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  • Goroka Show
    The 2017 Goroka Show will be held September 16th to 17th. Come along and be a part of this spectacular cultural festival uniting tribes in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea.
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  • Morobe Show
    The Morobe show is an annual event hosted by the Morobe Provincial Agricultural Society, in Papua New Guinea’s second largest city.
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  • Hagen Show
    The 2017 Hagen Show is set for August 19th to 20th. Held in the Western Highlands township of Mt. Hagen, the cultural show is expected to be a rousing event.
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  • Kenu & Kundu Festival
    Stunning traditional canoes and 'kundus' feature prominently in this exciting cultural festival held in Alotau, Milne Bay Province.
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  • Crocodile Festival
    This special festival celebrates one of Papua New Guinea's famous tribal heartlands and the significance of the revered crocodile - a motif throughout Sepik River culture.
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  • PNG Games 2017
    The PNG Games 2017 is set to take place in Kimbe, West New Britain Province, featuring 22 provincial teams and 12,000 athletes competing for gold, silver and bronze.
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  • U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016
    Papua New Guinea is proud to be the 2016 host of the FIFA Under 20 Women’s World Cup in Port Moresby.
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  • Bilum Festival
    Karkar Island Bilum Festival: See bilum-weaving displays, arts, crafts and colorful singsings - experience Karkar Island at this unique festival in Madang Province.
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  • Paiya Mini Show
    The Paiya Mini Show is a cultural event staged annually in Paiya Village, Western Highlands Province. The specialty show is set for August 18th in 2017.
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  • Huhu Lopo Festival
    The Huhu Lopo War Canoe mini-festival showcases the cultural significance of the Lopo War Canoes from mainland Milne Bay Province.
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Welcome to the Papua New Guinea Tourism Promotion Authority (PNGTPA) Corporate Website. This website provides information on the roles and activities of PNGTPA. We aim to provide information to interested businesses, organizations, and tourists who wish to join PNGTPA in promoting Papua New Guinea as a desirable tourist destination.

Who we are and what we do
The Papua New Guinea Tourism Promotion Authority (PNGTPA) is a statutory body responsible for marketing Papua New Guinea (PNG) as a desirable tourist destination. It is made up of three (3) main divisions; Corporate Services, Policy and Planning, and Marketing and Research.
Our Vision, Our Mission, Our Values
The PNGTPA has a clearly defined mission, values, principles and goals to achieve through its corporate plan. Contact PNGTPA for more information.
Organizational Diagram
Meet our PNGTPA Board and Management. Find out about the roles of each of our main divisions. Click the icon below to see our Organisation's Structure.

Why TPA Exists
Tourism is particularly important as a source of income for communities in rural areas. The sustainable development that tourism offers is viable for the economic future of the country. Therefore PNGTPA is responsible for ensuring that PNG maximizes on the economic benefits made by the industry while conserving our culture and our environment.
PNG Tourism master plan
PNGTPA has identified five (5) key areas in order to achieve the Vision for Tourism in PNG;
  • Marketing the Destination
  • Product Development and Investment
  • Transport and Infrastructure
  • Human Resource   Development
  • Institutions and Industry Partnerships
Industry Contacts
The tourism industry is made up of different associations to foster their own tourism activities. You can contact each of the industry on these contacts to get further information on their products. Click the icon below.
Business Resources
The PNGTPA through our Policy and Planning department has developed guidelines and information to assist operators who are interested in the tourism business. Download the information here or contact us for more information.
Investment Opportunities 
Papua New Guinea’s Vision 2050 and the Medium Term Development Plan (MTDP) 2011-2015 envisions tourism's potential in becoming a significant driver of the PNG economy.

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