Category: French Polynesia

French Polynesia, an overseas collectivity of France, comprises more than 100 islands in the South Pacific, stretching for more than 2,000km. Divided into the Austral, Gambier, Marquesas, Society and Tuamotu archipelagos, they're known for their coral-fringed lagoons and over-the-water bungalow hotels. Island features include white- and black-sand beaches, mountains, rugged backcountry and towering waterfalls.

Tahiti Tourisme Appoints New CEO

editor editor- January 17, 2020

At a Tahiti Tourisme Board of Directors meeting held on January 13, 2020, it was decided to appoint Jean-Marc Mocellin ... Read More

Big Guys Agree to Drive the Sustainability of Aviation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 18, 2019

Aviation connects our world by efficiently and rapidly moving people, opening new economic opportunities and transporting food and goods all ... Read More

2019 Paris Air Show: Boeing to showcase innovation

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 10, 2019

Boeing will showcase its broad range of commercial and defense products, services and technologies at the 2019 Paris Air Show, ... Read More

Gourmet tourists love Lyon: Today a bomb went off at Brioche Bakery

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

Lyon  is known by gourmet lovers and travelers from all over the world.  The Brioche Dorée Bakery is a favorite ... Read More

Princess Cruises returns to Tahiti in 2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019

In 2020, Princess Cruises guests will enjoy the welcoming spirit and idyllic islands of French Polynesia when the cruise line ... Read More

The 11 Best Beach Destinations for Summer 2019

editor editor- March 14, 2019

It may not feel like it outside, but the summer of 2019 is just around the corner. And there’s no ... Read More

71 years old French man to cross Atlantic in a barrel shaped capsule

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 27, 2018

Savin had worked on his vessel for months in the small shipyard of Ares on France's southwest coast. Savin is ... Read More

United Airlines launches nonstop service from San Francisco to Pape’ete, Tahiti

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 30, 2018

United Airlines today started the only nonstop service by a U.S. carrier to the Islands of Tahiti. The airline launched ... Read More

A record number of French tourists visited Moscow

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- October 4, 2018

The tourism potential of Moscow was discussed at IFTM Top Resa 2018” in Paris. Inessa Grig, the head of the ... Read More

The most capable and flexible A321neo

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 1, 2018

Readiness to start “Long Range” (LR) operations with launch customers of the most capable and flexible A321neo version to date ... Read More

United Airlines wants to send the hardest working person in America to Tahiti

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- September 4, 2018

700 million vacation days go unused across the United States, signaling that Americans are working harder and not taking the ... Read More

French Polynesia hails Māori investment in Tahiti tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 24, 2018

French Polynesia is lucky to have Māori investors for the Tahitian Village tourism complex, the territory’s President Edouard Fritch says. Read More

Cruising New Caledonia: Not a surprising development

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 13, 2018

In New Caledonia between 2013 and 2016, the cruise ship rate has grown by 32%. In 2016, there were over ... Read More

No mass tourism in Tahiti: 76,906 visitors this year

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 13, 2018

Located 6 hours flight from Honolulu, this French EU Territory of several Polynesian Islands in the Pacific can be called ... Read More