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Martinique Is Now Open for Tourism

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One of the Caribbean’s hottest destinations is once again open for tourism — including to travelers from the United States. The French Caribbean island of Martinique is open again, Caribbean Journal has confirmed. So what do American travelers need to […]


The Newest Resort in St Maarten Is Now Open

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The most anticipated new resort in St Maarten in years has opened its doors, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Morgan Resort, set in the heart of Simpson Bay, is a major new resort for the destination.  The hotel officially opened […]


The All-Inclusive Secrets St Martin Just Reopened

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One of the most anticipated resort reopenings in the Caribbean is finally here.  The all-inclusive Secrets St Martin Resort and Spa, which had just opened its doors for the first time a year ago, is officially back, Caribbean Journal has […]


Secrets St Martin Resort Now Planning April 1 Relaunch

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The highly anticipated reopening of AMResorts’ first-ever resort in the French Caribbean is now set for April 1, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new Secrets St Martin, which had just debuted before the onset of the pandemic in March of […]

In St Barth, the Art of the Perfect Villa

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Marco has just brought the morning croissants and the espresso has heated up and the streets of Gustavia are still silent on a Sunday.  It might even be the hour of the decollage, occasion for the French West Indies’ centuries-old […]

This Playlist Will Take You to Martinique

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Ahead of Martinique’s reopening to travelers from the United States, the Martinique Tourism Authority has unveiled a new Spotify playlist that showcases the sounds of the French Caribbean island.  It’s called Martinique Caribbean Vibes, and the playlist features 80 songs […]

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St Barth Is Seeing a Real Estate Sales Surge

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Across the Caribbean, high-net-worth buyers continue to acquire real estate, often seeing the region as a safe, secluded destination amid the global uncertainty. Unsurprisingly, the regional sales surge has not escaped its most sought-after market — the French Caribbean island of […]

Rosewood Adding St Barth’s Le Guanahani Hotel to Caribbean Portfolio

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Rosewood is adding one of the region’s crown jewels to its Caribbean resort portfolio.  Rosewood Hotels and Resorts has been tapped to manage St Barth’s iconic Le Guanahani hotel, which is set to reopen in 2021 after an extensive renovation […]

French Caribbean Extends Border Shutdown

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The French Caribbean has extended its border shutdown through Monday, May 11.  The move is part of a broader lockdown by the French government that includes a countrywide “shelter at home” order due to the ongoing global fight against the […]


Guadeloupe, Cayman Lead Caribbean Push Against Coronavirus

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A pair of Caribbean destinations are leading the way with aggressive measures to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus.  That includes the French Caribbean department of Guadeloupe and the British Overseas Territory of the Cayman Islands.  In what is […]

Rum Journal: A Glass of Rhum Saint James, a Journey to Martinique

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I take a sip of the Rhum Saint James and I am instantly in Martinique.  Therein lies the transportive power of rum, a, transcendent gift bequeathed to no other spirit in the world.  There’s just something about rum, about Caribbean […]

St Maarten Is the Caribbean’s Fastest-Growing Destination Right Now

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In a significant achievement for a destination hit hard by the storms of 2017, St Maarten was the fastest-growing tourism destination in the Caribbean last year.  The destination’s growth rate of 80 percent was the biggest improvement of any destination […]


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