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Air Antilles Is Adding More Saint Lucia Flights

 Air Antilles is adding more new flights to Saint Lucia this winter.  The French Caribbean carrier will now be operating around 3,000 seats each month, beginning Dec. 6.  That will include daily flights from Barbados; six weekly flights from both …

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The Caribbean’s Top Rum Festival Is Back

 A master class in rare bottlings of Jamaican rum. A rum-and-cigar pairing with Davidoff. A blind-tasting competition of the Caribbean’s most sought-after rums. A journey through the world of the Rhum Agricole of Martinique and Guadeloupe.  It’s the Caribbean’s leading …

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Martinique Has a New Tourism Commissioner

 The French Caribbean island of Martinique has named a new Tourism Commissioner, Caribbean Journal has learned.   The Martinique Tourism Authority has tapped Benedicte de Geronimo to the role.  Di Geronimo, a graduate of the Sorbonne in Paris, is working …

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 The French Caribbean island of Martinique has joined UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere Program.  It’s the second major UNESCO recognition for Martinique, whose. Yole Sailboat also was added to the organization’s Intangible Cultural Heritage List.  “We are thrilled and very …

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 The world’s largest airline is relaunching another destination in the Caribbean: the French Caribbean island of Martinique, Caribbean Journal has learned.  On Nov. 6, the carrier will resume its nonstop service between Miami International Airport and Fort-de-France’s Aime Cesaire International …

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 The Caribbean Rum Awards came to Miami on Monday, with an unforgettable evening of some of the finest rums from across the Caribbean and the island of Martinique in particular.  The event, presented by the Martinique Tourism Authority, was anchored …

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 Early November is one of the best times to visit the remarkable French Caribbean island of St Barth.  You won’t find the crowds of December and January, but the villas, hotels, restaurants and hotspots are open. (Here’s all you need …

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 Martinique is mostly known for its magnificent beaches, its hikes and its impressive waterfalls; the impetuous volcano Mount Pelée; the rum, the colors, the music; l’art de vivre.  But we often forget to talk about what is happening under the …

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 It’s never easy for lovers of rhum agricole in the United States.  Supply of the cane-juice nectar of the French Caribbean has always been scant in America, with just a few brands that have even entered the market in the …

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 Martinique tourism has begun to rebound following the French Caribbean island’s reopening for tourism in June.  The island’s Aim Cesaire Airport carried 73,590 total passenger in June, up from 28,286 passengers in June 2020.  That also represented a 46.5 percent …

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 Club Med helped pioneer the concept of all-inclusive vacations in the 1960s and 1970s, and people of a certain age doubtless remember the hotel chain’s jingle from the time: “The Club Med vacation/The antidote for civilization.” Originally a no-frills concept …

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 Air France has relaunched nonstop service between Miami and Guadeloupe, Caribbean Journal has learned. The carrier is now running two nonstop flights each week, with service on Tuesdays and Fridays.  The flight takes about 3.5 hours, according to Air France.  …

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 Air Belgium has launched its first-ever flights to the Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao.  The launch of the flight means a new link between Belgium and Curacao, one that includes a stop on the French Caribbean island of Martinique.  Air …

 The Caribbean Rum Awards St Barth, the region’s leading celebration of fine rum, is set for the first week of November.  This year’s fourth annual edition of the Caribbean Rum Awards will be held from Nov. 2-7, with an unmatched …

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 The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection’s first Caribbean cruises will set sail out of Puerto Rico.  The Port of San Juan will be home to the high-end cruise line’s first voyages in the region.  The Evrima, the first of three company yachts, …

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 Caribbean carrier Sky High Aviation Services has launched its first-ever service to Martinique.  The carrier is now operating two flights each week between Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and Fort-de-France, Martinique.  They service is running on Mondays and Thursdays, according to …

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 There are jaguars in the cane fields.  In the heart of a rainforest in southern Belize, one of the Caribbean’s newest rum companies is doing something very special.  It’s a sustainable rum, a sugarcane rum and — and most importantly, a …

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 One of the Caribbean’s hottest destinations is once again open for tourism — including to travelers from the United States. The French Caribbean island of Martinique is open again, Caribbean Journal has confirmed. So what do American travelers need to …