Tourism Articles & Analysis

Chapter | Tourism from The Report: Papua New Guinea 2017

As one of the world’s most culturally diverse nations, Papua New Guinea offers visitors the chance to experience a country with genuinely unique appeal. Surrounded by coral reefs and volcanic islands, the natural beauty of PNG has seen the country gain international recognition as an increasingly popular tourist destination. However, despite this vast appeal, PNG’s arrival ports continue to be heavily dominated by business travellers, although recent trends have seen an increase in tourists who are venturing in greater numbers to the country to experience its many attractions, consisting of diverse scenery such as mountain ranges, thousands of miles of coastline and dense forests that are home to rare wildlife. This chapter contains an interview with Jerry Agus, CEO, Papua New Guinea Tourism Promotion Authority.
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A project to transform a large area of the Red Sea coast into a luxury tourism destination has been announced as part of the Kingdom’s plans to diversify its tourism offerings, attract investment and expand the sector’s role in the economy.

La combinación de regulaciones de visa más flexibles, nuevas rutas aéreas y mejoras en la infraestructura en curso, están logrando atraer un número cada vez mayor de visitantes extranjeros a Argentina, mejorando aún más las perspectivas de una industria del turismo que llegó a 52.500 millones de dólares el año pasado, y que está subiendo en su clasificación internacional.

 

What potential economic benefit do you see in building the tourism industry in Papua New Guinea?

Articles & Analysis | PNG seeks to attract adventure tourists from The Report: Papua New Guinea 2017

 

With an increase in international sporting events in recent years attracting a growing number of visitors, Sports tourism has emerged a potential growth market for Papua New Guinea. Valued at $600bn a year, and expected to grow annually at around 6% for the next five years, sports tourism is a major contributor to the global travel industry....

Articles & Analysis | PNG investing to showcase tourism appeal from The Report: Papua New Guinea 2017

 

As one of the world’s most culturally diverse nations, Papua New Guinea offers visitors the chance to experience a country with unique appeal. Surrounded by coral reefs and volcanic islands, the natural beauty of PNG has seen the country gain international recognition as an increasingly popular tourist destination.

 

In line with UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), objectives, Papua New Guinea’s Tourism Promotion Authority (TPA) has placed sustainable tourism development at the core of its organisational goals. These targets aimed at supporting grassroots tourism products have been highlighted in previous government strategies, and continue to serve as...