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2013-10-07 16:20:34

From September 18 to November 18, 2013, travelers from across North America can purchase round-trip tickets to Tahiti via LAX for only $1,514 for travel through May 14, 2014 EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- From September 18 through November 18, 2013, travelers from 22 of Air Tahiti Nui's code-share cities in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, can purchase round-trip tickets to Tahiti via Los Angeles for only $1,514, thanks to a special discounted $99 fare for the connecting leg of...

2013-10-07 12:21:36

VANCOUVER, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - TAG Oil Ltd. (TSX: TAO) and (OTCQX: TAOIF), announces the appointment of Mr. Chris Ferguson as its Chief Financial Officer ("CFO"), replacing Mr. Blair Johnson. Mr. Ferguson will be joining the TAG team in its New Plymouth headquarters commencing on December 1, 2013. Mr. Ferguson is a qualified Chartered Accountant who holds a Bachelor of Management Studies in Accounting and has 18 years of financial, accounting and operational experience...

2013-09-18 16:24:48

TAHITI, French Polynesia, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- InterContinental Resorts French Polynesia was awarded the "Best Overall Hotel Chain of the South Pacific" from GOGO Vacations, a leading wholesaler of value and amenity-packed vacation packages serving the travel agent community, during their annual Partner Pride Marketing Showcase in New York on September 16, 2013. The award recognizes the best hotels and resorts in the South Pacific, which encompasses French Polynesia, Fiji,...

2013-09-09 16:20:16

TETIAROA, French Polynesia, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brando, a unique resort and model of sustainable technology, located on the private island of Tetiaroa in French Polynesia, and a product of the late Marlon Brando's vision, is proud to announce the launch of its official website at www.thebrando.com. The website debut is the latest advancement for The Brando, the one-of-a-kind resort located on Tetiaroa, an atoll composed of 12-islets surrounded by the blue expanse of the...

2013-08-20 16:20:07

Los Angeles-Japan Sailing Features Flags of Our Fathers Author and Key Islands LOS ANGELES, Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This January, Crystal Cruises is offering history buffs the fascinating opportunity to visit some of the most pivotal battlegrounds and historical sites of World War II's Pacific Campaign, along with key experts to share insider perspectives. On January 19, Crystal Serenity kicks off the first leg of its World Cruise with a carefully crafted Pacific Ocean Odyssey from Los...

2013-08-08 08:20:48

Five Couples Married Mid-Air to Set World Record for Highest Altitude Wedding NADI, Fiji, Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fiji Airways, Fiji's national airline is the newest holder of a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS(TM) title, soaring to 41,000 feet to set the record for the world's 'Highest Altitude Wedding on an Aeroplane'. Five couples exchanged vows on August 7 at 41,000 feet above sea level aboard a brand new Fiji Airways A330 to attain the record. The minimum altitude required to set...

2013-08-06 23:21:24

Glenn Ashe, Former Australian Government CIO to Keynote AFCOM Symposium Brisbane, Australia (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 AFCOM, the world's leading data centre association, announced today the line-up of speakers for the 3rd annual symposium held at Rydges South Bank in Brisbane, Australia, September 9-11, 2013. Glenn Ashe, former Australian government CIO for Attorney-General’s Office, will present the keynote speech on “Future Demands and Expectations for Data Centre Capability in...

2013-07-24 16:23:18

LOS ANGELES, July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Destination New South Wales (NSW) is encouraging everyone to 'BE Manly' at the US Open of Surfing (USOS) in Huntington Beach, California this week, with activities to promote the second annual Australia Open of Surfing (AOS). One of the next major ASP Pro Events, the AOS, takes place at Huntington Beach's sister city, Manly Beach, NSW, Australia Feb. 8-14, 2014. Destination NSW will host a number of interactive events and light-hearted...

2013-06-27 12:22:29

Featuring Calls at Rurutu and Moorea During Prime Season for Humpback Whale Viewing BELLEVUE, Wash., June 27, 2013 /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 which cruises Europe, the Caribbean, and Latin America, offers an 11-night Australs & Society Islands voyage on The Gauguin this fall that visits prime...

2013-06-25 23:00:47

Seven new diesel generators will replace the tsunami-destroyed Satala Power Plant. Morristown, N.J. (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 The Louis Berger Group, Inc. (Louis Berger) has won a $36 million contract to help rebuild the Satala Power Plant in Pago Pago, American Samoa, destroyed in the September 2009 tsunami. The contract, awarded by the American Samoa Power Authority (ASPA), is part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s three-tiered approach to replacing the plant, which previously...


Latest Geography of Oceania Reference Libraries

Pinnacles National Park
2013-04-24 16:46:42

Pinnacles National Park is located in the state of California in the United States. The park is comprised of 26,606 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native American tribes including the Ohlone people. When Spanish explorers arrived in the area, they brought diseases that nearly wiped out all of the Ohlone people, leaving the area uninhabited until Anglo-Americans arrived in 1865. By the 1880’s, visitors like picnickers and explorers began moving into the area, with the first...

Pacific Rim
2013-02-19 13:33:00

The Pacific Rim is a reference to places around the edge of Pacific Ocean. The term Pacific Basin includes the Pacific Rim and the islands within the Pacific Ocean. It roughly overlaps with the geologic Pacific Ring of Fire. These countries are generally considered to be a part of the Pacific Rim, since they lie along the Pacific Ocean: North/East Asia Russia, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Southeast Asia, Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand,...

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