Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Breaking Island News

Asia: Hopes of Reconciliation Dashed As Conflict Over Dispute Senkaku Islands Intensifies

Turbulent times in the East China Seas – after reports of a thaw in relations between Japan and China, the argument surrounding the disputed Senkaku Island Group has once again intensified.

The Disputed Senkaku / Diaoyu Islands Group

What a difference a week makes. After years of arguments surrounding the …Read More: Asia: Hopes of Reconciliation Dashed As Conflict Over Dispute Senkaku Islands Intensifies

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Italy: Marriott Hotel Group to Open Private Island Resort in the Venice Lagoon

JW Marriot Venice Resort - Photo Courtesy of JW Marriot

The luxury imprint of the Marriott Hotel Group has this week announced it plans to open the doors of its first private island project, the JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa in 2015

JW Marriott Venice Resort – Photo Courtesy of JW Marriott

Marriott International has this week announced that …Read More: Italy: Marriott Hotel Group to Open Private Island Resort in the Venice Lagoon

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Asia: Hopes of Reconciliation Dashed As Conflict Over Dispute Senkaku Islands Intensifies

Turbulent times in the East China Seas – after reports of a thaw in relations between Japan and China, the argument surrounding the disputed Senkaku Island Group has once again intensified.

(The remote East China Sea islands)

What a difference a week makes. After years of arguments surrounding the hotly-contested Senkaku …Read More: Asia: Hopes of Reconciliation Dashed As Conflict Over Dispute Senkaku Islands Intensifies

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Cambodia: Prince Albert of Monaco Promotes Conservation on Song Saa Private Island

The Song Saa Foundation and its Royal Government of Cambodia and Fauna & Flora International partners hosted HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco in the country’s incredible Koh Rong Archipelago.

(Image Courtesy of Song Saa Island Resort)

In his official capacity as President of the Prince Albert II of …Read More: Cambodia: Prince Albert of Monaco Promotes Conservation on Song Saa Private Island

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Asia: Tensions Mount in South China Sea as China Develops Artificial Island for Military Airbase

Fiery Cross Reef, Spratly Islands - Photo Courtesy of www.janes.com

Chinese officials have created a 3,000 meter reef in the hotly-contested Spratly Islands, sparking fears that the People’s Republic has plans to build airbase to further stake its claim in the region.

Fiery Cross Reef, Spratly Islands – Photo Courtesy of www.janes.com

Satellite images suggest that Chinese officials are in the …Read More: Asia: Tensions Mount in South China Sea as China Develops Artificial Island for Military Airbase

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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

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Japan: An Island is Born – New Volcanic Island Continues to Grow and Grow

Snoopy Island, Japan - Photo courtesty of http://kingdomofstyle.typepad.co.uk

The world’s newest island, Nishino-Shima, now boasts another impressive title: that of the world’s fastest growing island. Private Island News takes a look at the latest developments

Snoopy Island, Japan – Photo courtesty of http://kingdomofstyle.typepad.co.uk

Back in November 2013, Private Island News reported on the birth of a brand new island …Read More: Japan: An Island is Born – New Volcanic Island Continues to Grow and Grow

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Worldwide: A Fairytale Ending – The World’s Top Seven Private Island Castles

As Spanish media sources report that Spain’s Isla Centinela has been put up for sale, Private Island News celebrates seven of the world’s most beautiful private island castles

Every island has a story to tell, but not all can guarantee a fairy tale ending! With the recent news that Isla Centinela has been …Read More: Worldwide: A Fairytale Ending – The World’s Top Seven Private Island Castles