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3 hrs ago | Fairfax Times

Sweet treats with a French twist

If you are a farmers market fan, chances are you have run across the white van with the blue letters, Arno's Pastry.

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Related Topix: Cake, Life, Dessert, Food, Baked Goods, Travel, Oceania, World News, French Polynesia Travel, France, Washington, DC, Entertainment

13 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

Boat noise impacts development and survival of sea hares

While previous studies have shown that marine noise can affect animal movement and communication, with unknown ecological consequences, scientists from the Universities of Bristol and Exeter and the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes CRIOBE in France have demonstrated that boat noise stops embryonic development and increases larval mortality in sea ... (more)

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Environment

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Hotel Online

Sofitel to Debut in Mexico with the 2017 Opening of the 290-room Sofitel Mexico Reforma

Sofitel, the only French luxury hotel brand with presence in all five continents around the world, announces its launch into Mexico with the grand opening of the Sofitel Mexico Reforma.

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Boing Boing

Tikis of Bora Bora

Carla and I just got back from 10 days in French Polynesia. What a beautifully stunning country .

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News,

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

a Ceo Ditched Everything He Owned To Sail Around The World For Almost 3 Years

The boys admire friendly marine life off what the coast of what Leonard believes to be St. Kitts.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Business Journal

Could new Tahiti resort create a Waikiki in French Polynesia?

The architect used several local contractors on the project, including Joseph Toy , president and CEO of Hospitality Advisors LLC. He assisted and provided advisory services on market and economic analyses.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News,

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Business Wire

Group 70 International Wins Bid on Major Tahiti Resort Project Aimed...

Group 70 International, Inc. was selected as the architect, interior designer and civil engineer on record for the 130-acre Tahiti Mahana Beach Resort and Spa project intended to reignite tourism in Tahiti and stimulate its economy.

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Related Topix: Arts, Interior Design, Home, Home Decorating, Oceania, World News

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Scoop

Special Fare to Farewell Aranui 3 in 2015

Aranui is offering hundreds of dollars of savings on one of Aranui 3's final voyages around the islands of Tahiti next year.

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Related Topix: New Zealand Travel, Travel, Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Pacific Travel

Business Journal

Hawaii's Group 70 International wins $3B Tahiti resort development contract

Francis Oda, chairman of Honolulu's Group 70 International, which just won a $3 billion contract to design a Tahiti resort development.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Tahiti: Palette of a magical island

It's easy to understand how French painter Paul Gauguin was so inspired by the island of Tahiti Nui.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

4 Hoteliers

The Brando has officially opened to guests.

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, officially open on July 1 to guests.

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Related Topix: Travel, Oceania, World News, French Polynesia Travel, Recreational Vehicle, Award

Yahoo!

California family rescued at sea sues phone company

A U.S. woman rescued with her family from a Pacific Ocean sailboat after her infant daughter became ill has filed suit against her satellite phone company for cutting off service, a move she said led the family to seek an emergency rescue and ultimately to scuttle their boat, her lawyers said on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Navy, Oceania, World News

Nuvo

Summer 2014: Flying Anecdotes

We trickled in, group by group, to get a look at the lass. Chaperoned by two guards, and looking suitably beguiling yet storybook standoffish, Vermeer's Girl with a Pearl Earring elicited the oohs one might expect of her first North American visit in 30 years.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Matangi Tonga

Australian Study reveals pre-historic Tongan State

A new study by Australian researchers has stated that Tonga was the only prehistoric state in Oceania to encompass an entire archipelago and extend its influence to other island groups.

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Related Topix: Oceania, Tonga, World News

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Honolulu Advertiser

Voyaging canoes off on next leg of journey

Hokule'a and Hikianalia leave Tautira, Tahiti, as the leg from Tahiti to Samoa begins.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Hilo, HI, Hana, HI

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Hospitality Net

The Brando Officially Opens Today And Welcomes Its First Guests

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, officially opens today to guests.

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Related Topix: Travel, Oceania, World News, French Polynesia Travel, Recreational Vehicle, Award

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