Friday, April 28, 2017

Island Resorts

Worldwide: Five Romantic Private Islands for Valentine’s Day

Eustatia Island - Photo Courtesy of eustatia.com

Roses are red, violets are blue, Vladi Private Islands has the perfect private island for you

Attention, Romantics! Whilst Valentine’s Day may well be just around the corner, but it’s not too late to surprise the one you love with an unforgettable private island vacation.

Isola Santa Cristina – Photo Courtesy of Vladi …Read More: Worldwide: Five Romantic Private Islands for Valentine’s Day

Development

Indonesia: Government Plans to Return Private Islands to State Hands

The Indonesian Government has announced plans to carry out a detailed inventory into the country’s islands in a crackdown on illegal island ownership.

Indonesia has around 13,000 islands – of which 6,000 are thought to be used as private and commercial resorts Yet many of these islands are thought to be illegally occupied – …Read More: Indonesia: Government Plans to Return Private Islands to State Hands

Breaking Island News

Caribbean: Cruise Line’s Bahaman Private Island to Undergo Exciting Face Lift

Norwegian Cruise Lines has just released the first tidbits of information regarding the long-awaited upgrade of Great Stirrup Cay – their flagship private island in the Bahamas.

Great Stirrup Cay

 

Just a few years after purchasing Belize’s Harvest Caye, cruising behemoth Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL) has now revealed multi-million dollar plans …Read More: Caribbean: Cruise Line’s Bahaman Private Island to Undergo Exciting Face Lift

Breaking Island News

USA: Another Two Lake Michigan Private Islands Preserved For Future Generations

St Martin Island, Wisconsin - Photo Courtesy of www.Nature.org

Wisconsin’s Green Bay National Wildlife Refuge is set to expand by approx. 1,290 acres as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announces the purchase of St. Martin Island and the Rocky Islands.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (in collaboration with The Nature Conservancy) has announced the purchase of Martin Island and the Rocky …Read More: USA: Another Two Lake Michigan Private Islands Preserved For Future Generations

Breaking Island News

USA: Mahoney Island Becomes Part of Maine’s Federal Wildlife Reserve

Maine Coastal Islands - Photo Courtesy of Maine Coast Heritage Trust

Mahoney Island is the latest island to join the Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge – a joint initiative operated by the US Fish and Wildlife Service and the Maine Coast Heritage Trust.

The US Fish and Wildlife Service has further consolidated its portfolio of state-owned coastal properties after purchasing Mahoney Island from a …Read More: USA: Mahoney Island Becomes Part of Maine’s Federal Wildlife Reserve

Breaking Island News

Canada: Nova Scotia’s 100 Wild Islands Protection Campaign “Close to the Finish Line”

Middle and Outer Islands - Photo Courtesy of NS Nature Trust

A ground-breaking campaign to protect 100 coastal islands is nearing completion, according to the Nova Scotia Nature Trust.  Just CA$ 300,000 separates the organization from its CA$ 3 million goal.

The Nova Scotia Nature Trust is moving ever closer to completing its mission to protect over 100 wild islands off Canada’s Atlantic Coast According …Read More: Canada: Nova Scotia’s 100 Wild Islands Protection Campaign “Close to the Finish Line”

Island Market

Europe: Your Own Private Island for Less than the Price of a 160 m² Cottage in Germany

Ratua Island - Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

All over Europe, property prices are going up and up and up… With even tiny cottages attracting as much as EUR 11.2 million, perhaps it’s time to look outside the box for your next investment…

Property prices in Western Europe are on the up, with Northern Germany the latest region to be witnessing record-breaking …Read More: Europe: Your Own Private Island for Less than the Price of a 160 m² Cottage in Germany

Island Market

Caribbean: Cruise Ship Company Plans New Private Island Venture

The Swiss-based, global shipping line, Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. (MSC), is reported to have invested over USD 200 million on private island in the Caribbean, reported to be Ocean Cay.

MSC Cruises has invested over USD 200 million into transforming a Caribbean island into a private cruise ship destination The Swiss-based shipping line is …Read More: Caribbean: Cruise Ship Company Plans New Private Island Venture

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