Tag: French Polynesia

FestPac 2020: Arts and Culture never shown in Hawaii with Guam taking a key role

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019 07:56

Many tourists visiting Hawaii from June 10-21 do not know, that the biggest arts and the cultureal festival is hosted in the U.S. State bringing all nations of the Pacific ... Read More

United Airlines announces first-ever nonstop New York/Newark-Cape Town service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 15:23

United Airlines today announced tickets are now available for purchase for the first-ever nonstop service by a U.S. carrier between New York/Newark and Cape Town. United will begin three-times weekly ... Read More

Hawaii hotels: Flat average daily rate, lower occupancy so far in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 19:17

For the first three months of 2019, Hawaii hotels statewide reported flat average daily rate (ADR) and lower occupancy, which resulted in lower revenue per available room (RevPAR) compared to ... 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

Tourism for Tomorrow Awards: WTTC makes the 2019 announcement

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 15:40

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is delighted to announce the 2019 leaders in sustainable tourism at the Tourism for Tomorrow Awards ceremony. The Awards, now in their 15th ... 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

How did Hawaii hotels perform in 2018?

editor editor- January 25, 2019 21:56

Hawaii hotels statewide concluded 2018 with modest increases in revenue per available room (RevPAR) and average daily rate (ADR), and a small decrease in occupancy. Read More

FITUR beats the record for participation in its most international edition yet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019 17:25

From 23 to 27 January, Madrid will once again become the focus of attention for the international tourism community with FITUR, the International Tourism Fair, organized by IFEMA. This year’s ... Read More

Giant expansion of United Airlines International Routes

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 12, 2018 10:52

United Airlines today announced its largest ever international network expansion from its hub at San Francisco International Airport. The airline will offer Bay Area customers nonstop year-round service to Read More

FESTPAC Opening: Guam becomes the center of the Blue Continent

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2016 19:41

The stadium was full. Thousands of spectators unable to get into the Guam stadium today watched the FESTPAC opening ceremony from giant screens outside the venue. Read More

Guam Tourism with FestPac puts the Blue Continent in the global spotlight

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2016 06:31

The blue continent is in the spotlight of the world today, and the center is the American island of Guam. It's a cultural and tourism event only happening every 4 ... Read More

Most romantic hotels in the US and world named

editor editor- February 9, 2012 09:05

NEWTON, Mass. - The winners of its 2012 Travelers' Choice Romance awards, honoring the most romantic hotels in the U.S. and the world, have been announced today. Read More

Tourist feared to have been eaten by cannibals in French Polynesia

editor editor- October 17, 2011 05:18

A round-the-world sailor is feared to have been eaten by cannibals during a visit to a South Sea island. Read More

Cyclone Oli smashes French Polynesia

editor editor- February 5, 2010 04:48

Hundreds of tourists were taken to emergency centres as severe Cyclone Oli hit French Polynesia this morning. This morning Oli was 250 kilometres south west of Bora Bora and moving ... Read More

French Polynesia is after rich tourists

editor editor- December 15, 2009 07:05

French Polynesia's new tourism minister has no doubt about the islands' target to reverse a slump in visitor numbers: millionaires. Read More

French Polynesia tourism industry sinks again In October

editor editor- December 1, 2008 05:41

October produced year-on-year fewer tourists in nearly all of Tahiti's major markets, according to the latest tourism report from the French Polynesia Statistical Institute (ISPF). Read More

Change wedding laws to woo US tourists: Tong Sang

editor editor- November 25, 2008 02:59

French Polynesia President Gaston Tong Sang told a French overseas tourism conference in Paris Friday that there is a big potential for US couples visiting Tahiti to get married if ... Read More

Tourism threat to whales curtailed in French Polynesia

editor editor- September 10, 2008 03:40

Authorities in French Polynesia are cracking down on the whale watching industry. Read More

Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora opens

editor editor- September 4, 2008 02:32

LOS ANGELES, CA (September 3, 2008) - Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora, the company's first property in French Polynesia, opened its doors to guests this week. Read More