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Martinique Continues Cruise Growth

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It was a banner year for Martinique’s cruise sector last year, according to local tourism officials. The destination and its signature port in the capital of Fort-de-France welcomed more than 620,000 cruise passengers last year. …

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A New Dominica-Guadeloupe Ferry

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new way to island hop in some of the Eastern Caribbean’s most exotic destinations. The new Val Ferry began operating between Dominica and Guadeloupe last month, complementing existing ferry service by popular operator …

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Air Antilles Adding New Flights to Dominica

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new way to fly to the Caribbean’s Nature Island. Caribbean carrier Air Antilles is adding two new flights from Guadeloupe to Dominica, with the new service set to launch Nov. 1. The flights …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff International Airlines Group’s startup low-cost carrier is expanding again to the Caribbean. Earlier this month, LEVEL launched new flights from Paris Orly to Guadeloupe, while next month the carrier will be launching new flights from …

 By Alexander Britell Long the only true luxury hotel in Guadeloupe, the La Toubana resort on the island of Grande-Terre is raising its game. La Toubana, which is closed for the summer, will relaunch as Guadeloupe’s first five-star resort when …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A long-dormant resort has reopened its doors in Guadeloupe. The Arawak Beach Resort in the beach town of Gosier has reopened following a major transformation project led by the Manioukani Group. The property, which had …

 By Alexander Britell As you sit inside the bar, you start by watching. Watching like the way you look at a monument or a sweeping valley – it is stationary but a thing that demands your attention, dynamic without moving. …

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 It’s one of the loveliest discoveries you can make in the Caribbean: the off-the-radar beach hotel, tucked away on its own little stretch of sand, charming and private, unpretentious and uncrowded. While the region teems with terrific beach hotels, some …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff All-inclusive resort brand Club Med is expanding again in the Caribbean, with plans to open a major new resort in the Dominican Republic. The new Club Med Michès will be the company’s first “5-Trident” resort …

 There’s nothing like the feeling of discovery, of coming to a destination far off the beaten path, of finding a place for adventurous travelers. In the Caribbean, that often means the more remote islands, the harder-to-reach spots. But even these …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Small-ship cruise line Windstar Cruises has unveiled a new Caribbean itinerary that’s just about perfect: the “Caribbean’s perfect ten.” The St Maarten-to-St Maarten cruise is 10 days of stops in small ports in the Caribbean, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Alison Dymott, who sent in this lovely shot from the Botanical Gardens in Deshaies, Guadeloupe. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff European low-cost carrier Norwegian had another strong year in 2017, according to the company’s latest data report. Norwegian had its highest-ever passenger figures for a single calendar year, with 33 million worldwide and a load …

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 Let’s get this out of the way. This list looks different than it otherwise might if a pair of unwelcome visitors named Irma and Maria hadn’t made their way through the Caribbean this fall. Indeed, the storm hit some of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A 5.2-magnitude earthquake caused shaking across much of the northeastern Caribbean on Sunday morning, according to data from the US Geological Survey. The quake, which struck at around 11:12 AM local time, was centered about …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff European low-cost carrier Norwegian continues to show booming passenger growth, according to the carrier’s latest numbers. Norwegian carried 2.5 million passengers in November, a jump of 11 percent compared to the same period in 2016. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The first commercial cruise ships called on St Maarten on Tuesday since Hurricane Irma, a major step in the island’s recovery. Viking Ocean Cruises’ Viking Sea made its inaugural visit to St Maarten, welcomed by …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new way to get to the French Caribbean. French national carrier Air France launches a new nonstop route between Atlanta’s Hartsfield Jackson International Airport and the French Caribbean department of Guadeloupe on Tuesday. …