Five ‘must-see’ places in Papua New Guinea

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As the world moves on from quarantines and lockdowns, and figures out how to live with COVID-19, international borders are slowly opening back up, allowing tourists to fulfil their wanderlust. Papua New Guinea has myriad amazing, Instagram-worthy places to visit.

Back to school for Papua New Guinea’s budding chefs

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Being on top of your game is vital in the highly competitive food industry, which demands an elite level of creativity and innovation. Here’s what one school is doing to help Papua New Guinean chefs stay at the top of their game.

‘Left to fend for itself’: the Papua New Guinea tourism industry’s plan for welcoming back international tourists

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While it awaits clarity from government on its future, Papua New Guinea’s troubled tourism industry has come up with some of its own ideas on how to restart international tourism to the country. Here’s what some of the key operators told Business Advantage PNG.

Combined visa and work permit system on its way in Papua New Guinea

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The holy grail of a combined online application process for both visas and work permits is on its way, according to Papua New Guinea’s Chief Migration Officer, Stanis Hulahua. The move is one of a number of innovations planned to improve international labour mobility.

In brief: Simberi mine suspends operations temporarily and other business stories

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St Barbara has suspended operations of its Simberi project until it is safe to restart, Air Niugini relaxes COVID-19 restrictions for national flights, and global shortage of storage containers might impact Papua New Guinea’s trade. The business news in brief.

A getaway to remember: Rondon Ridge Lodge

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Want to feel like a rockstar? Spend a few day where Hollywood’s royalty has stayed and enjoy the views, the walks and the delicious food Mount Hagen has to offer.

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.

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.

In brief: Mineral Resources Authority to decentralise and other business stories

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Mineral Resources Authority to decentralise functions, new hotel in Port Moresby, and Papua New Guinea says goodbye to the submarine cable that connected it to the world for over 15 years.

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.