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5th October 2018
The Raro Rugby 7’s Tournament 2018 is geared for a big kick off this November! Make sure to to get…
5th October 2018

Raro Rugby Sevens 29th Tournament ready for kick off!

The Raro Rugby 7’s Tournament 2018 is geared for a big kick off this November! Make sure to to get…
28th September 2018
Aimed at high school students and graduates, the presentation generates awareness of the…
28th September 2018

TEREORA STUDENTS INSPIRED BY TOURISM INTERNS

Aimed at high school students and graduates, the presentation generates awareness of the…
20th July 2018
Press Release from Infrastructure Cook Islands for Muri Road Project
20th July 2018

Muri Road Improvement Project

Press Release from Infrastructure Cook Islands for Muri Road Project
9th July 2018
The Takurua programme was designed to showcase Cook Islands feasts and cuisine through a series of…
9th July 2018

Takurua - Food and Feasts of the Cook Islands

The Takurua programme was designed to showcase Cook Islands feasts and cuisine through a series of…
14th May 2018
Pa is one of the most engaging and colourful characters the Cook Islands tourism industry has ever…
14th May 2018

Pa Teuruaa - Son of Polynesia

Pa is one of the most engaging and colourful characters the Cook Islands tourism industry has ever…
7th May 2018
After 33 years, the 10th of May marks the official end of a special era in eco tourism in the Cook…
7th May 2018

Celebrating Pa's 5000th and final trek

After 33 years, the 10th of May marks the official end of a special era in eco tourism in the Cook…
23rd April 2018
Cook Islands smartest and brightest were celebrated on Friday 20 April at the Air New Zealand Cook…
23rd April 2018

WINNERS OF THE 2018 AIR NEW ZEALAND COOK ISLANDS TOURISM AWARDS

Cook Islands smartest and brightest were celebrated on Friday 20 April at the Air New Zealand Cook…
11th April 2018
Te Vaka O Ru (TVOR) competition on the island of Aitutaki is mirrored on the Vaka Pride competition…
11th April 2018

Te Vaka O Ru awards Aitutaki Mana Tiaki’s

Te Vaka O Ru (TVOR) competition on the island of Aitutaki is mirrored on the Vaka Pride competition…
10th April 2018
Congratulations to Janine Hyde from New Zealand who is the lucky recipient of a Black Pearl pendant…
10th April 2018

Visitor Survey Winner takes home Black Pearl pendant

Congratulations to Janine Hyde from New Zealand who is the lucky recipient of a Black Pearl pendant…
6th April 2018
Work permit requirements/Checklist for anyone intending to work in the Cook Islands including VSA’s…
6th April 2018

Foreign Work Permits in the Cook Islands explained

Work permit requirements/Checklist for anyone intending to work in the Cook Islands including VSA’s…
1st April 2018
SPTO release report presenting a review of tourist arrivals in Pacific Island countries in the…
1st April 2018

SPTO publishes 2017 Quarter 4 review of tourist arrivals in Pacific Islands

SPTO release report presenting a review of tourist arrivals in Pacific Island countries in the…
29th March 2018
Check out the Finalists for this years Cook islands Tourism Awards
29th March 2018

Cook Islands Tourism Awards - Finalists

Check out the Finalists for this years Cook islands Tourism Awards
23rd March 2018
The Cook Islands was recently represented at the TravMedia International Media Marketplace (IMM)…
23rd March 2018

International Media Marketplace (IMM)

The Cook Islands was recently represented at the TravMedia International Media Marketplace (IMM)…
23rd March 2018
Kia Orana week has come to an end. It was a successful week, of showcasing different elements of…
23rd March 2018

Successful first Kia Orana Week wraps up

Kia Orana week has come to an end. It was a successful week, of showcasing different elements of…
21st March 2018
Winners announced for the 8th Round of Vaka Pride.
21st March 2018

ROUND 8 VAKA PRIDE WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Winners announced for the 8th Round of Vaka Pride.
21st March 2018
This is a call out for expressions of interest to participate at the next Pacific Trade Invest…
21st March 2018

Opportunity to showcase Cook Islands Jewellery Internationally 

This is a call out for expressions of interest to participate at the next Pacific Trade Invest…
21st March 2018
More reasons to love a little paradise
21st March 2018

COOK ISLANDS WIN DESTINATION MARKETING AWARD

More reasons to love a little paradise
19th March 2018
Cook Islands Tourism at ITB 2018
19th March 2018

Cook Islands Tourism at ITB 2018

Cook Islands Tourism at ITB 2018
19th March 2018
The first ever Meet the Pacific Asia programme was successfully completed today, concluding in…
19th March 2018

