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Have you seen the latest films and TV shows shot on location in Tahiti? There’s been some major movie industry buzz about these recent Tahitian films and TV shows. Of course we might be a bit partial to movies made in Tahiti, but we have a feeling that after watching any of the following you’ll soon be planning your trip to paradise.
Facing Waves/SUP
The islands of Tahiti and Moorea were recently featured in two episodes of Facing Waves. Facing Waves is an adventure travel TV series that showcases top paddling athletes and destinations from around the world. Each episode takes viewers on paddling adventures that are breathtaking and inspiring.
Globe Trekker
Hosts Ian Wright, Justine Shapiro and Megan McCormick dust off their boots and hit the trail once more in Globe Trekker Around The World featured on PBS this past June.

Rhythm Abroad
From the producers of PBS’ Emmy-winning TravelScope, Rhythm Abroad brings dance, culture and music of the Islands of Tahiti into the homes of viewers.
Extreme Weight Loss
Two episodes of ABC’s hit show Extreme Weight Loss were shot on the island of Moorea at the Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort. The first episode, which ran on June 3, followed the amazing journey and weight loss transformations of mother and son, Kathie and Josh. The episode covered their six-month weight loss check in and their experiences in the Islands of Tahiti.
Giuliana & Bill
On May 27, 2014, the Islands of Tahiti and Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa were featured on the hit show “Giuliana & Bill” on the E! Network.
Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
The Islands of Tahiti were featured this past February in three, one-hour long episodes of “Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin,” which airs on ABC-TV affiliates across the U.S. on Saturday mornings.
The Islands of Tahiti Hosts CBS' The Amazing Race
First Two Episodes of Season 22 showcase Bora Bora and Celebrate Island Culture
The dream destination of Tahiti played host to the first two episodes of the 22nd season of CBS’, The Amazing Race.

Shot in November 2012, The first episode aired on Sunday, February 17, 2013, and both episodes were filmed on the island of Bora Bora, a “bucket list” South Seas destination with what author James Michener called “the most beautiful lagoon in the world.” Tahiti Tourism, Air Tahiti Nui and Hilton French Polynesia were especially eager to participate in the project since this multi-Emmy winning show is known for creating contestant challenges that celebrate the culture and unique features of each country they visit.
House Hunters International
We’re very pleased to announce that the beautiful island of Moorea was featured in one episode of HGTV’s hit show House Hunters International. The Moorea episode premiered on Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 at 7:30 pm PST and reruns on March 29th, 2013 at 8 pm on HGTV!

In this episode, Paul and Suzanne Sloan decide to leave it all behind in L.A after a decade of living the American dream and move to Suzanne’s Tahitian homeland.
Bravo TV: The Real Housewives of Orange County
The island of Bora Bora was chosen as the backdrop for Bravo TV’s primetime series, “The Real Housewives of Orange County.”

Shot in February 2012, on the island of Bora Bora, the one-hour episode will showcase Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora’s beautiful grounds as well as our stunning island. The Bora Bora episode aired on Tuesday, June 12 at 9pm EST/PST on Bravo TV.
Giada in Paradise: Bora Bora
LOS ANGELES (February 8, 2012) The island of Bora Bora, was featured on the Cooking Channel’s primetime special, “Giada in Paradise” on January 15th, 2012 at 8pm EST/5pm. Shot in September 2011, the one-hour episode showcased several of Bora Bora’s hotels and beautiful grounds and acclaimed cuisine. In this episode, Chef Giada De Laurentiis takes viewers on a magical adventure exploring the French Polynesian island of Bora Bora, where the food is as inspired as the vibrant surroundings.

The Legendary Island of Bora Bora in Tahiti
featured on E!'s hit show Keeping Up with the Kardashians

LOS ANGELES (August 17, 2011) The island of Bora Bora, located in the famed islands of Tahiti in the South Pacific and known for its world-renowned blue lagoon, will be featured in three episodes of E!'s hit show Keeping Up with the Kardashians. The Bora Bora episodes air on Sundays, August 21st and 28th and September 4th. Keeping Up with the Kardashians is produced by Ryan Seacrest Productions and Bunim/Murray Productions.

Macy's Summer Fashion Book & Journey Promotional Campaign
The island of Bora Bora, with its world-renowned turquoise lagoons and endless beauty was chosen as the backdrop for the Macy's 2011 "Summer Fashion Book" and its "Journey" promotional campaign.

Shot in February 2011, on the island of Bora Bora, this project was made possible with the special assistance of the Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort & Spa, the accommodating property for the shoot.

Rudy Maxa World Tahiti Rudy Maxa's World
Rudy Maxa shot two episodes of "Rudy Maxa's in French Polynesia. The programs were co-produced by Bleu Lagon productions and with the assistance from Tahiti Tourisme, Air Tahiti Nui, InterContinental French Polynesia, Paul Gauguin Cruise, Tahiti Pearl Market and La Maison de la Perle. Rudy Maxa's World television series are broadcast throughout North America on Public Television stations and the PBS lifestyle channel.

the bachelorette ABC's The Bachelorette
The islands of Tahiti, with their world-renowned blue lagoons and endless beauty, were chosen as the backdrop for The Bachelorette’s 2010 Season Finalé.

Bachelorette Ali Fedotowsky and the three remaining bachelors started their adventure to paradise on award-winning Air Tahiti Nui. Featuring some of the most romantic and beautiful locations on earth, the last two episodes were shot on the Tahitian islands of Taha’a and Bora Bora.

The Ultimate Wave Tahiti IMAX Film 2010
Featuring nine-time world surfing champion Kelly Slater, The Ultimate Wave follows a quest to find the perfect wave-riding experience. Filmed in Tahiti and among the islands of French Polynesia, the film showcases dramatic giant screen surfing action in a unique Pacific paradise.

Couples Retreat Universal Film 2009
Vince Vaughn leads an all-star cast in the laugh-out-loud comedy about eight friends whose vacation in paradise is one they'll never forget.

Their group-rate vacation comes at a price when they discover that participation in the resort's unconventional couples therapy activities is anything but optional.

Contact Information
For further information, please contact the Tahiti Tourisme Public Relations Team:

Cait Langley
Communications Coordinator
Ph: (310) 414-8484 ext 222
Fx: (310) 414-8490
[email protected]


For all articles, please list the following contact information for the official Destination Marketing Office for the islands of Tahiti in North America:

Tahiti Tourisme North America
9841 Airport Blvd, Suite 1120
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Phone: (310) 414-8484
Fax: (310) 414-8490
Email: [email protected]

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