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2015 Travel + Leisure’s “World’s Best List” Honors The Islands of Tahiti & Partners
July 1 2015

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – The beautiful and mythical island of Moorea was voted #6  Top World’s Best Islands – Top 10 Overall in Travel + Leisure’s “World’s Best Awards” – the magazine’s prestigious annual readers’ survey. The islands Moorea and Bora Bora took two of the five spots in the  World’s Best Islands - Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific category.
The Travel + Leisure 2015 World’s Best Awards readers’ survey reveals readers’ favorite hotels, cities, islands, cruise lines, airlines, airports, safari outfitters, and tour operators and are now listed on and in the August issue of Travel + Leisure
The Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora was recognized in the World’s Best - Top 100 Hotels and was ranked #1 in the World’s Best Hotels - Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific Resorts category, followed by InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa and the InterContinental Tahiti Resort & Spa.
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 #2 in the World’s Best Cruise Lines - Small-Ship Ocean 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.  
Follow the Travel + Leisure 2015 World’s Best Awards conversation on Twitter with @travlandleisure #tlworldsbest.
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. 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 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.



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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