Rashneel Kumar

Rashneel Kumar

CI Tourism praised for good work

Friday February 02, 2018

Cook Islands Tourism Corporation yesterday received praise for its work in promoting the country as one of the top tourism destinations in the world.

Mozzie proposal a success

Friday February 02, 2018

Cook Islands was one of the four countries whose proposals to step up fight against the mosquito-borne diseases was successful at a recent TechCamp conference in Auckland, New Zealand.

Study shows harassment a real issue

Friday February 02, 2018

Sexual harassment by customers is a problem in the local tourism industry, a study conducted by Cook Islander Lisa Sadaraka has revealed.

While sky gazers across the world were treated to a “super blue blood moon” early yesterday, residents of Rarotonga missed out on the opportunity as excessive cloud kept the rare occurrence out of their sight.

The Cook Islands economy gained from around $32 million in extra spending generated by the 10 per cent increase in visitors last year compared to 2016.

Visitor numbers hit all-time high

Wednesday January 31, 2018

Visitor arrivals to the Cook Islands soared to an all-time high after the country welcomed 161,362 visitors to its shores last year.

Battle of the coaches in league

Tuesday January 30, 2018

The 2019 domestic rugby league club competition may be two weeks away but excitement is mounting as all seven teams prepare to get down to business when the season kicks off next month.

The Cook Islands is out of any danger that could potentially be caused by the first cyclone for this season.

Two staff from the Airport Authority attended the Airports Council International (ACI) and the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) seminar in Fiji last week.

Internal affairs minister Albert Nicholas has confirmed the makeup of a minimum wage review panel to conduct the 2018 review of the current minimum wage rate of $7 per hour in the Cook Islands. 

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