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American Airlines Relaunches Flights to Martinique

 The world’s largest airline has returned to the French Caribbean.  In a significant boost for the French Caribbean island of Martinique, American has restarted its service from Miami International Airport to Martinique’s Aime Cesaire International Airport just outside of Fort-de-France.  …

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Air Canada Is Back in Martinique

 Air Canada has made its return to the French Caribbean island of Martinique.  Air Canada has relaunched a weekly Saturday service between Montreal and Fort-de-France, with the first flight touching down this weekend.  The airline is operating the French Caribbean …

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Air Antilles Is Adding More Saint Lucia Flights

 Air Antilles is adding more new flights to Saint Lucia this winter.  The French Caribbean carrier will now be operating around 3,000 seats each month, beginning Dec. 6.  That will include daily flights from Barbados; six weekly flights from both …

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 The French Caribbean island of Martinique has named a new Tourism Commissioner, Caribbean Journal has learned.   The Martinique Tourism Authority has tapped Benedicte de Geronimo to the role.  Di Geronimo, a graduate of the Sorbonne in Paris, is working …

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 The French Caribbean island of Martinique has joined UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere Program.  It’s the second major UNESCO recognition for Martinique, whose. Yole Sailboat also was added to the organization’s Intangible Cultural Heritage List.  “We are thrilled and very …

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 The Caribbean Rum Awards came to Miami on Monday, with an unforgettable evening of some of the finest rums from across the Caribbean and the island of Martinique in particular.  The event, presented by the Martinique Tourism Authority, was anchored …

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 Martinique is mostly known for its magnificent beaches, its hikes and its impressive waterfalls; the impetuous volcano Mount Pelée; the rum, the colors, the music; l’art de vivre.  But we often forget to talk about what is happening under the …

 LE CARBET — Among the waving canes on a boutique rum distillery in the north of Martinique, something very special is happening. Legendary rum house Neisson, located in the town of Le Carbet, has produced the first of its kind …

 Martinique is booming. The French Caribbean department is seeing a significant increase in visitors from the United States and Canada, following a concerted push in recent years to focus on the North American market. This year’s peak tourist season saw …

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 If you’ve been thinking about visiting Martinique in the coming months, stop thinking and start packing! The bijoux French-Caribbean island packs Caribbean style and Continental sophistication into every inch of its 420-square-mile footprint, making it appealing to both veteran Caribbean …

Smoked Old Fashioned

 It’s almost certainly the most creative rhum company in Martinique — Rhum HSE, the always-innovating brand in Gros Morne. Now they’re at it again, this time with a brand-new cocktail recipe. It’s called the Smoked Old Fashioned. With its gourmet, lightly-smoked …

 The early morning in Martinique is different. The sounds are different, the light is different. There is the charming chirp of the tree frog; the light hues purple. In Trois Ilets, one looks over the bay toward Fort-de-France, a city ready …

 When it comes to beaches, Martinique has a wide variety: from dazzling white sand to mysterious volcanic beaches at the foot of Mont Pelee. So here’s a little Caribbean moment in the heart of a very snowy winter. This is …

 Anses d’Arlets — it’s arguably the beach capital of Martinique, and tucked away in the corner of the main beach in town is a tiny collection of beach bars and restaurants. They all have their own claims to fame: fish, …

 The Buck Stops Ici By Alexander Britell MARTINIQUE — Burst onto the scene in 2008, new, exciting, unprecedented. Now, a part of history. I’m talking, of course, about a seafood restaurant in Sainte Luce, Martinique, the one that shares its name …

Hotel Bakoua Martinique

 One of the best hotels in Martinique, the Hotel Bakoua is also home to some seriously good bars, none more famous than its Coco Bar, a floating “bungalow” bar extending into the bay of Fort de France. Plainly, it’s a …

 Deep in the north of Martinique, in a rainforest, at the foot of a fearsome volcano, it is there. Rhum JM, a distillery that produces some of the best rum in all of the West Indies. There is a way …

 It’s practically a given: when you open a bottle of Martinique’s Rhum Saint James, you’ll find a high-quality, great-tasting rhum agricole.  But what’s also a given is something a bit more rare: whatever the age, whatever the vintage, St James …