Tuesday, February 21, 2017

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Breaking Island News

Caribbean: Win A Trip to Sir Richard Branson’s Exclusive Private Island Retreat

Necker Island - Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Great news for our German readers – you could win a trip to Sir Richard Branson’s exclusive private island retreat in order to take part in the final round of the Extreme Tech Challenge.

A new start-up festival located in the German city of Munich is offering participants a unique opportunity to win a …Read More: Caribbean: Win A Trip to Sir Richard Branson’s Exclusive Private Island Retreat

Island Resorts

Caribbean: Jumby Bay Turns to Farm-to-Table Philosophy as Eco-Tourism Trend Grows

Jumby Bay (Antigua) has become the latest private island to adopt a more sustainable attitude to its culinary output, turning to local farmers and fishermen for ingredients and inspiration.

The eco-tourism trend is on the up – even within the luxury sector, where hoteliers are taking increasingly innovative approaches to integrate sustainability into their …Read More: Caribbean: Jumby Bay Turns to Farm-to-Table Philosophy as Eco-Tourism Trend Grows

Breaking Island News

Caribbean: Cruise Line’s Bahaman Private Island to Undergo Exciting Face Lift

Norwegian Cruise Lines has just released the first tidbits of information regarding the long-awaited upgrade of Great Stirrup Cay – their flagship private island in the Bahamas.

Great Stirrup Cay

 

Just a few years after purchasing Belize’s Harvest Caye, cruising behemoth Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL) has now revealed multi-million dollar plans …Read More: Caribbean: Cruise Line’s Bahaman Private Island to Undergo Exciting Face Lift

Island Resorts

Cambodia: A Tasty Prospect for Song Saa Private Island as New Chef is Revealed

(Image Courtesy of Song Saa Island Resort)

Guests of popular south-east Asian retreat Song Saa Private Island are in for a treat! As of June 2015, talented chef Michael Pataran will be in charge of the Cambodian island’s culinary output.

As of June 2015, talented Canadian chef Michael Pataran will be at the helm of Song Saa Private Island’s kitchen, where …Read More: Cambodia: A Tasty Prospect for Song Saa Private Island as New Chef is Revealed

Island Resorts

Greece: Private Island Yoga Retreat Wins Gold at the World Boutique Hotel Awards 2015

Silver Island Yoga, Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

A unique yoga experience located on a private island in Greece has been singled out as the Best European Beachfront Boutique at this year’s World Boutique Hotel Awards.

Silver Island Yoga Retreat has been singled out as the Best European Beachfront Boutique at this year’s World Boutique Hotel Awards The World Boutique Hotel Awards …Read More: Greece: Private Island Yoga Retreat Wins Gold at the World Boutique Hotel Awards 2015

Environment

Maldives: A Solar Future for “The Best Hotel in the World” as Gili Lankanfushi Goes Renewable

Gili Lankanfushi's Solar Panel - Photo Courtesy of HotelierMaldives.com

A Maldives private island resort recently voted as TripAdvisor’s “Best Hotel in the World” is showing its green credentials after investing in the region’s largest floating solar panel.

Gili Lankanfushi has teamed up with Austrian company Swimsol in order to bring a more sustainable future to the Maldives Republic The luxury resort has invested …Read More: Maldives: A Solar Future for “The Best Hotel in the World” as Gili Lankanfushi Goes Renewable

Island Resorts

Maldives: Private Island Receives Top Marks from TripAdvisor, Takes Title of World’s Best Hotel

(Image Courtesy of VPI)

Maldives private island Gili Lankanfushi (formerly Soneva Gili) swept the board at the recent TripAdvisor awards, beating the competition to take home the title of The Best Hotel in the World.

Gili Lankanfushi, a paradisiacal private island in the Maldives, swept the board at the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards to take the title of …Read More: Maldives: Private Island Receives Top Marks from TripAdvisor, Takes Title of World’s Best Hotel

Environment

Seychelles: North Island - A Triumph for Eco-Tourism and Rare Species Protection

(Image of North Island Courtesy of VPI)

A delegation from the Seychelles Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change called by at North Island to witness the private island’s progress to becoming an ecological giant.

North Island – Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

During an official visit earlier this week, the Seychelles’ Principal Secretary for the Environment, Alain …Read More: Seychelles: North Island – A Triumph for Eco-Tourism and Rare Species Protection

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