Paul Gauguin Cruises On Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best List

BELLEVUE, WASH. – July  6, 2012Paul Gauguin Cruises (, operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, received second place for small-ship cruise lines in Travel + Leisure’s “World’s Best Awards” – the magazine’s prestigious annual readers’ survey.

Paul Gauguin Cruises received a score of 90.56 out of 100 from readers who rated cruise lines in the categories of cabins, food, service, itineraries/destinations, activities, and value. The full list of winners is available at and in the August issue of Travel + Leisure magazine, on newsstands July 20, 2012.

Earlier this year, The Gauguin completed a $7 million renovation. The ship was thoroughly updated and redecorated for even greater luxury and comfort, reflecting the cruise line’s commitment to excellence and providing guests with the most luxurious and enriching vacation experience possible. 

Throughout the years, Paul Gauguin Cruises has been consistently recognized by top travel and lifestyle publications and will be expanding its cruise offerings this December, when it launches its second ship, the 90-guest m/v Tere Moana, which will offer enchanting voyages in Europe, the Caribbean, and Latin America.