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Category: French Polynesia

French Polynesia, an overseas collectivity of France, comprises more than 100 islands in the South Pacific, stretching for more than 2,000km. Divided into the Austral, Gambier, Marquesas, Society and Tuamotu archipelagos, they're known for their coral-fringed lagoons and over-the-water bungalow hotels. Island features include white- and black-sand beaches, mountains, rugged backcountry and towering waterfalls.

Accor has a free response to COVID-19: A virtual doctor

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 18, 2020 07:22

From today, all Accor hotel guests in Australia, New Zealand and French Polynesia will have access to a network of thousands of accredited medical professionals 24/7 via a tele-medical consultation ... Read More

Paul Gauguin resumes Tahiti and French Polynesia cruises in July

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- June 17, 2020 01:03

Paul Gauguin Cruises, operator of the m/s Paul Gauguin, is pleased to announce the resumption of its Tahiti and French Polynesia small-ship voyages starting in July 2020 and extensive "COVID-Safe ... Read More

How Hawaiian Airlines is cutting flights?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 19, 2020 05:57

Hawaii wants visitors not to come. Of course, Hawaiian Airlines knows besides leisure travel, business and family travel has an important part to connect the Hawaiian Islands, which is the ... Read More

Tahiti Tourisme Appoints New CEO

editor editor- January 17, 2020 01:30

At a Tahiti Tourisme Board of Directors meeting held on January 13, 2020, it was decided to appoint Jean-Marc Mocellin as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Destination Marketing Organization ... Read More

Big Guys Agree to Drive the Sustainability of Aviation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 18, 2019 10:29

Aviation connects our world by efficiently and rapidly moving people, opening new economic opportunities and transporting food and goods all over our planet. Aviation promotes global understanding, generating rich cultural ... Read More

2019 Paris Air Show: Boeing to showcase innovation

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 10, 2019 18:35

Boeing will showcase its broad range of commercial and defense products, services and technologies at the 2019 Paris Air Show, which runs June 17-23 at Paris-Le Bourget Airport. The company's ... Read More

Gourmet tourists love Lyon: Today a bomb went off at Brioche Bakery

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 20:19

Lyon  is known by gourmet lovers and travelers from all over the world.  The Brioche Dorée Bakery is a favorite spot for an urban bakery café built on the simple ... Read More

Princess Cruises returns to Tahiti in 2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019 18:40

In 2020, Princess Cruises guests will enjoy the welcoming spirit and idyllic islands of French Polynesia when the cruise line returns to Tahiti with the intimate Pacific Princess, offering a ... Read More

The 11 Best Beach Destinations for Summer 2019

editor editor- March 14, 2019 03:48

It may not feel like it outside, but the summer of 2019 is just around the corner. And there’s no better time than now to plan your summer beach escape. ... Read More

71 years old French man to cross Atlantic in a barrel shaped capsule

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 27, 2018 08:33

Savin had worked on his vessel for months in the small shipyard of Ares on France's southwest coast. Savin is 71-year-old and from France. He set to sail across the ... Read More

United Airlines launches nonstop service from San Francisco to Pape’ete, Tahiti

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 30, 2018 14:30

United Airlines today started the only nonstop service by a U.S. carrier to the Islands of Tahiti. The airline launched its first flight between San Francisco and Pape'ete, the capital ... Read More

A record number of French tourists visited Moscow

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- October 4, 2018 02:04

The tourism potential of Moscow was discussed at IFTM Top Resa 2018” in Paris. Inessa Grig, the head of the tourism activities coordination of the Department of Sport and Tourism ... Read More

The most capable and flexible A321neo

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 1, 2018 22:24

Readiness to start “Long Range” (LR) operations with launch customers of the most capable and flexible A321neo version to date – the A321LR – has moved a significant step closer ... Read More

United Airlines wants to send the hardest working person in America to Tahiti

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- September 4, 2018 16:30

700 million vacation days go unused across the United States, signaling that Americans are working harder and not taking the time off Read More

French Polynesia hails Māori investment in Tahiti tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 24, 2018 10:32

French Polynesia is lucky to have Māori investors for the Tahitian Village tourism complex, the territory’s President Edouard Fritch says. Read More

Cruising New Caledonia: Not a surprising development

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 13, 2018 04:53

In New Caledonia between 2013 and 2016, the cruise ship rate has grown by 32%. In 2016, there were over 509,463 passengers on board and 235 cruise ships that berthed ... Read More

No mass tourism in Tahiti: 76,906 visitors this year

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 13, 2018 04:39

Located 6 hours flight from Honolulu, this French EU Territory of several Polynesian Islands in the Pacific can be called remote and is still seen a tourism destination for the ... Read More