Wednesday, September 3, 2014

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?

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Caribbean: Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Escape Winter on Mustique

Mustique Island

The most star-studded private island resort in the Caribbean is enjoying yet another visit from Prince William and Duchess Kate.

(Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

As Britain shivers in the midst of an unusual deep freeze, complete with snowstorms and gale-force winds, Prince William and …Read More: Caribbean: Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Escape Winter on Mustique

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Caribbean: Famous Stars and Rare Species Rub Shoulders on Necker Island

(Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

On Virgin mogul Richard Branson’s BVI private island, he conserves threatened species and plays host to the world’s best-known celebs.

(Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

When entrepreneur Richard Branson first fell in love with Necker Island in 1979, he could never have known that his newfound tropical paradise would …Read More: Caribbean: Famous Stars and Rare Species Rub Shoulders on Necker Island

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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

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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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Asia: Couple Flees Big City for Life on a Tiny Remote Island

(Image from www.nomadslandcambodia.com)

The inspiring true story of a young couple who abandoned their high-flying lives in Dubai for a new adventure on an island in Cambodia.

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For all of the people who’ve ever dreamed of leaving the hustle and bustle of the urban jungle behind for the simple life …Read More: Asia: Couple Flees Big City for Life on a Tiny Remote Island

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Asia: Cambodia’s Song Saa Resort Receives Sustainable Travel Award

(Image Courtesy of Song Saa Island Resort)

It wasn’t long ago that Song Saa was making news as Cambodia’s first luxury island resort, and now the private isle has won a prestigious award for sustainable travel.

(Image Courtesy of Song Saa Island Resort)

At this year’s prominent ceremony for …Read More: Asia: Cambodia’s Song Saa Resort Receives Sustainable Travel Award

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Asia: Banyan Tree Bets on Private Island Resort in India

(Courtesy of Banyan Tree Resorts and Hotels)

Not only an emerging market in terms of its telecommunications and high-tech industries, the up-and-coming country of India is also creating an eager new class of luxury-loving consumers.

(Courtesy of Banyan Tree Resorts and Hotels)

When it comes to staking out new markets for …Read More: Asia: Banyan Tree Bets on Private Island Resort in India