Steve Bennett

Steve Bennett has been helping shape the narrative around Caribbean travel for more than 20 years. He is the co-founder and editorial director of Uncommon Caribbean, the fastest-growing Caribbean travel media network online. Over the years he has successfully developed and executed marketing programs for the U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism, the Martinique Promotion Bureau, Discover Dominica Authority, The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism, the Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism, the Haiti Ministry of Tourism, Intrepid Travel, Sugar Reef Bequia, and more. Outside of his work as public relations specialist, Steve is a freelance photographer and writer. His work has appeared in numerous outlets, such as USA Today,, Afar,, Travel + Leisure, and more. Originally from St. Croix, he currently resides in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

• 20+ years of experience specializing in Caribbean travel
• Has traveled to more than 35 Caribbean destinations
• Frequently quoted as an expert source on Caribbean travel in publications like Men's Journal, Maxim,, and more
• Received a bachelor's degree in English and economics from Bucknell University

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