secret mangrove forest; riding a flats boat to an undiscovered sandbar. They’re …

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 It’s morning and the only things you hear are chirping birds and waving palms; there’s some blue in the distance, but up here it’s the green that matters. The beach is a long walk or a shuttle ride away, but …

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 A parade of cafes at the edge of the sand; tiny bars and art galleries; a soundtrack of clacking plates and mopeds and afternoon laughter, silent and loud in all the right ways. Across the wider Caribbean one can find …

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 By any measure, it’s one of the most popular activities for travelers to the Caribbean: snorkeling. And it’s not hard to see why: it’s accessible, easy to do, and a tremendous way to experience the natural beauty of the Caribbean.  …