Adding to her list of endeavors, Sonia Noel has now partnered with the leading tourism and entertainment guide in the Caribbean, Island Xclusive. On her recent stint to St. Lucia, Sonia met with Jeanille Bonterre, Executive Producer and Host of Island Xclusive.

Sonia with Jeannille Bonterre, Executive Producer and Host of Island Xclusive

Sonia got the opportunity to outfit Ms. Bonterre for one of her shows and apparently the meeting was one of mutual interest. Ms Bonterre said that wearing a Sonia Noel piece has always been a dream of hers and she cannot believe it’s finally happening. Boasting the love of her country, Sonia was able to convince the Island Xclusive team to visit Guyana and showcase us like never before, as a hotspot for tourism and cultural exploration.

Sonia with Jeannille Bonterre, Executive Producer and Host of Island Xclusive

Island Xclusive is the ultimate guide for travelers who want to escape the everyday routine. This innovative travelogue captures paradise with sophistication, style and down to earth fun. Each episode includes a TV Show, a Travelblog, webisodes and seasonal promotions are offered via its interactive website.

X inspires people to travel beyond the screen to experience these amazing island destinations that have so much to offer from great cuisine and fine art to ultra exotic locales  and  I am looking forward to visiting the Eco Resorts and the Kaieteur Falls in Guyana ” says Jeanille Bonterre, the very charismatic hostess.

Jeannille Bonterre, Island Xclusive

Jeanille’s experience and infectious personality set her apart from thousands of international candidates and won the hearts of casting directors and executives at MTV Networks in search of a unique face and voice to represent their brand in the Caribbean. They brought her to MTV’s TEMPO, the first ever Pan-Caribbean network, as the host and producer of her own show Downtown Island, their concert series Live and Direct and was the spokesperson for their Caribbean HIV/AIDS awareness campaign CHOICES.

Always motivated by her passion for culture and people, Jeanille Bonterre, a self-assured media maven continues to build her legacy of quality multi-cultural media as host and producer of the travel series Island Xclusive, now broadcasting on CBS affiliate One Caribbean TV in the US, Central & Latin America, the Caribbean and online at


If Jeanille’s not traveling for her TV and Radio shows, she’s working with community development projects or hosting special events throughout the Caribbean. When asked about advice for others pursuing their passion she says, “Whatever your career aspirations are, study your craft, focus and go for it. Believe in yourself and trust that your spirit will always guide you towards the path of prosperity”.

The episode that will be shown on Christmas day will feature the interview with Sonia Noel,Former CHA Chairperson and Managing Director Bay Garden Resort and Noble Prize winner Derek Walcott.