Friday, August 18, 2017

Island Resorts

Australia: Could This Be the Most Fashionable Private Island Suite Ever?

Lauded American fashion queen Diane von Furstenberg has decorated a spectacular suite on Hayman Island, a luxurious resort on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.

(Image: http://www.hayman.com.au/)

Hayman Island Resort has just unveiled some stunning images of a penthouse suite created by designer Diane von Furstenberg, and it’s sure to make the …Read More: Australia: Could This Be the Most Fashionable Private Island Suite Ever?

Island Resorts

Australia: Club Med to Close Lindeman Private Island Resort

The French brand’s only Australian resort is slated to close in January, citing poor sales numbers, changing customer desires, and the broader economic issues affecting Whitsunday tourism.

(Image Courtesy of Club Med)

In a move that has shocked the Queensland tourism industry, Club Med has announced that it will …Read More: Australia: Club Med to Close Lindeman Private Island Resort

Environment

Australia: An Eco-Friendly STAR for Daydream Island Resort and Spa

This luxurious island playground in the famous Whitsundays has just received its first STAR certification as an ecologically-conscious resort.

(Image Courtesy of Daydream Island)

Few places are as picture-perfect as Daydream Island Resort and Spa – set against the rich blue waters of the Great Barrier Reef, this Whitsunday gem …Read More: Australia: An Eco-Friendly STAR for Daydream Island Resort and Spa

Celebs visiting resorts

Australia: Actress Naomi Watts Jets to Hamilton Island

A gorgeous island retreat on the Great Barrier Reef is played host to the beautiful actress  for Audi Hamilton Island Race Week, but she is far from the only celebrity to enjoy its perfect beaches and luxe amenities.

(Creative Commons Image of Hamilton Island)

British-Australian actress Naomi Watts, star of …Read More: Australia: Actress Naomi Watts Jets to Hamilton Island

Island Market

Orpheus Island caught for a ‘bargain’

Melbourne-based Computershare Ltd founder, Chris Morris, recently bought Queensland’s Orpheus Island (Goolboddi), situated off the North-East coast of Australia on the Great Barrier Reef, 190km from Cairns and 80km (a half hour flight) from Townsville. Morris would not disclose his final price, but is said to have purchased the island for below AUD 10 …Read More: Orpheus Island caught for a ‘bargain’