Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Island Resorts

Caribbean: Richard Branson Books Top Tennis Pros for 2012 Necker Cup

Necker Island (Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

The most exciting private island sporting event of the year has just announced its roster of world-famous tennis players, with Novak Djokovic as the headliner.

(Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

Tennis aficionados should be thrilled at the recent announcement that top tennis pros including world number 2 ranked Novak …Read More: Caribbean: Richard Branson Books Top Tennis Pros for 2012 Necker Cup

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Caribbean: Kanye West’s Private Island Birthday Party for Kim Kardashian

(Image: The Meridian Club on Pine Cay)

The musician was determined to give his girlfriend an unforgettable 32nd birthday, and went all out by booking a prestigious private island resort in the Turks and Caicos.

(Image: The Meridian Club on Pine Cay)

The media has been abuzz with the news that on October 17th, the luxurious private …Read More: Caribbean: Kanye West’s Private Island Birthday Party for Kim Kardashian

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Australia: Hamilton Island Launches Celeb-Studded Audi Race Week

(Image Courtesy of Hamilton Island Resort)

One of the premier private island resorts Down Under is hosting what may just be the most extravagant sailing regatta of 2012 – and plenty of famous faces have shown up for the party.  

(Image Courtesy of Hamilton Island Resort)

The international sailing calendar is filled with glamorous galas …Read More: Australia: Hamilton Island Launches Celeb-Studded Audi Race Week

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Caribbean: Richard Branson to Host Tennis Pro-Am on Necker Island

(Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

The sports-loving founder of the Virgin media empire is opening up his exclusive tropical island to some of the greatest tennis players on earth, along with deep-pocketed amateurs.

(Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

For tennis fanatics, there is no greater thrill than the chance to play a game with …Read More: Caribbean: Richard Branson to Host Tennis Pro-Am on Necker Island

Island Resorts

Interview: The Soneva Group’s Bright Future After Six Senses Sale

(Beach-side paradise on Soneva Fushi)

The luxury resort firm Soneva is responsible for some of the world’s most iconic private island resorts, and its founder, Sonu Shivdasani, sees a new path forward after his company’s recent transformation.

(Beach-side paradise on Soneva Fushi)

Headlines were recently made in the hospitality industry when it was announced that …Read More: Interview: The Soneva Group’s Bright Future After Six Senses Sale

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Caribbean: Rent a Rolling Stone’s Private Island Villa

(Image of Parrot Cay Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

They’re spectacular holiday homes hidden away amid the lush grounds of renowned private island resorts – and these deluxe rentals are made all the more glamorous due to their Rolling Stone owners.

(Image of Mustique Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

Rock Out at Mick Jagger’s Mustique Island Villa

There’s nothing …Read More: Caribbean: Rent a Rolling Stone’s Private Island Villa

Island Resorts

Asia: Soneva Kiri Launches New Treetop Dining Experience

(Image Courtesy of Six Senses Soneva Kiri)

A lavish private island resort in Thailand’s Gulf of Siam has introduced a truly unique way to enjoy a delicious meal – high off the ground amidst gorgeous tropical foliage.

(Image Courtesy of Six Senses Soneva Kiri)

Bringing a new meaning to the term ‘a dinner with a view’, Soneva …Read More: Asia: Soneva Kiri Launches New Treetop Dining Experience

Island Resorts

Indian Ocean: Maldives Island Resorts Sweep Condé Nast List

(One&Only Reethi Rah/ www.vladi.de)

With a new spate of accolades, it seems that the recent political turmoil in the small Indian Ocean archipelago of the Maldives hasn’t hurt its international reputation.

(Four Seasons Kudu Haraa/ www.vladi.de)

A mere few months ago, it seemed like the gorgeous tropical destination of the Maldives had a very …Read More: Indian Ocean: Maldives Island Resorts Sweep Condé Nast List