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Caribbean Cruises Are Back in a Big Way  

 The Caribbean tourism industry has rebounded spectacularly from the pandemic – and so, too has the cruise sector. Plainly, Caribbean cruises are back in a big way, according to travel agents.  More cruise ships, some larger, are sailing, operating at …

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The Caribbean’s Premier Film Festival Is Back in St Barth 

 The Caribbean’s premier film festival is back once again on the French Caribbean island of St Barth.  The 26th edition of the St Barth Film Festival runs this week from May 3-6 in Gustavia.  Since 1996, the event has become …

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Air Canada Launches First Ever Toronto-Martinique Flights 

 Air Canada just launched its first-ever flights between Toronto and Martinique, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new service is the “a long-term effort” by Martinique Tourism Commissioner Benedicte di Geronimo.  “This connection between The Isle of Flowers and the Canadian …

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 Air France is expanding its network in Latin America and the Caribbean this summer, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The carrier is launching a new route next month linking Belem, Brazil with Cayenne in French Guiana.  The new service, which kicks …

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 You’re sitting in your own private plunge pool, gazing out a green-hill-lined lagoon, sipping on a ti’ punch. It’s the ultimate French Caribbean afternoon.  That’s just another day at one of our favorite places to stay in the French Caribbean: …

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 Air France is making it easier to fly between Miami and Martinique, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The French carrier is adapting the schedule of its Pointe-a-Pitre to accommodate customers between Miami and Martinique.  Beginning March 30, there will be two …

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 Since the onset of the pandemic, driven by tremendous travel demand, hotels around the world have gotten far more expensive. Some, significantly more expensive. Even a Caribbean hotel whose rack rate might have started at $150 per night three years …

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 It’s one of the coolest beach towns anywhere in the Caribbean: Le Carbet on the northern Caribbean coast of the island of Martinique.  While the town abounds with great eateries, beach bars, local shopping (and the world-class Rhum Neisson distillery, …

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 Can you believe it has been nearly three years since the world changed? In that span, the destinations of the Caribbean have undergone a tumultuous, frantic, whirring upheaval, one that turned from total static to what is today an abundant, …

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 There are countless reasons to travel to the Caribbean. But on cold winter afternoons, one image manages to slide into our imaginations more frequently: a cold rum punch at the edge of the Caribbean Sea.  Beach bars just call to …

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 American Airlines has relaunched its nonstop service between Miami and Martinique, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  After a brief hiatus during the shoulder season, American is once again operating flights between Miami International Airport and Martinique’s Aime Cesaire International Airport.  The …

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 It’s one of the most charming little towns in the Caribbean: Saint Pierre, the northern village in Martinique that was once the “Paris of the Caribbean” before it was largely destroyed in a volcanic eruption in 1902.  Today, the town …

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 It began with a rooftop, oceanfront tasting of ultra-rare Martinique rum at St Barth’s magnificent Le Barthelemy Hotel and Spa.  It concluded with a rum festival right at the water’s edge in Gustavia, bookended by superyachts.  And in between, the …

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 Martinique’s French Coco Hotel is reopening its doors in November, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The luxury boutique hotel will begin welcoming back guests on Nov. 18, the property confirmed.  “We are all prepared and delighted to welcome you back to …

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 I’m looking out to the sea off Le Carbet, tasting a selection of Rhum Agricole from Martinique’s newest distillery, Baie de Tresor, a handful of bottles sitting on a barrel right on the beach.  I had some accras to start, …

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 They’re tucked away in tiny corners of the Caribbean, set off far in the middle of the sea, hidden beneath cliffs.  They’re those rarefied beaches that are a bit harder to reach, the ones you can’t fly to, the ones …

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 For years it was arguably the signature all-inclusive resort in The Bahamas: the Club Med Columbus, the beach resort on the remote island of San Salvador.  And now, for the first time since the onset of the pandemic, the property …

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 Who doesn’t love a great beach bar?  What about an entire beach filled with them?  Travel across the Caribbean and you’ll find them, single stretches of sand teeming with beach bars, often all right in a row — beach bars …

 

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