Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Environment

Seychelles: Frégate Private Island Adopts Rare Warblers

In a touching conservation success story, the luxurious Frégate Private Island has given a new home to some of the most endangered birds on the planet.

(Frégate Island Image Courtesy of VPI)

Many of us long to start a new life on a remote, tropical private island, but in the …Read More: Seychelles: Frégate Private Island Adopts Rare Warblers

Island Issues

Indian Ocean: Will A Chinese Port Combat Piracy in the Seychelles?

The famous private island destination off the coast of Africa is hoping to combat security concerns with a strategic partnership with China, while allowing the superpower to extend its sphere of influence.

(Victoria, proposed site of the Chinese port)

Few countries are as closely associated with luxurious private islands as …Read More: Indian Ocean: Will A Chinese Port Combat Piracy in the Seychelles?

Environment

Worldwide: Sustainability is the Future for Small Islands

At a recent meeting of the Commonwealth Heads of Government, Seychelles president James Michel made a strong case for a sustainable future.

(Image Courtesy of the United States Africa Command)

The Indian Ocean nation of the Seychelles is a place of beauty and luxury; small private island resorts commanding high …Read More: Worldwide: Sustainability is the Future for Small Islands

Island Resorts

Seychelles: Dive into Paradise on Denis Island

Amid the sparkling waters of the Indian Ocean, a very special island is surrounded by a lagoon that one prominent travel journalist calls his favorite dive spot.

(Image Copyright F. Vladi)

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Island Issues

Indian Ocean: Shark Attack Tragedy Strikes the Seychelles

Grief and fear have overcome the small island nation of the Seychelles after two fatal shark attacks near the island of Praslin, a shocking occurrence in what were thought to be safe waters.

(Creative Commons Image of Anse Lazio)

For primary school teacher Gemma Redmond, 27, and her new husband …Read More: Indian Ocean: Shark Attack Tragedy Strikes the Seychelles

Island Resorts

Seychelles: Royal Honeymoon Still Fuels Tourism, Including to Private Isles

When Prince William and Kate Middleton announced their impending nuptials, rumors flew over which exotic island the couple would choose for their honeymoon. Even months later, interest in these exotic isles is still booming.

(Image of North Island Courtesy of VPI)

In …Read More: Seychelles: Royal Honeymoon Still Fuels Tourism, Including to Private Isles

Development

“Most Beautiful Beach in the World” Found on Seychelles Private Island!

A sprawling 741 acres in size, Frégate Island in the Seychelles is home to an exclusive resort amid a sanctuary for rare wildlife. Now, according to Traveller’s World Magazine readers, it can also claim the title of “Most Beautiful Beach in the World.”

 

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