Saturday, October 21, 2017

Island Issues

Asia: Conservationists Rally to Save the Raya Islands from Destruction

Two islands near Phuket serve as a cautionary tale of how small resort islands can be seriously harmed by a rapid influx of thousands of tourists.

(A popular beach on Raya Yai Island)

Phuket and its surrounding islands have long been known as an …Read More: Asia: Conservationists Rally to Save the Raya Islands from Destruction

Island Resorts

Asia: Soneva Kiri Launches New Treetop Dining Experience

A lavish private island resort in Thailand’s Gulf of Siam has introduced a truly unique way to enjoy a delicious meal – high off the ground amidst gorgeous tropical foliage.

(Image Courtesy of Six Senses Soneva Kiri)

Bringing a new meaning to the term ‘a dinner with a view’, Soneva …Read More: Asia: Soneva Kiri Launches New Treetop Dining Experience

Island Resorts

Worldwide: Part 1 - Private Island Holidays at Attractive Prices

The glamorous world of private island resorts may lead to the conclusion that these holidays only come at sky-high price tags, but a surprising number of island trips can be had on a very reasonable budget.

As the Director of Travel for the prestigious Hamburg-based firm Vladi Private Islands, Olaf Lock and his specialist …Read More: Worldwide: Part 1 – Private Island Holidays at Attractive Prices

Island Resorts

Asia: Thailand’s Amazing Private Island Movie Theatre

An ultra-luxurious private island resort in Thailand’s resort district is sponsoring a new film festival that incorporates a unique floating movie theatre, designed by a famous German architect.

(Image: Buro Ole Scheeren)

The main problem with Thailand’s innovative new movie theatre, which floats in the Andaman Sea off the coast …Read More: Asia: Thailand’s Amazing Private Island Movie Theatre

Celebs visiting resorts

Bollywood Star Imran Khan Honeymoons on Private Thai Island

One of the most famous faces in India has chosen an exclusive private island in Thailand for his honeymoon. Are Indians poised to become the next premier luxury consumers?

(Image Courtesy of IANS)

Imran Khan, one of the leading lights of Indian cinema, is reportedly spending his honeymoon on an …Read More: Bollywood Star Imran Khan Honeymoons on Private Thai Island