The Edgewater Resort and Spa and Club Raro Resort are looking forward to welcoming Pacific Islands Forum delegates to their resorts.
Hotels Limited chief executive officer Andrew Whittaker says preparations have
been going well.
is a buzz of excitement within the team,” he said.
said they have just completed the refurbishment work on their new Garden
Superior rooms and are looking forward to welcoming Forum delegates into their
newly refurbished rooms.
over 250 staff members between The Edgewater Resort and Spa and Club Raro
Resort, the resorts have been receiving inquiries and bookings from numerous
delegations, support staff, and media attending the Forum since June of this
can accommodate up to 900 guest and Club Raro around 150 guests.
team have attended Kia Orana values refresher training over the last couple of
weeks and we look forward to sharing Kia Orana values with the visiting guests
said the resorts will be at maximum occupancy next week.
Edgewater Resort and Spa and Club Raro are both ready to welcome guests
attending the Forum as well as other international and local visitors,” he
Gosselin, general manager of The Edgewater Resort and Spa, said they are
extremely privileged to have a team of staff with extensive experience in
coordinating the logistical accommodation and events requirements for an event
of this magnitude.
has been and continues to be a very dynamic landscape in terms of booking
accommodation, meetings and conference spaces, as well as support services, but
we are very confident in our team, who are proud to have the opportunity to
showcase the Edgewater, our Kia Orana spirit, and Cook Islands culture for the
Pacific Islands Forum 2023.
saying this, it’s important to us that our guests traveling privately outside
of the event are embraced with the same core values and service. It will certainly
be an exciting time for all visiting the Cook Islands.”
Islands Tourism Industry Council President Liana Scott said it seems that
almost every accommodation is full for that particular week and there certainly
should be some revenue generation.
is wonderful to have a November date so full,” she added.