Kokoda – The Spirit Lives

Kokoda – The Spirit Lives

This month 75 years ago, Australian and Japanese forces came head to head at Isurava in one of the most ferocious onslaughts that saw a devastating number of casualties for both sides.

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We have lift off!

We have lift off!

Air Niugini announced its new direct route between Townsville and Port Moresby. The new service commenced on 31 March 2017…

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Papua New Guinea cultural events

Papua New Guinea cultural events

With one of the most diverse cultural landscapes in the world, PNG is brimming with incredible cultural events from the National Mask Festival in Rabaul to the Canoe and Kundu Festival in Milne Bay. While tourists are warmly welcomed to cultural events and shows, these festivals are not held specifically for tourists and your intrepid clients will love feeling a part of a true local, cultural experience. For more festival information visit www.papuanewguinea.travel/EventsCalendar

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Cruising taking tourism in PNG to new level

Cruising taking tourism in PNG to new level

PNG’s recent introduction to mass cruising has opened up the destination to a new audience of intrigued travellers wanting to visit the island regions of this destination from the familiarity and comfort of a cruise-ship. Smaller, expedition cruises have been exploring PNG for years but now cruise companies, such as P&O Cruises are bringing thousands of people at a time – injecting the much needed tourist dollar into local communities.

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New Do Kokoda website to raise profile

New Do Kokoda website to raise profile

A new website, www.dokokoda.com, designed to raise the profile of Papua New Guinea’s most popular trek, Kokoda, has become a hub for past trekker testimonials and important trekking information. The site is a part of the bigger “Do Kokoda” campaign which encourages more trekkers to give Kokoda a go and invite passionate trekkers to share their inspiring, individual experiences.

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Lukim PNG Nau 2017

Lukim PNG Nau 2017

25 – 27 September – Port Moresby Nature Park

The PNGTIA and PNGTPA are happy to announce Lukim PNG Nau 2016.

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Escape the Ordinary

Escape the Ordinary

Australia’s Bob Wood Cruise Group has added a new division to its operations with a focus on Papua New Guinea and established a brand new company, Global Tour Specialists. With more ships now cruising to the exotic Papua New Guinea and its Pacific destinations it is a great time to visit this region to experience one of the last exotic and wild frontiers.

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PNG Welcomes First Hilton Hotels & Resorts Branded Hotel In Port Moresby

PNG Welcomes First Hilton Hotels & Resorts Branded Hotel In Port Moresby

Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) announced on the 3rd of September 2015 the signing of its first Hilton Hotels & Resorts branded hotel in Papua New Guinea. Construction of a 16-storey, mixed-use tower housing the 212-room Hilton hotel, along with office and retail space and 128 apartments, is expected to begin in the third quarter of 2015 and be completed by late 2017.

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42nd National Game Fishing Titles

42nd National Game Fishing Titles

The National Game Fishing Titles has grown to be Papua New Guinea’s largest annual sporting event, with up to 450 participants. The 2017 titles will be hosted by the Madang Game Fishing Club, from 8th – 16th April, in Madang Province.

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