Phil is DEFINITELY relating to the final episode for memory. There may be a connection between the leaf priest and the airport welcome-er as the item GIVEN to the teams. I wouldn't be surprised if they gave teams a Sprint smartphone to FaceTime their loved ones on a long drive similar to season 12 in Tuscany.
1) Faa'a Int'l Airport / Pacific lei
2) Hilton wedding chapel / Leaf blessing
There may be a Maori tattoo Fast Forward in rural South Island (since those designs are PERMANENT) with Maori warriors with the tattoos as clue givers.