Paul Gauguin Cruises Wins Gold and Silver 2017 Magellan Awards from Travel Weekly

BELLEVUE, WASH. –  September 12, 2017Paul 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 Gold and Silver 2017 Magellan Awards 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 Weddings & Honeymoons” 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 the wedding and honeymoon options we offer in Tahiti.”

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 honor outstanding design, marketing, and services 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 a one-of-a-kind panel of top travel professionals in the industry. In determining winners, entries do not compete with one another; instead, they are judged against a standard of excellence based on the long experience of Travel Weekly. The full list of winners is available at and will be featured in the October 30, 2017, issue of Travel Weekly magazine.

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