Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Development

Panama: Donald Trump Starts Work on Panama’s First Private Island Beach Club

Isla Viveros - Courtesy of Tevami.com

Donald Trump’s Panamanian private island project is rapidly approaching completion, with the resort’s official opening already touted for 2014.

Isla Viveros – Courtesy of Tevami.com

Millionaire mogul Donald Trump is pressing forward in his efforts to complete the construction of Panama’s first ever private island beach club. Located in Panama’s picturesque Pearl …Read More: Panama: Donald Trump Starts Work on Panama’s First Private Island Beach Club

Development

Panama: Two artificial private islands appear off the coast of Panama

Ocean Reef Panama - Graphic Courtesy of VisitPanama.com

Panama joins Dubai as the latest country to adopt artificial private islands, with construction scheduled for completion in 2014.

Ocean Reef Panama – Graphic Courtesy of VisitPanama.com

Created very much in the style of Dubai’s beleaguered Palm Islands project, Panama has become the latest land to turn to artificial islands in the …Read More: Panama: Two artificial private islands appear off the coast of Panama

Breaking Island News

Latin America: The Man Who Sold His Life and Bought an Island

When some people are suffering from a broken heart, they get a new hairstyle or go on a diet – Ian Usher, on the other hand, sold all of his possessions and bought a private island.

(Image copyrght Daily Mail/Mark Richards)

British native Ian Usher has become an internet sensation …Read More: Latin America: The Man Who Sold His Life and Bought an Island

Island Resorts

Latin America: Isla Palenque Interns Get Ready for Prime Time

A tropical Eden in the Gulf of Chiriqui is releasing the first in an entertaining video series made by their eco-minded summer interns, Ben and Luke.

(Image Courtesy of Amble Resorts)

Last spring, an exciting contest was announced by an under-development island resort in Panama: using Youtube videos and social …Read More: Latin America: Isla Palenque Interns Get Ready for Prime Time

Celebs visiting resorts

Latin America: Martha Stuart Parties on a Private Island in Panama

The queen of decorating joined a group of prominent friends last week to celebrate the birthday of businessman and artist Jean Pigozzi on his island in Panama.

(Martha Stuart with President Martinelli/from Twitter)

When you’re a larger than life figure like Jean “Johnny” Pigozzi – a successful investor, photographer, philanthropist, …Read More: Latin America: Martha Stuart Parties on a Private Island in Panama

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?