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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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  • 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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  • Museum Exhibition
    The National Museum and Art Gallery is now showcasing the 'Built on Culture Exhibition' commemorating Papua New Guinea's 40 year milestone Independence Anniversary.
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  • DWU Cultural Day
    Students of the Divine Word University Madang Campus proudly perform various 'singsings' in their annual Cultural Day. Join the celebration of PNG culture in Madang this 9th August.
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  • Kutubu Kundu Digaso
    The Kutubu Kundu Digaso festival offers a rare treat of fascinating cultural performances from all over the Southern Highlands Province of Papua New Guinea.
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  • Women Weavers Exhibition
    Presenting the Women Weavers of Milne Bay (WWOMB) Exhibition. This two day event in July showcases the traditional weaving techniques of women master weavers of Milne Bay.
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  • Enga Show
    The people of Enga will be celebrating their 2016 cultural show August 5th-7th in Wabag. The show is set to rival the other cultural shows in the Highlands region.
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  • Lukim PNG Nau 2016
    PNG Tourism Industry Association presents Lukim PNG Nau 2016 - a tourism expo showcasing PNG culture, nature and adventure products, services and activities.
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  • Paiya Mini Show
    The Paiya Mini Show is a cultural event staged annually in Paiya Village, Western Highlands Province. This 2016 this special show is set for August 19th.
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  • Hagen Show
    The 2016 Hagen Show is set for August 20th to 21st. Held in the Western Highlands township of Mt. Hagen, the Show is expected to be a rousing event.
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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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  • Madang Festival
    June 11th-12th, 2016: One of Papua New Guinea’s most visited province prepares for a celebration to showcase its many unique resident cultural groups.
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  • Frangipani Festival
    The residents of Rabaul invite you to their annual Frangipani Festival celebrating the rebirth of Rabaul after the 1994 volcanic eruptions: September 16th to 18th, 2016.
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  • Mask Festival
    A cultural extravaganza set in Kokopo, featuring iconic mask performances from East New Britain.
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  • Kalam Festival
    The Kalam Cultural Festival showcases the culture of one of Papua New Guinea's most fascinating ethnic groups - the Simbai people of Madang Province
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About PNGTPA

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. info@papuanewguinea.travel
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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