Frequently Asked Questions

Pacific Beachcomber—who are they, how long have they been in business & where are they located?

Headquartered in Tahiti, Pacific Beachcomber is the leading luxury resort and cruise operator, with more than 25 years of experience in the French Polynesia market. Pacific Beachcomber is the owner of Paul Gauguin Cruises, operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin.

In addition to Paul Gauguin Cruises, Pacific Beachcomber operates four InterContinental resorts in French Polynesia (Tahiti, Moorea, and two on Bora Bora) and three Maitai Hotels (Bora Bora, Rangiroa, and Huahine).  In July 2014, Pacific Beachcomber launched The Brando, a luxury eco-resort on the private island of Tetiaroa.

Will your company be adding more ships / more itineraries in the future?

Paul Gauguin Cruises offers luxury, cruise vacations aboard the 332 guest m/s Paul Gauguin. This award-winning ship sails Tahiti, French Polynesia, Fiji, and the South Pacific year round. Our emphasis is on delivering unique itineraries that larger ships cannot offer. Please check our online schedules for the most current information. Currently, there are no plans to add another vessel to our fleet.

How long has the InterContinental Hotel chain been in business?

InterContinental Hotels is an international hotel company with seven hotel brands, serving 180 million guests a year in nearly 4,400 hotels across nearly 100 countries. The company’s roots reach back as far as 1777. The InterContinental Hotel Company was acquired by Bass in 1998 and became a distinct, discrete company listed on U.S. and U.K. stock exchanges on April 15, 2003.