Inaugural Meet the Pacific – Asia Tri-Series 2018 Concludes

The first ever Meet the Pacific Asia programme was successfully completed today, concluding in…
16th March 2018
Ariki Adventures welcomes a new mascot to the team. Guess who?
16th March 2018

Say 'Kia Orana' to Teara the Turtle

Ariki Adventures welcomes a new mascot to the team. Guess who?
13th March 2018
Cook Islands Tourism Corporation Australia Nominated for Best Tourist Office
13th March 2018

Cook Islands Tourism Corporation Australia Nominated for 'Best Tourist Office - International'

Cook Islands Tourism Corporation Australia Nominated for Best Tourist Office
9th March 2018
Increased Security for US-bound Flights
9th March 2018

Increased security screening for US flights

Increased Security for US-bound Flights
4th March 2018
Tour Pacific was the first Scandinavian tour operator to start selling the Cook Islands.  In the…
4th March 2018

Tour Pacific Celebrates 25 years!

Tour Pacific was the first Scandinavian tour operator to start selling the Cook Islands.  In the…
3rd March 2018
With the 'Best from the East' bringing snow to London, the Cook Islands took the '…
3rd March 2018

"Kia Orana" shared with Wholesalers in London

With the 'Best from the East' bringing snow to London, the Cook Islands took the '…
1st March 2018
Intern Cook Islands kicks off another year with two bright young Cook Islanders who are ready to…
1st March 2018

New Interns on the block

Intern Cook Islands kicks off another year with two bright young Cook Islanders who are ready to…
18th December 2017
10 New Zealand travel agents enjoy a little paradise in conjunction with Air New Zealand.
18th December 2017

10 NZ agents enjoy 'Love a Little Raro' famil

10 New Zealand travel agents enjoy a little paradise in conjunction with Air New Zealand.
14th December 2017
With over 100 paddlers taking part in the 2017 Motu2Motu, Aitutaki turned on the charm with a…
14th December 2017

Record numbers at Motu2Motu

With over 100 paddlers taking part in the 2017 Motu2Motu, Aitutaki turned on the charm with a…
13th December 2017
Every resident on Atiu (including children) received a $24 goodwill donation from the team at Atiu…
13th December 2017

Atiu Villas' $25 goodwill dividend

Every resident on Atiu (including children) received a $24 goodwill donation from the team at Atiu…
28th November 2017
Visitors to Mangaia will soon be able to enjoy a host of new eco‐tours thanks to a Tour Guide…
28th November 2017

Local Tour Guides trained for Eco Tourism on Mangaia

Visitors to Mangaia will soon be able to enjoy a host of new eco‐tours thanks to a Tour Guide…
24th November 2017
Keep our visitors waterwise this summer with these 4 simple tips.
24th November 2017

Be Waterwise this Summer

Keep our visitors waterwise this summer with these 4 simple tips.
20th November 2017
Too many Cook Islands? There are 15 to enjoy, including Rarotonga, in this South Pacific paradise,…
20th November 2017

Rarotonga, Cook Islands: a South Pacific paradise in between LA and New Zealand

Too many Cook Islands? There are 15 to enjoy, including Rarotonga, in this South Pacific paradise,…
27th October 2017
Atiu is an island playground – a little island that’s perhaps the Cook Islands’ best-kept secret.
27th October 2017

Atiu: An Untouched Paradise

Atiu is an island playground – a little island that’s perhaps the Cook Islands’ best-kept secret.
3rd October 2017
A holiday in the Cook Islands is so laid-back you can easily forget the time and even what day it…
3rd October 2017

Cook Islands - where relax is the buzzword!

A holiday in the Cook Islands is so laid-back you can easily forget the time and even what day it…
3rd October 2017
Seven Network's. Sydney Weekender shows the best of our Little Paradise.
3rd October 2017

Cook Islands - Culture & Adventure

Seven Network's. Sydney Weekender shows the best of our Little Paradise.
3rd October 2017
COOK ISLANDS BOASTS PERFECT BLEND OF RELAXED AND BUSY
3rd October 2017

COOK ISLANDS BOASTS PERFECT BLEND OF RELAXED AND BUSY

COOK ISLANDS BOASTS PERFECT BLEND OF RELAXED AND BUSY
19th September 2017
De Graaf recently visited Aitutaki to talk with Ngaakitai Pureariki (Ngaa for short). Nga came home…
19th September 2017

