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Who we are

PNG Tourism Industry Association Inc. was incorporated on the 24th January, 2001 under the Associations Incorporation Act of Papua New Guinea. It has been operating for the past 20 years; providing a platform for Tourism Sector business operators to come together and form a collective voice. It is the only professional and non-profit peak body that brings together all actors of the tourism sector value chain. It was established primarily to pursue and influence policy directions, programs and legislation that are responsive to the needs of the tourism industry.

Our Mission

The Papua New Guinea’s tourism industry is motivated by the fundamental principle that tourism is and will continue to be based on PNG’s rich environmental and cultural resources.

It also recognises that the sensitive management of these resources that will foster growth of the industry into the future.

The PNG Tourism Industry Association is committed to providing one strong voice when representing its members to all stakeholders in PNG Tourism.

To protect, promote and develop the interest of the tourism industry and the people within in industry through the establishment of standards, legislation, and to promote good relations with all stakeholders in the industry.

Our Vision

To be the most proactive and progressive industry body in Papua New Guinea, raising tourism standards and revenues of our members through capacity building, advocacy and promotion.



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PNGTIA is pleased to advise our valued members and partners that we have moved to the Papua New Guinea Tourism Promotion Authority Office, Pacific MMI Building, Level 5, Champion Parade, Port Moresby.

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The Board, Secretariat & Members of PNG Tourism Industry Association Inc. (PNG TIA) would like to convey our deepest sympathy to the family of Late Colin Taimbari.

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As a response to the implications brought on by the COVID 19 pandemic, the PNG Tourism Promotion Authority (PNG TPA) embarked on the Safe Traveller PNG (STPNG) program. 


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