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.
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.
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.
DO NOT CANCEL...
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.
APPOINTMENT OF NEW TOURISM PROMOTION AUTHORITY CEO
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.
DIGITAL MARKETING WORKSHOP
Thank you PTI Australia. It's has been a wonderful 4 weeks of learning and information sharing sessions on Digital Marketing.
WAGHI SKYLINE TOURS
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.