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Posted on 14 February 2018 | 7:18 pm
How Cooks Island tourism leaders respect
eTurboNewsHow Cooks Island tourism leaders respect community needseTurboNewsThe Cook Islands Tourism Corporation says it is mindful of the pressure increasing tourist numbers are putting on public infrastructure. Last year, the numbers grew by 10 percent with the Cooks welcoming a record 161,362 tourists, two-thirds of whom ...
Posted on 9 February 2018 | 12:36 am
Cooks tourism body mindful of community
Radio New ZealandCooks tourism body mindful of community needsRadio New ZealandAitutaki, Cook Islands. Photo: Ewan Smith. More visits to the Cooks' outer islands could relieve some of the pressure on Rarotonga but Mr Fua said that would require investment in their infrastructure as well. "Say for example the island of Atiu, there ...
Posted on 7 February 2018 | 9:43 am
Travel to the Cook Islands: Paradise is just
Stuff.co.nzTravel to the Cook Islands: Paradise is just 4 hours awayStuff.co.nzThrough that passage left the first traditional canoes, the vakas, from the Cook Islands to Aotearoa, New Zealand. Fittingly, there is a Kiwi-owned seafood cafe the foot of the historic site. Mooring's Fish Cafe has the best seafood sandwiches on the ...
Posted on 23 December 2017 | 8:01 am
Dropping in on Marlon Brando's blue lagoon:
Daily MailDropping in on Marlon Brando's blue lagoon: Exploring the idyllic Pacific island that the movie star visited in the ...Daily MailOur skipper Kimi points towards the 'runway', and it takes a moment or two to realise what he means. The flights that landed at Akaiami were a bit special. Between 1951 and 1960, Tasman Empire Airlines Ltd (TEAL) would drop the likes of John Wayne and ...
Posted on 2 December 2017 | 2:04 pm
Aitutaki, Cook Islands: Kicking back at the
Posted on 11 January 2015 | 5:12 pm
Paradise found: Aitutaki Cook Islands
The Cook Islands are a magical place: they are an untouched paradise and so idyllic. Everywhere you look could come straight from a postcard: sprawling mountains, luscious tropical palms and the most insanely turquoise water I have ever seen. It really is ...
Posted on 27 October 2014 | 1:05 pm
Apprentice navigator Cesi Haʻo recounts her
In early August, during the last eight hours of the nine-day voyage of the Hōkūleʻa voyaging canoe traveling from Aitutaki, Cook Islands, to the islands of Sāmoa, adverse weather conditions obliterated any environmental clues to apprentice navigator ...
Posted on 24 October 2014 | 3:33 pm
Crystal steps into 2017
In 2016 the cruise line will offer 60 cruises with almost half at 10 nights or less and 27 maiden calls including Aitutaki, Cook Islands; Bandol, France; Kavala, Greece; Port Canaveral, Florida and Isle of Skye, UK. New overnight ports include Antwerp ...
Posted on 3 October 2014 | 10:54 pm
Tall Ship Picton Castle Responds to Mayday
AITUTAKI, COOK ISLANDS – It isn’t every day that a cruising yacht with engine trouble and damaged rigging is assisted by a 170-foot square rigger that looks like something from another era, but that’s just what happened when the 42’ sailing yacht ...
Posted on 6 August 2013 | 11:10 am