Monday, December 5, 2016

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

(Image Copyright Farhad Vladi)

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

Development

Ireland: Lambay Island Set For Controversial Luxury Development

One of Ireland’s most enigmatic private islands is set to be transformed into a luxurious retreat in a daring development that could take as long as ten years to complete.

Lambay Island – Courtesy of UCD.ie

As news breaks that the enigmatic owners of Lambay Island have agreed to open the doors …Read More: Ireland: Lambay Island Set For Controversial Luxury Development

Celebs visiting resorts

Great Britain: Private Island Wedding Plans For Zayn Malik and Perrie Edwards

Necker Island - Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Things are getting serious for power-pop couple Zayn Malik and Perrie Edwards with recent rumours suggesting that plans for a spectacular private island wedding could in place.

Lomani Island – Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

The gossip mill has been churning in full force this week, with sources suggesting that One Direction …Read More: Great Britain: Private Island Wedding Plans For Zayn Malik and Perrie Edwards