Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Island Gossip

Worldwide: Part 1- The Truth about Celebrity-Owned Private Islands

Celebrities are heavily associated with private islands in the media, which can lead to wild speculation about just who owns one of these exclusive pieces of luxury real estate. Here, Private Island News provides Part 1 of the definitive guide to the islands of the rich and famous – it may be surprising …Read More: Worldwide: Part 1- The Truth about Celebrity-Owned Private Islands

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USA: Kim Kardashian Longs for Deserted Island Wedding

The stunning reality star confessed that after the stress and publicity of her televised wedding in August, she wants her next ceremony to be on an island far from prying eyes.

(Image by Glen Francis)

Kim Kardashian’s wedding to basketball player Kris Humphries on August 11th was certainly a …Read More: USA: Kim Kardashian Longs for Deserted Island Wedding

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Caribbean: Turks and Caicos Awarded $9.29M in Emerald Cay Suit

One of the most spectacular private island estates in the Caribbean was at the heart of a battle between the Turks and Caicos government and an American billionaire resort developer.

(Emerald Cay Image Courtesy of VPI)

Sparsely populated and picture-perfect, the tiny Caribbean nation of the Turks and Caicos …Read More: Caribbean: Turks and Caicos Awarded $9.29M in Emerald Cay Suit

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Brazil:Private Brazilian island among assets frozen in tax evasion crackdown

Even though private islands are not the most obvious personal asset, often located miles away from the owner, they are not out of reach of the law.

Brazilian police arrested 18 people on Wednesday in a widespread crackdown on tax evasion totalling an estimated USD 633 …Read More: Brazil: Private island among assets frozen in tax evasion crackdown

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Greece: Despite Rumours, No Skorpios Island for Mr. Armani

The sale of the fabled isle of the Onassis family to fashion designer Giorgio Armani has been widely misreported in the press – what makes this private island rumour so compelling?

…Read More: Greece: Despite Rumours, No Skorpios Island for Mr. Armani

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USA: "Real Housewife" Sonja Morgan’s Ex-Husband Selling Private Island in CT

During a tumultuous divorce battle, the Real Housewives of New York’s Sonja Morgan accused her ex-husband of barring her from their co-owned properties, while he lives on a private island near Stamford, CT. The island is now listed for sale for almost US $19M.

(Image of Greenaway Island Copyright …Read More: USA: “Real Housewife” Sonja Morgan’s Ex-Husband Selling Private Island in CT

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USA: California Party Island Struggles to Recover from Scandal

A beacon to 20-somethings in surrounding San Joaquin County, a small island resort dished out Mai-Tais and summer fun with abandon. After a series of problems, the resort was closed – but is fighting to reopen.

…Read More: USA: California Party Island Struggles to Recover from Scandal

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Central America: Meet the Isla Palenque Intern Contest Winners

This gorgeous eco-lodge on a private island in Panama made headlines in February when they held a contest to be their media-savvy island intern for the summer. They’ve now announced the results – and it was a tie!

(Image Courtesy of Amble Resorts)

A Heated Competition

Nearly 100 …Read More: Central America: Meet the Isla Palenque Intern Contest Winners