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The 10 Hottest Tables in the Caribbean Right Now

 What’s hot in the Caribbean dining scene? The region’s culinary footprint continues to grow, as more and more extraordinary eateries continue to pop up around the Caribbean. But some culinary outposts have that perfect blend of quality and buzz – …

The Caribbean’s Greatest Rum Bar

 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. …

Norwegian Adding Martinique-French Guiana Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Looking for your next bucket-list getaway? Norwegian has you covered. The European low-cost carrier is launching new flights from Martinique to French Guiana, a new service linking the heart of the French Caribbean with one …

LATEST NEWS

 By Alexander Britell It’s getting even easier to visit the fascinating French Caribbean island of Martinique. The expanded flights are headlined by this week’s announcement that European carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle will be adding another major new route to the …

 By Alexander Britell Foiling is heading to the Olympics (including in Paris in 2024), and now a significant new foiling regatta is coming to the heart of the French Caribbean. It’s called the Martinique Flying Regatta, and it will be …

caribbean beaches

 We never get tired of saying it — the Caribbean is a wonderful summer destination. While the region’s allure as an escape from wintry climes never ceases, the summer months are a quieter, even more relaxing time to visit the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff European low-cost carrier Norwegian continues to show strong growth, according to the carrier’s latest numbers. Norwegian, which has been increasingly expanding its presence in the Caribbean (particularly to the French Caribbean), carried more than 3 …

 By Alexander Britell Martinique has no shortage of must-visit beach towns, from historic Saint Pierre to the up-and-coming destination of Le Diamant. But if there’s one beach town that exemplifies French Caribbean cool on this island, it’s Le Carbet, the …

 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 …

 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 …

casino 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 …

 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 …