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Aimé Césaire Airport Expansion Project

   © SAMAC    The Aimé Césaire Airport Authority in Martinique has announced a new expansion project, which will nearly double the size of the airport. The project, for which the plan has already been presented, will include new check-in counters, new lounges for regional and international flights, new security checkpoints, a new baggage sorting area as well […]

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New Air France direct flights

Starting November 21, 2017, Air France will operate flights from Atlanta (ATL) to the Caribbean, allowing Southern US travelers to visit Martinique more easily with twice-weekly direct (1 stop) flights from Atlanta to Fort-de-France on Wednesdays and Sundays. Martinique, c’est Magnifique! 

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Hurricane MARIA – Martinique Statement

Fort-de- France, Martinique—September 19, 2017—As was the case with Hurricane Irma, the French island of Martinique did not experience a direct hit by this second powerful storm and was spared after its close encounter with Hurricane Maria. Quoted by Reuters in a press briefing today in Paris, Jacques Witkowski, France's head of civil protection and […]

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Hurricane IRMA Martinique Statement

Dear Friends of the Travel industry, Following the devastation brought by Hurricane Irma, Karine Mousseau, Martinique Tourism Commissioner expressed her thoughts and sympathies to the people of all the Caribbean Islands which have been affected. “On behalf of the Martinique Tourism Authority and of the people of Martinique, I wish to express our thoughts and […]

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Travels with Darley in Martinique on PBS!

Darley Newman, PBS TV host and globetrotter discovered the many faces of Martinique during the shooting of the TV show “Travels with Darley” this past year. This Martinique dedicated episode will broadcast on PBS stations (200 million people) across the nation starting in March and April and Create TV in May. This episode showcases Darley […]

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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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