Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Breaking Island News

Micronesia: Australian Man Wins Private Island Resort in $49 Dollar Raffle

Kosrae Nautilus Resort

A lucky Australian man was announced as the new owner of a profitable private island resort on Tuesday evening after securing the winning ticket in the world’s most-talked about prize draw.

A lucky Australian man enjoyed the surprise of his life on Wednesday morning after finding out that he’d won a Pacific private island …Read More: Micronesia: Australian Man Wins Private Island Resort in $49 Dollar Raffle

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

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

French Polynesia: Marlon Brando’s Private Island Unveiled As Incredible Eco-Resort

After years of careful planning and development, Marlon Brando’s former French Polynesian private island, Tetiaroa, looks set to open as an incredible eco-resort in 2014

(Marlon Brando’s Tetiaroa/Vladi Private Islands)

Just over 50 years since Marlon Brando first fell in love with Tetiaroa, his beguiling French Polynesian private island home, the Hollywood …Read More: French Polynesia: Marlon Brando’s Private Island Unveiled As Incredible Eco-Resort