Monday, August 2, 2021

Island Market

Switzerland: Global Premiere for World’s Highest Located Private Islands

© Swiss and Alpine Islands - published by teNeues in October 2013, € 39,90, - www.teneues.com._Islands

Another private island book has this week hit the market, this time taking a look at some of the island market’s best kept secrets – the incredible Alpine islands of Switzerland, Germany, Austria and Italy.

© Swiss and Alpine Islands – published by teNeues in October 2013, € 39,90, – …Read More: Switzerland: Global Premiere for World’s Highest Located Private Islands

Celebs visiting resorts

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

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

Environment

Canada: Nova Scotia’s Biggest Private Island Bought By Nature Trust

Borgles Island - Courtesy of Nova Scotia Nature Trust

The Nova Scotia Nature Trust has purchased Borgles Island, preventing a controversial development project which threatened to damage the island’s fragile ecology.

Borgles Island – Courtesy of Nova Scotia Nature Trust

The Nova Scotia Nature Trust has this week acquired yet another island on its quest to preserve the future of …Read More: Canada: Nova Scotia’s Biggest Private Island Bought By Nature Trust

Environment

Scotland: Rabbit Invasion Threatens To Collapse Scottish Island

The National Trust for Scotland has stepped in to curb Canna’s rampant rabbit population, after incessant burrowing plays havoc with the island’s infrastructure.

(Islands in The Outer Hebrides)

Home to 12 human inhabitants and more than 16,000 rabbits, the Scottish island of Canna is a tiny island with a big …Read More: Scotland: Rabbit Invasion Threatens To Collapse Scottish Island

Environment

Update: Fund-raising Campaign For Nova Scotian Private Island Gathers Pace

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

Fundraisers in Nova Scotia enter the final straight in their attempts to rescue one of the Atlantic province’s last privately owned islands: Bella Island

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

The Mahone Islands Conservation Association (MICA) has issued a huge thank-you to its supporters …Read More: Update: Fund-raising Campaign For Nova Scotian Private Island Gathers Pace

Breaking Island News

Scotland: Alex McCall Smith Reveals All About His Private Island Purchase

Best-selling author Alexander McCall Smith is set to reveal all about the purchase of his private island paradisein a BBC documentary due to air this evening.

(Islands in The Outer Hebrides)

As reported by Private Island News earlier this year, the best-selling author of the No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency, …Read More: Scotland: Alex McCall Smith Reveals All About His Private Island Purchase

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 …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, …Read More: Caribbean: Necker Island’s Great House Re-Opens for Business