Aitutaki: Beyond the fire dances

De Graaf recently visited Aitutaki to talk with Ngaakitai Pureariki (Ngaa for short). Nga came home…
11th September 2017
A group of Canterbury Travel agents recently visited Rarotonga in the culmination of a sales…
11th September 2017

Sales incentive lead by Virgin Australia 

A group of Canterbury Travel agents recently visited Rarotonga in the culmination of a sales…
11th September 2017
Cook Islands Tourism was in attendance at the House of Travel and Flight Centre expos in New Zealand
11th September 2017

House of Travel & Wellington Flight Centre Consumer Expo's

Cook Islands Tourism was in attendance at the House of Travel and Flight Centre expos in New Zealand
11th September 2017
Cook Island Chef cooking up a storm in Frankfurt
11th September 2017

Cook Island Chef cooking up a storm in Frankfurt, Germany

Cook Island Chef cooking up a storm in Frankfurt
11th September 2017
Cook Islands Tourism launches Epetoma o te Turoto – Tourism Week
11th September 2017

Cook Islands Tourism launches Epetoma o te Turoto – Tourism Week

Cook Islands Tourism launches Epetoma o te Turoto – Tourism Week
25th August 2017
The Cook Islands named as one of the best destinations to visit.
25th August 2017

Around the World: Dozens of international holiday destinations for less than $600

The Cook Islands named as one of the best destinations to visit.
24th August 2017
The Cook Islands Police Service has a high priority for road safety – for you as a driver and for…
24th August 2017

Advisory Note for Visitors: Cook Islands Licenses

The Cook Islands Police Service has a high priority for road safety – for you as a driver and for…
22nd August 2017
Paradise in Polynesia - Wedding Ideas
22nd August 2017

COOK ISLANDS: LONG-HAUL LOVE ISLAND HONEYMOON

Paradise in Polynesia - Wedding Ideas
21st August 2017
Destination's pilot brand awareness campaign results in double-digital online advertising…
21st August 2017

Cook Islands to build out digital marketing strategy after programmatic advertising success

Destination's pilot brand awareness campaign results in double-digital online advertising…
18th August 2017
3 new villas and 2 day rooms added to Sea Change Villas
18th August 2017

New additions to Sea Change Villas, Titikaveka

3 new villas and 2 day rooms added to Sea Change Villas
18th August 2017
Jane Lawson’s article highlights the unique and humorous elements that make the Cook Islands so…
18th August 2017

Rarotonga Cook Islands: Where to stay, Where to eat, What to do.

Jane Lawson’s article highlights the unique and humorous elements that make the Cook Islands so…
18th August 2017
Sydney Weekender visited Rarotonga in May this year! Watch their episode on Culture and Adventure…
18th August 2017

Cook Islands - Culture & Adventure

Sydney Weekender visited Rarotonga in May this year! Watch their episode on Culture and Adventure…
16th August 2017
From whale watching to sunset bars to fishing like a warrior, read Craig Tansley's reasons for…
16th August 2017

Travel tips: 20 reasons to love the Cook Islands

From whale watching to sunset bars to fishing like a warrior, read Craig Tansley's reasons for…
16th August 2017
Ariki Adventures on Rarotonga in the Cook Islands has introduced an all new experience to view…
16th August 2017

All new glass bottom kayak tours on Rarotonga, Cook Islands

Ariki Adventures on Rarotonga in the Cook Islands has introduced an all new experience to view…
10th August 2017
Cook Islands in Hawaii, Polynesian Cultural Center
10th August 2017

Cook Islands performers thrill at the Polynesian Cultural Center

Cook Islands in Hawaii, Polynesian Cultural Center
2nd August 2017
"If there’s a better example of a picture postcard, remote island paradise to be found…
2nd August 2017

Paradise found in the Cook Islands

"If there’s a better example of a picture postcard, remote island paradise to be found…
1st August 2017
Scattered in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, the Cook Islands are an oasis of crystal-blue waters…
1st August 2017

The paradise destination you’ve probably never heard of

Scattered in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, the Cook Islands are an oasis of crystal-blue waters…
1st August 2017
Kathryn Webster is the editor for AA Directions Magazine. She spent a few days enjoying Rarotonga…
1st August 2017

Sweet Serenity

Kathryn Webster is the editor for AA Directions Magazine. She spent a few days enjoying Rarotonga…
31st July 2017
traveller.com.au offers a three-minute guide to the 'must do’s' on the island of Rarotonga
31st July 2017

The three-minute guide to Rarotonga

traveller.com.au offers a three-minute guide to the 'must do’s' on the island of Rarotonga
31st July 2017
After visiting the Cook Islands in April 2016, Award winning Australian journalist, Christine…
31st July 2017

