Boardroom briefing: the growth of ‘wellness tourism’, oil sector virus threat and plastic bag woes

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Papua New Guinea tourism could benefit from new ‘wellness’ trend, OPEC worries over coronavirus effect and plastic bag woes. Readings from around the world on business, leadership and management.

Airways Hotel GM says APEC will boost whole hotel sector in Papua New Guinea

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The General Manager of Port Moresby’s Airways Hotel, Sushil Gordon, tells Business Advantage PNG that increased competition will be a boost to Papua New Guinea’s whole hospitality sector. He says next year’s APEC meeting represents a great opportunity.

Hotel investments transforming Port Moresby into regional conference venue

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By the time of the APEC Summit in 2018, Port Moresby could have as many as 2590 high-end hotel rooms, and conference capacity for many thousands. Hoteliers tell Business Advantage PNG that the increase in scale and quality means the capital could become a world-class regional conference venue.

Papua New Guinea business sees light at the end of the tunnel

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In spite of the talk about an economic slowdown in 2016, Papua New Guinea’s capital, Port Moresby, is a city where plenty is still happening as 2015 comes to a close. Business Advantage International’s Andrew Wilkins reflects on recent discussions with Papua New Guinea business leaders.

Five questions for … Sushil Gordon of Port Moresby’s Airways Hotel

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Managing a top class hotel in Papua New Guinea presents both unique challenges and rewards. We caught up with Sushil Gordon, General Manager of Port Moresby’s celebrated Airways Hotel.

Eating out in Port Moresby

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The restaurant scene in Port Moresby certainly isn’t thriving, but it is getting better. Expat blogger Rebecca gives her picks.

The changing face of investment in Papua New Guinea

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With PNG expected to grow faster than China in 2011, Business Advantage examines just who is investing in PNG and in what sectors, and asks where the best opportunities lie in the future. ‘We’re at the start of a very long term growth period—the outlook long-term is extraordinary,’ says Rod Mitchell, the joint-CEO of PNG […]