Paul Gauguin Cruises, operator of the highest rated and longest continually-sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, names Lorraine Flacks as Vice President, Charter and Incentive Sales. A prolific constituent of the meeting and incentive market, Flacks joins Paul Gauguin Cruises with an arsenal of praises from colleagues and a wealth of industry knowledge.

During Flacks’ 25-year hotel career, her experience has been focused on educational, conference and incentive groups traveling both in the U.S. and internationally. She has successfully represented high-end luxury products, including: Conrad International; Orient-Express Hotels, Trains & Cruises; and Regent International Hotels. Flacks’ career has enabled her to travel extensively throughout the world, providing her with travel experiences, contacts and communication abilities both globally and in the U.S.

“We are incredibly pleased to welcome Lorraine Flacks as a strong addition to our team”, said Peter Valiando, Chief Operating Officer. “Lorraine’s extraordinary experience will be a powerful asset as we move towards new goals and endeavors at Paul Gauguin Cruises,”

Flacks was born and educated in the U.K. and has been living in the Los Angeles area for the past 27 years.

About Paul Gauguin Cruises

Owned by Pacific Beachcomber S.C., the leader in French Polynesia luxury destination resorts, Paul Gauguin Cruises operates the award-winning luxury cruise ship m/s Paul Gauguin, providing a luxury cruise experience tailored to the unparalleled wonders of Tahiti, French Polynesia and the South Pacific. The m/s Paul Gauguin was built at the Chantiers de l'Atlantique shipyard in Saint Nazaire, France. The ship is 513 feet long, 71 feet wide and has a draft of 16.9 feet. The ship can accommodate 332 guests with a staff of 215 and is one of the top Exclusive Charter and Incentive Group venues in the industry. The m/s Paul Gauguin has undergone more than $25 million in enhancements since its inaugural sail in 1998. Since 1998, the m/s Paul Gauguin has completed more than 500 South Pacific cruises and served more than 140,000 guests, including more than 12,000 honeymooners.