Conservation in the Cook Islands

After visiting the Cook Islands in April 2016, Award winning Australian journalist, Christine…
25th July 2017
Pursuit in Paradise - the first marathon of the Cook Islands
25th July 2017

Aitutaki Marathon - Pursuit in Paradise

Pursuit in Paradise - the first marathon of the Cook Islands
3rd July 2017
The trade event was attended by 62 travel agents who were all engaged with the presentations and…
3rd July 2017

Chinese Consumer and Trade Events

The trade event was attended by 62 travel agents who were all engaged with the presentations and…
3rd July 2017
We are delighted to welcome HIKA Tourism Cook Islands Ltd to our Tourism Family.
3rd July 2017

HIKA Kia Orana App

We are delighted to welcome HIKA Tourism Cook Islands Ltd to our Tourism Family.
26th June 2017
Franz & Nadine set out on a 1 year trip around the world and found themselves in our little…
26th June 2017

Our Days - Love a Little Paradise

Franz & Nadine set out on a 1 year trip around the world and found themselves in our little…
7th April 2017
We're Rarotonga bound. Flower crown? Check. Floaty skirt? At the ready. Strappy sandals?…
7th April 2017

Island Life

We're Rarotonga bound. Flower crown? Check. Floaty skirt? At the ready. Strappy sandals?…
4th April 2017
There are no high-rises, no chain stores, no McDonald’s, not even a stoplight. This is, as they say…
4th April 2017

Affordable South Pacific: Cook Islands' exotic charms

There are no high-rises, no chain stores, no McDonald’s, not even a stoplight. This is, as they say…
4th April 2017
Andrew Doherty met with Ian Griffiths, general manager UK for the Cook Islands Tourism Corporation…
4th April 2017

On our radar: The Polynesian paradise of the Cook Islands

Andrew Doherty met with Ian Griffiths, general manager UK for the Cook Islands Tourism Corporation…
27th March 2017
Improvements at Muri lagoon
27th March 2017

Crown jewel regains lustre

Improvements at Muri lagoon
24th March 2017
Pacific Island destination’s popularity is on the rise.
24th March 2017

Cook Islands visits the UK to raise profile

Pacific Island destination’s popularity is on the rise.
20th March 2017
Visiting tropical Rarotonga and Aitutaki on a holiday fit for a Polynesian princess
20th March 2017

Tropical Taste of Paradise

Visiting tropical Rarotonga and Aitutaki on a holiday fit for a Polynesian princess
9th March 2017
Authentic, rare, beautiful: the black pearl of the Cook Islands are a unique work of art, a gift of…
9th March 2017

Black Pearls of the Cook Islands

Authentic, rare, beautiful: the black pearl of the Cook Islands are a unique work of art, a gift of…
9th March 2017
Find that special souvenir in the Cook Islands.
9th March 2017

Cook Islands: Special Souvenir in Polynesia New Zealand

Find that special souvenir in the Cook Islands.
6th March 2017
Cook Islands Website shortlists for Mumbrella Travel Summit Awards
6th March 2017

Cook Islands up for top Mumbrella award

Cook Islands Website shortlists for Mumbrella Travel Summit Awards
6th March 2017
Few of our Favourite Things Competition
6th March 2017

"Few of our Favourite Things" Competition

Few of our Favourite Things Competition
1st March 2017
Cook Islands Tourism Corporation taking part in a series of events across Europe to promote…
1st March 2017

Cooks in Europe for Tourism shows

Cook Islands Tourism Corporation taking part in a series of events across Europe to promote…
24th February 2017
Ms. Bethany Dawson to serve as Marketing Administration Officer
24th February 2017

Cook Islands Tourism North America appoints New Hire

Ms. Bethany Dawson to serve as Marketing Administration Officer
24th February 2017
Turou, Oro Mai. Welcome to our quarterly newsletter for Kia Orana Cook Islands Tourism.
24th February 2017

KIA ORANA COOK ISLANDS TOURISM NEWSLETTERS

Turou, Oro Mai. Welcome to our quarterly newsletter for Kia Orana Cook Islands Tourism.
20th February 2017
Cook Islands Tourism Australia hits the 3AW airwaves. 
20th February 2017

Airwaves of Paradise

Cook Islands Tourism Australia hits the 3AW airwaves. 
20th February 2017
Cook Islands kicked off the Flight Centre shows with a 'coconut dropping' bang!
20th February 2017

