Hospitality is one of the growth industries in the Cook Islands..

CITTI Hospitality & Services

We support our learners by pr oviding realistic courses and offering qualifications that match the expectations of our industry and stakeholders.

Our accredited courses are internationally recognised offering our learners the opportunity to link to further diploma and degree programmes. Our continuing education courses are relevant to the wants and needs of our community.

We cover many areas of hospitality including Food & Beverage, Culinary Arts, Front Office and Housekeeping through full qualifications and short courses that are relevant to our industry. We also offer International Leadership & Management programmes, and our Kia Orana Customer Service course in collaboration with the Cook Islands Tourism Corporation.

We strive to be flexible and current in what we offer and are looking at new avenues to expand our portfolio. Please come and have a chat down at the CITTI Ngatangiia Campus.

Who are we?

Our Hospitality & Services campus is located in Ngatangiia.
You can call us on +682 22 628 or email

Ngatangiia Campus Staff
Quality Assurance + Administration Manager – Michelle Williams-Mitchell

Faculty Coordinator – Courtney Papatua

Literacy & Numeracy Coordinator – Trevor Simpson

Hospitality Tutors
Culinary Arts – Karlene Taokia
Culinary Arts – Sam Timoko
Hair & Beauty – Poloa Rowe
Hospitality – Ovaia Liew

Services Tutors
Business Level 5 – Sharyn Paio
Business Level 5 – Knocker Dean
Business Level 4 – Gerard Akers
Business Level 3 – Jane Poa
Kia Orana Customer Service – Taa Pera
Kia Orana Customer Service – Rose Akava