A tourism opportunity gone begging

As the 5th Melanesian Arts Festival comes to a conclusion, one area we have noticed is the lack of tourists attending the festival. It is a disappointment...

Air Niugini to reduce staff Virgin to increase flights

As reported in today's The National newspaper, Papua New Guinea's national airline, Air Niugini, is set to cut off 250 workers. According to the report, management of...

Milne Bay’s Nuli Sapi Lodge makes 2014 top 10 eco stays

One of the world's well known travel guides, Lonely Planet, has released a list of its top 10 eco-friendly hotels and hostels.  And Milne Bay's Nuli Sapi...

PNG visitor arrivals analysis for 2013

Visitor arrivals data is an important piece of information for the tourism sector.  It provides the number of visitor arrivals in the country in a given time...

Ban on visa on arrival for Australians

Chief Migration Officer, Mataio Rabura, confirmed today in a media release that the National Executive Council in December 2013 decided to ban Australians from the PNG Visa...

PNG scrapes visa on arrival for Australians

Based on today's issue of The National newspaper, the National Executive Council has agreed to withdraw its visa on arrival policy for Australian passport holders. The decision...

Papua New Guinea islands on sale

It has been reported in an Australian magazine, the Business Review Weekly, that 21 pristine islands off the coast of Papua New Guinea are on sale. Australian entrepreneur...
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