Sunday, November 23, 2014

Environment

Seychelles: Denis Private Island Wins Environmental Accolade

Denis Island - Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

A Seychelles private island, Denis Island, has been presented with the Environmental Sustainability Award at this year’s Seychelles Business Awards.

Denis Island – Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Luxury island retreat Denis Island has this week been announced as the winner of the prestigious Environmental Sustainability Award at the Seychelles Business …Read More: Seychelles: Denis Private Island Wins Environmental Accolade

Island Resorts

Fiji: Laucala Island Set To Close!

Laucala Island Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Red Bull impresario Dietrich Mateschitz has announced that he is to close his private island paradise after 5 years of operations. But don’t worry – it’ll be back in business in just three months’ time!

Laucala Island Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

The Private Island News Team received something of a shock …Read More: Fiji: Laucala Island Set To Close!

Celebs visiting resorts

Caribbean: One Direction Set For Wild New Year’s Party On Necker Island

(Image Courtesy of VPI)

Party animal Sir Richard Branson has invited British boy-band One Direction to Necker Island to see in the New Year in style.

(Image Courtesy of VPI)

Invites to swanky soirees are nothing unusual for Harry Styles and co., but it looks like this time the boys from One Direction have got …Read More: Caribbean: One Direction Set For Wild New Year’s Party On Necker Island

Island Resorts

Cambodia: Song Saa Island Set To Redefine the Spa Experience

Song Saa (Image Courtesty of Vladi Private Islands)

A series of innovative spa programs are set to be unveiled at Cambodia’s first ever private island resort, Song Saa – a zen-like island escape set to get all the more relaxing this Autumn.

Song Saa (Image Courtesty of Vladi Private Islands)

Feeling a little under the weather? This private island …Read More: Cambodia: Song Saa Island Set To Redefine the Spa Experience

Breaking Island News

Caribbean: Necker Island’s Great House Re-Opens for Business

Necker Island (Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

Sir Richard Branson’s luxurious Caribbean private island home, Necker Island, is finally back in business after a fire tragically destroyed the famous Great House just over two years ago.

Necker Island (Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

After suffering a devastating fire in the early hours of August 22nd 2011, the …Read More: Caribbean: Necker Island’s Great House Re-Opens for Business

Environment

Caribbean: Recap – Richard Branson’s Ten Island Renewable Challenge

Necker Island - Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Caribbean: Recap – Richard Branson’s Ten Island Renewable Challenge

The long wait is almost over – Sir Richard Branson’s Caribbean private island, Necker Island, is set to showcase the latest in wind turbine and solar technology. We check out the story so far.

Necker Island – Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

As …Read More: Caribbean: Recap – Richard Branson’s Ten Island Renewable Challenge

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

Breaking Island News

French Polynesia: Marlon Brando’s Private Island Unveiled As Incredible Eco-Resort

(Marlon Brando's Tetiaroa/Vladi Private Islands)

After years of careful planning and development, Marlon Brando’s former French Polynesian private island, Tetiaroa, looks set to open as an incredible eco-resort in 2014

(Marlon Brando’s Tetiaroa/Vladi Private Islands)

Just over 50 years since Marlon Brando first fell in love with Tetiaroa, his beguiling French Polynesian private island home, the Hollywood …Read More: French Polynesia: Marlon Brando’s Private Island Unveiled As Incredible Eco-Resort