BELLEVUE, Wash., Aug. 8, 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, debuts its colorful and comprehensive 2014 Voyages by Gauguin brochure. The 104-page brochure showcases a variety of dream cruises aboard both deluxe ships to enchanting destinations and can be viewed online at www.pgcruises.com/e-brochure.
In the brochure, detailed itineraries are grouped by region and feature cruise schedules, maps, highlights, and fares. Fleet distinctions, dining venues, entertainment options, activities, shore excursions, pre- and post-cruise hotel programs, the air/sea program, deck plans, and general information are also highlighted.
For 2014, seven- to 14-night voyages are offered on both ships, with The Gauguin sailing in French Polynesia, the South Pacific, and Southeast Asia, and The Moana offering voyages in Europe, the Caribbean, and Latin America, along with Transatlantic Crossings.
The Gauguin's sailings in exotic French Polynesia feature a host of exquisite islands with white-sand beaches, aqua lagoons, mist-laden mountains, and warm Polynesian culture. Itineraries include: 7-night Tahiti & the Society Islands; 10-night Society Islands & Tuamotus; 11-night Cook Islands & Society Islands; and 14-night Marquesas, Tuamotus & Society Islands.
New itineraries on The Gauguin include an 11-night Fiji to Australia voyage, a 12-night Australia to Fiji voyage, and two 14-night voyages between Australia and Southeast Asia. Maiden ports include: Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands; Kieta, Bougainville, Papua New Guinea; Rabaul, Papua New Guinea; Samarai Island, Papua New Guinea; Thursday Island, Australia; Darwin, Australia; Komodo Island, Indonesia; Benoa, Bali, Indonesia; Semarang, Indonesia; Singapore; and Maupiti, Society Islands.
In March, The Moana offers a new 7-night Colon to St. Maarten voyage with calls in Cartagena, Colombia; Oranjestad, Aruba; and Les Saintes, F.W.I., along with a 7-night Roundtrip St. Maarten cruise visiting a mix of sophisticated islands and unspoiled gems in the French West Indies, British Virgin Islands, and St. Kitts & Nevis. In November, a 14-night St. Maarten to Puerto Caldera voyage sails to five Caribbean islands; overnights in Cartagena, Colombia; transits the Panama Canal; and visits Costa Rica. In December, The Moana sails a new 7-night Colon to Puerto Caldera itinerary featuring a transit through the Panama Canal and ports in Panama and Costa Rica. The 7-night Roundtrip Puerto Caldera cruise explores Costa Rica's natural wonders.
From April through October, The Moana operates a variety of European voyages. Highlights include 7-night cruises in the Greek Isles and scenic sailings along Croatia's Dalmatian Coast and French and Italian Rivieras. Three special voyages transit Greece's Corinth Canal—an experience available only to small ships like The Moana. New 7-night European itineraries include Roundtrip Rome and Rome to Nice. During spring and fall, 14-night transatlantic crossings are offered between the Caribbean and Europe.
Maiden ports for The Moana in 2014 include: Mahon, Menorca, Spain; Palamos, Spain; Villefranche, France; Isla Gamez, Panama; Golfito, Costa Rica; Drake Bay, Costa Rica; Quepos, Costa Rica; and Isla Tortuga/Curu Wildlife Reserve, Costa Rica.
Both ships offer an elegant yet casual ambiance, luxurious accommodations, gourmet dining, trademark Polynesian hospitality, and extraordinary all-inclusive value. Paul Gauguin Cruises is currently offering savings of 50% off standard all-inclusive cruise fares on all 2014 voyages, plus included airfare from Los Angeles on itineraries on The Gauguin. Past guests of Paul Gauguin Cruises, enjoy additional savings of 5% off final cruise fares aboard either vessel, as a member of the Paul Gauguin Society.
For a complimentary copy of the 2014 Voyages by Gauguin brochure, please contact a Travel Professional, call 800-848-6172, or visit www.pgcruises.com.
About Paul Gauguin Cruises
Owned by Pacific Beachcomber S.C., French Polynesia's leading luxury hotel and cruise operator, Paul Gauguin Cruises operates the 5+-star cruise ship, the 332-guest m/s Paul Gauguin, providing a deluxe cruise experience tailored to the unparalleled wonders of Tahiti, French Polynesia, the South Pacific, and Southeast Asia. It is one of the top exclusive charter and incentive group venues in the industry and has completed more than 570 South Pacific cruises, serving more than 176,250 guests, including more than 15,000 honeymooners, since its inaugural sail in 1998. The Gauguin's accolades include recognition as "Top Small-Ship Cruise Line for Families" in Travel + Leisure's 2013 "World's Best Awards" and one of the "Top 20 Small Cruise Ships" in 2013 for the 15th year in a row by readers of Conde Nast Traveler.
In December 2012, the m/v Tere Moana began sailing under the Paul Gauguin Cruises banner after completing a multifaceted renovation and offers voyages in the Caribbean, Latin America, and Europe. At 330 feet long and 46 feet wide, The Moana has a draft of 11.5 feet, and accommodates 90 guests with a staff of 60.
For additional information on Paul Gauguin Cruises, please visit www.pgcruises.com.
Paul Gauguin Cruises
Vanessa Bloy, Director of Public Relations
SOURCE Paul Gauguin Cruises