Thursday, February 23, 2017

Breaking Island News

Spain: Football Ace Gareth Bale Enjoys Private Island Vacation on Tagomago

Tagomago Island

After sending Wales to dizzy heights at EURO 2016, Gareth Bale splashed the cash on an two-week trip to Ibizan private island Tagomago – the favourite hideaway of Real Madrid team mate Cristiano Ronaldo.

After leading his country to their most successful European campaign ever, no-one would begrudge footballing ace Gareth Bale a few …Read More: Spain: Football Ace Gareth Bale Enjoys Private Island Vacation on Tagomago

Island Resorts

Cambodia: A Tasty Prospect for Song Saa Private Island as New Chef is Revealed

(Image Courtesy of Song Saa Island Resort)

Guests of popular south-east Asian retreat Song Saa Private Island are in for a treat! As of June 2015, talented chef Michael Pataran will be in charge of the Cambodian island’s culinary output.

As of June 2015, talented Canadian chef Michael Pataran will be at the helm of Song Saa Private Island’s kitchen, where …Read More: Cambodia: A Tasty Prospect for Song Saa Private Island as New Chef is Revealed

Island Resorts

Greece: Private Island Yoga Retreat Wins Gold at the World Boutique Hotel Awards 2015

Silver Island Yoga, Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

A unique yoga experience located on a private island in Greece has been singled out as the Best European Beachfront Boutique at this year’s World Boutique Hotel Awards.

Silver Island Yoga Retreat has been singled out as the Best European Beachfront Boutique at this year’s World Boutique Hotel Awards The World Boutique Hotel Awards …Read More: Greece: Private Island Yoga Retreat Wins Gold at the World Boutique Hotel Awards 2015

Islands on the market

Celebrities: Fast & Furious Star Buys Daughter Private Island for Christmas

Blueberry Island

Tyrese Gibson has gone all-out this Christmas. The Grammy-nominated singer and star of Fast & Furious 7 is reported to be buying his 8-year-old daughter a private island.

During an interview with Entertainment Tonight, the Fast & Furious 7 star revealed what he’d be placing under his daughter’s Christmas tree On Christmas morning, his …Read More: Celebrities: Fast & Furious Star Buys Daughter Private Island for Christmas

Island Market

Greece: Italian Real Estate Agent Admits Buffett Island Claims Were Lies

St Thomas Island - Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

An Italian real estate company has admitted fabricating claims that billionaire US-investor Warren Buffett had purchased a private island in Greece called St. Thomas Island

St Thomas Island – Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Rumours that Warren Buffett had purchased a private island in Greece had been circulating the international press …Read More: Greece: Italian Real Estate Agent Admits Buffett Island Claims Were Lies

Environment

Cambodia: Song Saa Private Island CEO Announced as Young Global Leader

(Image Courtesy of Song Saa Island Resort)

The founder and CEO of Song Saa, Rory Hunter, has been singled out by the World Economic Forum a Young Global Leader as a result of his pioneering work in the field of sustainable tourism.

Song Saa – Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

The Song Saa Private Island Team has had …Read More: Cambodia: Song Saa Private Island CEO Announced as Young Global Leader

Governments buying Islands

Canada: British Columbian Province Moves Closer to Resolving Contentious Private Island Claim

Grace Islet - Photo Courtesy of John Cameron, via www.westcoastnativenews.com

The Province of British Columbia is close to brokering a deal to protect Grace Islet – a tiny private island currently at the center of a storm surrounding a First Nations aboriginal title claim.

Grace Islet – Photo Courtesy of John Cameron, via www.westcoastnativenews.com

Just over a month after insisting that there …Read More: Canada: British Columbian Province Moves Closer to Resolving Contentious Private Island Claim

Island Issues

Scotland: Is the Bubble About to Burst for Community-Owned Gigha Island?

Isle of Gigha

A community-owned island in Scotland is in dire financial straits, with reports suggesting that the heritage trust in charge of the island is almost GBP 3 million in the red.

Isle of Gigha

It appeared to be one of the world’s most positive examples of a community island buy-out – Gigha Island, …Read More: Scotland: Is the Bubble About to Burst for Community-Owned Gigha Island?

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