Sunday, August 1, 2021

Environment

Caribbean: Recap – Richard Branson’s Ten Island Renewable Challenge

Necker Island - Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Caribbean: Recap – Richard Branson’s Ten Island Renewable Challenge

The long wait is almost over – Sir Richard Branson’s Caribbean private island, Necker Island, is set to showcase the latest in wind turbine and solar technology. We check out the story so far.

Necker Island – Courtesy of Vladi Private …Read More: Caribbean: Recap – Richard Branson’s Ten Island Renewable Challenge

Breaking Island News

Italy: Mediterranean Private Island Bought By New Zealand Businessman

Isola Budelli, Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

After successfully bidding for Isola Budelli, a New Zealand businessman and Vladi Private Islands’ client now has a tense wait to find out whether the island is his to keep.

Isola Budelli, Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

One of the most beautiful islands in the Mediterranean has been bought at …Read More: Italy: Mediterranean Private Island Bought By New Zealand Businessman

Environment

Kiribati: Could This Be The World’s First Climate Refugee?

(Some of Kiribati's tiny islets/Flickr)

A Pacific Islander is set to go to the High Court in New Zealand in his fight to be recognized as the world’s first climate change refugee.

(Some of Kiribati’s tiny islets/Flickr)

With ocean’s predicted to rise by high 1 meter by the turn of the century, the future of …Read More: Kiribati: Could This Be The World’s First Climate Refugee?

Breaking Island News

Worldwide: The Ultimate Guide To Private Island Rental Hits The Shelves

© Cool Private Islands Resorts - The World's 101 Best Private Islands, to be published by teNeues in October 2013, € 49,90, - www.teneues.com.

A unique coffee-table book showcasing the world’s 101 hottest private island rentals is due to hit the shelves later this month – Private Island News gives you the lowdown on this cool compendium.

© Cool Private Islands Resorts – The World’s 101 Best Private Islands, to be published by teNeues …Read More: Worldwide: The Ultimate Guide To Private Island Rental Hits The Shelves

Island Market

Bahamas: Private Island Market Sees Improvement

Children's Bay Cay, Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

A leading Bahamian realtor reports that interest in private islands for sale is at a five year high, with several high-end island estates set to be snapped up soon.

Children’s Bay Cay, Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

After suffering something of a downturn throughout the global recession, the private island market …Read More: Bahamas: Private Island Market Sees Improvement

Breaking Island News

French Polynesia: Marlon Brando’s Private Island Unveiled As Incredible Eco-Resort

After years of careful planning and development, Marlon Brando’s former French Polynesian private island, Tetiaroa, looks set to open as an incredible eco-resort in 2014

(Marlon Brando’s Tetiaroa/Vladi Private Islands)

Just over 50 years since Marlon Brando first fell in love with Tetiaroa, his beguiling French Polynesian private island home, the …Read More: French Polynesia: Marlon Brando’s Private Island Unveiled As Incredible Eco-Resort

Development

Panama: Donald Trump Starts Work on Panama’s First Private Island Beach Club

Isla Viveros - Courtesy of Tevami.com

Donald Trump’s Panamanian private island project is rapidly approaching completion, with the resort’s official opening already touted for 2014.

Isla Viveros – Courtesy of Tevami.com

Millionaire mogul Donald Trump is pressing forward in his efforts to complete the construction of Panama’s first ever private island beach club. Located in Panama’s picturesque …Read More: Panama: Donald Trump Starts Work on Panama’s First Private Island Beach Club

Island Market

USA: Celine Dion Places Florida Private Island Estate Up For Sale

Celine Dion's Jupiter Island Estate, Courtesy of selectsothebysrealty.com

Celine Dion has placed her second private island estate up for sale, with Jupiter Island in Florida entering the market for a cool USD 72.5 million.

Celine Dion’s Jupiter Island Estate, Courtesy of selectsothebysrealty.com

Canadian songstress Celine Dion has this week placed another of her private island paradises on the …Read More: USA: Celine Dion Places Florida Private Island Estate Up For Sale