- Island resort for 49USD lot sold
- Income over 2 million USD
- New marketing idea for hotel marketing & sales
Sydney/Kosrua Island – 27 July 2016
did everything right. He built a small resort on a beautiful island far out in the Pacific, made some profit and “sold” it. But it wasn’t a normal sale. It was a raffle. Tens of thousands of lots, each worth 49 USD, were ordered online.
The winner is a man from Australia: Joshua is the new owner of a 16 key beach hotel with a restaurant, cars and an owner’s suite. For only 49 bucks he can now live a dream life on a dream island in Micronesia.
According to, he only needs some spirit of adventure and should not be heat sensitive. After more than 20 years he and his wife return to Australia to play with their grandchildren.
By raffling their resort, the couple left a new idea of selling hotels to the hospitality industry….