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More rewards for Martinique in 2017

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Extension of flights between JFK and Martinique with Norwegian

There is still time to escape the winter! Hurry up and book a flight to Martinique with Norwegian for as low as $99 one-way. Hop on one of the four weekly direct flights from JFK. Again this year, a direct non-stop service to Fort-de-France out of New York, Boston, Baltimore/Washington DC with Norwegian was offered. The […]

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The Zamana Named the 2016 Tree of the Year

  Martinique’s stunning Zamana tree has won the People’s Choice Award in France’s 2016 Arbre de l’année (Tree of the Year) competition organized by Terre sauvage magazine and the Office national des forêts (ONF). Measuring more than eight feet around, the beautiful three-century-old tree sits on Habitation Céron. It was selected for its naturalistic aesthetic and historical features […]

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Rhum J.M Crowned World’s Best Spirit!

The Concours Mondial de Bruxelles recently announced the world’s top spirits for 2016! The prestigious J.M brand put Martinique above the crowd at the 23rd annual competition held in the town of Tequila, Mexico! In fact, J.M earned the highest distinction—Spirit Selection—Best Trophy—that is awarded to the world’s best spirit overall. Rhum J.M also took home two […]

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The new Fondation Clément Gallery

Contemporary art has a new home in the Caribbean as Martinique celebrated the grand opening of Fondation Clément, a 25,400+ square-foot museum showcasing fine modern works produced by artists from all corners of the Caribbean. Located on the historic grounds of Habitation Clément, where the legend of Rhum Clément was born in 1887, the new […]

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Travvy Awards – Celebrating the Best of the Best in the Travel Industry

The Travvy Awards, presented by travAlliancemedia, recognizes the highest standards of excellence in the industry today. In 2016, Martinique won three Travvy Awards: Best Culinary Caribbean Destination Best Caribbean Cruise Destination Best Tourism Board in the Americas Martinique is pleased to once again be recognized for its ever-improving tourism products and legendary hospitality. 

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Martinique: More Accessible and Affordable Than Ever!

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Launch of New Nonstop Flights With Norwegian

Non-stop service to Fort-de-france out of New York, Boston,Baltimore/Washington DC with NorwegianStarting December 3rd   The new Non-stop flights to Martinique via Norwegian will operate as follow: New York (JFK) – 3x’s weekly on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays Baltimore/Washington, D.C. (BWI) – 2x’s weekly on Mondays and Fridays Boston (BOS) – 2x’s weekly on Wednesdays and […]

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More rewards for Martinique in 2015

This year, Martinique is clearly the destination on the move. Now more accessible than ever with an upgraded air service, and more affordable thanks to the Euro/Dollar exchange rate, Martinique has also been recognized in the past few months: Ranked #1 Must-Visit Place in the Caribbean in 2015 Ranked in the 2015 top 5 of […]

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MARTINIQUE WINS BIG AT 2015 CTO Travel Media Awards

Martinique was the big winner at this year’s Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Travel Media Awards with journalists producing articles promoting travel to The Isle of Flowers earning five of the 10 top honors. Honored journalists and their Martinique stories are as follows: Best Feature Article In A Consumer MagazineJad Davenport – Islands – Proof of […]

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Martinique: Creole Flavor by Greg Gross – I’m Black and I Travel

Discover Martinique’s culture and traditions with this great article from Greg Gross on his blog “I’M Black and I Travel” and learn about the richness of the Island. If you want to see beyond the beautiful landscapes and nice beaches, you will find a strong heritage which resonates all around the island. http://imblacknitravel.com/martinique-creole-heritage/

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Martinique Cruise sector riding unprecedented wave of success

  Martinique’s cruise sector continued to net strong results in 2014. According to the latest statistics from The Martinique Tourism Authority, cruise passenger arrivals for calendar year 2014 (January–December) were up 71.3% when compared to the same period in 2013. “We could not be more pleased and proud of the results we’re seeing from the […]

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Martinique Air Service Update 2015

GETTING TO MARTINIQUE NOW EASIER THANKS TO IMPROVED DIRECT SERVICE FROM THE US, CANADA AND PUERTO RICO With American Airlines improved direct service from Miami, Martinique is getting now more and more accessible to travelers from the U.S mainland. This winter, American Airlines operates a midweek flight on Wednesdays from Miami, in addition to pre-existing […]

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Martinique East Coast travel agents seminars

From March 9th to 12th , the Martinique Promotion Bureau along with Atout France USA will be present in 4 different cities of the East coast, to meet travel agents and share the latest about the destination. Starting at 5:00 pm, come and join us to discover or rediscover the island of flower.   Washington DC – […]

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Martinique Magnifique Travel Show Unlimited Edition

Seeking to boost its visitor arrivals from North America during the 2014-2015 peak winter travel season, the Martinique Tourism Authority hosted four editions of The Martinique Magnifique Travel Show in the key gateway cities of Montreal, Toronto, New York, and Miami from October 14 to 17, 2014. A fun and informative event attracting more than […]

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