19 April 2021 marked an important travel milestone with the announcement that the New Zealand leg of the Trans-Tasman bubble was to be inflated. As expected, there are details and caveats to be considered and we have already had flights paused and potential green zone breaches. At a high level we share our thoughts after the announcement (Image courtesy of Tourism Australia).
The announcement that quarantine free travel is scheduled to start between New Zealand and the Cook Islands on 17 May was a welcome one, particularly for the Cook Islands tourism industry. As a nation that relies so heavily on tourism, our thoughts are with our friends and colleagues in the Cook Islands on what is surely an emotional day.
With its borders closed to international tourists for over a year, the pressure on the Cook Islands tourism industry has been significant. The Pacific Resort Group – a name known to many travellers to the Cook Islands – has spent the time renovating and preparing for tourism to return. (Image courtesy of Mark Seabury)
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