Safety and reforms could reinvigorate tourism, says PNGTPA

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Eric Mossman has stepped into the country’s top tourism job as the Chief Executive Officer of the Papua New Guinea Tourism Promotion Authority (PNGTPA), and he may be the man to lift it out of the COVID-19 downturn.

In brief: PNG Tourism Promotion Authority reveals exit survey numbers and other business stories

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Papua New Guinea’s Tourism Promotion Authority reveals bleak outcome for 2020, Kumul Petroleum Holdings gets three petroleum retention licenses and new equity holders for PNG LNG. The business news in brief.

Tourism in Papua New Guinea: waiting for the tide to turn

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The COVID-19 pandemic has dealt a damaging blow to Papua New Guinea’s tourism industry, but companies are using the downtime to rethink their operations. Robert Upe reports.

Travel plans: Papua New Guinea tourism sector looks to the future

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Tourism has been one of the biggest hit sectors in the current pandemic taking a global hit worth over $460 billion across the world. The 2020 National Tourism Industry Forum aims to help the troubled industry.

Boardroom briefing: protecting Papua New Guinea’s environment, rugby role model and the future of online shopping

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Protecting Papua New Guinea’s natural resources, kicking local leadership goals and Uniqlo still loves bricks and mortar. Readings from around the world on business, leadership and management.

Tourism takes a tumble: report finds 90 per cent of 2020 bookings wiped out in Papua New Guinea

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A report by the Papua New Guinea Tourism Promotion Authority (PNGTPA) has found an industry in crisis with mass cancellations, layoffs and huge losses in revenue. The PNGTPA hopes the cold statistics will force the government to act.

Tourism in Papua New Guinea: strategy hitting the mark

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Figures on visitor arrivals to Papua New Guinea indicate that business travel and tourism are growing but there has been a falling interest the MICE market. The number of people coming to PNG for employment increased markedly.

Boardroom briefing: ExxonMobil to sell assets, tourism workforce and the effects of working abroad

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ExxonMobil gets ready to sell assets, a more skilled tourism workforce for the Pacific Islands, and how working abroad affects you. Readings from around the world on business, leadership and management.

The world’s most expensive resort

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Billed as the world’s highest-priced resort, this small Philippines island is the ultimate indulgent getaway. Fiona Harper reports.

Tourism is on the rise in Papua New Guinea

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Papua New Guinea might be ‘under-touristed’, but if numbers continue to increase it won’t be that way for long, and that’s great news for the economy. Lisa Smyth reports.