In an important milestone, the Manava Suite Resort Tahiti & Manava Beach resort & Spa Moorea have achieved EarthCheck Benchmarked Bronze status through EarthCheck, the world's leading environmental management and professional services group for the travel and tourism industry.
The Minister of Tourism of French Polynesia, Honorable Nicole Bouteau, welcomed Chris Cocker, CEO of the South Pacific Tourism Organization (SPTO), and Stéphanie Betz, Coordinator of the South Pacific Sailing Network (SPSN), on Wednesday afternoon for the signature of a partnership agreement between these two entities. Tehani Valenta, treasurer of SPSN and Koro Carman from Maori Tourism were also attending the signature of the MOU.
Boeing has released images that show the new livery being added to Air Tahiti Nui’s first B787-9 aircraft.
The livery features Air Tahiti Nui’s trademark tiare flower, a tattoo pattern representing a story of Tahiti and its people, and the blue hues the islands are synonymous with.
In April 2018, tourism in French Polynesia increased by 2.8% compared to April 2017. This increase is the result of a strong increase in the number of cruise passengers (+ 74%) more important than the contraction of the number of tourists accomodated in terrestrial accommodation (- 5.5%).