About us

Cook Islands Online is a division of South Pacific Publishing Ltd. Our company won the prestigious ‘Tourism Industry Support’ award at the 2016 Air New Zealand Cook Islands Tourism Awards.

We are located in Rarotonga in the Cook Islands, a little paradise in the South Pacific.

Directors Noel and Katrina Bartley have partnered with Ed Redman of Rarotonga Technology to bring you this first destination specific, on-line travel booking site. We are proud to say that it is 100% Cook Islands made.

Our aim is to provide you with the most complete resource for planning and booking your holiday in the Cook Islands. From accommodation, flights, rental cars, to information on activities, tours, restaurants and indeed any topic you may have a question about, you’ll find all the answers right here.

Noel Bartley first arrived in Rarotonga over 26 years ago to take photos and produce travel brochures for the Cook Islands Tourist Authority. During those years he has visited 12 of the 15 Cook Islands, met with most providers to the tourism industry and made Rarotonga a home for his wife Katrina and himself. With an extensive background in marketing and publishing he, together with Katrina have constructed this site with valuable technical assistance from Ed.

Ed Redman has been an integral part of tourism in the Cook Islands for 16 years, running a successful tour company along with Cook Islands based IT company Rarotonga Technology. With experience constructing many tourism based websites and on-line booking platforms, Ed has formal qualifications in IT and an in-depth knowledge of PHP, MYSql, Perl, Java and C along with Linux operating systems.