Moana Sands to Open New Resort in Rarotonga

Moana Sands to Open New Resort in Rarotonga

Muri beach on Rarotonga will soon be home to the latest Moana Sands development. Moana Sands Lagoon Resort is scheduled to open late 2017 with this newest addition a direct result of tourism growth and the demand for quality mid-range accommodation in the Cook Islands. - May 23, 2017

Pacific Resort Hotel Group Announce New COO

Pacific Resort Hotel Group Announce New COO

Pacific Resort Hotel Group (PRHG), the Cook Islands leading resort operator, today announced the promotion of Marcus Niszow to Chief Operating Officer. Niszow will continue to report directly to Greg Stanaway, Chief Executive Officer in this newly created role. This appointment recognises the... - May 30, 2015

PRHG Scoops Six Major Awards at the 2014 World Travel Awards

PRHG Scoops Six Major Awards at the 2014 World Travel Awards

Pacific Resort Hotel Group (PRHG) is in celebration mode once again after all three of it’s Cook Islands properties were honoured at the 21st annual World Travel Awards, capturing six major awards on a special night for the hotel management company. This year’s Australasia Gala Ceremony was held at The Oberoi Hotel in New Delhi, India and it certainly lived up to it’s reputation as the “Travel Industry’s equivalent to the Oscars.” - October 11, 2014

Pacific Resort Hotel Group Boasts South Pacific GM of the Year

Pacific Resort Hotel Group Boasts South Pacific GM of the Year

Pacific Resort Hotel Group (PRHG) is proud to announce that that Deputy CEO Marcus Niszow has been awarded ‘South Pacific General Manager of the Year’ at the 2014 HM Awards for Hotel & Accommodation Excellence. The winners of the 2014 awards program were revealed last night during... - September 06, 2014

Pacific Resort Hotel Group Finalist at 2014 HM Awards

Pacific Resort Hotel Group Finalist at 2014 HM Awards

The prestigious HM Awards for Hotel & Accommodation Excellence 2014 finalists have been announced with all three Pacific Resort Hotel Group (PRHG) properties recognized for their outstanding commitment to excellence in standard and quality. Now in its 12th year, the annual awards were established to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all areas of the accommodation industry. - August 10, 2014

Pacific Resort Aitutaki Leads the Way in Global Luxury Travel

Pacific Resort Aitutaki Leads the Way in Global Luxury Travel

Pacific Resort Hotel Group (PRHG) is delighted to announce that 5-star luxury property Pacific Resort Aitutaki has been awarded the Signum Virtutis Seal of Excellence, for the second year in a row, at the 2014 Seven Star Global Luxury Awards. - June 20, 2014

Pacific Resort Hotel Group Dominates at 20th Annual World Travel Awards

Pacific Resort Hotel Group Dominates at 20th Annual World Travel Awards

Pacific Resort Hotel Group is once again proud to announce that Pacific Resort Aitutaki has dominated at the Asia & Australasia regional ceremony for the 2013 World Travel Awards, capturing three major titles, also qualifying the 5 star boutique resort as finalists for the "World's Leading" category. - October 02, 2013

Success for Pacific Resort Hotel Group at 2013’s Prestigious HM Awards

Success for Pacific Resort Hotel Group at 2013’s Prestigious HM Awards

It is with great pleasure that Pacific Resort Hotel Group (PRHG) would like to announce their success in two award categories at Australia’s esteemed HM Awards for Hotel and Accommodation Excellence 2013. There was a record turnout for this year’s HM Awards held at Sydney Town Hall on Friday, September 6 with over 550 attendees at the gala presentation dinner; a grand audience for all of the evening’s winners. - September 09, 2013

Pacific Resort Hotel Group Finalists for HM Awards

Pacific Resort Hotel Group Finalists for HM Awards

After June’s announcement of Pacific Resort Aitutaki’s win of the Signum Virtutis, the Seal of Excellence at the Seven Star Global Luxury Awards, Pacific Resort Hotel Group (PRHG) are once again delighted to announce their placement as finalists in two prestigious award categories for... - August 15, 2013

PRHG Invests $1million+ on Resort Upgrades

PRHG Invests $1million+ on Resort Upgrades

Over the past 12 months and continuing on for the next 6-12 months, Pacific Resort Hotel Group (PRHG) is investing over NZD$1million in resort upgrades for two of their iconic Cook Islands properties, Pacific Resort Rarotonga and Pacific Resort Aitutaki. The most recent of these upgrades was the... - July 04, 2013

Pacific Resort Hotel Group Boasts the Best in the South Pacific

Pacific Resort Hotel Group Boasts the Best in the South Pacific

Pacific Resort Hotel Group (PRHG) in the Cook Islands heads into the second half of 2012 boasting numerous new international travel award accolades that clearly consolidate its position as the best in its class across the South Pacific and along the way putting the Cook Islands on the map in terms... - September 13, 2012

