Dreaming of Heading to the Caribbean? Here's Every Island's Plan for Reopening

As travel was abruptly put on hold earlier this year, recent signs of reopenings and restrictions lifting around the world have given sun chasers everywhere a sign of hope that lounging on a white sandy beach while looking out at shimmering turquoise water may not be too far off.

Specifically, the Caribbean islands have laid out their plans for a "new normal" among locals as well as welcoming back visitors after being forced to take a pause as the coronavirus pandemic swept across the globe.
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Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. Monday, July 13th, 2021 -- US rapper, Fredo Bang has collaborated with creatives out of Trinidad and Tobago and the US Virgin Islands on a track that in one week, has amassed over 130,000 views on YouTube. The collaboration signals the potential for a merging of creative ideas and energies between artistes from North America and the Caribbean territories, as the world ultimately gets smaller.

Toronto, Ontario (Sonique Solutions) – Toronto-based artiste Miguel Maestre has released a new track which is dedicated to all Soca fans and international lovers of Carnival culture who share a common void due to the near 17 month lack of physical festival celebrations. This latest musical offering is entitled ‘Carnival I Miss You’.

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. Friday, June 30th, 2021 -- Trinidad and Tobago continues to give rise to an immense amount of talented youth. In recent days, a son of the soil, 22-year-old Tyrel Ross, has proven that he’s up to the challenge of delivering the genre coined ‘Island Pop’ to mass audiences, not just in the Caribbean, but internationally as well; And he’s in the perfect space to do it.

Aisha Noel Biography

Aisha Noel is a multitalented singer, songwriter and musician. Born in the twin island of Trinidad and Tobago, she is emerging as one of the hottest new voices on the local music scene. With a love for the performing arts, at a young age she began her musical education in piano and classical ballet. With a pension for writing she partook in various calypso songwriting camps and ...

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. Friday, June 17th, 2021 -- An internationally acclaimed hit single that has been covered by a host of artistes including RnB singer, Kelly Rowland, and even sampled by Janet Jackson is now making its debut in the Caribbean. Delivering what can only be summed up as the right message at the right time, Trinidad and Tobago artist, Ziggy Rankin has released a major collaboration cover for ...

Zürich, Switzerland (Sonique Solutions) – In her continued mission to deliver the sounds of the Caribbean to an international audience, Trinidad-born Swiss Soca-Pop artiste Natalyah has a released a new single and a captivating new music video for, 'Save Meh'. Natalyah was born in San Fernando, Trinidad to a Trinidadian father and Swiss mother. Although she left the shores of T&T in her youth, the warmth and energy of the island's culture and ...

Top tier artists from around the Caribbean have entrusted managing partners Omar Stephenson and Hector Carter for over two decades. Recently, Caribbean powerhouse couple Bunji Garlin and Fay Ann Lyons has joined the Top Tier Management Group (TTMG) family, adding to its robust clientele and growing list of entertainment projects. Superstars such as Rupee and Kerwin Dubois as well as brands such as Touch Vodka have enjoyed solid management from TTMG. Now The Viking Band, Bunji Garlin and Fay Ann Lyons are ready to be booked under new management.

Deemed one of the "25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World" by MovieMaker Magazine in 2019, the Third Horizon Film Festival returns for its fifth edition. This year the festival will be hosted hybrid style with a thoughtfully curated mix of in-person and virtual screenings beginning June 24, 2021, through July 1, 2021, in Miami, Florida.

Miami-FL - (June 1, 2021) - Deemed one of the "25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World" by MovieMaker Magazine in 2019, the Third Horizon Film Festival returns for its fifth edition. This year the festival will be hosted hybrid style with a thoughtfully curated mix of in-person and virtual screenings beginning June 24, 2021, through July 1, 2021, in Miami, Florida.

Toronto, Ontario (Sonique Solutions) – Award-winning Jamaican Reggae sensation Blessed has been echoing in the consciences of the music-loving masses with his song ‘Black Man’. The Toronto-based artiste has been enlightening listeners with this uplifting offering which is the lead single off his recently released EP, ‘New to You’.

Miami Carnival is Set for 2021

The Miami Broward One Carnival Host Committee (MBOCHC) and the South Florida Carnival Bandleaders Association have announced that they will host the 37th annual Miami Carnival cultural festival on Columbus Day weekend.

After working with county medical and park department officials in Miami-Dade and Broward County, the producers of the Miami Carnival have been given the ...

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. May 12th, 2021 -- The dark clouds are slowly rolling away for creatives in the US, among them, Caribbean entertainers who’ve been held up for over a year. For many in the entertainment industry around the world, the pandemic has caused devastation. International reports suggest that other than the aviation industry, the entertainment industry has been hardest hit. There is a glimmer of light now however, and for ...

Miami, FLORIDA – Caribbean content remains one of the most sought after globally yet remains largely untapped. That is the basis by which, RealVibez, the entertainment subsidiary of Blue Mahoe Capital, will launch its inaugural online Film Festival, to take place this August.

Miami Carnival, Joy's Roti Delight, GENx Mas Band, and the community of South Florida join efforts to collect needed supplies for those impacted on the island of St. Vincent; as a result of the La Soufrière volcano which first erupted this past Friday, blanketing the island in a layer of ash and forcing some 20,000 people to evacuate their homes. Scientists say that they expect the eruptions to ...

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. April 8th, 2021 -- There’s often one person whose ambitions, as herculean as they may seem to the naked eye, is necessary and humbling to those looking on from a distance. In Trinidad and Tobago, a female Primary school teacher is proving that service goes beyond the portfolio that comes when one chooses a particular career path; she’s proving that true service is heartfelt and ...

P.O.S. Trinidad (Sonique Solutions) – Popular Television host and educator Kezel Jackson is partnering with The Firearms Training Institute Ltd directors Towfeek Ali and Nyree Alfonso to promote public education regarding the safe use and handling of firearms.

POS, Trinidad (Sonique Solutions) – Last Saturday (March 27th) Island Rockers Orange Sky commemorated 25 years as a musical unit in fine style with a high quality virtual production presented by Carib Beer. By all accounts the event was well received by an audience of music fans which ...

PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD (March 27, 2021) – March 22, 2021 ushered in the 23rd anniversary of the inauguration of The Eric Williams Memorial Collection Research Library, Archives & Museum (EWMC), at The University of the West Indies (UWI) in Trinidad and Tobago, by former US Secretary of State, Colin L. Powell. Powell heralded the country’s first Prime Minister, who died in office 40 years ago on March 29, 1981: “No one was a greater fighter for justice and equality. No one was a greater leader.”

New York, New York March 19th 2021 -- Let the love party begin. As many of us approach the one-year anniversary of the life-changing COVID-19 pandemic, Soca Superstar Machel Montano reminds us of the power of love. Celebrating his one-year anniversary with the love of his life, in February 2021, Machel Montano is gifting the world an inside view of his joy through this union.

"Dancehall is alive and well. Check the pulse. This album is one I hold very dear to my heart for many reasons. It's the first album of mine being released off my own label, Dutty Rock Productions, and a body of work which has allowed me to work so closely with artists I revere in my genre," said Sean Paul.
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