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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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Air Canada Returns to Martinique

 Air Canada has resumed its flight service from Montreal to the island of Martinique.  The carrier is operating one weekly flight to Martinique’s Aime Cesaire International Airport on Sundays, the Martinique Tourism Committee confirmed.  Air Canada will be gradually increasing …

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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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 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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 Some of the most famous cocktails in the world originated in the Caribbean, and while they come in a variety of tastes and traditions, they all share one common ingredient: rum. Here are some of our favorite Caribbean cocktails and …

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 It’s somewhere between the setting of the sun and twilight, when all you hear are the gentle laps of waves and the early chirps of tree frogs. Here at the Hotel Bakoua on the Bay of Fort de France, it …

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 The eastern Atlantic coast of Martinique is raw and beautiful, filled with tiny coves and bays surrounded imposing villas on green hills.  It’s a place for quiet and escape, for secluded beauty, as is all of Martinique, an island that …

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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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 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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 No matter where we are, the beach calls us. It’s what we think about in late afternoons in the office, in the cold winter, and particularly on Sunday mornings when we’re stuck at home.  Because it’s better at the beach. …

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 The latest Caribbean Moment takes you away to the southern shoreline of Martinique.  Here in the town of Le Diamant (named after the towering “Diamond Rock” just off the coast, you’ll find a magical black-sand beach, a place oozing with …

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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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 When Hollywood goes looking for a location that oozes tropical romance, it often turns to the Caribbean, which has been starring in both independent and big-budget films since the 1930s. Conversely, a handful of films produced in the Caribbean have …

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 The French Caribbean island of Martinique has implemented what its government is calling “aggressive” measures to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus.  Martinique has shut down all inbound flights to the island, having canceled all international flights to and …

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 Sitting under a palapa at the water’s edge, dining on whole snapper glazed in unagi joined by a 2016 Astrid & Therese riesling, one begins to realize just how much the Caribbean culinary scene has changed in recent years.  Because …

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 Martinique had another strong year of tourism growth in 2019, according to the latest data report from the Caribbean Tourism Organization.  The French Caribbean department reported 556,268 visitor arrivals last year, which represented an increase of 3.5 percent, according to …

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 It’s just you and the sand. No crowds, no hassle, no long journeys to get from your room to the water.  That’s what the best beach resorts are about — places where nothing stands between you and the object of …