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  • Goroka Show
    This 2016 the 'most colorful show on Earth' returns celebrating its 60th Anniversary. Goroka Town in PNG's Eastern Highlands Province will come alive September 16th-18th.
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 17th, 2016.
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • National Tourism Conference
    The National Tourism Conference will have invited speakers from various government agencies and private sectors discuss tourism topics of interest. The theme will be “Tourism For Development”.
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  • PNG Games 2016
    The PNG Games 2016 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Tourism Week
    The Tourism Week comprises of awareness activities,events and meetings involving the tourism industry in Papua New Guinea. The week long activities lead up to World Tourism Day, 27th September.
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  • World Tourism Day
    Join the PNG Tourism Promotion Authority and the United Nations World Tourism Organisation in celebrating World Tourism Day this 2016.
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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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