BELLEVUE, WASH. – November 18, 2014 – Paul Gauguin Cruises, operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, and the 88-guest m/v Tere Moana, was recognized by Porthole Cruise Magazine as having the “Best South Pacific Itineraries” in the 16th Annual Readers’ Choice Awards. 2014 marks the fifth consecutive year that Paul Gauguin Cruises has received this accolade.
The magazine’s annual awards poll asked readers to evaluate the world’s cruise lines and determine the industry’s leaders. The full list of winners can be found on the magazine’s website, www.porthole.com, and is featured in the December 2014 issue of Porthole Cruise Magazine.
“We are thrilled to receive this award,” said Diane Moore, President of Paul Gauguin Cruises. “The Gauguin has been delivering enchanting and authentic experiences on voyages in Tahiti, French Polynesia, and the South Pacific for many years, and we look forward to continuing to share our expertise in this region with our guests.”
“When it comes to cruising the South Pacific, it’s hard to top the experience and options offered by Paul Gauguin Cruises,” said Bill Panoff, publisher and editor-in-chief of Porthole Cruise Magazine. “Savvy cruisers have continually recognized this stellar experience by consistently voting for the line for Best South Pacific Itineraries. I congratulate Paul Gauguin on its much-deserved win.”
The Gauguin’s itineraries in French Polynesia and the South Pacific feature a host of exquisite islands with white-sand beaches, aqua lagoons, mist-laden mountains, and warm Polynesian culture. Itineraries in 2015 include: 7-night Tahiti & the Society Islands; 10-night Society Islands & Tuamotus; 11-night Cook Islands & Society Islands; 12- and 13-night Fiji, Tonga, Cook & Society Islands; and 14-night Marquesas, Tuamotus & Society Islands. New for 2015 is an exotic 10-night Roundtrip Fiji voyage.
Paul Gauguin Cruises offers extraordinary value with savings of 50% off standard all-inclusive cruise fares on all 2015 voyages, plus included airfare from Los Angeles on itineraries on The Gauguin.