Sunday, February 23, 2020

Environment

Global: Seacology – Saving One Private Island At A Time

Seacology.org

Private Island News presents Seacology – a nonprofit environmental conservation organization dedicated to the preservation of island environments and ecology.

Seacology.org

As well as forming luxurious travel destinations, private islands are also hotbeds of ecological activity, providing shelter for an array of rare flora and fauna, many species of which …Read More: Global: Seacology – Saving One Private Island At A Time

Breaking Island News

Update: Canadian Conservancy Group Successfully Acquires Bella Island

The Mahone Islands Conservation Association has successfully completed the purchase of Bella Island, a private island located in Nova Scotia.

The beautiful Mahone Bay – Photo Courtesy of Rob Garnett at Airscapes

The Mahone Islands Conservation Association (MICA) has this week reported that the acquisition of Bella Island – one of …Read More: Update: Canadian Conservancy Group Successfully Acquires Bella Island

Breaking Island News

Seychelles: Five Star Private Island Resort Opens Its Doors to Global Glitterati

Enchanted Island Resort - Courtesy of Enchanted Island Resort

The Dubai-based hospitality group JA Resorts & Hotels is set to open the doors of Enchanted Island Resort – the company’s first ever internationally managed property.

Enchanted Island Resort – Courtesy of Enchanted Island Resort

It seems that Christmas has come early for the Dubai-based hospitality group JA Resorts and Hotels, …Read More: Seychelles: Five Star Private Island Resort Opens Its Doors to Global Glitterati

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 …Read More: Seychelles: Denis Private Island Wins Environmental Accolade

Island Market

Scotland: Historic Scottish Private Island Sold

Wiay - Photo Courtesy of The Telegraph (UK)

An uninhabited island located in Scotland’s Outer Hebrides region has been snapped up by a mystery local buyer for over GBP 500,000.

Wiay – Photo Courtesy of The Telegraph (UK)

An uninhabited island with a regal history is set to change hands before Christmas in a deal to the tune of …Read More: Scotland: Historic Scottish Private Island Sold

Island Gossip

USA: Angelina Jolie Did Not Buy A Private Island for Brad Pitt – False Information Spread For a Reason?

Petra Island Courtesy of archdaily.net

Whilst Private Island News is certain that Hollywood star Angelina Jolie has a lot of surprises in store for fiancé Brad Pitt’s 50th birthday, it seems that a private island is not yet on the shopping list.

Petra Island Courtesy of archdaily.net

For days now, the gossip columns have been …Read More: USA: Angelina Jolie Did Not Buy A Private Island for Brad Pitt – False Information Spread For a Reason?

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 …Read More: Fiji: Laucala Island Set To Close!

Island Issues

Japan: Huge Volcanic Eruption Triggers Creation of New Island in Pacific Ocean

Volcanic Eruption in Japan - Courtesy of Yahoo News

A huge volcanic eruption has created a new island in Japan’s Ogasawara Archipelago, just short of 1,000 km to the south of Tokyo.

Volcanic Eruption in Japan – Courtesy of Yahoo News

Located in the Ogasawara Archipelago, some 1000 km to the south of Tokyo, the 200 meter diameter islet looks …Read More: Japan: Huge Volcanic Eruption Triggers Creation of New Island in Pacific Ocean