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American Airlines Is Relaunching Another French Caribbean Route

 American Airlines is set to relaunch another route from Miami to the French Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned.  On Nov. 6, American Airlines will resume flights from Miami to Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe.  The nonstop flights will be operating twice weekly, with …

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Martinique Has a New Tourism Commissioner

 The French Caribbean island of Martinique has named a new Tourism Commissioner, Caribbean Journal has learned.   The Martinique Tourism Authority has tapped Benedicte de Geronimo to the role.  Di Geronimo, a graduate of the Sorbonne in Paris, is working …

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Rum Journal: A 15-Year Vintage From Martinique

 It’s never easy for lovers of rhum agricole in the United States.  Supply of the cane-juice nectar of the French Caribbean has always been scant in America, with just a few brands that have even entered the market in the …

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 Martinique tourism has begun to rebound following the French Caribbean island’s reopening for tourism in June.  The island’s Aim Cesaire Airport carried 73,590 total passenger in June, up from 28,286 passengers in June 2020.  That also represented a 46.5 percent …

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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 …

St Maarten Resort Open

 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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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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 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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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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 Staying in a villa is the ultimate St Barth vacation — it’s a way to experience the essence of what makes the island so unique.  It means baguette breakfasts with nothing but you and sea blue; twilight rosé on the …

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 For the first time ever, JetBlue is now flying to the French Caribbean.  The New York City-based carrier officially kicked off its new nonstop flights to Guadeloupe this weekend, with thrice-weekly service out of New York’s John F. Kennedy International …