Online reviews vote Cook Islands, Fiji resorts in top 10


Cook Islands are giving ever popular Pacific Island tourist destination Fiji a run for its money in the Top 10 Island Resorts online Travellers Choice Awards 2012.<!--more-->

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Taveuni Palms Resort, Fiji, was rated 5th while Etu Moana Resort of Aitutaki ranked 7th out of 10 Top Island Resorts in Travellers Choice 2012 Awards on website.

The site attracts more than 60 million unique monthly visitors, 32 million members worldwide and receives more than 75 million reviews and opinions according to its website.

The two resorts were listed alongside top choice international destinations Anguilla, Bali, Hawaii and Maldives.

Couples loved Etu Moana with nearly 400 of the 405 or 98% reviews rating Etu Moana ‘Excellent’ or ‘Very Good.’ At Taveuni Palms Resort all 75 couples were 100% satisfied rating ‘Excellent’ or ‘Very Good.’

But that’s not all. The Cook Islands also featured in the Travellers Choice for the 10 Top Beach Destinations in the South Pacific. Aitutaki was second only to Bora Bora, French Polynesia. Titikaveka and Aorangi in the Cook Islands were voted 3rd and 10th respectively.

Overall however, Fiji’s Taveuni Palms Resort and Taveuni Island Resort and Spa were second and third Travellers Choice 2012 Top 25 Hotels in the South Pacific.

A local snapshot of the site’s popularity, Auckland Central, showed 110,715 travellers researched travel tips on the website this month.