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VIDEO: Blue Moon, A Spectacular Villa in Martinique

 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 …

A Celebration of Rum in St Lucia

 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 …

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The 50 Best Restaurants in the Caribbean — 2017

 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 …

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 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 …

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 It began in 2012 with an idea: to lift up rum. The aim was to celebrate the glory of rum, to honor the greatest rums just as wines and spirits and so many other categories are honored. Rum Journal’s Rum …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff European low-cost carrier Norwegian continues to show booming passenger growth, according to the carrier’s latest numbers. Norwegian carried 2.5 million passengers in November, a jump of 11 percent compared to the same period in 2016. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff New European low-cost long-haul carrier LEVEL is expanding its offering to the French Caribbean. International Airlines Group’s new airline will launch flights from Paris Orly to both Guadeloupe and Martinique beginning in July 2018. LEVEL …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s getting even easier to reach the French Caribbean island of Martinique. American Airlines will be increasing its flights between Miami and Martinique’s Aime Cesaire International Airport this season. American will be raising its total …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost air carrier Norwegian continues to show surging growth, according to the latest traffic numbers released by the company. The European-based carrier that also flies to the Caribbean reported 3.1 million passengers in October, a …

 Before Grand Case was Grand Case. Before Cabarete was Cabarete. There was something. An energy, a draw, a feeling that one day a small beach town would become something else entirely. That’s the feeling you get when you walk down …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Small-ship cruise line Windstar Cruises is returning to San Juan, Puerto Rico, the company announced this week. Windstar Cruises President John Delaney himself will join the line’s first San Juan sailing of the season in a …

caribbean resorts

 They’re not mega-resorts. They’re not even large resorts. But they’re also more than boutique hotels. These are Caribbean resorts, in a smaller package, with the amenities you’re looking for and the intimacy you prize. They’re full of character and charm …

 By Alexander Britell The sound of the sea. It isn’t just the waves, or the sway of the palms, or youthful shouts or the clank of neighbors’ plates. It’s all of these things, and the reminder of what is not …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines is making a major push in the Caribbean, with more nonstop flights in its portfolio. Southwest has officially launched new daily flights to both the Turks and Caicos Islands and Punta Cana, Dominican …

 It’s the essence of what makes the island of Martinique such a unique destination: the style, the creativity, the sophistication. It’s the gastronomy, the lush landscaping, the live music. Set on the Trinite peninsula on Martinique’s raw, beautiful Atlantic coast, …

 By Alexander Britell Can a rum have a terroir? In Martinique, unlike the vast majority of rum-making regions around the world, rhum is made from the juice pressed from sugarcane stalks, not molasses, the latter of which is a by-product. …

 By Alexander Britell Low-cost carrier Norwegian officially launched its first ever flights from Fort Lauderdale to Martinique on Monday, kicking off the new nonstop service with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and some French Caribbean flair. (The flight was welcomed at Martinique’s …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Sailing charter firm The Moorings has added a new destination experience for travelers: Martinique. The crewed yacht charter called the Martinique Rum Experience provides spacious waterfront living while cruising the coastline of Martinique. Days can be …