Papua New Guinea Blog

July 10, 2017

Air Niugini All-Jet Operations

Air Niugini is now an all-jet aircraft operator after the last of its six Q400 turboprop aircraft left the country on Tuesday 20th June destined for its new owner.
July 7, 2017

2017 Wedding Expo Set For Next Month

Setting hearts aflutter once again is the ultimate “Wedding Expo – I Do” that will be held on August 5-6, at the Sir John Guise indoor complex.
July 7, 2017

K1.5 Million Agreement To Promote Biodiversity In Papua New Guinea

A K1.5 million agreement has been signed to promote biodiversity conservation and sustainable development in the provinces of East and West New Britain, Papua New Guinea.
July 6, 2017

Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goal 6

Tourism can play a critical role in achieving water access and security, as well as hygiene and sanitation for all. The efficient use of water in the tourism sector coupled with appropriate safety measures, waste water management, pollution control and technology efficiency can be key to safe guarding our most precious resource. (UNWTO)
June 28, 2017

Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goal 5

Gender Equality is achieved when women and men enjoy the same rights and opportunities across all sectors of society.
June 22, 2017

Preserving The Art Of Weaving For Tourism

Papua New Guinea boasts a variety of cultural activities every year, many of which are tourist attractions, while some aimed at preserving culture and transferring local knowledge.
June 21, 2017
Sustainable Tourism Development Goal 4

Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goal 4

Tourism provides an opportunity to empower Pacific people through improved access to quality education and vocational training. The future of tourism in the Pacific hinges on the ability of our Pacific island countries to deliver quality services that exceed visitors’ expectations. Tourism therefore requires a skilled, well-trained and motivated workforce to bridge the gap between industry demand for qualified and skilled staff and what is available locally.
June 14, 2017

Pacific Tourism Industry Called To Protect And Manage Oceans For Tourism Development

To mark the occasion of the first ever United Nations Oceans Conference that discussed the significance of the oceans to sustainable development, the South Pacific Tourism Organisation has called on the Pacific tourism industry to protect and sustainably manage the oceans for tourism development.
June 14, 2017

Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goal 3

Healthy lives and well- being can be linked directly to tourism in many different ways. Household income from tourism has helped to improve access to better health care and enhance the well-being of Pacific people.
June 14, 2017

The Coolest Rooms In The South Pacific For 2017

The Little Polynesian Resort was featured as one of the 'Coolest Rooms in the South Pacific' for 2017 in UKs Trade Travel Gazette (TTG). TTG magazine has been delivering industry news and business advice to UK travel agents every week since 1953.
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