Hilton Hotel opening in Port Moresby a ‘key story’ for Papua New Guinea says MD

All eyes this week are on Port Moresby in general and the capital’s new Hilton Hotel in particular. Business Advantage PNG takes a look at the site that will host the APEC Leaders’ Gala Dinner and Cultural Performance.

In brief: Visas-on-arrival suspensions for November, and other business news

Visa suspensions to hit tourism, rice imports slammed, and a coal power plant proposed for Lae. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

People moves: CPL Group, National Capital District, Hilton Hotels and Resorts

A new City Manager for the NCD, a new General Manager for Hilton, and CPL MD returns

Port Moresby’s remarkable dining boom

A boom in new restaurants is improving the quality and variety of dining options in Papua New Guinea’s capital, Port Moresby, as never before, observes Andrew Wilkins.

What’s on the agenda for Papua New Guinea business in 2017?

As Papua New Guinea business gets back to work, Business Advantage PNG looks at some of the issues coming up in 2017. It looks likely to be a year of preparing for better times.

APEC to reveal tourism as Papua New Guinea’s ‘sleeping giant’

The hosting of the APEC Summit in Port Moresby in 2018 has sparked a flurry of investment in tourism infrastructure. It promises to kick start the country’s tourism industry as the nation’s capital gets more hotel rooms, airports are upgraded and a new tourism minister takes the helm.

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

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.

In brief: Credit Corp profit down after completion of LNG plant, and other business stories

Credit Corp profit down, companies begin closing offshore foreign currency accounts, and new air navigation system to be installed across Papua New Guinea. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Salini-Impregilo to develop Papua New Guinea’s biggest hydro project, and other business stories

Italian firm to construct giant Chimbo hydro dam, SOEs’ assets valued at K20 billion, and development concept for Elk-Antelope expected by mid-year. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

Talisman Energy prepares to drill at Papua New Guinea’s Stanley gas project

Despite a takeover of its Canadian parent by Spanish energy company, Respol, it’s business as usual for Talisman Energy PNG as it develops the Stanley gas field. Vice President and General Manager Grant Christie explains to Business Advantage PNG what 2015 holds.