Martinique

The 10 Best Caribbean Cities For Food

 Above: Port of Spain, Trinidad Every Caribbean island has its share of great eateries. But if you’re visiting a Caribbean destination solely for food, you generally like to have a high concentration of restaurants all within a short radius. So …

American Airlines Adds Martinique Flights

 Above: Martinique (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is expanding its service to the French department of Martinique for the peak tourist season. The company, which launched weekly Saturday service from Miami to Martinique in April, announced …

Martinique Falls to Mexico in Gold Cup

 Above: Sports Authority Field at Mile High By the Caribbean Journal staff Martinique followed up its surprising victory over Canada last week with a hard-fought, 3-1 loss to Mexico in Colorado. Mexico got off to a quick 2-0 lead, with …

LATEST NEWS

 Above: the new Maison de l’Enterprise By the Caribbean Journal staff Martinique’s government has officially inaugurated the new “Maison de l’Enterprise,” a facility aimed at fostering entrepreneurship in the French department. The facility, which was originally established in Sainte-Marie and …

 Above: Martinique celebrating the victory By the Caribbean Journal staff It took until extra time, but Martinique sent a strong message to the football world in the Gold Cup opener on Sunday. Fabrice Reuperne’s lefty shot from just outside the …

 Above: Martinique Regional Council President Serge Letchimy at a ceremony Wednesday By the Caribbean Journal staff It was 100 years ago Wednesday that Aime Cesaire, the leading political figure in Martinique in the 20th century, was born. Cesaire, a writer, …

 Above: Fort de France (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the towering figures of Martinique’s history will be the subject of a new tribute by the Toni Morrison Society. The society will be placing a “Bench by …

 Above: Martinique’s Serge Letchimy (centre) signs the agreement By the Caribbean Journal staff Martinique will be embarking on a project to renovate the French department’s Aime Cesaire International Airport. Serge Letchimy, president of Martinique’s Regional Council, signed the agreement on …

 Above: Martinique (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff This year’s Caribbean Tourism Organization State of the Industry Conference will focus on visitor experience and authenticity, the regional organization announced Friday. The conference, which will be hosted in Martinique for …

 Above: Martinique (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Air carrier Seaborne Airlines has officially launched flights from San Juan to Martinique and Guadeloupe in the French West Indies. The flights, which began on Saturday, operate on Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays …

 Above: Saint Pierre, Martinique (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell Seaborne Airlines will be launching direct service from San Juan to Martinique beginning in June, the company announced. The flights will operate out of San Juan on Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and …

 After Caribbean Journal did a list of the top 10 beach bars in the Caribbean, Rum Journal thought it would be appropriate to do a companion list of the 10 best beach drinks in the Caribbean. Indeed, some of them happen …

 We continue our Best of the Caribbean series with a look at the small hotel properties that make the Caribbean tick — particularly those of 50 rooms or less. While the Caribbean has superb luxury resorts and all-inclusives, it has …

 They’re some of the major reasons we all love the Caribbean — an ice cold beer or rum punch, the sand at your feet and the sea in your sight. The Caribbean’s beach bars have all of them in full …

 MARTINIQUE — Welcome to Caribbean Journal’s new Caribbean Photo Tour, where we bring you a snapshot of life, architecture and culture in the Caribbean. Our first edition takes a look at the French island of Martinique, with a tour that …

 Above: Eric Ildefonse By the Caribbean Journal staff Martinique’s Eric Ildefonse Quartet will perform at the Dominica Jazz ‘N Creole Festival 2013. The quartet is led by pianist, composer and arranger Eric Ildefonse, along with St Lucian saxophonist Luther Francois …

 Above: Fort-de-France, Martinique (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The French Caribbean departments of Martinique and Guadeloupe have joined the Association of Caribbean States as associate members. The move marks their latest step toward increased integration with their regional …

 Above: Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean has unveiled the itineraries for its planned Quantum of the Seas megaship for 2014-2015, with a host of Caribbean destinations. The ship’s 11-night Eastern Caribbean trip, …