Rooms vacant: Papua New Guinea hotels feel the pinch

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Two Papua New Guinea hotels have shut their doors temporarily because of the COVID-19 state of emergency and others have put in place tough measures to guarantee their survival.

Holiday Inn Express expands Port Moresby’s hotel market

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Holiday Inn Express Port Moresby is the latest in a succession of new hotels opening – or set to open – in Papua New Guinea’s capital. Business Advantage PNG asks InterContinental Hotels’ Tim Pollock where this three-star property fits in PNG’s hospitality market, and discusses the challenges of running a hotel in PNG.

Steamships’ new chief in Papua New Guinea keeps powder dry for coming challenges and opportunities

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The next 12 months or so is a time to digest and consolidate, says Peter Langslow, the incoming head of one of Papua New Guinea’s largest and oldest companies, Steamships Trading Company. He told Business Advantage PNG, however, it is also a time to prepare for fresh opportunities.