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.





Tourism Industry is PNG's Invisible Export industry that generates foreign income into the country’s’ economy and the multiplier effects of the Tourism dollars is diverse and it filters into different sectors of the economy and society.

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Please join us in welcoming Mr Eric Mossman Uvovo, as the new CEO of the Tourism Promotion Authority. 
On that same note, we thank the out-going CEO, Mr Jerry Agus for his contribution towards the development and promotion of Tourism in PNG.

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Thank you PTI Australia. It's has been a wonderful 4 weeks of learning and information sharing sessions on Digital Marketing.

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The company "Waghi Skyline Tours" is a 100% locally owned inbound tour operator. They specialize in providing various types of touring services:

- Fully tailored adventure packages such as; trekking or hiking to some of the remotest parts of PNG, Four Wheel Drive (4WD) expeditions on well fitted troop carriers, canoeing using motorized dugout canoes along the tributaries of the Sepik River, mountain climbing on some of the country's highest peaks and village stay programs with locals where clients have an in-depth experience of the local life style.

- Snorkelling and or diving.

- Specially tailored tours upon request for bird watchers, war memorial tours and orchid tours. The highlands of Papua New Guinea are home to various species of the bird of paradise and beautiful orchids.


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Upcoming Events
Experience Sogeri
BreakFreePNG bringing you the authentic, rich cultural experience up in Sogeri, December 19 & 20. Come with us as we learn about the Koiari people and their culture, their past and their legends. We have our ticket packages out now so book today!
19 Dec 2020, 8:00 am – 20 Dec 2020, 4:00 pm
Sogeri, Papua New Guinea