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Air France Expanding Flights to Guadeloupe, Martinique

 Air France is increasing its service to the French Caribbean departments of Martinique and Guadeloupe this winter.  Beginning Dec. 21, the company will be operating three daily flights from Paris-Charles de Gaulle to both Martinique and Guadeloupe.  That’s in addition …

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From St Maarten to Cuba, Air Transat Is Expanding in the Caribbean

 Air Transat is ramping up its flights to the Caribbean beginning in November, the company said.  Beginning Nov. 1, the Canadian vacation company will be adding flights to more than 40 destinations from cities including Montreal, Quebec City and Toronto.  …

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Guadeloupe Has a New Boutique Hotel

 A new luxury hotel has officially debuted this week in the tony Le Francois area of Guadeloupe. It’s called Le Cocotel, and the four-star, boutique property has 10 rooms along with a standalone villa called La Villa. The latter has …

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 Air France is adding more Caribbean routes to its flight schedule in September an October, the carrier said this week. The newly-relaunched flights will include routes from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport will operate to Havana, Punta Cana, Santo Domingo …

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 JetBlue will be relaunching its service from New York to Guadeloupe on Nov. 7, according to a statement from the Guadeloupe Islands Tourist Board.  The nonstop flights to Pointe-a-Pitre were first launched in February 2020 as JetBlue’s first-ever service to …

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 Air France is making its return to the Caribbean this summer, the carrier said this week.  The airline will be relaunching its flight service to the wider Caribbean beginning in July.  The relaunch will include Fort-de-France, Martinique; Havana, Cuba; Pointe-a-Pitre, …

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 It’s one of the most delicious dishes in the Caribbean: Accras de Morue, the signature codfish fritters of the French West Indies.  The team at the Guadeloupe Islands Tourist Board has been kind enough to share their recipe with us …

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 We can’t go a day without imaging ourselves on some far-off beach in the Caribbean right now, fantasizing about lazy afternoons in the water, about cocktails and picnics and the kind of invigorating scenery we can only find in the …

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 While the bright yellow label of Rhum Bologne is in many ways synonymous with the ti’ punch (at least in Guadeloupe), when it comes to the archipelago’s aged rum, it’s Rhum Damoiseau that has the biggest presence.  The Le Moule …

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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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 We’re all thinking of the Caribbean right now, and in an uneasy time the region’s beauty and its people inspire us to be hopeful about tomorrow.  In the meantime, imagining ourselves on stunning Caribbean beaches is a form of solace …

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 The eastern Atlantic coast of Martinique is full of winding roads and banana trees, a place of imposing villas and plantations and endless fields of sugarcane.  And here, hidden in an old stone estate up a hillside on the N6 …

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 The latest Caribbean Moment heads to the tiny little island of Terre de Haut in the Les Saintes archipelago of Guadeloupe.  Shot in another, more serene time, it’s a window into one of the most beautiful little bays in all …

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 JetBlue Airways has delayed its planned launch of new service to Guyana, the result of the coronavirus pandemic.  JetBlue, which had been planning to launch flights from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport to Georgetown, Guyana on April 2, …

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 Aruba, one of the Caribbean’s most popular destinations, has launched a series of aggressive measures to contain and prevent the spread of the novel Coronavirus.  The Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba has officially restricted all non-residents of Aruba from entering …

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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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 My journey started with the thrill of the prop plane nosing down for a “bombs away” landing at the Gustaf III airport runway, one of the shortest in the world, as the landing gear of the Tradewind Aviation plane hammered …

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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 …