Diving resort on Papua New Guinea’s Loloata Island set for early opening in 2019

A completely redeveloped Loloata Island Resort, just out of Port Moresby, is scheduled to open in February or March of 2019, according to Lew Nielsen, Director of the resort. The signature tourism project is a joint venture of Lamana Development and NASFUND.

Upturn forecast in Papua New Guinea domestic tourism

The Australia/New Zealand representative for PNG’s Tourism Promotion Authority predicts strong growth in domestic tourism, anticipating a drop in travel costs and increased marketing of PNG’s natural scenic spots. Sonja Heydemann reports.

Island life: Loloata Island Resort

Business Advantage visited Loloata Island Resort, a small diving resort outside Port Moresby and asked owner Richard Knight about the challenges of running a tourism operation in Papua New Guinea. ‘When we decided to set up a resort [in 1977], the idea was to set up a diving resort. PNG has the reputation for being […]