Paul Gauguin Cruises Wins Gold and Silver 2015 Magellan Awards From Travel Weekly

BELLEVUE, WASH. – September 15, 2015 – 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, is pleased to announce that it has won a Gold and a Silver 2015 Magellan Award from Travel Weekly.

The Gauguin won a Gold Magellan Award in the “Cruise Overall: Small Cruise Ship (500 passengers or under)” category, and the line’s “Tahiti by Gauguin” advertising/marketing campaign won a Silver Magellan Award.

“It is an honor to receive these prestigious awards from Travel Weekly,” said Diane Moore, President, Paul Gauguin Cruises. “We are thrilled to be recognized for our exceptional service and small-ship experience aboard our voyages along with our advertising and marketing campaign celebrating Tahiti, French Polynesia, and the South Pacific.”

Travel Weekly is recognized as one of the most influential sources of news, data, and commentary for the travel industry. The publication’s Magellan Awards are its premier awards program honoring the best in travel in a broad range of industry segments including hospitality, travel destinations, cruise lines, online travel services, airlines and airports, travel agents and agencies, tour operators, and ground transportation.

The Magellan Awards are judged by top travel professionals in the industry. Entries do not compete with one another; instead they are judged against a standard of excellence. The full list of winners is available at and will be featured in the October 19, 2015, issue of Travel Weekly magazine.

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