The Papua New Guinea Tourism Promotion Authority is a statutory body that is responsible for marketing Papua New Guinea as a tourist destination.
The PNGTPA’s primary function is to maximize the economic benefits of tourism in PNG through:
- Provision of tourism policy advice and its implementation, Promotion of PNG as a desired tourist destination,
- Encouraging the provision, development and expansion of tourism infrastructure, facilities and products,
- Assisting, guiding and facilitating new investment by local and international tourism entrepreneurs,
- Increasing awareness, encouraging, assisting and promoting high levels of service, education and management within the tourism industry, and • Monitoring and reporting the trends as well as the effects of international tourism on PNG.