Print Media Coverage

Calgary Herald – Saturday, October 25, 2014 
“French Polynesia”

Author, Lisa Monforton for the Calgary Herald outlines her island hopping adventure of French Polynesia.  Her article includes tips and a must see/must do list for Tahiti, Moorea, Tikehau and Bora Bora. This media visit was a result of the SPM Hotels, Resorts & Spa press trip that took place in March.   “We all survived to tell the tale and swim without a care into a magical coral garden among thousands of fish in neon rainbow of colors.  It’s the perfect day in paradise”

Circulation: 130,144 (For Saturday) 419,462 (All)
Media Value: $30,163
Readership: 390,432
Facebook: 25,002

Closer Weekly – September 8, 2014
“Love Notes”

Closer discloses Justin Theroux & Jennifer Anniston jetted off to Bora Bora to celebrate his 43rd birthday and their two-year anniversary of their engagement.

Circulation: 351,632
Media Value: $55,530
Readership: 1,054,896
Facebook:  7,481

Curve Magazine – September 2014
“Paradise Polynesian”

Author Kristin Flickinger shares what you can expect to get out of your French Polynesian getaway.  Whether you’re looking for romance & relaxation or adventure on the land or in the ocean you will find it within the islands, lagoons or atolls of French Polynesia.   Kristin described it best by saying; “ultra-luxury resorts nourish your body, while the rugged beauty of the islands, the water, and the wildlife nourish your soul.”

Circulation: 11,543
Media Value: $24,800
Readership: 34,629
Facebook:  138,237

Destination Weddings and Honeymoons – November/December 2014
“Where to Honeymoon 2015”  & “A Perfect Day in Bora Bora”

The Islands of Tahiti made the “Honeymoon Hot List” for the Summer of 2015.  Author Katrina Kovacevic “sifted through most Googled, Instagrammed and ‘liked’ locales for a honeymooner’s hit-up list.” In the same issue, writer Vicky Hodges outlines the perfect day in Bora Bora, from swimming with turtles to enjoying a Hinano.

Circulation: 100,000
Media Value: $133,320
Readership: 300,000
Facebook:  25,637

Fraser Magazine – October
“Take me to Tahiti”

Diane Fraser and Patricia Codere of Fraser Yacht’s recollect their experiences around the different islands of Tahiti traveling on the M/Y Askari, one of Tahiti’s charter yachts.    Diane notes, “We boarded the M/Y Askari on the island of Moorea, which lies 10 miles west of Tahiti and serves as its dramatic vista.  The sweet smell of the infamous Moorea pineapple permeated the air.  Riding the tender through Cooks Bay was like entering into a beautiful postcard.  We wanted to punch ourselves to see if we were dreaming.  There peacefully anchored in the short distance was our home away from home.”

Naturally, Danny – Winter 2014
“Sailing the South Pacific”

Editor-in-Chief, Danny Seo, tells his Tahitian inspired quest to discover tropical naturally sourced ingredients for a skin line in this 16-page feature.   In his article, Danny’s tropical adventure is to “rent a car, drive without an agenda, and see how the locals live.”  He believes it’s “a lot more fun that way.”  He details his itinerary of exploration of the Monoi Oil route, wandering Tahiti, island hopping to Taha’a, vanilla farms and a water taxi tour of Bora Bora.

Circulation: 350,000
Readership: 1,050,000
Facebook:  8,736

Modern Luxury NS Magazine – December 2014
“A Life Exotic”

In this lifestyle magazine, author Patti Dickey recounts her three island hop journey in the South Pacific and engages the reader with her imagery of the islands and resorts on Tikehau, Moorea and Bora Bora. Patti was part of a SPM Hotels, Resorts & Spa press trip in May 2013.

“The South Pacific is, after all, every bit worthy of its legendary status—particularly for searching for much-needed rejuvenation and refreshing relaxation, all while escaping in picturesque surrounds and first-rate accommodations.

Circulation: 80,000
Readership: 240,000

Québec Yachting- Autumn 2014
“La Polynésie Française”

The island of Moorea was highlighted on the fall cover of Québec Yachting Magazine and was described as, “the perfect paradise destination for sailing and yachting.” The article also notes, “there are several yacht companies based on the island of Raiatea that offer options for independent voyagers and small group customized journeys throughout the Society Islands or the Tuamotu atolls.”

Robb Report – September 2014
“Front Runners: A Star Is Born”

Jennifer Ashton Ryan introduces Robb Report readers to the new luxury resort, The Brando. She discusses many of the offerings for the resort and the sustainable vision that actor Marlon Brando had for the island after it was purchased in 1967.

Circulation: 103,945
Media Value: $36,617
Readership: 311,835
Facebook:  298,468

Sailing – October 2014
Cover Photo

The Tahiti Pearl Regatta from Raiatea to Bora Bora was highlighted on the cover of Sailing Magazine on the October 2014 issue.   The Tahiti Pearl Regatta is a sailing race that takes place in the South Pacific Ocean and the beautiful pristine lagoons of the Islands of Tahiti.

For 10 years now, the sailing race has had participants racing from Raiatea, the sacred island, to Bora Bora, Huahine, and Taha’a.  Set in the month of May, this regatta is not to be missed if you love to sail.

Circulation: 40,105
Media Value: $5,924.80
Readership: 120,315
Facebook: 7,218

Sky Delta – October 2014
“My Bag– Giuliana Rancic”

This article discusses TV personality Giuliana Rancic favorite things including her most recent vacation to Tahiti.  She says, “We relaxed on the beautiful beaches and enjoyed massages.”

Circulation: 604,892
Media Value: 50,740
Readership: 1,814,646
Facebook:  4,798

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