History, News, Philanthropy, Sailing

The Last Sail of the HMS Bounty

We’d like to preface this post by saying that our hearts go out to all those affected by Hurricane Sandy. Many people are still struggling to recover from the devastation, and we encourage you to donate what you can to the American Red Cross to help those in need. One particular story that surfaced during […]

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Activity, Culture, Event, News, Sailing

Team EDT Wins the 2012 Hawaiki Nui Va’a

The 21st edition of the Hawaiki Nui Va’a concluded on Friday, November 9th and Electricité de Tahiti (EDT) was the winning team! A total of 86 crews and 126 rowers competed in this year’s grueling outrigger canoe race. Shell Va’a, who was favored to win the competition, won the final stage of the race but was […]

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Activity, Art, Culture, Event, Family, History, News, Shopping

Tahiti’s Monoï Here

The Monoï Here is, well… here! This week marks the start of the 6th annual Monoï Here (pronounced Mah-noy Héré), which is a four-day celebration of Tahiti’s famously fragrant monoï oil. The event will take place from Thursday, November 15th until Sunday, November 18th at the Maison de la Culture in downtown Papeete. Want to know […]

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Hotels, News

Tahiti Resorts Win Big at the 2012 World Travel Awards

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 […]

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Celebrity, Honeymoon, Hotels, News, People, Romance

Could There Be Royalty in Tahiti?

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 […]

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