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Cook Islands tourism operator relieved travel bubble with NZ remaining open

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Tue, 25 Jan 2022, 7:26am
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Cook Islands tourism operator relieved travel bubble with NZ remaining open

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Tue, 25 Jan 2022, 7:26am

The travel bubble between the Cook Islands and New Zealand will remain open despite our Omicron outbreak.

The Cook Islands held an emergency cabinet meeting last night.

There is a new restriction though - no unvaccinated people will be allowed entry from Thursday.

Robert Skews, the managing director of the Turama Pacific Travel Group told Roman Travers the news is a huge relief.

“70 percent of our revenue here in the Cooks is derived from tourism and so after two years we’re a little bit desperate.”

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