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 first place in the prestigious “Emerging Destinations” category.

“This exciting news couldn’t have come at a better time, and we look forward to welcoming our American friends,” said François Baltus-Languedoc, CEO of the Martinique Tourism Authority.

Martinique is one of the travel world’s best-kept secrets, and is now open to US travelers! The USA is now classified as a green country allowing travel for all passengers.