Congrats to the winners of the 19th annual World Travel Awards! The leading travel brands in Asia, Australasia and the Indian Ocean were recently announced at a red carpet ceremony at the InterContinental Singapore on October 18th, and the following resorts in Tahiti walked away with awards:
Australasia’s Leading Luxury Hotel: Le Méridien Bora Bora
Australasia’s Leading Spa Resort: InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa
French Polynesia’s Leading Resort: InterContinental Moorea Resort & Spa
French Polynesia’s Leading Spa Resort: InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa Read more
In response to our first “Then and Now” blog post from earlier this month, Matador Network reached out to us and asked if we could submit a similar article for their website. Of course we gladly obliged; and below is the final piece that they published on Monday, October 22. If you’ve enjoyed looking through these vintage photos of Tahiti, we’ve listed our sources at the bottom so you can browse through the history books yourself. Read more
This year marks the 12th consecutive year for the Bora Bora Liquid Festival—a fun and joyous celebration of water sports and Tahitian culture. The event is scheduled to take place from November 28th to December 9th, and we encourage you to dive in and experience the island of Bora Bora in a totally unique way!
Condé Nast Traveler just announced the winners of their 2012 Readers’ Choice Awards, and we’re very excited to share that our islands and resorts did incredibly well. Congrats to the winners! Oh, and to all the CNT readers out there: We love you, too! See how we ranked below.
Do you get WealthTV? Tune in this Sunday, October 21st to watch Private Islands as they explore French Polynesia. The show takes viewers to some of the 12,000+ private islands in the world, escaping the pressures of everyday life and finding secluded paradise—and this weekend, they’ll find it in Tahiti! Read more
That’s right, book today and start seeing double! Plan your trip to Bora Bora between now and October 26, 2012, and we’ll gladly give you a FREE double upgrade! Why? Because we can! We know you want to escape to Tahiti this winter and we want to make it impossible for you to resist. So, how does it work? If you book a minimum 3-night stay in a Lagoon Bungalow at the newly renovated Le Méridien Bora Bora, you’ll automatically be upgraded to an Overwater Bungalow! Read more
According to a recent article by the Examiner, Prince William and Kate Middleton are planning a private vacation for the month of November. “They are planning to go somewhere warm. Private resorts in the Caribbean and Bora Bora are on their list,” a source tells Us Weekly. Let’s hope it’s Bora Bora! That would make the most sense, since the couple just wrapped up their Diamond Jubilee Tour of the South Pacific! Read more
We recently stumbled on this blog post featuring vintage photos of Tahiti and it inspired us! We decided to show you side-by-side pictures of Tahiti from both the past and present, so you can see how very little the islands have changed over time. Tahiti remains a beautiful, pristine paradise with the warm, welcoming spirit of the Polynesian people still very much intact. Don’t just take our word for it—see for yourself! Then check out Part II. Read more