Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Island Resorts

Greece: Private Island Yoga Retreat Wins Gold at the World Boutique Hotel Awards 2015

Silver Island Yoga, Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

A unique yoga experience located on a private island in Greece has been singled out as the Best European Beachfront Boutique at this year’s World Boutique Hotel Awards.

Silver Island Yoga Retreat has been singled out as the Best European Beachfront Boutique at this year’s World Boutique Hotel Awards The World Boutique Hotel …Read More: Greece: Private Island Yoga Retreat Wins Gold at the World Boutique Hotel Awards 2015

Islands on the market

Celebrities: Fast & Furious Star Buys Daughter Private Island for Christmas

Blueberry Island

Tyrese Gibson has gone all-out this Christmas. The Grammy-nominated singer and star of Fast & Furious 7 is reported to be buying his 8-year-old daughter a private island.

During an interview with Entertainment Tonight, the Fast & Furious 7 star revealed what he’d be placing under his daughter’s Christmas tree On Christmas morning, his …Read More: Celebrities: Fast & Furious Star Buys Daughter Private Island for Christmas

Island Market

Greece: Italian Real Estate Agent Admits Buffett Island Claims Were Lies

St Thomas Island - Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

An Italian real estate company has admitted fabricating claims that billionaire US-investor Warren Buffett had purchased a private island in Greece called St. Thomas Island

St Thomas Island – Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Rumours that Warren Buffett had purchased a private island in Greece had been circulating the international …Read More: Greece: Italian Real Estate Agent Admits Buffett Island Claims Were Lies

Environment

Cambodia: Song Saa Private Island CEO Announced as Young Global Leader

The founder and CEO of Song Saa, Rory Hunter, has been singled out by the World Economic Forum a Young Global Leader as a result of his pioneering work in the field of sustainable tourism.

Song Saa – Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

The Song Saa Private Island Team has …Read More: Cambodia: Song Saa Private Island CEO Announced as Young Global Leader

Governments buying Islands

Canada: British Columbian Province Moves Closer to Resolving Contentious Private Island Claim

Grace Islet - Photo Courtesy of John Cameron, via www.westcoastnativenews.com

The Province of British Columbia is close to brokering a deal to protect Grace Islet – a tiny private island currently at the center of a storm surrounding a First Nations aboriginal title claim.

Grace Islet – Photo Courtesy of John Cameron, via www.westcoastnativenews.com

Just over a month after insisting that …Read More: Canada: British Columbian Province Moves Closer to Resolving Contentious Private Island Claim

Island Issues

Scotland: Is the Bubble About to Burst for Community-Owned Gigha Island?

Isle of Gigha

A community-owned island in Scotland is in dire financial straits, with reports suggesting that the heritage trust in charge of the island is almost GBP 3 million in the red.

Isle of Gigha

It appeared to be one of the world’s most positive examples of a community island buy-out – Gigha …Read More: Scotland: Is the Bubble About to Burst for Community-Owned Gigha Island?

Breaking Island News

Ireland: Wild Wallabies Hide Out on Private Island in Republic of Ireland

Lambay Island - Courtesy of UCD.ie

Despite being 10,000 miles away from their natural habitat in Australia, the marsupial species is positively thriving in its unusual, new abode – a remote private island in Dublin!

Lambay Island – Courtesy of UCD.ie

Amongst the wild deer, cattle and rare birds roaming about the rugged landscape of Lambay Island …Read More: Ireland: Wild Wallabies Hide Out on Private Island in Republic of Ireland

Island Issues

Caribbean: Turks and Caicos Set to Become Canada’s Eleventh Province?

Parrot Cay - Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

A recent diplomatic tour of Canada saw Turks and Caicos Premier Rufus Ewing move one step closer to becoming Canada’s eleventh province.

Parrot Cay – Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Turks and Caicos Premier Rufus Ewing got much more than he bargained for during his recent diplomatic tour of Canada, …Read More: Caribbean: Turks and Caicos Set to Become Canada’s Eleventh Province?