Martinique Planning Improvements at Aime Cesaire International Airport

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 […]


Martinique-Based Caribbean Tourism Conference to Focus on Authenticity

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 […]


Seaborne Officially Launches Flights to Martinique, Guadeloupe

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 […]


Seaborne Airlines to Launch San Juan-to-Martinique Service in June

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 […]

Rum Journal: The Caribbean's 10 Best Beach Drinks

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 […]

The Caribbean's Best Small Hotels - 2013

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 […]


The 10 Best Caribbean Beach Bars - 2013

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 […]

Caribbean Photo Tour: Martinique, Through the Lens

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 […]

Martinique's Eric Ildefonse Quartet to Perform at Dominica Jazz 'N Creole

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 […]


Martinique, Guadeloupe Join Association of Caribbean States As Associate Members

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 […]

Martinique, St Kitts Among Destinations For Quantum of the Seas

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, […]

Martinique Mourns Death of Music Legend

Above: Francisco By the Caribbean Journal staff Martinique is mourning the death of a musical hero, the singer Francisco. Francisco, whose real name was Frantz Charles Denis, died Thursday morning at the age of 81 after a long battle with […]


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