Lifestyle

Travellers are flocking to villas on the glitzy Caribbean island of St. Barts for weeks at a time, and it’s partially because of how well the island responded to the pandemic

St. Barts, a Caribbean island known for attracting billionaires and socialites, reopened for tourism on June 22. As of late July, the island had just eight reported COVID-19 cases, none of which were fatal. All visitors are allowed entry onto the island as long as they present a negative COVID-19 […]
Travellers are flocking to villas on the glitzy Caribbean island of St. Barts for weeks at a time, and it’s partially because of how well the island responded to the pandemic
Tech

Jeff Bezos and his girlfriend, Lauren Sanchez, have weathered a tabloid scandal, possible interference from a foreign government, and now Bezos stepping down as CEO. Here’s where their relationship began and everything that’s happened since.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez were publicly outed as a couple in January 2019. Since then they have both finalised their divorces and embarked on a whirlwind romance. Bezos has announced that he’ll step down as Amazon CEO in the third quarter. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more […]
Jeff Bezos and his girlfriend, Lauren Sanchez, have weathered a tabloid scandal, possible interference from a foreign government, and now Bezos stepping down as CEO. Here’s where their relationship began and everything that’s happened since.
Lifestyle

The Caribbean is the place to be on New Year’s Eve if you’re a billionaire with a superyacht. Here’s a look at the islands that currently have the most docked yachts.

St. Barts has long been a preferred holiday spot for the rich and famous, and a number of billionaires just arrived on the ritzy island via superyacht to celebrate New Year’s Eve, according to Forbes. MarineTraffic, a ship-tracking website, shows other notable superyachts docked at nearby Sint Maarten, the Dutch […]
The Caribbean is the place to be on New Year’s Eve if you’re a billionaire with a superyacht. Here’s a look at the islands that currently have the most docked yachts.
Markets

Check Out Phil Falcone’s Breathtaking St. Barts Estate Mentioned In The SEC Complaint Against Him

[credit provider=”luxuryrealestate.com” url=”http://www.luxuryrealestate.com/residential/838165-villa-la-grande-maison-des-etoiles-sold-by-st-barth-properties-sothebys-international-realty-colombier-st-barth-st-barts-st-barth-st-barthelemy-colombier-saint-barthelemy”] Last week, the Securities and Exchange Commission filed a fraud suit against hedge fund billionaire Phil Falcone and his Harbinger Capital Partners. The SEC alleges that Falcone and his fund engaged in “illicit conduct that included misappropriation of client assets, market manipulation and betraying clients,” the release said. 
Check Out Phil Falcone’s Breathtaking St. Barts Estate Mentioned In The SEC Complaint Against Him
Markets

Wall Street Can’t Get Enough Of Sexy St. Barts

[credit provider=”CHRISTOPHER MACSURAK on flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/macsurak/6594561311/in/photostream/”] The natural beauty and exclusivity of Saint Barthèlemy, along with its distinctly French sex appeal, make it one of the world’s playgrounds for the rich.So obviously bankers love it.
Wall Street Can’t Get Enough Of Sexy St. Barts
Lifestyle

HOUSE OF THE DAY: A Private Villa In Chic St. Barts For $19.4 Million

[credit provider=”Curbed.com ” url=”http://curbed.com/archives/2012/03/27/stylish-st-barts-retreat-finally-reveals-its-skyhigh-price-tag.php”] A St. Bart’s villa that has been on the market for a few years, always listed as “Price Upon Request,” has now lifted its curtain of secrecy and revealed that it’s asking $19.4 million, according to Curbed. The house has three bedrooms and sits on a half […]
HOUSE OF THE DAY: A Private Villa In Chic St. Barts For $19.4 Million
News

No Financial Troubles On St. Barts For Moammar Khadafy’s Son

So, we’ve told you a bit about St. Barts. First, the hotel owners thought no one was coming and were reduced to begging their regulars to fly down and please bring friends. Guess it worked because the island was packed over the holidays. And, when an island is packed with […]
No Financial Troubles On St. Barts For Moammar Khadafy’s Son
News

St. Barts Thriving Despite Recession

Remember a couple of weeks ago when we told you that hotels in St. Barts were calling prospective guests and asking them to please stay in their underbooked resorts? Well apparently those calls were either premature or unnecessary. The billionaires showed up and partied like there was no recession at […]
St. Barts Thriving Despite Recession
News

St. Barts: Take Our Hotel Rooms, Please!

The latest sign of the recession: the usually-impossible-to-get-into hotels in St. Barts are actually soliciting guests to fill their empty rooms and offering low rates for them.
St. Barts: Take Our Hotel Rooms, Please!