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2012-12-06 12:21:11

BELLEVUE, Wash., Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Gauguin Cruises (www.pgcruises.com), operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, and the 90-guest m/v Tere Moana, proudly presents an array of 2013 itineraries with special guests appealing to a variety of interests--from the culinary arts to astronomy and marine biology. Kicking off the new year, Herbert Nitsch, Champion Freediver, will be on board The...

2012-11-13 08:25:39

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Themed attractions and trade show expert Global Experience Specialists (GES), in partnership with legendary ocean explorer Jean-Michel Cousteau and respected water-sports company Body Glove, announced sponsorship opportunities for an in-development, educational touring exhibition, Ocean Explorers. Levels of participation include Partner, Sponsor, and Supplier, and will include multi-year and multi-dimensional alliances with the exhibition...

2012-10-15 15:20:06

BELLVUE, Wash., Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MEDIA ALERT: For two weeks only, Paul Gauguin Cruises, operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, is offering incredible savings on select 2013 voyages in Tahiti, French Polynesia & the South Pacific when booked between October 15 and 27, 2012. Guests will benefit from exceptional savings of $800 to $4,300 per person off previously advertised rates while enjoying...

2012-10-11 15:20:30

BELLEVUE, Wash., Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Gauguin Cruises (www.pgcruises.com), operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, and the newly acquired m/v Tere Moana, won a 2012 Silver Magellan Award in the Small Cruise Ship category from Travel Weekly. Travel Weekly is recognized as one of the most important and influential sources of news, data, and commentary to the travel industry. The...

2012-09-11 10:27:57

BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Gauguin Cruises (www.pgcruises.com), operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, and the newly acquired m/v Tere Moana, debuts a new blog called "Blog by Gauguin." The new blog will offer news, behind-the-scenes coverage, in-depth destination reports, interviews with guest hosts, travel tips, recipes, photos, videos, and more about Paul...

2012-09-06 06:21:11

BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Gauguin Cruises (www.pgcruises.com), operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, and the newly acquired m/v Tere Moana, debuts its colorful and comprehensive 2013 Voyages by Gauguin brochure. The 86-page brochure showcases a variety of dream cruises to enchanting destinations and can be viewed on-line at www.pgcruises.com/e-brochure. The brochure outlines...

2012-03-13 13:10:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Art.com, Inc., providing modern, easy access to the world's largest selection of hand-picked art images, today introduced artCircles((TM)), a new, free app for iPad. artCircles takes you on a journey of discovery through the world's most inspiring art collection seen through the eyes of various curators, including designer, Yves Behar; technology innovator, Michael Hawley; president of Rhode Island School of Design, John Maeda; community...

2012-02-03 11:38:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity has awarded a $600,000 grant for public works construction to the Village of LaGrange Park, under the 2009 Illinois Jobs Now! Capital Bill, a $31 billion statewide construction program. "A capital construction program was one of the first priorities of my administration", said Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, in a statement regarding passage of the bill. The capital plan is a key...

2012-01-27 08:00:00

Leading Online Eyewear Retailer Introduces New Line of Vuarnet Sunglasses Austin, TX (PRWEB) January 27, 2012 Online eyewear retailer FramesDirect.com will be the exclusive U.S. seller of a new line of sport and fashion sunglasses by the iconic sunglass brand Vuarnet. Roger Pouilloux and Joseph Hatchiguian launched what would become Vuarnet in the 1960s. The Vuarnet brand quickly gained popularity when its proprietary lens and distinctive frame design was worn by members of the French...

2012-01-03 13:06:50

In 1766, Frenchwoman Jeanne Baret disguised herself as a man to work as assistant to renowned botanist Philibert Commerson on the first French circumnavigation of the globe. The expedition consisted of two ships under the command of Louis Antoine de Bougainville and was expected to take three years. A royal ordinance forbade women from being on French naval vessels; prejudice and custom prevented their participation in science. Nevertheless, Baret maintained her disguise all the time she was...