Pacific Resort Hotel Group Nominated for Best Hotel Group

Pacific Resort Hotel Group Nominated for Best Hotel Group

Pacific Resort Hotel Group (PRHG) in the Cook Islands has been nominated as the Best Hotel/Resort Group at the 2012 New Zealand Travel Industry Awards along side top international hotel groups Four Seasons Hotels, Accor hotels, Starwood Hotels and Hilton Hotels & Resorts to name a few. The New... - June 20, 2012

Pacific Resort Hotel Group Take Out "The Oscars of the Travel Industry"

Pacific Resort Hotel Group Take Out "The Oscars of the Travel Industry"

Pacific Resort Hotel Group (PRHG) in the Cook Islands have kicked off 2012 in celebration mode after walking away with awards for the “World’s Leading Boutique Island Resort” and “World’s Leading Island Villas” at the 2011 World Travel Awards Grand Final event hosted last night by the Qatar Tourism Authority at Katara Cultural Village in Doha, Qatar. - January 17, 2012

Pacific Resort Hotel Group Joins Influential Line Up to Present at AHICE Conference in Sydney

Pacific Resort Hotel Group Joins Influential Line Up to Present at AHICE Conference in Sydney

Pacific Resort Hotel Group Deputy CEO and General Manager Finance & Strategy - Marcus Niszow has joined the stellar line-up for the second annual Australasian Hotel Industry Conference and Exhibition (AHICE) at the Four Seasons Hotel Sydney on September 2, 2011. Around 30 influential hotel... - August 17, 2011

All Three Pacific Resort Hotel Group Properties Finalists in the 2011 HM Awards

All Three Pacific Resort Hotel Group Properties Finalists in the 2011 HM Awards

Pacific Resort Hotel Group properties; Pacific Resort Aitutaki, Pacific Resort Rarotonga and Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa have all been named as a Finalists in the 2011 HM Awards for Hotel & Accommodation Excellence, with winners due to be announced at the gala dinner in Sydney on... - August 10, 2011

Pacific Resort Aitutaki Wins Prestigious Asia Pacific Hotel Award

Pacific Resort Aitutaki Wins Prestigious Asia Pacific Hotel Award

A great wave of anticipation is hovering over a select number of Asia Pacific’s leading hospitality professionals. The inaugural Asia Pacific Hotel Awards 2011 in association with Bloomberg Television & Google have now been judged and Pacific Resort Aitutaki has been informed that it is... - April 16, 2011

Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa Wins Bloomberg Hotel Award

Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa Wins Bloomberg Hotel Award

There’s positive, upbeat news for the Asia Pacific’s hospitality industry this week as the results of the Asia Pacific Hotel Awards 2011 in association with Bloomberg Television and Google have been revealed. Rightly proud of its success, Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa (managed by... - April 16, 2011

TripAdvisor Honours Pacific Resort Aitutaki as Best of the South Pacific

TripAdvisor Honours Pacific Resort Aitutaki as Best of the South Pacific

Pacific Resort Aitutaki has been chosen as one of the Top 10 Luxury Resorts in the South Pacific and Top 10 Resorts for Romance in the South Pacific by TripAdvisor® in its 2011 Travelers’ Choice awards. TripAdvisor®, the world's largest travel site, today announced the winners of its... - January 21, 2011

Cook Islands Properties Awarded Best Island Villas & Resort in the World

Cook Islands Properties Awarded Best Island Villas & Resort in the World

The bubbly is flowing once again in the Cook Islands for the Pacific Resort Hotel Group (PRHG) after walking away with awards for the “World’s Leading Boutique Island Resort” and “World’s Leading Island Villas” at the 2010 World Travel Awards Grand Final event... - November 09, 2010

Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa Voted “Australasia’s Leading Villas”

Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa Voted “Australasia’s Leading Villas”

The bubbly is flowing in the Cook Islands for the Pacific Resort Hotel group after they have walked away with one of the major awards in the 2010 World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Ceremony held last night at The Claridges Delhi, India. Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa (managed by Pacific... - October 15, 2010

Pacific Resort Wins Big at the 2010 HM Awards

Pacific Resort Wins Big at the 2010 HM Awards

Pacific Resort Rarotonga has received a high distinction accolade for “Environmental Program of the Year” at the 8th Annual HM Awards Gala Dinner held on Friday 3 September 2010. This award places Pacific Resort Rarotonga as the runner-up in the Australasia region to the Wolgan Valley... - September 15, 2010

Pacific Resorts Finalist in the 2010 HM Awards

Pacific Resorts Finalist in the 2010 HM Awards

Pacific Resort Aitutaki & Pacific Resort Rarotonga have been named as a Finalist in the 2010 HM Awards for Hotel & Accommodation Excellence, with the winners due to be announced in Sydney on September 3. Pacific Resort Aitutaki is a region finalist in the “South Pacific Property of... - August 09, 2010

Pacific Resort Rarotonga Benchmarks Environmental Practices

Pacific Resort Rarotonga Benchmarks Environmental Practices

In an important milestone for Pacific Resort Rarotonga, the organisation’s commitment to environmental practices has been recognised by EarthCheck; the world’s leading sustainable travel and tourism certification organisation. The EarthCheck Program is widely regarded as the... - June 01, 2010

New Villa Suites Open at ‘Australasia’s Leading Villas’ in the Cook Islands - Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa

