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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...

2012-08-27 10:21:40

FORT WORTH, Texas and PAPEETE, Tahiti, Aug. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines and Air Tahiti Nui, the international airline of Tahiti, received approval from the U.S. Department of Transportation on a bilateral codeshare agreement. The new codeshare agreement allows American to place its code on Air Tahiti Nui flights between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Papeete Faa'a International Airport (PPT) and allows Air Tahiti Nui to place its code on American flights from Los...

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...

2012-07-31 10:21:42

LOS ANGELES, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- While a vacation with Crystal Cruises always presents a tremendous value, the ultra-luxury line has sweetened the deal for its fall season. Beginning in September, nearly a dozen Mediterranean, South Pacific and trans-ocean voyages aboard Crystal Serenity and a freshly-redesigned Crystal Symphony offer several new opportunities to save on luxury. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120731/LA49758) Crystal Serenity: $2000 per Couple...

2012-07-26 06:20:50

BELLEVUE, Wash., July 26, 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, offers two 7-night Tahiti & the Society Islands voyages on The Gauguin providing the perfect way to celebrate December holidays. Both sailings feature special savings of 50% off standard cruise fares plus included airfare from Los Angeles. On The Gauguin's...

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,...

2012-07-09 10:20:09

BELLEVUE, Wash., July 9, 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, offers guests the opportunity to learn about fine wines from Larry Maguire of Napa Valley's Far Niente Winery on The Gauguin's October 6, 2012, Tahiti & the Society Islands voyage. With more than 30 years of professional experience in the fine wine industry, Mr. Maguire brings...

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...

2012-06-06 06:20:08

FORT WORTH, Texas and PAPEETE, Tahiti, June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines and Air Tahiti Nui, the international airline of Tahiti, today announced a bilateral codeshare agreement and applied for approval by the U.S. Department of Transportation. When approved, the codeshare agreement will allow American to place its code on Air Tahiti Nui flights between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Papeete Faa'a International Airport (PPT) and will allow Air Tahiti Nui to place its...


Latest South Pacific Reference Libraries

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2007-02-25 21:16:26

The Atlantic pomfret, Brama brama, is a pomfret of the family Bramidae, found in the Atlantic, Indian, and South Pacific oceans, at depths down to 3280.84 ft (1,000 m). Its length is between 15.75 and 39.37 in (40 and 100 cm). The Atlantic pomfret is a deep-bodied mesopelagic fish with a deeply forked tail, and large eyes near the front of a blunt snout. The pectoral fins are long and scythe-like. The scales are slightly serrated giving the body a rough texture. The mouth contains many...

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