Thursday, August 13, 2020

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Scotland: Alex McCall Smith Reveals All About His Private Island Purchase

Best-selling author Alexander McCall Smith is set to reveal all about the purchase of his private island paradisein a BBC documentary due to air this evening.

(Islands in The Outer Hebrides)

As reported by Private Island News earlier this year, the best-selling author of the No. 1 Ladies Detective …Read More: Scotland: Alex McCall Smith Reveals All About His Private Island Purchase

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Caribbean: Necker Island’s Great House Re-Opens for Business

Necker Island (Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

Sir Richard Branson’s luxurious Caribbean private island home, Necker Island, is finally back in business after a fire tragically destroyed the famous Great House just over two years ago.

Necker Island (Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

After suffering a devastating fire in the early hours of August 22nd 2011, …Read More: Caribbean: Necker Island’s Great House Re-Opens for Business

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

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Worldwide: The Ultimate Guide To Private Island Rental Hits The Shelves

© Cool Private Islands Resorts - The World's 101 Best Private Islands, to be published by teNeues in October 2013, € 49,90, - www.teneues.com.

A unique coffee-table book showcasing the world’s 101 hottest private island rentals is due to hit the shelves later this month – Private Island News gives you the lowdown on this cool compendium.

© Cool Private Islands Resorts – The World’s 101 Best Private Islands, to be published by teNeues …Read More: Worldwide: The Ultimate Guide To Private Island Rental Hits The Shelves

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French Polynesia: Marlon Brando’s Private Island Unveiled As Incredible Eco-Resort

After years of careful planning and development, Marlon Brando’s former French Polynesian private island, Tetiaroa, looks set to open as an incredible eco-resort in 2014

(Marlon Brando’s Tetiaroa/Vladi Private Islands)

Just over 50 years since Marlon Brando first fell in love with Tetiaroa, his beguiling French Polynesian private island home, the …Read More: French Polynesia: Marlon Brando’s Private Island Unveiled As Incredible Eco-Resort

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Australia: This Australian Private Island Has the X Factor!

Makepeace Island

Sir Richard Branson’s Australian private island retreat, Makepeace Island, will feature within three episodes of Australian prime time entertainment show The X Factor.

(Richard Branson’s heart-shaped Makepeace Island)

Sir Richard Branson’s antipodean private island escape looks set to steal the spotlight on the Australian X Factor, with the heart-shaped Makepeace …Read More: Australia: This Australian Private Island Has the X Factor!

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Canada: Sovereignty dispute resolved as troops withdrawn from Hans Island

Hans Island Courtesy of Wikipedia.org

Military official calls end to operations on Hans Island, signaling the end of a twenty-year old diplomatic dispute between Denmark and Canada.

Hans Island Courtesy of Wikipedia.org

High-ranking army general, Walter Natynczyk, has announced a change of tact regarding the long-disputed, uninhabited Hans Island, backing away from military activity and at …Read More: Canada: Sovereignty dispute resolved as troops withdrawn from Hans Island

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USA: Crow’s Nest Island Goes Under The Hammer

Yet another private island is set to be taken to the online auction block, with bidding for Crow’s Nest Island commencing on 22nd July 2013.

Crow’s Nest Island in Florida looks set to be the latest island to change hands over the internet, with a much anticipated online auction scheduled to take place later …Read More: USA: Crow’s Nest Island Goes Under The Hammer