Saturday, November 18, 2017

Breaking Island News

Tragedy as second owner found dead on the shores of private island paradise

Image courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Only three months after the discovery of Olivier Metzner’s body within the Gulf of Morbihan, tragedy has struck the private island world again, as UK tech guru James Martin is found dead in Bermuda.

Agar’s Island – Photo Courtesy of www.thesun.co.uk

Multimillionaire philanthropist, Dr James Martin, has been found dead close …Read More: Tragedy as second owner found dead on shores of private island paradise

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Seychelles: Frégate Island Receives TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

One of the Seychelles’ most exclusive private islands, Frégate Island Private, now adds the much-coveted TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence to its ever growing roll of honours.

(Image Courtesy of Fregate Private Island)

Already boasting the best beach in the world  amongst its many accolades, Frégate Island has this week …Read More: Seychelles: Frégate Island Private Receives TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

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Greece: Royal Headache Resolved On Greek Island of Oxia

The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani, celebrates triumph over Greek bureaucracy after gaining planning permission to develop a dream home on the private island of Oxia.

(Oxia Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

The first foreign investor to successfully buy a Greek island …Read More: Greece: Royal Headache Resolved On Greek Island of Oxia

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Scotland: Alexander McCall Smith Buys Series of Scottish Islands

View from Eilean Mor (http://commons.wikimedia.org)

The best-selling author of the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series has this week bought a collection of private islands in Scotland with the aim of turning them into a nature reserve.

View from Eilean Mor (http://commons.wikimedia.org)

Best-selling Scottish author Alexander McCall Smith has this week beat …Read More: Scotland: Alexander McCall Smith Buys Series of Scottish Islands