Martinique

Martinique Eyes 1 Million Visitors By 2020

 Above: Martinique Tourism Commissioner Karine Roy-Camille By Alexander Britell It’s now been a year since Martinique Tourism Commissioner Karine Roy-Camille addressed the media at the CTO’s State of the Industry Conference in St Kitts. At the time, she was a …

“It Is Sink or Swim For the Caribbean”

 Above: Martinique (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Virgin Islands Tourism Commissioner Beverly Nicholson-Doty opened the State of the Industry Conference in Martinique Wednesday evening with a call for the Caribbean to take serious action to address …

CTO’s State of the Industry Conference Begins in Martinique

 Above: Fort de France By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Tourism Organization’s State of the Industry Conference opens Wednesday in Martinique. The conference begins with a conference featuring dignitaries including Serge Letchimy, president of Martinique’s Regional Council, Martinique Tourism …

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   California has the Napa Valley. France has Bordeaux. The French Caribbean island of Martinique has the Route des Rhums. In what just might be the rum capital of the Caribbean, Martinique, which specializes in rhum agricole, or rum made …

 Above: Fort de France (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The French island of Martinique will be putting its tourism industry on full display next week as the first-time host of the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s State of the Industry …

 Above: the Port of Martinique By the Caribbean Journal staff Martinique is looking to develop into a major Caribbean logistics hub with the expansion of the Panama Canal. Martinique is currently renovating the Port of Martinique with an investment of …

 We all know the Ti’ Punch, the classic cocktail of the French West Indies. And we all know the Mojito, the classic cocktail of Cuba. Well, rhum house Depaz, located near the base of the famous Mont Pelee in Martinique, …

 Above: the new Espace Aime Cesaire By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s already named for him, but Martinique’s international airport now has a permanent tribute to the legendary poet, thinker and politician, Aime Cesaire. The Espace Aime Cesaire includes a …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …