Meet Les Gauguines and Les Gauguins…

Your hosts for a luxury small ship voyage to Tahiti’s islands

Paul Gauguin Cruises offers luxurious, small ship voyages in Tahiti, French Polynesia, and the South Pacific on the award-winning, 332-guest m/s Paul Gauguin. Seven- to 14-night itineraries highlight exquisite islands, Polynesian culture and stunning scenery. The Gauguin’s onboard troupe of Tahitian hosts, Les Gauguines and Les Gauguins, share in-depth expertise in Polynesian lifestyle and traditions, activities, and performances.

In select ports, the ship’s watersports marina is available to launch a kayak, windsurf, or paddle board from and a PADI certification scuba diving program is also offered. Paul Gauguin Cruises also offers complimentary and exclusive access to Motu Mahana, a private islet where guests can swim snorkel, kayak, participate in Polynesian activities, order drinks from a full-service bar and floating lagoon bar, and enjoy delicious barbecue. Complimentary access is also offered at a private beach on a motu with views of Mt. Otemanu in Bora Bora for guests to enjoy for the day. This year, Paul Gauguin Cruises is offering a new way for families to explore this breathtaking part of the world together on the high seas through a new partnership with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS). During the summer months and holiday season, Stewards of Nature, a WCS experiential family program, is offered aboard The Gauguin and invites guests to discover and value nature through hands on, interactive learning for children ages 7-17, as well as family members. In conjunction with WCS, Paul Gauguin Cruises will also offer the Wildlife Discovery Series where guests can learn about marine wildlife and habitats when some of the world’s most interesting scientists, oceanographers, and conservationists share t h e i r research and expertise during lectures and presentations on board on select sailings.

Oscar Abello, Vice President , product planning and revenue management , Paul Gauguin Cruises, says ITB Berlin is an important part of the organisation’s global marketing plan: “Anytime there are events that involve the travel trade, we look forward continuing to cultivate relationships in the industry and showcase the Paul Gauguin Cruises brand and the destinations we sail we to in Tahiti and French Polynesia. We enjoy working with travel professionals from around the world which is the key segment of our business.”