Saturday, January 19, 2019

Island Issues

Wales: Planning Permission Panic on Bear Grylls’ Really Wild Welsh Private Island

Bear Grylls and his Private Island Slide - Photo Courtesy of DailyMail.co.uk

TV adventurer and former SAS soldier Edward “Bear” Grylls has raised the ire of the Welsh building authorities, after installing a huge metal slide on the side of his rugged private island home.

Bear Grylls and his Private Island Slide – Photo Courtesy of DailyMail.co.uk

He may have conquered Everest, trekked across …Read More: Wales: Planning Permission Panic on Bear Grylls’ Really Wild Welsh Private Island

Celebs visiting resorts

Caribbean: Private Island “Babymoon” for Bruce Willis and Emma Heming

Parrot Cay - Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Hollywood star Bruce Willis has just returned from an extra-special private island vacation, enjoying a so-called babymoon with wife Emma Heming at his luxurious Turks & Caicos home.

Parrot Cay – Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Diapers at the ready for Hollywood hero Bruce Willis! The 58 year-old Die Hard star is …Read More: Caribbean: Private Island “Babymoon” for Bruce Willis and Emma Heming

Island Issues

Indonesia: Two Private Islands at the Centre of Indonesian Corruption Trial

Island - Banten - Courtesy of www.indonesia-tourism

Two Indonesian private islands form the exotic centre-point of a corruption investigation surrounding the controversial governor of poverty-stricken Banten province.

Island – Banten – Courtesy of www.indonesia-tourism

As part of an on-going corruption investigation into the financial background of the governor of Indonesia’s Banten province, Ratu Atut Chosiyah, a damning report has …Read More: Indonesia: Two Private Islands at the Centre of Indonesian Corruption Trial

Island Resorts

Belize: Exclusive Private Island Resort Set For Grand Re-Opening

Royal Belize - Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

The final touches are in place for the grand re-opening of popular private island hideaway Royal Belize; just months after its acquisition by American consulting company Kalypso.

Royal Belize – Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Just months after being snapped up by an American consulting company, picturesque private island retreat Royal Belize …Read More: Belize: Exclusive Private Island Resort Set For Grand Re-Opening

Islands on the market

Scotland: Could This Be The Only Private Island to Win Olympic Gold?

Ailsa Craig - Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

The Scottish private island responsible for the production of the curling stones used at this year’s Winter Olympic Games has been put up for sale with an asking price of GBP 1.5 million.

Ailsa Craig – Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

A tiny, uninhabited island located some ten kilometers from the British …Read More: Scotland: Could This Be The Only Private Island to Win Olympic Gold?

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 auction …Read More: Italy: Mediterranean Private Island Bought By New Zealand Businessman

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

Island Resorts

Fiji: Dietrich Mateschitz Adds Submersible Craft to his Private Island Inventory

Laucala Island Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Fiji’s premiere private island, Laucala, has this week announced the acquisition of a DeepFlight Super Falcon submersible craft.

Laucala Island

The Austrian energy drink tycoon, Dieter Mateschitz, has this week announced the purchase of a DeepFlight Super Falcon submersible for Laucala Island, his multi-million dollar Fijian private island resort. The Red …Read More: Fiji: Dietrich Mateschitz Adds Submersible Craft to his Private Island Inventory

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