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Virgin Atlantic, Air France, KLM Launch Codeshare

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Aviation titans Virgin Atlantic, Air France and KLM have launched their first-ever codeshare agreement. The new agreement means new trans-Atlantic travel options from Europe to the Americas, including the Caribbean region. It means travelers can …

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Rum Journal: The Best Rum Bar in St Martin

 By Alexander Britell GRAND CASE – There’s always something new to discover on Grand Case Boulevard, a corner unseen, a tiny alley overlooked. It’s a street that has lived many lives — including this latest one, a renaissance in the wake …

VIDEO: A French Caribbean Moment on Diamant Beach

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a mystical quality to Diamant Beach in Martinique, a raw, rugged feeling, an exotic sensation. Here on the southern coast of the French Caribbean island is a beach on the edge, in view of …

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 By Alexander Britell Much is told and retold these days of pot stills and column stills, of molasses and cane honey and cane juice, of dunder and esters and yeast. These are all essential to the art of rum making …

Norwegian Caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff European low-cost carrier Norwegian continues to show strong growth, according to the carrier’s latest numbers. Norwegian, which has been increasingly expanding its presence in the Caribbean (particularly to the French Caribbean), carried more than 3 …

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 It’s never been easier to get to the French Caribbean – and it’s never been cheaper, either. And right now, you can fly to the island of Martinique, one of the most exotic and fascinating destinations in the Caribbean, for …

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 The French Caribbean island of Martinique is back on the tourist map in a big way, in large part due to ramped up airlift from destinations like New York and Miami. Now, the airlift renaissance is continuing. After a successful …

 Sure, you can head to the beach for Spring Break, but why not add a new skill while you’re at it? Like French lessons, for example. The Cheval Blanc St Barth Isle de France hotel has launched a new program …

 One of the Caribbean’s culinary capitals has a new addition. It’s called Orega, and it’s a Japanese-French fusion restaurant located in the capital, Gustavia. The restaurant offers a unique take on both classic Japanese and French cuisine. That means a …

 St Barth Properties has unveiled the latest edition of its “Live Your Dream” catalog, adding three new villa properties to its French Caribbean portfolio. The first, Villa Infinity, is a three-bedroom property set on one of the terraced avenues at …

 One night in the French Caribbean By Alexander Britell MARIGOT —Just the hum of a generator and the distant chirp of a coqui frog. This was low season in Marigot, that forgotten Caribbean capital often overshadowed by its cruise hub neighbor, …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts has announced plans to open the JW Marriott Los Cabos Beach Resort & Spa in Fall 2015. The 299-room luxury beachfront resort was designed by architect Jim Olson and Mexico City-based …

 If you travel anywhere in the Dutch Caribbean, you’re likely to find terrific french fries, something these islands have in common with their mainland countrymen in the Netherlands. And that’s nowhere more true than in Willemstad, Curacao, which happens to …

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 It’s the rum capital of the Caribbean — at least if you go by the number of distilleries. The French Caribbean island of Martinique has a whopping 11 distilleries, with even more rum brands, each producing the department’s signature rhum …

 IT TOWERS above the tiny twin-island federation of St Kitts and Nevis — and the majestic Brimstone Hill Fortress is one of the historical treasures of the Caribbean. St Kitts and Nevis, the smallest sovereign state in the Americas, is …

 Above: Fort de France, Martinique (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Given their proximity to the Eastern Caribbean and particularly St Lucia, the French departments of Martinique and Guadeloupe should be integrated with the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States …

 Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly at the meeting (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly wants French to have a place on the Caribbean Community’s agenda. The Caribbean Community is only economic integration scheme in which …