Sunday, June 25, 2017

Celebs visiting resorts

Fiji: Swedish Royals Enjoy Private Island Honeymoon on Fiji’s Laucala Island

Sweden’s most famous newlyweds, Prince Carl Philip and Sofia Hellqvist, have reportedly set sail for Fiji’s most exclusive private island resort as part of their three-week honeymoon tour.

Prince Carl Philip and Sofia Hellqvist are reported to have chosen luxury Fiji resort Laucala Island as the first stop on their three-week honeymoon The pair …Read More: Fiji: Swedish Royals Enjoy Private Island Honeymoon on Fiji’s Laucala Island

Environment

Pacific: Kiribati Prepares for Climate Change Evacuation, Purchasing Land in Fiji

(Some of Kiribati's tiny islets/Flickr)

Threatened with the prospect of being washed away by rising tides, the President of Kiribati has started buying up land in Fiji as an alternative refuge for his population

(Some of Kiribati’s tiny islets/Flickr)

The President of Kiribati, Anote Tong, has taken action against the growing threat of rising sea levels, purchasing …Read More: Pacific: Kiribati Prepares for Climate Change Evacuation, Purchasing Land in Fiji

Island Resorts

Fiji: Laucala Island Set To Close!

Laucala Island Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Red Bull impresario Dietrich Mateschitz has announced that he is to close his private island paradise after 5 years of operations. But don’t worry – it’ll be back in business in just three months’ time!

Laucala Island Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

The Private Island News Team received something of a shock …Read More: Fiji: Laucala Island Set To Close!

Island Resorts

Fiji: Dietrich Mateschitz Adds Submersible Craft to his Private Island Inventory

Laucala Island Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Fiji’s premiere private island, Laucala, has this week announced the acquisition of a DeepFlight Super Falcon submersible craft.

Laucala Island

The Austrian energy drink tycoon, Dieter Mateschitz, has this week announced the purchase of a DeepFlight Super Falcon submersible for Laucala Island, his multi-million dollar Fijian private island resort. The Red …Read More: Fiji: Dietrich Mateschitz Adds Submersible Craft to his Private Island Inventory

Breaking Island News

South Pacific: Adventurer Films 60 Days Alone on Remote Fiji Island

Aiming for a true castaway experience, Ed Stafford was left with virtually nothing but a camera for his two-month stint living wild on an isolated island.

(Image by Discovery Communications/Luis Enrique Ascui)

As the only man known to have walked the dangerous length of the Amazon River, Ed Stafford is no stranger …Read More: South Pacific: Adventurer Films 60 Days Alone on Remote Fiji Island

Resort News

South Pacific: Laucala Island Earns Honors from ‘Leading Hotels of the World’

The tropical paradise once owned by the late Malcolm Forbes has undergone a stunning development that won accolades from the prestigious travel organization.

(Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

Across the globe, there are many thousands of resorts, but only a tiny fraction will make onto the prestigious list of the “Leading …Read More: South Pacific: Laucala Island Earns Honors from ‘Leading Hotels of the World’

Island Resorts

South Pacific: Fiji’s Laucala Island Resort Welcomes New Global Advisor

The idyllic private island resort has high hopes for its international profile with the appointment of Mandarin Oriental alumnus Kurt Wachtveitl.

(Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

The business of luxury private island resorts is notoriously competitive – and when it comes …Read More: South Pacific: Fiji’s Laucala Island Resort Welcomes New Global Advisor

Breaking Island News

South Pacific: Fond Memories of Fiji Island Resort Pioneer

Few people left as much of a mark on Fiji as the founder of its first private island resort, and his loss has left the many people he touched celebrating his adventurous life.

(Image Courtesy of Musket Cove)

When Richard ‘Dick’ Smith first landed in Fiji, it was an entirely …Read More: South Pacific: Fond Memories of Fiji Island Resort Pioneer

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