THE BRANDO WINS TWO 2015 GOLD LIST AWARDS FROM LUXURY TRAVEL MAGAZINE FOR “BEST OVERSEAS RESORT” AND “BEST ECO TOURISM PROPERTY”

THE BRANDO WINS TWO 2015 GOLD LIST AWARDS FROM LUXURY TRAVEL MAGAZINE
FOR “BEST OVERSEAS RESORT” AND “BEST ECO TOURISM PROPERTY”

TETIAROA, FRENCH POLYNESIA – April 7, 2015 – The Brando, an exquisite luxury resort on French Polynesia’s breathtakingly beautiful private atoll of Tetiaroa, composed of a dozen idyllic islets surrounding a sparkling lagoon 30 miles north of Tahiti, has won “Best Overseas Resort” and “Best Eco Tourism Property” in the 2015 Gold List Awards by Luxury Travel magazine.

Luxury Travel magazine is Australia’s only stand alone travel and lifestyle magazine devoted entirely to luxury leisure travel.  Each quarter, the publication brings stories from around the globe on the ultimate luxury resorts, fashionable city hotels and exclusive hideaways.

The Brando is among selected properties that were named to magazine’s acclaimed list which was selected by Luxury Travel readers.  The annual Gold List is available at http://www.luxurytravelmag.com.au/2015GoldListWinners and in the autumn issue of the magazine on newsstands in April 2015.

“We are honored to receive these two prestigious awards which recognize our commitment to providing a luxurious, authentic and enriching experience in an environmentally sustainable manner,” said Silvio Bion, General Manager, and The Brando. “The awards are a testament to our talented staff that provide exemplary service to our guests and deliver extraordinary experiences at The Brando every day.”

For additional information on The Brando, please visit http://www.thebrando.com.
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About The Brando
The Brando is an exquisite luxury resort on French Polynesia’s breathtakingly beautiful private atoll of Tetiaroa—an atoll composed of a dozen small islands surrounding a sparkling lagoon 30 miles north of Tahiti. The Brando was inspired by Marlon Brando’s original vision to create a venture of sustainable development that resonates with visitors and fosters opportunities to get to know both the place and people of French Polynesia.  With access by Air Tetiaroa, the resort is a pioneering model of sustainable technology with sea water air-conditioning and renewable energies and offers carefree luxury in the midst of pristine nature. The all-inclusive resort features 35 deluxe villas each with its own private beach area and plunge pool, restaurants showcasing Polynesian and French cuisine, a luxurious Polynesian spa, a lagoon-view bar, beach bar, pool, organic garden, library, pearl shop, boutique, water sports, and an Ecostation. The Brando is a Virtuoso Preferred Resort and founding member of National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World, a collection of boutique hotels in extraordinary places around the world with a demonstrated commitment to sustainability, authenticity and excellence.

About Pacific Beachcomber
With more than 25 years experience in the French Polynesian tourism market, 678 hotel rooms and 210 cabins, Pacific Beachcomber, S.C. is the country’s largest luxury hotel and cruise operator.  In addition to The Brando, Pacific Beachcomber operates seven award-winning resorts: InterContinental Tahiti Resort & Spa, InterContinental Bora Bora Le Moana Resort, InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa, InterContinental Moorea Resort & Spa, the Maitai Polynesia Bora Bora, the Maitai Rangiroa, and the Maitai Lapita Huahine (www.tahitiresorts.intercontinental.com and http://www.hotelmaitai.com).  Pacific Beachcomber also operates the luxury small-ship cruise line, Paul Gauguin Cruises, which includes the 332-guest m/s Paul Gauguin, and the 88-guest m/v Tere Moana.
Press Kit and Images: http://thebrando.com/media/

Vanessa Bloy
Director of Public Relations, North America

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