Economy

The Cook Islands Anti-Money Laundering/Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) regime is officially one of the best in the world according to the Cook Islands Mutual Evaluation Report (MER).

Expert says economy durable

Friday October 19, 2018

A repeat of the 1996 economic crisis would only happen if the tools that government had initiated back then were undone, says local economist Vaine Wichman.

The South Pacific Tourism Organisation and leading financial services company Fexco Pacific have signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Auckland, New Zealand.

Christmas Fiji flights from Air Raro

Thursday October 04, 2018

Local airline Air Rarotonga has chartered two special flights offering non-stop travel to and from Fiji for the coming Christmas period.

Cooks a big hit at travel expo

Thursday October 04, 2018

Cook Islands proved one of the major attractions at the biannual Flight Centre Auckland Travel Expo held over the weekend in Greenlane, Auckland.

Cook Islands Tourism Corporation yesterday launched the “Cook Islands Community Attitudes towards Tourism Survey” in a bid to get the views of the community on the industry that drives the local economy.

Unprecedented tourism arrivals and higher levels of public and private capital investment have generated strong economic growth in the Cook Islands.

Underwrite update soon

Friday September 14, 2018

Airline strategist for Cook Islands Tourism, John Petersen, will be presenting an update on the current underwrite partnership with Air New Zealand at the next Global Breakfast Update (GBU).

Visitors enjoy fine Raro weather

Thursday September 13, 2018

About 150 passengers from cruise ship Paul Gauguin enjoyed a beautiful day on Rarotonga yesterday taking part in a number of activities around the island.

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