Monday, October 23, 2017

Resort Trends

Tourism: Could the Indian Ocean Tourism Market Realize its Potential in 2017?

Whilst tourist figures are increasing, former Seychellois president and tourism ambassador Sir James Mancham believes there’s still a long way to go to.

Whilst Seychelles, La Réunion, Mauritius and the Maldives have been successfully engaged in tourism development over the last 25 years, developments have remained relatively stagnant in the rest of the Indian …Read More: Tourism: Could the Indian Ocean Tourism Market Realize its Potential in 2017?

Breaking Island News

Maldives: Saudi Prince Celebrates in Style with $8 million Private Island Party

Saudi Arabian Defense Minister, Prince Mohammad bin Salman, is celebrating in style on one of the Maldives’ most luxurious islands: Velaa Private Island. Guests include Pitbull, J-Lo and Shakira.

Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Crown Prince, Mohammad bin Salman, has organized extravagant party on a Maldives private island Entertainment is to be provided by the likes …Read More: Maldives: Saudi Prince Celebrates in Style with $8 million Private Island Party

Island Resorts

Maldives: Private Island Receives Top Marks from TripAdvisor, Takes Title of World’s Best Hotel

Maldives private island Gili Lankanfushi (formerly Soneva Gili) swept the board at the recent TripAdvisor awards, beating the competition to take home the title of The Best Hotel in the World.

Gili Lankanfushi, a paradisiacal private island in the Maldives, swept the board at the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards to take the title of …Read More: Maldives: Private Island Receives Top Marks from TripAdvisor, Takes Title of World’s Best Hotel

Celebs visiting resorts

Maldives: Star-Studded Private Island Christmas Vacation for David Beckham and Family

Velaa Private Island - Courtesy of Velaa Private Island

Football superstar David Beckham has guaranteed a white Christmas with a difference, swapping the snow for the powder white sands of the Maldives in a spectacular private island vacation.

One&Only Reethi Rah – Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

According to British press reports, former Manchester United ace David Beckham will be …Read More: Maldives: Star-Studded Private Island Christmas Vacation for David Beckham and Family

Environment

Maldives: Private Island Resorts Unite to Save the Maldives from a Natural Catastrophe

The island resorts of the Maldives are working together to rescue the popular tourist destination from impending natural disaster – Private Island News finds out how.

Luxury Resort Island, Maldives

Whilst the effects of global warming have been well-documented throughout the international press, few people are aware that the world’s lowest-lying country …Read More: Maldives: Private Island Resorts Unite to Save the Maldives from a Natural Catastrophe

Environment

Indian Ocean: Maldives Private Island Resorts in Fight Against Toxic Trash

Thilafushi Rubbish Island, Maldives - Photo Courtesy of Wikipedia.org

A small stretch of azure water is all that separates the luxury island resorts of the Maldives and a ticking toxic time-bomb: Thilafushi Trash Island. Private Island News investigates.

Thilafushi Rubbish Island, Maldives – Photo Courtesy of Wikipedia.org

Planning that once-in-a-life time private island escape? The chances are that the Maldives won’t …Read More: Indian Ocean: Maldives Private Island Resorts in Fight Against Toxic Trash

Celebs visiting resorts

Maldives: Saudi Prince Completes 3 Exclusive Island Buy-Outs at Existing Guests’ Expense

Naladhu - naladhu.anantara.com

After completing a diplomatic tour of the Maldives, Saudi Arabia’s crown-prince embarked on an extra special private island holiday, commandeering three entire island resorts for his entourage.

Naladhu – naladhu.anantara.com

Whilst no-one can claim that the House of Saud are ones for doing things by halves, the latest tale of decadence to …Read More: Maldives: Saudi Prince Completes 3 Exclusive Island Buy-Outs at Existing Guests’ Expense

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

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