The Pacific Resort properties are amongst the favourites of the Fine Travel team and many of our clients. We were especially pleased when to read the following announcement from the Pacific Resort Hotels Group:
Pacific Resort Hotel Group (PRHG) is thrilled to announce Pacific Resort Rarotonga, Pacific Resort Aiutaki and Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa have accumulated a record 12 nominations for the 2016 World Travel Awards (WTA). The WTA celebrate excellence across the travel tourism and hospitality sector. These prestigious award nominations are a strong reflection of PRHG’s ongoing commitment to delivering an outstanding quality experience for its guests.
The Cook Islands, and in particular Rarotonga and Aitutaki, remain extremely popular Pacific Island holiday destinations for New Zealanders. From couples wanting to get away, to family holidays and weddings and honeymoons, the Cook Islands offer it all. The short flight from New Zealand and the ability to use New Zealand currency on the Islands remain draw cards.
Pacific Resort Aitutaki
Taking home three awards last year, Pacific Resort Aitutaki continues to build on its long history and list of accolades with an outstanding six nominations including: Australasia's Leading Boutique Island Resort, Australasia's Leading Boutique Resort, Australasia's Leading Resort, Australasia's Leading Villa Resort, Cook Islands' Leading Resort and Cook Islands' Leading Villa Resort.
This magical place, full of South Seas idyll and romance, is home to Pacific Resort Aitutaki, an enclave of privacy, refinement and luxury, which seduces even the most discerning traveller. Pacific Resort Aitutaki, member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World collection, has just 27 luxurious ‘absolute beachfront’ bungalows, suites and villas all with their own personal, panoramic view of Aitutaki’s world-famous lagoon.
Pacific Resort Rarotonga
Pacific Resort Rarotonga the 2015 Australasia’s Leading Family Resort continues to consolidate its position as the region’s leading full service family resort as well as holding nominations in a number of other categories including Australasia's Leading Boutique Resort, Australasia's Leading Family Resort and Cook Islands' Leading Resort.
Pacific Resort is Rarotonga’s leading full-service, authentic boutique resort situated in an unrivaled location on the glorious white sands of Muri beach. This premium boutique resort offers a perfect blend of modern comforts and traditional island hospitality. A place where simple, lazy days meet luxurious evenings. And where the friendly, gracious staff meet your every request.
Te Manava Luxury Villa & Spa
PRHG’s Te Manava Luxury Villa & Spa, winner of World’s Leading Boutique Resort 2015 and 2014 is once again nominated for the Leading Resort Award. The 5-star property is also nominated this year for Australiasia’s Leading Villa Resort and Cook Islands’ Leading Villa Resort.
You’re a traveller who appreciates beautiful surroundings and luxurious 5 star accommodation…and you also value your independence. Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa has been designed just for you. This new Cook Islands concept in luxury accommodation gives you the freedom to personalise your own leisure experience. Set on the beautiful white sand beach of Rarotonga’s stunning Muri lagoon, your private villa awaits. How you choose to use it is completely up to you.
About the World Travel Awards
Acknowledged across the globe as the hallmark of industry excellence, WTA has developed into the most prestigious and comprehensive awards programme in travel and tourism and this year celebrates its 23rd anniversary. The first ever ceremony was held in Hollywood in 1994 and since then, WTA has hosted gala ceremonies each year to celebrate the best in the international travel industry.
Credit for images: Pacific Resort Hotel Group, Pacific Resort Rarotonga, Cook Islands