PNG Tourism Promotion Authority (PNGTPA)

Honoring war memorials through partnership

The initiative, stemming from a Memorandum of Agreement signed in 2023, involves PNG's Tourism Promotion Authority, National Capital District Commission (NCDC), and Canada Bay City Council in Sydney.

TPA CEO appointed Deputy Chair of KTSPA

The swearing-in ceremony was held at the Stanley’s Hotel on Tuesday, March 19 in Port Moresby and saw the installation of a 10-member committee, representing a cross-section of government agencies, local government entities, and landowner leaders.

PNGTPA's successful return to ITB

ITB Berlin is the world’s largest tourism trade fair and provides a unique opportunity to learn about different countries and regions all over the globe in one place.

Under the theme “Define the World of Travel Together,” PNGTPA reaffirms its commitment to showcasing the unique and diverse offerings of Papua New Guinea to the European market.

Green Investment

Speaking at the Lae World Tourism Day Conference and Expo yesterday, PNGTPA’s executive manager from the provincial coordination & product development division emphasised on people, the planet and collective prosperity.

With this year’s World Tourism Day theme of ‘Tourism and green investments’, Kennewton Kennedy said over the past five to ten years, PNGTPA has increased investments in niche tourism products and services, the promotion of cultural events and festivities and the re-development of marketing strategies to better open up access to PNG’s wealth of destinations.

Focus on green investments

The event, which falls on September 27th every year, aims to highlight the need for more investments for the sustainable development goals this year.

In his message, PNG Tourism Promotion Authority Chief Executive Officer, Eric Mossman Uvovo, said PNGTPA is staying true to the theme "tourism and green investment - investing in people, planet and prosperity".

Elevating NCD’s tourism appeal

This landmark agreement, signed on Friday, marks a pivotal moment in the effort to transform Port Moresby into a world-class tourist destination under the catchy tagline "Million Different Journeys in One Destination."

The MoU lays the groundwork for a collaborative effort between the two organizations to pool resources and actively promote Port Moresby's unique attractions, infrastructure, and signature events, both domestically and on the global stage.

Tourism Plan 2022-2026 Launched

Covering a five-year time horizon, the framing of the TSDP is home-grown, and developed from an extensive stakeholder consultation process across the country. It is collectively developed and owned by all the stakeholders of the sector.

PNG growing as a tourist destination

Last year PNG received over 86 thousand visitors, whose visits had direct economic impact.

These finding were revealed today in Port Moresby by PNG Tourism Promotion Authority (PNGTPA) in partnership with the International Finance Corporation.

The 2017 International Visitor Survey launched today reveals that PNG generated US$205 million or K660 million.