Saturday, July 21, 2018

Governments buying Islands

India May Take Over Conco Island in Goa for Tourism

The Indian government recently announced that it may acquire and develop Conco Island, a lush isle found just metres away from one  of Goa’s top beaches. However, there may be more to this proposal than meets the eye.

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When it comes to tropical destinations for the …Read More: India May Take Over Conco Island in Goa for Tourism

Environment

What Will it Take to Win Isla Palenque’s Island Intern Contest?

When a spectacular private island eco-resort offers the chance to live aboard for a summer as their “island intern”, massive interest is guaranteed. But what will it take to win this experience of a lifetime?

(Image Courtesy of Amble Resorts)

Ambitious bloggers with passion for ecological issues are …Read More: What Will it Take to Win Isla Palenque’s Island Intern Contest?

Island Market

Fractional Ownership Offered on Private Island in Wisconsin

Hit by the economic downturn, the owners of a private island on Little Muskego Lake in Wisconsin are looking to fractional ownership to keep them afloat. Will buyers be enticed by the shares – starting at just over US $69k?

(Image Courtesy of Muskego Patch)

It’s an all-too-common tale in …Read More: Fractional Ownership Offered on Private Island in Wisconsin

Auction Results

Preservation Trust Buys Heavily Discounted Washington State Island

(Image Courtesy of Vendovi Island)

Appraised at over $12M, Vendovi Island’s failed auction in September had a high bid of just $3.3M, and it has now sold for just $6.4M. Have private islands followed the US real estate market downhill?

According to the Wall Street Journal, Washington State’s privately-owned Vendovi …Read More: Preservation Trust Buys Heavily Discounted Washington State Island

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Island Issues

The Fight to Save Bannerman Island’s Castle

New York residents have started to get passionate about saving the crumbling castle on Bannerman Island. This Hudson River landmark is on its last legs –unless swift action is taken.

 

It’s a vision that wouldn’t look out of place in a remote Scottish mountain – battered by storms, an ancient-looking …Read More: The Fight to Save Bannerman Island’s Castle

Celebs visiting resorts

Bollywood Star Imran Khan Honeymoons on Private Thai Island

One of the most famous faces in India has chosen an exclusive private island in Thailand for his honeymoon. Are Indians poised to become the next premier luxury consumers?

(Image Courtesy of IANS)

Imran Khan, one of the leading lights of Indian cinema, is reportedly spending his honeymoon on an …Read More: Bollywood Star Imran Khan Honeymoons on Private Thai Island

Island Resorts

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• Are you planning to surprise your partner with a wonderful and extra- ordinary holiday to say “I still love you”?

• Do you want to plan your honeymoon …Read More: Private Island Weddings


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