Monday, March 27, 2017

Breaking Island News

Caribbean: Win A Trip to Sir Richard Branson’s Exclusive Private Island Retreat

Necker Island - Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Great news for our German readers – you could win a trip to Sir Richard Branson’s exclusive private island retreat in order to take part in the final round of the Extreme Tech Challenge.

A new start-up festival located in the German city of Munich is offering participants a unique opportunity to win a …Read More: Caribbean: Win A Trip to Sir Richard Branson’s Exclusive Private Island Retreat

Environment

Caribbean: The Private Island Where Endangered Hawksbill Turtles Thrive

Jumby Bay, Antigua - Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

The private island lifestyle certainly seems to be going down well with Antigua’s hawksbill turtles. The endangered breed is thriving due to a research program funded by private island owners.

A luxury private island in the Caribbean is making a large impact on marine life conservation community – all through generous donations from the …Read More: Caribbean: The Private Island Where Endangered Hawksbill Turtles Thrive

Island Resorts

Caribbean: Jumby Bay Turns to Farm-to-Table Philosophy as Eco-Tourism Trend Grows

Jumby Bay (Antigua) has become the latest private island to adopt a more sustainable attitude to its culinary output, turning to local farmers and fishermen for ingredients and inspiration.

The eco-tourism trend is on the up – even within the luxury sector, where hoteliers are taking increasingly innovative approaches to integrate sustainability into their …Read More: Caribbean: Jumby Bay Turns to Farm-to-Table Philosophy as Eco-Tourism Trend Grows

Breaking Island News

Caribbean: Cruise Line’s Bahaman Private Island to Undergo Exciting Face Lift

Norwegian Cruise Lines has just released the first tidbits of information regarding the long-awaited upgrade of Great Stirrup Cay – their flagship private island in the Bahamas.

Great Stirrup Cay

 

Just a few years after purchasing Belize’s Harvest Caye, cruising behemoth Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL) has now revealed multi-million dollar plans …Read More: Caribbean: Cruise Line’s Bahaman Private Island to Undergo Exciting Face Lift

Breaking Island News

Caribbean: Food Blogger “Deliciously Ella” Ties the Knot in Perfect Private Island Ceremony

Mustique Island - Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Ella Henderson, star of healthy-eating food blog “Deliciously Ella”, tied the knot to her partner Matthew Mills in a low-key ceremony on popular private island resort of Mustique Island.

The author of one of the internet’s most popular healthy-eating blogs, “Deliciously Ella” eloped to Mustique Island with her partner of two years, Matthew Mills …Read More: Caribbean: Food Blogger “Deliciously Ella” Ties the Knot in Perfect Private Island Ceremony

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

Governments buying Islands

Caribbean: The First Bahaman Private Island to be Protected from Development

Finley Cay, Bahamas - Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Finley Cay has become the first private island in the Bahamas to be subject to conservation laws after a moratorium was placed on the island’s future development and construction. 

Finley Cay, currently on sale for USD 1.995 million, has become the first private island in the Bahamas to be subject to conservation laws A …Read More: Caribbean: The First Bahaman Private Island to be Protected from Development

Celebs visiting resorts

Caribbean: Carole Middleton Celebrates 60th Birthday with Mustique Private Island Party

(Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

Birthday girl Carole Middleton jetted off to the Caribbean to celebrate her 60th in style on Mustique Island, surrounded by friends, family and – of course – a host of famous faces.

(Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

Private Island News regular Carole Middleton has once again swapped the grey skies of …Read More: Caribbean: Carole Middleton Celebrates 60th Birthday with Mustique Private Island Party

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