Thursday, September 16, 2021

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Latin America: Bill Gates Takes an Island Eco-Holiday in Belize

The founder of Microsoft took his family on a whirlwind vacation around the Central American country of Belize, including a jaunt to its most famous private island resort.

(Bill and Melinda Gates)

With a star-studded roster of visitors that includes British royalty, Hollywood celebrities and some of the …Read More: Latin America: Bill Gates Takes an Island Eco-Holiday in Belize

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Worldwide: Part 2 – Private Island Holidays at Attractive Prices

In this second installment of our two-part series, Private Island News looks at more of the most affordable private island holidays – including islands you’ll have all to yourself!

As an update to Monday’s article on inexpensive (yet fun and exotic) private island vacations, Private Island News is now bringing you a new crop …Read More: Worldwide: Part 2 – Private Island Holidays at Attractive Prices

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Worldwide: Part 1 - Private Island Holidays at Attractive Prices

The glamorous world of private island resorts may lead to the conclusion that these holidays only come at sky-high price tags, but a surprising number of island trips can be had on a very reasonable budget.

As the Director of Travel for the prestigious Hamburg-based firm Vladi Private Islands, Olaf Lock and his specialist …Read More: Worldwide: Part 1 – Private Island Holidays at Attractive Prices

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Asia: Thailand’s Amazing Private Island Movie Theatre

An ultra-luxurious private island resort in Thailand’s resort district is sponsoring a new film festival that incorporates a unique floating movie theatre, designed by a famous German architect.

(Image: Buro Ole Scheeren)

The main problem with Thailand’s innovative new movie theatre, which floats in the Andaman Sea off the …Read More: Asia: Thailand’s Amazing Private Island Movie Theatre

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Australia: Pumpkin Island to Become a Guys-Only Hideout

This luxury island on the Great Barrier Reef is marketing itself as a sanctuary for “guy time”, where mates can enjoy sports, fishing, and beer without having to look good for the ladies.

(Image Courtesy of Pumpkin Island)

Let’s face it, both men and women need a little time …Read More: Australia: Pumpkin Island to Become a Guys-Only Hideout

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Interview: Jeff Gram’s Secrets to Celebrity Island Luxury

The developer and owner of Cayo Espanto talks to Private Island News about creating a successful private island resort, and what it takes to keep A-list guests coming back for more.

(Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

As the creator of Belize’s uber-luxurious private island hideaway of Cayo Espanto, …Read More: Interview: Jeff Gram’s Secrets to Celebrity Island Luxury

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Europe: Private Castle Island of Brecqhou Now Open to Public

A small Channel Island owned by the prominent Barclay Brothers has opened its magical gardens and vineyards to the public with new day tours.

(Image Courtesy of F. Vladi)

When booking a trip to the storied isle of Sark, one of the last traditional Norman fiefdoms in Europe, visitors …Read More: Europe: Private Castle Island of Brecqhou Now Open to Public

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Worldwide: Ditch Your Blackberry at a Black Hole Island Resort

A new trend is sweeping our information-overloaded world as holiday makers take refuge from electronics on private island resorts.

(Beach Villas on Soneva Fushi)

‘That’s where you wanna go to get away from it all,’ sang the Beach Boys in their 1988 hit Kokomo, about a beautiful island free …Read More: Worldwide: Ditch Your Blackberry at a Black Hole Island Resort