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The Islands of Tahiti & Partners Honored In 2014 Travel + Leisure’s “World’s Best List”
August 15 2014

Bora Bora, Moorea and Raiatea in the Islands of Tahiti took three of the five spots in the “Top Islands” category in Travel + Leisure’sWorld’s Best Awards” – the magazine’s prestigious annual readers’ survey. The islands were honored in the Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific region category.
The Travel + Leisure 2014 World’s Best Awards readers’ survey reveals readers’ favorite hotels, cities, islands, cruise lines, airlines, car-rental agencies, spas, safari outfitters, and tour operators and are now listed on
Several resort and cruise line partners were recognized, including the Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora in the Top 100 World’s Best Hotels category and Paul Gauguin Cruises, operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, ranked number one in the World’s Best Cruise Lines/Small-Ship Cruise Lines category. Also honored in the small ship category were Windstar Cruises, Seabourn, Regent Seven Seas Cruises and Silversea Cruises. In the Large Ship Cruise Line category, partners Crystal Cruises, Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Oceania Cruises, Holland America Line and Princess Cruises were included.  
In the Top Lodges and Resorts in Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific category, Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora came in at number two, followed by InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa and the InterContinental Moorea Resort & Spa.
Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora was number one on the Top Hotel Spa in the Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific category.
Follow the Travel + Leisure 2014 World’s Best Awards conversation on Twitter with @travlandleisure #tlworldsbest.
About Travel + Leisure
The world’s most influential travel brand, Travel + Leisure, offers insider access to destinations around the globe with a signature mix of smart advice, immersive photography, expert reporting, and award-winning coverage of hotels, food, design, style, culture, and trends.  Travel + Leisure® features news, finds, and opinions that empower its readers and users to travel better. With a global reach of more than 5.8 million readers, the Travel + Leisure print portfolio includes the U.S. flagship and five international editions in Mexico, Turkey, China, India/South Asia, and Southeast Asia. The U.S. edition of T+L, that launched in 1971, is also available on tablet. Travel + Leisure has an authoritative website,, and an extensive social media following of more than two million. The T+L brand also encompasses newsletters, clubs, retail stores, and media collaborations.
About Tahiti Tourisme North America
Tahiti Tourisme North America (TTNA) is the DMO (Destination Marketing Office) for French Polynesia, more commonly known as “The Islands of Tahiti.” As the DMO for the Islands of Tahiti, the office oversees all marketing, advertising, public relations, promotions, events, and travel agent programs conducted throughout North America. TTNA works regularly with airline, hotel, resort, tour operator and cruise line partners from prospective business development to product launch, and ultimately into marketing initiatives in North America.
Easier to travel than often imagined, Tahiti is eight hours by air from Los Angeles with daily nonstop flights. Tahiti is renowned for warm waters, white-sand beaches, stunning turquoise lagoons. There are a total of 118 islands and atolls that comprise this beautiful South Pacific country. Tahiti’s varied landscape ranges from just-above sea level coral atolls to volcanic mountain peaks. 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 more 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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Ph: (310) 414-8484 ext 222
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