Thursday, October 23, 2014

Breaking Island News

World: Oceans & Private Islands Celebrates Launch of Brand New E-Magazine

Oceans & Islands Magazine - www.oceansandislands.org

Placing the most important issues of private island life within the broader context of responsible marine management, Oceans & Islands aims to inspire a new generation of island activists.

Oceans & Islands Magazine – www.oceansandislands.org

Even though the vast majority of the public are aware of the importance of the …Read More: World: Oceans & Private Islands Celebrates Launch of New E-Magazine

Island Market

Switzerland: Global Premiere for World’s Highest Located Private Islands

© Swiss and Alpine Islands - published by teNeues in October 2013, € 39,90, - www.teneues.com._Islands

Another private island book has this week hit the market, this time taking a look at some of the island market’s best kept secrets – the incredible Alpine islands of Switzerland, Germany, Austria and Italy.

© Swiss and Alpine Islands – published by teNeues in October 2013, € 39,90, – www.teneues.com._Islands

The …Read More: Switzerland: Global Premiere for World’s Highest Located Private Islands

Breaking Island News

Worldwide: The Ultimate Guide To Private Island Rental Hits The Shelves

© Cool Private Islands Resorts - The World's 101 Best Private Islands, to be published by teNeues in October 2013, € 49,90, - www.teneues.com.

A unique coffee-table book showcasing the world’s 101 hottest private island rentals is due to hit the shelves later this month – Private Island News gives you the lowdown on this cool compendium.

© Cool Private Islands Resorts – The World’s 101 Best Private Islands, to be published by teNeues in …Read More: Worldwide: The Ultimate Guide To Private Island Rental Hits The Shelves

Island Resorts

UK: Spitbank Fort’s Dramatic Makeover as a Luxury Private Island Resort

(Image  courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

An aging concrete gun fort off the Hampshire coast has undergone a dramatic transformation into a (surprisingly elegant) private island retreat.

(Image courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

The southerly British seaside is known for many things; a mild climate, quaint resort towns, and stretches of beach packed with sun-deprived northerners. In recent …Read More: UK: Spitbank Fort’s Dramatic Makeover as a Luxury Private Island Resort

Resort News

South Pacific: Laucala Island Earns Honors from ‘Leading Hotels of the World’

(Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

The tropical paradise once owned by the late Malcolm Forbes has undergone a stunning development that won accolades from the prestigious travel organization.

(Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

Across the globe, there are many thousands of resorts, but only a tiny fraction will make onto the prestigious list of the “Leading …Read More: South Pacific: Laucala Island Earns Honors from ‘Leading Hotels of the World’

Island Resorts

Worldwide: Could These Be the World’s Most Romantic Private Islands?

Makepeace Island

Few things are as divinely romantic as an exotic holiday, and this is made all the more special by the seclusion and luxury of a private island. 

When it comes to romance, many things are in the eye of the beholder – few couples, however, would turn their nose up at the prospect of …Read More: Worldwide: Could These Be the World’s Most Romantic Private Islands?

Island Resorts

Indian Ocean: Maldives Island Resorts Optimistic Despite 2012 Slowdown

(One&Only Reethi Rah/Vladi Private Islands)

The private island paradises of the Maldives saw a drop in bookings last year amid political turmoil, but its luxurious resorts have high hopes for 2013.

(One&Only Reethi Rah/Vladi Private Islands)

Few places are as associated with small, lavish private island resorts as …Read More: Indian Ocean: Maldives Island Resorts Optimistic Despite 2012 Slowdown

Island Resorts

South Pacific: Fiji’s Laucala Island Resort Welcomes New Global Advisor

(Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

The idyllic private island resort has high hopes for its international profile with the appointment of Mandarin Oriental alumnus Kurt Wachtveitl.

(Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

The business of luxury private island resorts is notoriously competitive – and when it comes …Read More: South Pacific: Fiji’s Laucala Island Resort Welcomes New Global Advisor

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