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

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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 […]


Academy to Honor Legendary Martinique Film Director 

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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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The Best Hotels in Martinique, From Boutique Stays to Beach Resorts

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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 […]


Caribbean Photo of the Week: Martinique's Mont Pelee, from the Sea


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 […]

Martinique Tourism Names New Deputy Director for Americas

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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 […]

A New Way to Experience Martinique and Guadeloupe

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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 […]


Air France Is Ramping Up Its Caribbean Service 

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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 […]

The Best Rum Bar in Jamaica

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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 […]

Martinique Eyes Tourism “Resurgence” 

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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 […]


Rum Journal: Martinique’s Rhum Clement Is At It Again 

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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 […]

There's a New Cocktail Bar in Bonaire

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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 […]

The 10 Best Adventure Hotels in the Caribbean

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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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