We kicked off the CaribTour 2016 in style when we rolled up to the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana on the tropical island of the Dominican Republic. We knew we were in for some serious fun when we were greeted with champagne at check-in. The tour was tied to the annual Swimsuit USA International model search for which BikiniTeam is the official media partner. Work began even before we checked in to our rooms. The contestants were arriving and we took that as our cue to capture some unscripted video and images of them. It also gave us the opportunity to scout these beauties for potential Model of the Month features.
Next on our agenda was to scout the hotel property for locations to use as backdrops and settings for our photo and video shoots. To our liking, there were exceptional places at every turn. As often as we spotted a great location, we spotted a bevy of beauties roaming the beaches, gardens and many pools scattered throughout the Hard Rock property. These girls aren’t your average beach goers. They are all finalists from around the world competing for the title of Miss Swimsuit USA! One might think it would have made our job of picking girls for our features much easier. In fact, it was more difficult than ever to only pick a handful to receive the opportunity to work with us as an official CaribTour model or the ultimate acknowledgement of becoming a Model of the Month.
We were beyond stoked to select newcomers Melissa Garcia, Cindy Tran, Imke Folkerts, Kendal O’Reilly and Monika Majgier as our six official tour models. Each of them brought their own unique look, attitude and style to each of the photo sessions with photographers John Neyrot and Greg Hunter. Model of the Month veterans Kammie Donyece and Jenise Lebron continued to show why they were originally selected to be part of the tour the prior year as well. We also had the opportunity to shoot some of our Model Search winners that were also there competing in the pageant. Kerrie Parker, Shelby Leger and Joslyn Gebby each won a photo shoot with us by competing in one of our online contests. Of course our very own host Tyler Suess took part in a very sexy photo shoot of her own.
Hats off to Hollie Hoosline, Samantha Mitchell, Heidi Jo Medina and Casey Boonstra! Each of them were chosen to become a Model of the Month feature model. These girls all brought their own versions of flirty, fun and overall hotness to their individual photo and video shoots.
Each year we raise the bar on just how much fun we have creating memorable events like the 2016 Carib Tour. The great thing about it is that we know the event will be even bigger and better. Stay tuned to future events by visiting our BikiniTeam Tour site where we plan to announce the dates and location for the 2017 CaribTour!
Each month we will publish a special feature that we call the Model of the Month. The women we select for this prestigious honor will all exhibit the same qualities which include having both inner/outer beauty, be social media savvy and an established model or aspiring actress.