Australia Flight Centre Shows

Cook Islands kicked off the Flight Centre shows with a 'coconut dropping' bang!
20th February 2017
Newcastle Flight Center Show
20th February 2017

Flight Center Show - Newcastle

Newcastle Flight Center Show
16th February 2017
The vibrant markets and nightlife, beach restaurants, award-winning resorts and raw beauty all set…
16th February 2017

Cook Islands so near yet so wonderfully far

The vibrant markets and nightlife, beach restaurants, award-winning resorts and raw beauty all set…
10th February 2017
How about saying 'I do' in the Cook Islands
10th February 2017

Destination wedding location: The Cook Islands

How about saying 'I do' in the Cook Islands
9th February 2017
Italian newspaper loves The Cook Islands
9th February 2017

Cook Islands. Heaven on top of the world

Italian newspaper loves The Cook Islands
8th February 2017
Zhu (Jakii) Jin of Putke &Feeker Travel writes about the Cook Islands.
8th February 2017

Most Desirable Paradise

Zhu (Jakii) Jin of Putke &Feeker Travel writes about the Cook Islands.
6th February 2017
Le perle nere delle Isole Cook
6th February 2017

BLACK PEARLS OF THE PACIFIC

Le perle nere delle Isole Cook
6th February 2017
NEWS FLASH from Cook Islands Tourism Southern European Roadshow Tour
6th February 2017

Major endorsement in Europe for Cook Islands Pearls

NEWS FLASH from Cook Islands Tourism Southern European Roadshow Tour
6th February 2017
Cook Islands Roadshow's last dance in Italy
6th February 2017

Southern Europe Roadshow ends on top note

Cook Islands Roadshow's last dance in Italy
6th February 2017
Kia Orana Ambassadors Nane Papa & Lydia Nga did a fantastic job of spreading the Kia Orana…
6th February 2017

Kia orana Values hit Aitutaki

Kia Orana Ambassadors Nane Papa & Lydia Nga did a fantastic job of spreading the Kia Orana…
3rd February 2017
The Perfect Combination - New Zealand plus Cook Islands!
3rd February 2017

American visitors to New Zealand being encouraged to also visit the Cook Islands

The Perfect Combination - New Zealand plus Cook Islands!
1st February 2017
TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice 2016 awards ranked Aitutaki and Rarotonga among the top 10 islands…
1st February 2017

COOK ISLANDS EMERGING AS THE NEXT HOLIDAY HOT SPOT FOR COUPLES

TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice 2016 awards ranked Aitutaki and Rarotonga among the top 10 islands…
30th January 2017
Cook Islands Tourism's Southern European Mini Expo roadshow  kicked off on Jan 16th  in a very…
30th January 2017

Cook Islands Roadshow dances through Spain

Cook Islands Tourism's Southern European Mini Expo roadshow  kicked off on Jan 16th  in a very…
27th January 2017
Showcasing the Cook Islands throughout Europe
27th January 2017

Meet the Cook Islands show hits the road

Showcasing the Cook Islands throughout Europe
12th January 2017
Global launch of new Cook Islands website
12th January 2017

We're now live!

Global launch of new Cook Islands website
6th January 2017
Our first 'Top 10' list for 2017 - it's off to a great start for our little paradise
6th January 2017

Cook Islands Make Top 10 Destinations of 2017

Our first 'Top 10' list for 2017 - it's off to a great start for our little paradise
27th November 2016
Aitutaki and Rarotonga in the Cook Islands offer myriad marine activities.
27th November 2016

Cook Islands: 10 things to do on the water at Aitutaki and Rarotonga

Aitutaki and Rarotonga in the Cook Islands offer myriad marine activities.
25th November 2016
The South Pacific islands, where the new Disney movie Moana is set
25th November 2016

Your travel guide to the best of the South Pacific

The South Pacific islands, where the new Disney movie Moana is set
17th November 2016
Rarotonga is your first stop for a Cook Islands holiday, whether you want discovery, adventure or…
17th November 2016

Is this the ultimate Island Paradise?

Rarotonga is your first stop for a Cook Islands holiday, whether you want discovery, adventure or…
12th July 2016
Some would call Charlotte Piho fearless, but the 30-year-old paddle boarder from Bondi says she’s…
12th July 2016

The paddle boarder who laughs at tough breaks

Some would call Charlotte Piho fearless, but the 30-year-old paddle boarder from Bondi says she’s…
15th March 2016
Why you should be planning an island getaway to paradise and what you need to know before you go.
15th March 2016

Island Time: The Cook Islands from A-Z

Why you should be planning an island getaway to paradise and what you need to know before you go.

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