Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Island Gossip

Worldwide: Part 2 - The Truth about Celebrity-Owned Private Islands

Continuing our two-part series on the private islands of the stars, Private Island News uncovers the truth about celebrity island ownership; do you know how many of these oft-repeated rumors are true, and which ones are just entertaining fictions?

(Tagamago Island in Spain)

Cristiano Ronaldo – Deserta Island, …Read More: Worldwide: Part 2 – The Truth about Celebrity-Owned Private Islands

Environment

Bahamas: Island Castaway Lizards Show Evolution at Work

Being marooned on a beautiful deserted island may sound like heaven, but for these lizards, their tropical holiday was all in the name of science.

(Islands in the Bahamas by F. Vladi)

From the time that the HMS Beagle landed in the Galapagos Islands in 1835, remote islands have …Read More: Bahamas: Island Castaway Lizards Show Evolution at Work

Island Issues

Bahamas: Aga Khan's Plan for Bell Island Stirs Eco-Controversy

With a controversial development in a national park, a debate is brewing in the Bahamas over whether privilege trumps protecting the environment.

(Bell Island Image Copyright F. Vladi)

The Bahamas may have a reputation as a laid-back island chain where the world’s elite can come and go with relative …Read More: Bahamas: Aga Khan’s Plan for Bell Island Stirs Eco-Controversy

Breaking Island News

Caribbean: Private Islands In Recovery After Hurricane Irene

One of the largest hurricanes in recent memory left many private islands battered and bruised – now that the storm has moved on, it’s time to pick up the pieces.

(Idyllic: Great Stirrup Cay before Hurricane Irene)

The path …Read More: Caribbean: Private Islands In Recovery After Hurricane Irene

Island Market

Bahamas: Wealthy Investors Fuel the Booming Exumas

With the 2008 credit crisis now just a memory for many of America’s richest, a remote island chain in the celeb-beloved Bahamas is experiencing a real estate boom.

(Image of Leaf Cay from VPI)

A rising tide may be said to lift all ships, but when it comes to …Read More: Bahamas: Wealthy Investors Fuel the Booming Exumas

Island Resorts

Caribbean: Bahamian bliss on Bonefish Cay

South shore, Bonefish Cay

Steve Dovel, originally from Texas, and his wife Angela, from Nassau, have the enviable job of managing the private island of Bonefish Cay and its exclusive luxury resort. In an interview with Steve, writer Antoinette Price discovers what sets this magnificent island apart from all the others in the region, and what it takes …Read More: Caribbean: Bahamian bliss on Bonefish Cay