Monday, December 16, 2019

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

Development

Panama: Two artificial private islands appear off the coast of Panama

Ocean Reef Panama - Graphic Courtesy of VisitPanama.com

Panama joins Dubai as the latest country to adopt artificial private islands, with construction scheduled for completion in 2014.

Ocean Reef Panama – Graphic Courtesy of VisitPanama.com

Created very much in the style of Dubai’s beleaguered Palm Islands project, Panama has become the latest land to turn to artificial islands in …Read More: Panama: Two artificial private islands appear off the coast of Panama

Breaking Island News

Latin America: The Man Who Sold His Life and Bought an Island

When some people are suffering from a broken heart, they get a new hairstyle or go on a diet – Ian Usher, on the other hand, sold all of his possessions and bought a private island.

(Image copyrght Daily Mail/Mark Richards)

British native Ian Usher has become an internet …Read More: Latin America: The Man Who Sold His Life and Bought an Island

Island Resorts

Latin America: Isla Palenque Interns Get Ready for Prime Time

A tropical Eden in the Gulf of Chiriqui is releasing the first in an entertaining video series made by their eco-minded summer interns, Ben and Luke.

(Image Courtesy of Amble Resorts)

Last spring, an exciting contest was announced by an under-development island resort in Panama: using Youtube videos and …Read More: Latin America: Isla Palenque Interns Get Ready for Prime Time

Celebs visiting resorts

Latin America: Martha Stuart Parties on a Private Island in Panama

The queen of decorating joined a group of prominent friends last week to celebrate the birthday of businessman and artist Jean Pigozzi on his island in Panama.

(Martha Stuart with President Martinelli/from Twitter)

When you’re a larger than life figure like Jean “Johnny” Pigozzi – a successful investor, photographer, …Read More: Latin America: Martha Stuart Parties on a Private Island in Panama

Environment

What Will it Take to Win Isla Palenque’s Island Intern Contest?

When a spectacular private island eco-resort offers the chance to live aboard for a summer as their “island intern”, massive interest is guaranteed. But what will it take to win this experience of a lifetime?

(Image Courtesy of Amble Resorts)

Ambitious bloggers with passion for ecological issues …Read More: What Will it Take to Win Isla Palenque’s Island Intern Contest?