Monday, August 2, 2021

Celebs visiting resorts

Belize: Private Island Honeymoon for Vampire Diaries Star Candice Accola

After enjoying a picture-perfect wedding in New Orleans, Vampire Diaries star Candice Accola and her new husband, Fray guitarist Joe King set off on the honeymoon of a lifetime on a private island.

(Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

Just days after enjoying a traditional French Quarter wedding at New …Read More: Belize: Private Island Honeymoon for Vampire Diaries Star Candice Accola

Environment

Canada: Nova Scotia Nature Trust Reveals Mystery Millionaire Donor

Borgles Island - Courtesy of Nova Scotia Nature Trust

The Nova Scotia Nature Trust has revealed the famous name responsible for kick-starting Nova Scotia’s largest ever conservation campaign – the 100 Wild Islands Legacy Campaign.

Borgles Island – Courtesy of Nova Scotia Nature Trust

Guests of the Nova Scotia Nature Trust’s 20th anniversary dinner got more than they bargained for …Read More: Canada: Nova Scotia Nature Trust Reveals Mystery Millionaire Donor

Island Issues

Seychelles: Former Island President Presents New Book in Hamburg

Founding President James R. Mancham and son with Farhad Vladi - Photo Courtesy of www.nation.sc

The founding president of the Seychelles, James R. Mancham, recently presented his new book at a formal reception organized by Vladi Private Islands’ chairman, Farhad Vladi.

Founding President James R. Mancham and son with Farhad Vladi – Photo Courtesy of www.nation.sc

The founding president of the Seychelles, James R. Mancham (75), …Read More: Seychelles: Former Island President Presents New Book in Hamburg

Governments buying Islands

Maine: Conservation Group Moves Closer to Securing the Future of Much-Loved US Coastal Island

Maine Coastal Islands - Photo Courtesy of Maine Coast Heritage Trust

Yet another coastal island is in the cross-hairs of the conservationists – this time it’s High Island, a 22 acre private island located across the water from the picturesque town of St. George, Maine (USA).

High Island – Photo Courtesy of Maine Coast Heritage Trust

The Maine coastal region has …Read More: Maine: Conservation Group Moves Closer to Securing the Future of Much-Loved US Coastal Island

Island Resorts

Great Britain: Reign Supreme as King of the Castle on Scotland’s Isle of Eriska

Private Island News reveals all about a brand new, once in a lifetime opportunity to be King of the Castle at The Isle of Eriska Hotel Spa and Island – Scotland’s most famous five-star island retreat.

Island of Eriska, Scotland – Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

The team behind …Read More: Great Britain: Reign Supreme as King of the Castle on Scotland’s Isle of Eriska

Environment

USA: Conservation Trust Transforms Island Group into Permanent Public Preserve

The Gosling Islands, Maine - Photo Courtesy of PressHearald.com

The wait is over for the Maine Coast Heritage Trust – after several months on the campaign trail, the group has succeeded in transforming 3 uninhabited islands into a permanent public preserve

The Gosling Islands, Maine – Photo Courtesy of PressHearald.com

The Maine Coast Heritage Trust (MCHT) has this week announced …Read More: USA: Conservation Trust Transforms Island Group into Permanent Public Preserve

Environment

Pacific: Kiribati Prepares for Climate Change Evacuation, Purchasing Land in Fiji

(Some of Kiribati's tiny islets/Flickr)

Threatened with the prospect of being washed away by rising tides, the President of Kiribati has started buying up land in Fiji as an alternative refuge for his population

(Some of Kiribati’s tiny islets/Flickr)

The President of Kiribati, Anote Tong, has taken action against the growing threat of rising sea levels, …Read More: Pacific: Kiribati Prepares for Climate Change Evacuation, Purchasing Land in Fiji

Island Market

Ireland: Private Island Star of Ireland’s Biggest Ever Public Auction

Dunvillaun Island - Photo courtesy of Mayo.ie

A picturesque private island located off the coast of County Mayo looks set to become the main attraction in the country’s biggest auction in modern history.

Dunvillaun Island – Photo courtesy of Mayo.ie

Just days after Private Island News exclusively revealed Hamburg-based broker Vladi Private Islands’ sensational plans to …Read More: Ireland: Private Island Star of Ireland’s Biggest Ever Public Auction