New Villa Suites Open at ‘Australasia’s Leading Villas’ in the Cook Islands - Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa

Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa is the latest 5 star luxury self contained accommodation on Rarotonga and today proudly announces the opening of five brand new one bedroom Villa Suites at the property. Complementing the existing five beautifully designed and appointed two & three bedroom villas, these new Villa Suites each feature their own pool in a private beachfront or garden courtyard setting. - April 07, 2010

Pacific Resort Aitutaki Powers Into 2010 with More Top Awards

Pacific Resort Aitutaki Powers Into 2010 with More Top Awards

Pacific Resort Aitutaki has been chosen as one of the Top 10 Luxury Resorts in the South Pacific and Top 10 Resorts for Romance in the South Pacific by TripAdvisor® in its 2010 Travelers’ Choice awards. Now in its eighth year, the annual TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice awards honor... - January 26, 2010

Pacific Resort Aitutaki Wins More ‘Oscars’

Pacific Resort Aitutaki Wins More ‘Oscars’

Pacific Resort Aitutaki, Cook Islands has been voted the ‘World’s Leading Boutique Island Resort,” for the second year running at the World Travel Awards 2009 grand finals held in London on Sunday. - November 11, 2009

Awards Recognise Te Manava Luxury Villas as ‘Australasia’s Leading Villas’

Awards Recognise Te Manava Luxury Villas as ‘Australasia’s Leading Villas’

Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa (managed by Pacific Resort), Cook Islands has been voted “Australasia's Leading Villas” and “Cook Islands Leading Villas” at the World Travel Awards 2009 regional finals held in London on Saturday. - November 11, 2009

Pacific Resort Aitutaki Wins CNBC Arabian Property Award

Pacific Resort Aitutaki Wins CNBC Arabian Property Award

There’s positive, upbeat news for the property profession this week as the results of the Asia Pacific Property Awards 2009 in association with CNBC Arabiya have been revealed. Rightly proud of its success, Pacific Resort Aitutaki is delighted to announce that it has won an award in the... - July 21, 2009

Pacific Resort Aitutaki Foots the Bill for the Other Best Job in the World

Pacific Resort Aitutaki Foots the Bill for the Other Best Job in the World

Pacific Resort Aitutaki’s new general manager, Michael Shah, says he has the best job in the world, in the world’s leading boutique island resort, in the world’s first recession free country, the Cook Islands. “I don’t know what all the fuss is about in... - June 10, 2009

Pacific Resort Aitutaki Kicks Off 2009 with More Top Awards

Pacific Resort Aitutaki Kicks Off 2009 with More Top Awards

Pacific Resort Aitutaki has been chosen as a Best Luxury Hotel in the World & Best Luxury Hotel in the South Pacific by TripAdvisor® in its 2009 Travelers’ Choice awards. Now in its seventh year, the TripAdvisors Travelers’ Choice awards honour the world’s best hotels,... - January 30, 2009

Pacific Resort Aitutaki on Top of the World in 2008

Pacific Resort Aitutaki on Top of the World in 2008

Pacific Resort Aitutaki has just been named the ‘World's Leading Boutique Island Resort’ at the 15th Annual World Travel Awards final held recently in the Turks & Caicos islands. Aitutaki’s Pacific Resort, described by the awards organisers as “a secluded ultra-luxury... - December 15, 2008

More Accolades for Pacific Resort Aitutaki at World Luxury Hotel Travel Awards

More Accolades for Pacific Resort Aitutaki at World Luxury Hotel Travel Awards

The bubbles are flowing once again at Pacific Resort Aitutaki after being judged the best ‘Luxury Island Resort’ in the world at the World Luxury Hotel Travel Awards Gala Ceremony held at the world renowned 300 year old Lanzerac Estate in South Africa’s famous Cape Winelands, at... - November 13, 2008

Pacific Resort Aitutaki Earns Conde Nast Traveller's Recognition

Pacific Resort Aitutaki Earns Conde Nast Traveller's Recognition

There was more good news for Cook Islands tourism, when US readers of the world’s most prestigious travel magazine, Condé Nast Traveller, recently included Pacific Resort Aitutaki in their list of the Top 20 Resorts in Australia and The Pacific. The 21st Annual “Reader’s... - November 13, 2008

Pacific Resort Aitutaki Finalist in the 2008 HM Awards

Pacific Resort Aitutaki has been named as a Finalists in the 2008 HM Awards for Hotel & Accommodation Excellence, with winners due to be announced in Sydney on August 14. The HM Awards for Hotel & Accommodation Excellence are now into their sixth year and are the leading awards for the... - August 14, 2008

Pacific Resort Aitutaki Voted the Best in Australasia at the World Travel Awards 03/11/2007

Pacific Resort Aitutaki Voted the Best in Australasia at the World Travel Awards 03/11/2007

Pacific Resort Aitutaki, Cook Islands – a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World Collection – has been awarded “Australasia’s Leading Boutique Hotel” and “Cook Islands Leading Resort” at the 2007 World Travel Awards ceremony held at the Leela Palace... - November 03, 2007

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