CTO Honours Top Travel Journalists and Influencers at Expanded Media Awards Ceremony During Caribbean Week New York

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has announced the finalists for the¬†Caribbean Tourism Industry Awards, an expanded media awards programme which will, for the first time, feature categories for social media influencers and campaigns in recognition of the changing media landscape and increasing relevance of non-traditional media. The winners will be unveiled at an elegant dinner ceremony at the New Yorker Hotel on 7 June during … Continue reading CTO Honours Top Travel Journalists and Influencers at Expanded Media Awards Ceremony During Caribbean Week New York

We’re Finalists! PANACHE Magazine is up for two CTO Travel Media Awards

WE’RE Finalists ūüėÄūüėÄūüėÄ!!!¬†#PANACHEMagazine¬†is pleased to share that we are finalists in the upcoming CTO Travel Media Awards 2018 in New York, June 7!¬†#CaribbeanWeekNewYork@ctotourism Kudos to Kinisha and IKenna for their great work and nominations! BEST FEATURE by a Caribbean Journalist – “More Than Just Beads: Story and Myth”¬†@storyandmyth¬†by KINISHA CORREIA | PANACHE Magazine October 2017 BEST PHOTOGRAPH accompanying a feature – PANACHE Magazine Cover April … Continue reading We’re Finalists! PANACHE Magazine is up for two CTO Travel Media Awards

If we’re not careful, Damian Marley thinks corporations will ruin cannabis culture

From the moment he walks into a small banquet room in the back of the Sunset Marquis Hotel in West Hollywood, Damian Marley projects a different swag than his brothers Julian and Stephen Marley. With a black-and-red ‚ÄúZilla‚ÄĚ snapback on his head covering his knee-length dreadlocks, a fresh pair of navy Timberland boots and a gleaming gold Rolex, the youngest son of reggae king Bob … Continue reading If we‚Äôre not careful, Damian Marley thinks corporations will ruin cannabis culture

Kickin’ It With Bob Marley

In the gym with a soccer-loving reggae legend. He sang about “one love,” but Bob Marley was passionate about many things, including the game of soccer. At home, in the studio, or on the road, Marley was never far from a ball. “Football is freedom,” he once said, and throughout his life, the game provided a refuge and release from the stresses of touring. In … Continue reading Kickin’ It With Bob Marley

Just give Jamaica the trophy, Netball NZ!

Opinion By¬†Jamie Wall¬†@jamiewall2¬†jamie.wall81@gmail.com Netball NZ’s refusal to let Jamaica take the Taini Jamison trophy home is another PR failure for an organisation that really doesn’t need one right now, writes¬†Jamie Wall. Jhaniele Fowler Reid of Jamaica celebrates with the Taini Jamison Trophy after winning the final against the Silver Ferns.¬†Photo:¬†PhotoSport You have to hand it Netball NZ. Just when it seemed like they couldn’t possibly … Continue reading Just give Jamaica the trophy, Netball NZ!

Rolling Stone: Grace Jones on New Doc ‘Bloodlight and Bami

‘Slave to the Rhythm’ singer/style icon on opening up for the camera, her ‘Black Panther’ shout-out and more She’s been a Grammy nominee and a disco glamazon, a supermodel and a slave to the rhythm, a Bond femme fatale and Conan the Barbarian’s cohort, a style icon and a Studio 54 habitu√©. She is Grace Jones, and this tall, fearsome Jamaican remains an instantly recognizable … Continue reading Rolling Stone: Grace Jones on New Doc ‘Bloodlight and Bami

Lauryn Hill announces 20th Anniversary Miseducation tour

Hill is revisiting her landmark album with stops across North America, including Toronto and Vancouver   When the landmark album¬†The Miseducation¬†of Lauryn Hill¬†was first released in August of 1998, Hill’s smart, infectious songs were everywhere ‚ÄĒ from caf√©s to stores to radio. Now Hill is revisiting the album with a North America-wide tour that kicks off July 5 in Virginia and includes stops in Toronto … Continue reading Lauryn Hill announces 20th Anniversary Miseducation tour