michael capponi

Branding Haiti’s Jacmel

 Above: Jacmel By the Caribbean Journal staff In June, Haiti Tourism Minister Stephanie Villedrouin unveiled a new logo for Haiti, featuring a hibiscus, the country’s national flower, and a sun. That was the beginning of what Haiti hopes is a …

Jacmel a Bright Spot for Haitian Tourism

 While Haiti has struggled to recover from the January 2010 earthquake, the tourist-centered city of Jacmel is becoming one of the country’s bright spots. “Jacmel in my view reflects the progress that has been made outside Port-au-Prince,” said Luca Dall’Oglio, …

Miami Nightclub Promoter Michael Capponi Has Big Ideas for Haiti

 Above: a rendering of Capponi’s proposed hotel Miami nightclub promoter and businessman Michael Capponi has a number of high-profile plans for entering the struggling Haitian market. Capponi, who made his name promoting nightclubs like LIV and B.E.D., wants to change …