Thursday, June 22, 2017

Island Issues

USA: Dueling Interests Battle to Name Florida Barrier Island

A rose by any other name may indeed smell as sweet, but plans to name a coastal Florida island after a controversial Spanish explorer have some groups holding their noses.

(Florida's Space Coast barrier island)

A storm is brewing in one of Florida’s small coastal towns over a yet-unnamed stretch …Read More: USA: Dueling Interests Battle to Name Florida Barrier Island

Island Resorts

Latin America: Isla Palenque Interns Get Ready for Prime Time

A tropical Eden in the Gulf of Chiriqui is releasing the first in an entertaining video series made by their eco-minded summer interns, Ben and Luke.

(Image Courtesy of Amble Resorts)

Last spring, an exciting contest was announced by an under-development island resort in Panama: using Youtube videos and social …Read More: Latin America: Isla Palenque Interns Get Ready for Prime Time

Island Gossip

Worldwide: Part 2 - The Truth about Celebrity-Owned Private Islands

Continuing our two-part series on the private islands of the stars, Private Island News uncovers the truth about celebrity island ownership; do you know how many of these oft-repeated rumors are true, and which ones are just entertaining fictions?

(Tagamago Island in Spain)

Cristiano Ronaldo – Deserta Island, Portugal

The …Read More: Worldwide: Part 2 – The Truth about Celebrity-Owned Private Islands

Island Gossip

Worldwide: Part 1- The Truth about Celebrity-Owned Private Islands

Celebrities are heavily associated with private islands in the media, which can lead to wild speculation about just who owns one of these exclusive pieces of luxury real estate. Here, Private Island News provides Part 1 of the definitive guide to the islands of the rich and famous – it may be surprising which …Read More: Worldwide: Part 1- The Truth about Celebrity-Owned Private Islands

Island Resorts

Indian Ocean: Sports Illustrated Picks Desroches Island for Swimsuit Issue

This year, the much-anticipated Swimsuit Issue by Sports Illustrated was shot at a beautiful island resort in the sultry Seychelles.

(Villa on Desroches Island)

Stunning expanses of white beach, turquoise water vistas, and a barefoot-chic island resort – could there be a better place on earth for gorgeous models to …Read More: Indian Ocean: Sports Illustrated Picks Desroches Island for Swimsuit Issue

Breaking Island News

NZ: Vladi Private Islands Seeks Web-Savvy Hermit for Island Job

The world’s premier company for the sale and rental of private islands is searching for an independent young IT specialist with great writing skills for the position of a lifetime.

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Hamburg-based company Vladi Private Islands caused plenty of excitement in the media this …Read More: NZ: Vladi Private Islands Seeks Web-Savvy Hermit for Island Job

Island Gossip

USA: Kim Kardashian Longs for Deserted Island Wedding

The stunning reality star confessed that after the stress and publicity of her televised wedding in August, she wants her next ceremony to be on an island far from prying eyes.

(Image by Glen Francis)

Kim Kardashian’s wedding to basketball player Kris Humphries on August 11th was certainly a lavish …Read More: USA: Kim Kardashian Longs for Deserted Island Wedding

Environment

UK: Exploring Scotland's Storied Isles with John Humphries

 

(John Humphries of Scottish Islands Explorer)

John Humphries, the editor and publisher of the UK’s only magazine devoted exclusively to the beautiful islands of Scotland, joins Private Island News for an interview.

Issued bi-monthly by Ravenspoint Press Ltd., each edition of Scottish Islands Explorer takes readers on an unforgettable …Read More: UK: Exploring Scotland’s Storied Isles with John Humphries

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