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Tahiti Tourisme Names Kristin Carlson Kemper as Managing Director for Tahiti Tourisme North America
January 30 2017

Additionally, TripAdvisor honors five hotels in The Islands of Tahiti in its Travelers Choice Awards

New York, NY - January 30, 2017 Tahiti Tourisme North America (TTNA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kristin Carlson Kemper as Managing Director, effective February 1, 2017. TTNA is the Destination Marketing Office (DMO) for the country of French Polynesia, more commonly known as The Islands of Tahiti.

“I am honored to have been chosen by the board of Tahiti Tourisme North America as their new Managing Director. I look forward to continuing my relationship with our many dedicated and talented partners in the United States and The Islands of Tahiti to promote the stunning diversity of our beautiful destination,” said Ms. Kemper. “The Tahiti Tourisme team would also like to thank my predecessor, Jonathan Reap for his years of service to the destination and his unstinting devotion in promoting the island paradise. We wish him well in all his future endeavors.”

Ms. Kemper was appointed by the board of Tahiti Tourisme North America. She has spent six years with TTNA, most recently serving as Director of Marketing. Kemper brings more than 20 years of professional experience in the tourism industry, having previously worked at a number of reputable companies such as MeringCarson, Signature Travel Network and Crystal Cruises. In addition to her extensive tourism experience and mastery of TTNA marketing programs, Ms. Kemper also possesses a Master’s Degree in International Business and served as a Market Research Officer upon graduation for EURO RSCG Worldwide in Paris, France.

TTNA oversees all business and consumer outreach working regularly with prospective business developments such as airline, hotel, resort, tour operators and cruises in addition to overseeing all business and consumer outreach through marketing, advertising and public relation initiatives and programming.

The promotion of Ms. Kemper to the role of Managing Director reflects her unparalleled passion and dedication to serve as a leading figure for TTNA’s varied programs and initiatives.

In addition, TTNA is thrilled to share that The Islands of Tahiti received five TripAdvisor Traveler’s Choice awards for Best Hotels including The Brando (#1), Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora (#7), InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa (#9), Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa (#14), and Intercontinental Bora Bora Le Moana Resort (#23). The full list is available here.


About Tahiti Tourisme North America

Tahiti Tourisme North America (TTNA) is the Destination Marketing Office (DMO) for the country of French Polynesia, more commonly known as The Islands of Tahiti. As the DMO for The Islands of Tahiti, TTNA oversees all marketing, advertising, public relations, promotions, events and travel advisor

programs in the United States. TTNA works regularly with airline, cruise line, hotel, resort, tour operator,

travel advisor and consortia partners from prospective business development to product launch and

ultimately into marketing initiatives.

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. 




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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