While global aviation is struggling to cope with the ever-changing health advisories and travel restrictions, the situation of aviation to & from Tahiti is an especially challenging one at the moment. Airlines are dealing with it in some pretty innovative ways.
A first case of coronavirus is confirmed in French Polynesia. French Polynesia is now in phase 1, with the activation of the ORSEC plan (emergency sanitary plan) and the Crisis Command Center of the French High Commission, to curb the introduction of the virus into the territory.
As part of the cruise industry’s continued commitment to the health and safety of guests and crew, as well as the residents of port cities and destinations around the world, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the leading voice of the global cruise industry, announced today the adoption of additional enhanced screening measures in response to COVID-19.
Even in this day and age of 24/7 information and virtual reality and the ability to immerse yourself in a destination before ever getting there, the Islands of Tahiti remain one of the few places in the world that maintains an aura around it.
We're very excited to bring you the first Islandtime of the year. And we kick things off by featuring Rarotonga in the Cook Islands, Tahiti and Moorea in French Polynesia, and Tangalooma Island Resort off the coast of Queensland.