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Norwegian Launches Booking for Nonstop Martinique Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Norwegian Air Shuttle is returning to Martinique for the upcoming fall and winter tourist season, Caribbean Journal has learned. The carrier has already launched bookings for the new air service, which will resume Oct. 28 …

Club Med to Open New Resort in Dominican Republic

 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 …

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The Top 5 Casino Destinations in the Caribbean

 If you want to find the perfect casino in the Caribbean, you shouldn’t have to roll the dice. While there are some great casinos scattered around the region, some islands have a far better offering than others. That’s why we’ve …

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 Often, when you’re planning a trip to the Caribbean, the resort is high on your mind. Choosing the perfect place to stay is integral to an unforgettable Caribbean vacation. But there’s another way to think about your travel planning. What …

Les Salines

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Kim Bednarik (and owner of Tomorrow’s Adventure Travel Service in Ohio), who sent in this lovely shot of Les Salines, one of the most beautiful stretches …

 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, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Club Med has embarked on a major global expansion that will include a renovation push in the Caribbean, the company said Friday. That includes a major new expansion in the Mexican Caribbean and a pair …

 By Alexander Britell FORT LAUDERDALE — The world’s largest cruise industry conference had a strong Caribbean flavor this week as ports from across the region gathered for the annual Seatrade summit in Fort Lauderdale. The mood was a positive one, with …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Its intoxicating blend of French-Caribbean flavors, world-class rum and unmatched gastronomy have turned Martinique into the Caribbean’s hottest cruise destination right now. The destination is reporting record breaking arrival growth for the 2017-2018 cruise season, …

 Where does a rum begin? Is it in the yeast? Is it in the still? In the case of a rhum agricole, is it in the cane itself? But it’s just as important — if not more important — where …

best honeymoon destinations

 It’s the icing on the cake of every wedding, a chance to get away from it all, a way to begin your new life together in style. But choosing the right honeymoon destination is very much an art. The best …

 The Caribbean is back and better than ever. That means it’s time to rediscover the region, returning to your favorite spots and exploring uncharted destinations. We’ve hand crafted an enticing mix of famous and off-the-radar destinations, giving you our favorite …

beach bars

 There’s something about the rum punch in the sand, the beer on the beach, the gregarious proprietor, that seems to etch itself in the mind of every traveler to the Caribbean. Plainly, the Caribbean beach bar epitomizes the Caribbean vacation …

 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 …

 To the right, the imposing Diamond Rock. To the left, the sandy shores of the beach town of Le Diamant. Just ahead, Caribbean blue. It’s the sort of view you can stare at all day long, in the sort of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff This year’s St Lucia Food and Rum Festival will include a major new expansion: Caribbean Journal’s first-ever Caribbean Rum Awards, a celebration of the best of rum-making from around the region and the world. The …

best restaurants in the caribbean

 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 One of the Caribbean’s fastest-growing cruise destinations just set a new record. Martinique’s Pointe Simon pier in Fort de France just set a new single-day record for cruise calls, with a whopping seven ships in …