Thursday, January 19, 2017

Environment

Indian Ocean: Maldives Private Island Resorts in Fight Against Toxic Trash

Thilafushi Rubbish Island, Maldives - Photo Courtesy of Wikipedia.org

A small stretch of azure water is all that separates the luxury island resorts of the Maldives and a ticking toxic time-bomb: Thilafushi Trash Island. Private Island News investigates.

Thilafushi Rubbish Island, Maldives – Photo Courtesy of Wikipedia.org

Planning that once-in-a-life time private island escape? The chances are that the Maldives won’t …Read More: Indian Ocean: Maldives Private Island Resorts in Fight Against Toxic Trash

Celebs visiting resorts

Caribbean: Cheryl Cole Confirms Secret Private Island Wedding on Mustique

(Image Courtesy of VPI)

The secret’s out! X Factor star Cheryl Cole ties the knot with French boyfriend Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini in a romantic private island wedding on Mustique Island.

(Image Courtesy of VPI)

After enjoying a whirlwind three-month romance with hunky restaurateur Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini, X Factor judge and former Girls Aloud star Cheryl Cole has once …Read More: Caribbean: Cheryl Cole Confirms Secret Private Island Wedding on Mustique

Environment

Caribbean: Save Our Sharks! British Virgin Islands Announce Creation of Shark Sanctuary

(Bullshark image from www.wikipedia.com)

In an attempt to counteract a dramatic decline of the region’s marine predator population, The British Virgin Islands has transformed its territorial waters into a safe-haven for all shark species.

(Bullshark image from www.wikipedia.com)

The British Virgin Islands has this week become the third country in the Caribbean region to declare its …Read More: Caribbean: Save Our Sharks! British Virgin Islands Announce Creation of Shark Sanctuary

Breaking Island News

Greece: A New Era of Private Island Glamour? Celebrities Party on Skorpios Island

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A new era of private island glamour has begun on Skorpios. Beyoncé, Rihanna and even Prince Albert of Monaco join island owner Ekaterina Rybolovleva for the party of the year.

Skorpios Island – Image Copyright Farhad Vladi

Indelibly marked by the legacy of Aristotle Onassis, few private islands have succeeded in capturing …Read More: Greece: A New Era of Private Island Glamour? Celebrities Party on Skorpios Island

Environment

Caribbean: Take a Walk on the Wild Side at Richard Branson’s Private Island Retreat

(Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

As well as forming a popular private island escape for the rich and famous, Sir Richard Branson’s Necker Island also forms an exotic refuge for a host of endangered animals.

(Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

Never far away from the headlines, Sir Richard Branson’s British Virgin Island home is a …Read More: Caribbean: Take a Walk on the Wild Side at Richard Branson’s Private Island Retreat

Celebs visiting resorts

Maldives: Saudi Prince Completes 3 Exclusive Island Buy-Outs at Existing Guests’ Expense

Naladhu - naladhu.anantara.com

After completing a diplomatic tour of the Maldives, Saudi Arabia’s crown-prince embarked on an extra special private island holiday, commandeering three entire island resorts for his entourage.

Naladhu – naladhu.anantara.com

Whilst no-one can claim that the House of Saud are ones for doing things by halves, the latest tale of decadence to …Read More: Maldives: Saudi Prince Completes 3 Exclusive Island Buy-Outs at Existing Guests’ Expense

Island Issues

Maldives: Renewed Interest in Private Island Resort Developments

(Maldives Islands Photo/Vladi Private Islands)

A real estate renaissance is underway in the Maldives, with private island resort developments in particular proving to be a popular choice amongst international investors.

(Maldives Islands Photo/Vladi Private Islands)

The Maldives is enjoying something of a real estate renaissance, with reports filtering through to Private Island News that an unnamed …Read More: Maldives: Renewed Interest in Private Island Resort Developments

Island Resorts

Cambodia: Song Saa Private Island Premieres Three New Spa Concepts

(Image Courtesy of Song Saa Island Resort)

Pleasure-seekers have been given yet another reason to bump Song Saa Private Island to the top of their bucket list, as three brand new spa concepts make their premiere at the island’s sanctuary.

Song Saa – Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Just when you thought that the idea of a private …Read More: Cambodia: Song Saa Private Island Premieres Three New Spa Concepts