Cook Islands declared a "COVID-19 Free Zone" Posted 16.04.2020

With no recorded cases of Covid-19 and all outstanding tests returned as negative, Prime Minister Henry Puna has declared the Cook Islands 'a Covid-19 free...

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A1 Meitaki Awards presented for excellence in service to visitors Posted 05.11.2019

2019 marks the fourth year of A1 Meitaki Award presentations to worthy tourism operators in Rarotonga and Aitutaki. What is special about the Awards is...

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Pacific Resort Aitutaki voted one of 'Top 20 Resorts in Australia and The South Pacific for 2019' by Condé Nast Traveller​ Posted 15.10.2019

A record breaking 600,000+ Condé Nast Traveller readers from around the world chose Pacific Resort Aitutaki as one for their 'Top 20 Resorts in Australia...

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New attraction highlights the nature of Rarotonga Posted 15.01.2019

Cook Islands’ tropical island setting plays a key role in the allure of Rarotonga as a preferred holiday destination, so it is fitting that the...

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'Live on Raro' Posted 17.09.2018

According to Ian Wheeldon (pictured left), compared to other islands in the South Pacific, Rarotonga is spoilt for choice of accessible live music. “There is...

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Winners of the 2018 Air New Zealand Cook Islands Tourism Awards Posted 22.04.2018

Cook Islands smartest and brightest were celebrated on Friday 20 April at the 2018 Air New Zealand Cook Islands Tourism Awards held at the National...

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A cool restaurant On the Beach Posted 08.10.2017

I turned up on a Tuesday evening at 5.30pm with enough time to catch the tail end of happy hour for a glass of Roaring...

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Making fashion out of garbage, Cook Islands-style Posted 23.04.2016

Chair of the Te Ipukarea Society Waste Management Committee, Sabine Janneck from the Dive Centre (aka the Big Fish) adjacent to the Aroa Marine...

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A great occasion for Cook Islands tourism industry Posted 20.04.2016

It was a wonderful night out for the Cook Islands tourism industry at the 2016 Air New Zealand Cook Islands Tourism Awards, in particular for...

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Traditional values of the past determine the future of tourism in The Cook Islands Posted 04.08.2015

Tourism in the Cook Islands is a thriving business sector whose positive financial contribution to the economy is often taken for granted. Situated in a...

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