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The InterContinental Moorea Resort & Spa in French Polynesia will be permanently closing.
In a letter by area general manager Guillaume Épinette, he says, “The global health and economic downturn resulting from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has had an exceptionally devastating impact on the travel and tourism industry. A significant income generating sector from many countries in the world, including French Polynesia, the pandemic-induced crisis has left many countries who rely heavily on tourism revenue under considerable strain.
“Due to the scale of disruption faced by the tourism in ‘Tahiti and her Islands’ and unforeseeable market conditions resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, we regret to announce that the InterContinental Moorea Resort & Spa will not be reopening after the mandated closure period concludes.”
Épinette adds that the decision to close was “very hard but carefully considered” in an effort to preserve the other hotels within Pacific Beachcomber hotel group.
Guests with reservations and their travel advisors should contact their preferred sales representative or the hotel’s reservations department for assistance with the cancellation of your bookings. (The reservations team is available to assist you by phone, +689 40 86 51 78, and by email, [email protected])
“On behalf of the Pacific Beachcomber family, I would like to send our sincere gratitude to each and every one of you for your longstanding dedication and service throughout the years,” Épinette says. “We will be delighted to pursue our valuable partnership with our other Pacific Beachcomber properties and our teams in Tahiti and Bora Bora look forward to welcoming our common customers soon in the respect of both the required sanitary measures we have implemented and the Tahitian culture.”