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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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The return of Carnival Glory to Martinique in 2019

Martinique is delighted to welcome back Carnival Glory! The ship will dock in the capital city, Fort-de-France, on February 22, 2019, as part of the cruise line’s 12-night Caribbean Carnival Journeys itinerary. The Carnival Glory—which last visited the island of flowers in 2016—has a maximum guest capacity of 2,980 and boasts a wide variety of family-friendly […]

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A warmer-than-ever Creole welcome in Martinique

In the 2017–2018 season, Martinique welcomed over 643,000 cruise passengers. With the number of visitors on the rise, the French Caribbean island has launched a campaign to make travelers’ experience even better. Whether they spend their excursion sightseeing in Fort-de-France, sampling the delicious local cuisine, or lounging on the beach, cruisers will be met with […]

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Hop on board with Visio Tours in Martinique!

Based in the town of Schoelcher in Martinique, Visio Tours offers visitors four interactive guided tours on board a convertible minibus. Stops include historic sites and tourist attractions such as the Sacré Coeur de Balata cathedral, the Saut du Gendarme waterfall, and the famous town of Saint-Pierre. Along the way, passengers will explore downtown Fort-de-France, […]

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Port of Martinique wins second place!

Port of Martinique wins second place at Seatrade Cruise Awards 2018 Martinique’s Grand Port Maritime placed second in the Port of the Year category at the 2018 Seatrade Cruise Awards, behind Dublin Port and ahead of the Port of Quebec. Cruise tourism in Martinique has grown exponentially in recent years: in 2017, the island registered […]

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More rewards for Martinique in 2018

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Sleep under the stars in Martinique

In Martinique, you can gaze at the night sky from the comfort of your bed. At Le Domaine des Bulles (“field of bubbles”), guests can sleep in one of four private air-conditioned transparent domes, or “bubbles,” nestled in lush, natural surroundings. Located in the town of Le Vauclin, on Martinique’s south Atlantic coast, Le Domaine […]

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Habitation Clément, where old World and New World Creole Cultures happen!

Come and visit 18th Century Habitation Clément, birthplace of “Rhum Agricole” where Presidents Bush and Mitterand met in March 1991, where you will find a tropical botanical park of 17 hectares with more than 300 species, where you will taste and purchase AOC rums and where the Clément Foundation promotes arts and cultural heritage of […]

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Explore Martinique the eco-friendly way with Watt Up!

Based in Le Marin, Watt Up! rents 100% electric recreational vehicles for land and sea. Discover the hidden treasures of Martinique—the environmentally-friendly way. Choose from three types of boats (no license required) to cruise along the coast, or get off the beaten track with an e-Moke car, scooter, or fat bike. Watt Up! also offers […]

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Ti’Punch Cup 2018 in Martinique

  Rhum Clément  will receive the world’s best bartenders at Habitation Clément in Martinique for the Grande Finale of its global cocktail competition, the Ti’Punch Cup. For this second edition, the brand pushed across borders and will welcome participants from 14 countries as far as Spain, Germany and China. Rhum Clément has always been eager […]

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Martinique Surf Pro is back!

Amongst the bluest waters of the Caribbean, international surfers gather to participate in the Martinique Surf Pro, organized in partnership with the Martinique Tourism Authority (MTA) and the World Surf League (the international professional surf league), the Martinique Surf Pro competition is the only Caribbean Qualifying Series in the world. On that note Karine Mousseau, […]

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Martinique featured program on ABC Boston

ABC Boston just released a special Martinique Chronicle presentation, click the links below to discover the different segments! Martinique: An Island of Contrast Martinique: Luxe Life & Local Favorites Martinique: Natural Beauty & Deep History Martinique: Flawlessly Photogenic

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Meet Martinique at The New York Times Travel Show

Looking for a winter escape destination for your clients? Please join us this weekend at The New York Times Travel Show to learn more about Martinique Magnifique! This Friday January 27th, participate at the CTO Focus on the Caribbean conference from 9:00 am to 12:15pm and WIN A TRIP TO MARTINIQUE! This Saturday 27th & […]

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