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Actual situation in Martinique

The Martinique Tourism Authority regrets that current conditions aren’t favourable enough to ensure an enjoyable stay and hopes that the situation will improve over the next few days.    

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American Airlines is back in Martinique

We are back in Martinique Since November 6, 2021, we are back with flights between Miami, FL (MIA) and Fort-de-France, Martinique (FDF).Explore the rich history, tropical landscapes and magnificent beaches of this French Caribbean jewel with aconvenient schedule for customers traveling across the United States to connect through MIA.   You can upload PDF Flight […]

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Recent honors and awards

With awe-inspiring natural beauty, a rich cultural history, warm welcome, distinctive culinary delights, and superb rums, the French Caribbean island of Martinique stirs passion.

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Dive Operators In Martinique

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Mrs. Bénédicte di Geronimo, Martinique’s New Tourism Commissioner

Dear Travel Advisors and Friends of Martinique, The Martinique Tourism Authority has the pleasure to introduce Mrs. Bénédicte di GERONIMO, newly appointed as the Tourism Commissioner of the island. With managerial experience in the economic sector, the 43-year-old Tourism Commissioner, a bank Senior Executive and graduate of the University of la Sorbonne in Paris, is […]

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Martinique Named The World’s Top Emerging Destination by Tripadvisor for 2021

Tripadvisor has announced that the French Caribbean Island of Martinique was named the world’s top emerging destination in 2021. The well-known travel review site published the winners of its annual Travelers’ Choice ®Best of the Best Awards for Destinations, and Martinique has won the first place in their prestigious “Emerging Destinations” category. Followed respectively by […]

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Martinique reopens to Citizens and Residents of the United States

The United States is now categorized for the French West Indies and mainland France as a “Green country.*” “Green country” visitor requirements for entry to Martinique: All US Visitors need to show proof of a negative PCR test taken and received within 72 hours or a negative antigen test received with 48 hours before arrival […]

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COVID-19 Latest Updates

Since January 18, 2021, travelers to Martinique are subject to the following restrictive measures: Have a negative COVID-19 test (PCR test) taken 72 hours before departure Stay confined for 7 days Reduce outings to the strict minimum (food shopping, medical appointments) Perform a PCR test 7 days after arrival in the territory. For more info […]

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Martinique named one of CNN’s 10 best Caribbean islands to visit

CNN Travel recently selected Martinique as one of the 10 best Caribbean islands to visit, calling it the place to go to enjoy a taste of Europe in the Caribbean. Journalist Marnie Hunter spotlighted the French fine dining and bakeries of Les Trois-Îlets, the picturesque shores and eighteenth-century church of Les Anses-d’Arlet, and the lush […]

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Family retreat or a romantic getaway

Whether for a family retreat or a romantic getaway, by the shore or secluded in the countryside, there will always be a villa to satisfy your privacy longings.  And to do so a large selection is offered by villa rental services such as Locations Vue Turquoise, Antilles Françaises, or Archipel Evasion. And VillaVeo, with its myriad options […]

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Stroll under the sea in Martinique

You don’t have to know how to swim to experience Martinique’s underwater world! Undersea Walking takes visitors on guided excursions to the calm, shallow waters of Pointe Borgnèse, where they will don a diving helmet and descend to a maximum depth of 16 feet to walk along the sea floor. Get an up-close look at […]

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François Baltus-Languedoc New CEO of the Martinique Tourism Authority

The Martinique Tourism Authority is pleased to announce the appointment of François Baltus-Languedoc as CEO of the MTA on September 25, 2019. Mr. François Baltus-Languedoc’s missions at the helm of the Martinique Tourism Authority will be to devise and implement innovative strategies to develop the appeal of the destination, both in terms of promotion towards […]

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Set sail for Martinique on a crewed yacht

The Moorings’ Martinique Rum Experience crewed yacht charter offers guests the chance to explore the island of flowers in style, picking them up in St. Lucia or Le Marin for a cruise along the fabulous coastline with stops at renowned rum distilleries, idyllic beaches, and essential sights such as the markets of Fort-de-France, the Balata […]

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Martinique in the spotlight at the 2019 CTO Travel Media Awards

Two feature articles about Martinique were honored at the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s Travel Media Awards in New York City on June 6, an event that recognizes the best representation of the Caribbean by journalists, photographers, broadcasters, and publishers. Christopher Muther was awarded Best Feature Article in a U.S.-Based Consumer Newspaper for his piece “How Martinique’s […]

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Martinique’s chouval bwa takes a spin in New Orleans

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival welcomes back a piece of Martinique’s musical culture: the Joselita and Claude Germany Chouval Bwa, a manually-operated merry-go-round that encircles a group of musicians playing the drums, bamboo flute, and accordion. The rhythmic music of the chouval bwa (Creole for “wooden horse”) and the colorful carousel itself delighted […]

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