Sunday, February 7, 2016

Island Market

Caribbean: Cruise Ship Company Plans New Private Island Venture

(Islands in the Bahamas by F. Vladi)

The Swiss-based, global shipping line, Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. (MSC), is reported to have invested over USD 200 million on private island in the Caribbean, reported to be Ocean Cay.

MSC Cruises has invested over USD 200 million into transforming a Caribbean island into a private cruise ship destination The Swiss-based shipping line is …Read More: Caribbean: Cruise Ship Company Plans New Private Island Venture

Island Resorts

Greece: Private Island Yoga Retreat Wins Gold at the World Boutique Hotel Awards 2015

Silver Island Yoga, Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

A unique yoga experience located on a private island in Greece has been singled out as the Best European Beachfront Boutique at this year’s World Boutique Hotel Awards.

Silver Island Yoga Retreat has been singled out as the Best European Beachfront Boutique at this year’s World Boutique Hotel Awards The World Boutique Hotel Awards …Read More: Greece: Private Island Yoga Retreat Wins Gold at the World Boutique Hotel Awards 2015

Breaking Island News

Celebrities: Taylor Swift’s Celebrates in Style on Australian Private Island

(Image of Great Barrier Reef Courtesy of NASA)

Singing sensation Taylor Swift travelled to Australian private island to celebrate turning 26 years old and reaching the end of her world tour As well as inviting her friends and family the “Bad Blood” singer also brought along her 125-strong crew The group reportedly had a great time on Hamilton Island, enjoying beachside …Read More: Celebrities: Taylor Swift’s Celebrates in Style on Australian Private Island

Islands on the market

Celebrities: Fast & Furious Star Buys Daughter Private Island for Christmas

Blueberry Island

Tyrese Gibson has gone all-out this Christmas. The Grammy-nominated singer and star of Fast & Furious 7 is reported to be buying his 8-year-old daughter a private island.

During an interview with Entertainment Tonight, the Fast & Furious 7 star revealed what he’d be placing under his daughter’s Christmas tree On Christmas morning, his …Read More: Celebrities: Fast & Furious Star Buys Daughter Private Island for Christmas

Environment

Sweden: Alternative Nobel Prize Highlights Threats to Low-Lying Island Nations

Marshall Islands' Minister Tony de Brum with RLA founder Jakob von Uexküll and Farhad Vladi of Vladi Private Islands

The Marshall Islands has become the first country to receive the Right Livelihood Award, picking up the Alternative Nobel Prize for its efforts to encourage nuclear disarmament and to fight climate change.

A low-lying island nation was singled out for praise at this year’s Right Livelihood Awards, picking up an “Alternative Nobel Prize” for …Read More: Sweden: Alternative Nobel Prize Highlights Threats to Low-Lying Island Nations

Celebs visiting resorts

Italy: Spectacular Private Island Wedding for Monaco’s Young Prince

The Borromean Islands - Photo Courtesy of Farhad Vladi

Private Island News goes behind the scenes at the royal wedding of Pierre Casiraghi and his new bride, Beatrice Borromeo as they enjoy a private island ceremony in the Borromean Islands.

After enjoying a low-key civil ceremony in Casiraghi’s native Monaco, Pierre and Beatrice enjoyed a religious service on Isola Bella on Italy’s beautiful …Read More: Italy: Spectacular Private Island Wedding for Monaco’s Young Prince

Celebs visiting resorts

Ireland: Miss Ireland Contestants Embark on Private Island Boot-Camp

Collanmore Island - Courtesy of TheAdventureIsland.com

As a stunning line-up of Irish beauties gets down and dirty in a private island adventure camp, we meet the Miss Ireland contestants swapping glamour and photo shoots for hiking boots.

The contestants of Ireland’s most popular beauty pageant were taken well and truly out of their comfort zones as they embarked on …Read More: Ireland: Miss Ireland Contestants Embark on Private Island Boot-Camp

Island Market

Greece: Interview - Farhad Vladi Talks Offers, National Pride and Bureaucratic Hurdles

St. Athanasios - Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Given all the press interest surrounding Greece and her islands, Private Island News thought it a good idea to catch up with seasoned broker Farhad Vladi to find out his take on the situation.

St. Athanasios – Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Greece is bankrupt. More and more people are calling …Read More: Greece: Interview – Farhad Vladi Talks Offers, National Pride and Bureaucratic Hurdles

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