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2012-08-27 10:21:38

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Live jazz brings an energetic beat to Crystal Cruises' November 25(th) South Pacific voyage. From Los Angeles to Hawaii and French Polynesia, a host of prolific guest musicians will treat sea-goers to daily live music, ranging from ragtime to swing, while Louis Zamperini, Olympic champion and subject of the bestseller Unbroken; American musical theater author Herb Keyser; Clint Van Zandt, former Chief Hostage Negotiator and "Silence of the...

2012-08-16 13:05:19

South Pacific countries will experience more extreme floods and droughts, in response to increasing greenhouse gas emissions, according to a paper out today in the journal Nature. The changes will result from the South Pacific rain band responding to greenhouse warming. The South Pacific rain band is largest and most persistent of the Southern Hemisphere spanning the Pacific from south of the Equator, south-eastward to French Polynesia. Occasionally, the rain band moves northwards towards...

2012-08-15 06:20:41

HAMILTON, N.J., Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific - conference and trade show focusing on the emerging Asia-Pacific cruise industry -- today announced details for its second edition of Travel Agent Training. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120815/NY57432LOGO ) Taking place during Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific, September 17-18, 2012 at the Marina Bay Cruise Centre Singapore, the Travel Agent Training sessions are organized in partnership with the Asia...

2012-07-12 10:20:11

BELLEVUE, Wash., July 12, 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, unveils artist renderings of its new luxury ship, the 90-guest m/v Tere Moana, which launches on December 29, 2012, for its inaugural sailing. The ship will debut a luxurious new look--chic and stylish with Polynesian touches. To achieve the new design, a multimillion-dollar,...

2012-07-06 10:21:11

BELLEVUE, Wash., July 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, received second place for small-ship cruise lines in Travel + Leisure's "World's Best Awards" - the magazine's prestigious annual readers' survey. Paul Gauguin Cruises received a score of 90.56 out of 100 from readers who rated cruise lines in the categories of cabins, food,...

2012-06-12 10:20:23

BELLEVUE, Wash., June 12, 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, won a Travel + Leisure Social Media in Travel and Tourism (SMITTYS) Award in the cruise line category for "Best Single Social Media Promotion" for its "Meet Me in Tahiti" campaign. The inaugural Travel + Leisure SMITTYS honor and acknowledge those in the travel industry including...

2012-03-23 06:22:12

BELLEVUE, Wash., March 23, 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, unveils 2013 itineraries for the cruise line's second ship--the 90-guest m/v Tere Moana--which will offer voyages in Europe, the Caribbean and Latin America. In the tradition of Paul Gauguin Cruises, cruise fares for The Moana are all-inclusive with gratuities, soft drinks,...

2012-02-26 19:40:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DDB Worldwide has announced that Amir Kassaei, Chief Creative Officer, will be establishing DDB's global creative centre in Shanghai. A move reinforcing DDB's ongoing commitment and investment into the Asian region, it is believed to be the first time a global, Madison Avenue agency has moved its creative headquarters to China. This move complements John Zeigler's, Chairman & CEO of DDB Group Asia Pacific, India & Japan, re-location to...

2012-02-23 16:20:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 23, 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, is pleased to announce the selection of The Gauguin as one of the "Top 20 Small Cruise Ships" in 2012 by readers of Conde Nast Traveler magazine. Readers rated cruise ships on a variety of criteria including itineraries/schedule, shore excursions, crew/service, cabins, food/dining,...

2012-02-15 13:30:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of AMR Corporation, today announced the retirement of two Leadership Team members, as well as additional changes to its global leadership team that will streamline its management organization and advance its restructuring objectives. The organizational changes are designed to further enhance American's focus on customers by fully integrating all of its customer-facing activities into the Customer...


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Giant Pacific Octopus, Enteroctopus dofleini
2012-08-20 13:51:08

The giant Pacific octopus (Enteroctopus dofleini), also known as the North Pacific giant octopus, is native to the North Pacific. It prefers to live at depths of 215 feet, but can be found in more shallow waters. It is thought to be the largest species of octopus with the largest specimen weighing 156.5 pounds, although the seven-arm octopus is a close contender with one specimen weighing 134 pounds. The giant Pacific octopus can reach an average weight of thirty-three pounds with an arm...

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