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.

First step for planned resort

Tuesday September 04, 2018

Merchant of Paradise chairman Fred Webb says MOP and the owner of land earmarked for a proposed new Rarotonga resort have signed a memorandum of understanding.

Visitors drive up tax revenue

Wednesday August 22, 2018

The government has collected $22 million more tax than predicted for the 2017/18 financial year.

Tepaki says the growth in population and/or consumers as a result of the Paradise Prosperity Plan have been assessed on five residents to one tourist.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade secretary Tepaeru Herrmann is chairing the 2018 Pre-Forum Meeting of the Forum Officials Committee in Samoa this week.

The continuing partnership between the Chinese city of Zhuhai and a number of Cook Islands government ministries may result in more “high-end” tourists from China visiting our shores, says Culture Secretary Anthony Turua.

The Cook Islands has been rated top in the world for technical compliance, following an Anti-Money Laundering/Countering the Financing of Terrorism Mutual Evaluation review.

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