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  • 2017 International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development
    Papua New Guinea proudly promotes sustainability in many of its tourism policies and projects.
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  • Sign to Promote Birding Tours
    Visitors to the Pacific Adventist University (PAU) Koiari Park Campus in Port Moresby will be welcomed by an interesting sign highlighting the area's fascinating bird life.
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  • APEC Haus to be Iconic Port Moresby Landmark
    The Government of Papua New Guinea announced plans for the construction of the APEC Haus – a new landmark in Port Moresby.
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  • UNWTO to Support PNG Tourism
    UNWTO secretary general Dr. Taleb Rifai's inaugural visit to PNG marked the beginning of UNWTO support for tourism in Papua New Guinea.
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  • 10 Stunning Photos of Underwater Life in West New Britain
    Kimbe Bay and the surrounding waters of West New Britain, rank as some of the best places in the world to go scuba diving and snorkelling.
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  • PNGTPA Supports Tourism Institution
    PNG Tourism Promotion Authority sponsors PNG IEA College of TAFE students on an educational familiarization trip to Australia.
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  • Israel Visa Waiver
    The National Parliament has been informed that Israeli passport holders can obtain visa on arrival in Papua New Guinea.
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  • What a Wreck – Murder on High Seas
    The wreck of the Muscoota ship in Milne Bay Province is home to marine life of such beauty and diversity. In its prime the ship was also the scene of an infamous murder in the late 1800s.
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  • PNGTPA Hails Kokopo for Successful APEC Meet
    PNG Tourism Promotion Authority praises government and people of East New Britain for successfully hosting the 49th APEC Tourism Working Group (TWG) meeting.
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  • 5 Incredible Places on the Kokoda Track
    A list of 5 of the many incredible places you will encounter on the legendary Kokoda Track.
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  • PNG Among World's Top Destinations
    Tourism Promotion Authority is proud to announce that Papua New Guinea has been selected as one of National Geographic Traveller’s 21 “Best of the World Destinations” for 2017.
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  • Planned Tourism City for Port Moresby
    A Tourism City is being constructed in Papua New Guinea’s capital of Port Moresby that is expected to be completed in the next two decades.
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  • L'Austral in the Sepik
    French cruise ship L'Austral and its 200 passengers were given a warm welcome by locals of Kopar Village along the Sepik River.
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  • PNG's First Hospitality Expo
    The PNG Tourism Industry Association Inc. hosted the nation’s first ever Hospitality Expo in Port Moresby, 24-25 May 2017.
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  • Nat Geo Best Destination Listing & FIFA Boosts PNG's Profile
    The recent National Geographic Best Destination nomination and the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup are helping raise PNG's tourism profile.
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Why have an organisation like PNGTPA

Tourism has become a growing and important part of the PNG economy injecting an estimated 1 Billion Kina into the economy and supporting an estimated 15,000 full time jobs.

Tourism is particularly important as a sources of income for communities in rural areas and sustainable development of tourism offers a viable economic future beyond the life of extractive industries such as mining and forestry.

Growth of the tourism sector has accelerated in the last few years as the overall economy has grown and the Government has shown an increased commitment to the development and marketing of the sector.

This increased support for tourism from the Government and upturn in demand has in turn stimulated additional airline competition and capacity and additional international and domestic investment in accommodation, tours, restaurants and other product components.

International tourism is very competitive industry. For Papua New Guinea to be able to compete, and to provide enough visitors to sustain and grow the tourism industry in the country, it needs an organization to effectively and consistently develop products, plan and effectively evaluate these developments and market and promote our unique tourism products.

The Papua New Guinea Tourism Promotion Authority sits under the Ministry of Tourism, Art and Culture togather with its sister agency's - The National Cultural Commision and The National Museum and Art Gallery. All three agencies report to the Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture.

The PNG Tourism Promotion Authority ensures that Papua New Guinea gets a fair share of the tourist dollars on offer. In doing so, it creates partnerships with the private sector members (hoteliers, the airlines and tour operators) and the international trade partners (wholesalers, travel agents, tour operators, airlines) to promoting our tourism products in our major markets. Not all tourism operators have the funds and resources to successfully run a marketing campaign for themselves therefore the Tourism Promotion Authority exists to ensure that the whole industry is represented fairly.

The PNG Tourism Promotion Authority also ensures that Papua New Guinea is better equiped to host our international travellers and visitors. In doing so it sets out to implement the National Tourism Master Plan 2007 - 2017 by addressing issues such  Investment Incentives and Product Development, Institution and Industry Partnerships, Transort and Infrastructure and Human Resource Development.
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