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The Islands of Tahiti Take Home Eight Gold Awards in the 2016 Travvy Awards
January 14 2016

The Islands of Tahiti Take Home Eight Gold Awards in the 2016 Travvy Awards    

Awards Recognize the World’s Best of the Best in Travel
Winners Honored at Gotham Hall in New York City on January 6, 2016
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – January 14, 2016 – The Islands of Tahiti took home eight Gold Travvy statuettes in the second annual Travvy Awards, presented by travAlliancemedia. The awards were held were held last Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at Gotham Hall in New York City.  The Travvy Awards recognized excellence in the travel industry and honored travel companies, travel products, travel agencies and destinations for their outstanding achievement.
The Islands of Tahiti were named “Best Honeymoon Destination, Overall,” Best Honeymoon Destination, South Pacific,” “Best Wedding Destination, South Pacific,” “Best Luxury Destination, South Pacific,” “Best Cruise Destination, South Pacific,” “Best Culinary Destination, South Pacific,” “Best Tourism Board, South Pacific,” “Best Cultural Destination, South Pacific.
Partners honored include Air Tahiti Nui for “Best Foreign Airline,” Diane Moore, Paul Gauguin Cruises for “Most Innovative Executive, Small Ship Cruises,” and Travel2 & Islands in the Sun for “Best Vacation Packager, Pacific Asia.”
“On behalf of The Islands of Tahiti, we are greatly honored by these awards. We thank the travel agent community and travAlliance for this overwhelming recognition and their ongoing support,” said Jonathan Reap, managing director for Tahiti Tourisme’s North America office.
TravAlliance is a leading media company that specializes in the travel agent sector and publishes Agent@Home, Vacation Agent and
Travel suppliers, destinations and individuals from all over the world are eligible to submit their nominations to be considered for the honor of being recognized as an innovator in the industry. This year, nearly 40,000 travel professionals voted on their favorites which determined the 2016 Travvy Awards winners.  These winners were honored during an awards dinner and presentation attended by the finalists, industry leaders and travel professionals.
For more information, a breakdown of categories and to view the full list of winners, please visit
About The Islands of Tahiti:
Located in the South Pacific, The Islands of Tahiti are just eight hours by air from Los Angeles. Surrounded by pristine, crystal clear blue waters, the 118 islands and atolls offer natural beauty, authentic island culture, and unique French Polynesian style. The Islands of Tahiti are world-renowned for their white-sand beaches, stunning turquoise lagoons and varied landscapes ranging from coral atolls to volcanic mountain peaks. Each island offers a variety of accommodation experiences from luxurious resorts with overwater villas, to family pensions to sailing via private charter or scheduled cruise. Privacy comes naturally in The Islands of Tahiti and offers visitors the space to relax and reconnect and to be embraced by mana. Mana is the life force and spirit that connects all things in The Islands of Tahiti. Tahiti is halfway between California and Australia, on the same side of the International Date Line as North America and in the same time zone as Hawaii. For further information, visit or call (310) 414-8484.
About the Travvy Awards:
The annual Travvy Awards, presented by travAlliancemedia, recognize the highest standards of excellence in the travel industry and honor travel companies, travel products, travel agencies and destinations for their outstanding achievement – consider it the Academy Awards of the travel industry. Over 39,000 agents — who sell the vast majority of these trips to tens of millions of consumers yearly — vote and award the very best in the travel industry. This represents the largest database of the nation’s foremost leisure-selling, independent travel agents in the country. The selections by agents reflect suppliers and destinations they believe provide the best overall service to their clients. For more information, please visit



Contact Information
For further information, please contact the Tahiti Tourisme Public Relations Team:

Cait Langley
Communications Coordinator
Ph: (310) 414-8484 ext 222
Fx: (310) 414-8490


For all articles, please list the following contact information for the official Destination Marketing Office for the islands of Tahiti in North America:

Tahiti Tourisme North America
9841 Airport Blvd, Suite 1120
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Phone: (310) 414-8484
Fax: (310) 414-8490

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