Paul Gauguin Cruises Wins "Best Tahiti and French Polynesia Cruise Line" in the 2018 AFAR Travelers' Choice Awards

BELLEVUE, WASH. – October 17, 2018Paul Gauguin Cruises, operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, is pleased to announce that it won the “Best Tahiti and French Polynesia Cruise Line” in the 2018 AFAR Travelers’ Choice Awards. This is the second consecutive year Paul Gauguin Cruises has won this award.

“Paul Gauguin Cruises sails year round in French Polynesia, and we are thrilled to receive this special award that celebrates our extraordinary voyages in this destination from AFAR magazine,” said Diane Moore, President, Paul Gauguin Cruises. “It is a testament to our talented team, which delivers exceptional service and experiences to our guests every day.”

AFAR magazine asks readers to vote for cruise lines, hotels, outfitters, and destinations that capture their imagination and inspire their travel plans in their annual Travelers’ Choice Awards. This year, AFAR readers cast close to 100,000 votes to recognize their favorite cruises. The full list of winners is available at, and the awards are featured in the November/December 2018 issue of AFAR magazine.

Paul Gauguin Cruises offers 7- to 14-night voyages in Tahiti, French Polynesia, and the South Pacific year round. Designed specifically to sail the pristine lagoons of the destination, The Gauguin provides an up-close, authentic experience of the South Seas and offers an elegant yet casual ambiance with luxurious accommodations, gourmet dining in three dining venues, trademark Polynesian hospitality, private beach retreats, and extraordinary all-inclusive value.

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