Who are we


Kia Orana! The Cook Islands Tourism Corporation (CIT) operates with a Head Office on the island of Rarotonga with eight key markets, including New Zealand, Australia, North America, United Kingdom, Southern and Northern Europe, Japan and China. We are responsible for promoting the Cook Islands as a visitor destination and provide comprehensive management of tourism for the country. CIT is the official source for information on tourism market research, partnership opportunities and industry news.

Ewan Smith
Rohan Ellis
Board Member
Emile Kairua
Board Member
Dianna Clarke
Board Member
Serena Hunter
Board Member
Onu Hewett
Board Member - Aitutaki
Apii Porio
Board Member - Atiu
Karla Eggelton
Chief Executive Officer
Marcelle Roussouw
Director of Finance and Administration
Christian Mani
Director of Destination Development
Noeline Mateariki
Director of Global Sales and Marketing
Catherine Healy
Finance Manager
Teremoana Tangirere
Finance and Admin Officer
Sieni Tiraa
Sustainable Tourism Manager
Vainepoto Tangaroa
Sustainable Tourism Coordinator
Andrew Moros
Business Partnership Manager
Carlene Mapu
Business Partnership Coordinator
Tina Kae
Business Partnership Coordinator
Jake Numanga
Research and Statistics Officer
Marthalina Opuariki
Visitor Services Officer (Rarotonga)
Misepa Isamaela
Visitor Services Coordinator (Aitutaki)
Andrew Souter
Visitor Services Officer (Aitutaki)
Mareta Atetu
Visitor Services Officer (Atiu)
Daniel Fisher
General Marketing Manager
Sandee Cook
Digital Marketing Coordinator
Louisa Purea
Digital Marketing Coordinator
Nadia George
Digital Marketing Coordinator
Victoria Thompson
Digital Marketing Coordinator