Saturday, October 21, 2017

Island Issues

Maldives: Renewed Interest in Private Island Resort Developments

A real estate renaissance is underway in the Maldives, with private island resort developments in particular proving to be a popular choice amongst international investors.

(Maldives Islands Photo/Vladi Private Islands)

The Maldives is enjoying something of a real estate renaissance, with reports filtering through to Private Island News that an unnamed …Read More: Maldives: Renewed Interest in Private Island Resort Developments

Breaking Island News

Seychelles: Five Star Private Island Resort Opens Its Doors to Global Glitterati

Enchanted Island Resort - Courtesy of Enchanted Island Resort

The Dubai-based hospitality group JA Resorts & Hotels is set to open the doors of Enchanted Island Resort – the company’s first ever internationally managed property.

Enchanted Island Resort – Courtesy of Enchanted Island Resort

It seems that Christmas has come early for the Dubai-based hospitality group JA Resorts and Hotels, with …Read More: Seychelles: Five Star Private Island Resort Opens Its Doors to Global Glitterati

Development

South Pacific: Is the Tiny Island of Yap Ready for a Huge Casino Resort?

A Chinese developer has an ambitious vision for the small and remote Yap, but many residents are wary about welcoming thousands of international tourists.

(The remote and beautiful island of Yap)

The miniscule island state of Yap, part of the Federated States of Micronesia, is not the first place that comes to …Read More: South Pacific: Is the Tiny Island of Yap Ready for a Huge Casino Resort?

Island Resorts

Indian Ocean: Maldives Island Resorts Optimistic Despite 2012 Slowdown

The private island paradises of the Maldives saw a drop in bookings last year amid political turmoil, but its luxurious resorts have high hopes for 2013.

(One&Only Reethi Rah/Vladi Private Islands)

Few places are as associated with small, lavish private island resorts as …Read More: Indian Ocean: Maldives Island Resorts Optimistic Despite 2012 Slowdown

Development

South Pacific: Why Retire When You Can Build an Island Resort?

An enterprising Australian couple have put their retirement plans on indefinite hold to create a labour of love: a luxurious resort on a small Fijian private island.

(Image Courtesy of Naisoso Island)

For Australian property developer Bob Lowres, retirement in a tropical paradise just wasn’t doing the trick. After a …Read More: South Pacific: Why Retire When You Can Build an Island Resort?