Papua New Guinea News

February 21, 2019
Runway work forces Air Niugini to use Dash 8

Runway work forces Air Niugini to use Dash 8

Air Niugini services to Tokua airport in East New Britain will be temporarily operated by Dash 8 aircraft instead of Fokker due to urgent maintenance works on the runway.
February 19, 2019

Pacific Islands Tourism Professional Fellows Program-Fall 2019

The East-West Center’s Pacific Islands Development Program (PIDP) is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the Fall Cohort of the Pacific Islands […]
February 19, 2019
The Air Niugini plane after it crashed into the sea short of the runway at Chuuk, in Federated States of Micronesia. Photo: Supplied / US Navy

PNG authority to complete FSM crash investigation

Papua New Guinea is to take over the investigation into the fatal crash of an Air Niugini plane in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) last year.
February 15, 2019

Miss Pacific Islands to attend LA Travel Show as Pacific Tourism Ambassador

Miss Pacific Islands 2018-2019, Leoshina Kariha from Papua New Guinea will carry out her first engagement as the South Pacific Tourism Organisation’s Pacific Tourism Ambassador at […]
February 11, 2019
Father and Son fly PNG Airline Air Niugini together for the first time

Father and Son fly PNG Airline Air Niugini together for the first time

Two Air Niugini pilots have made history when they operated their first commercial flight together as father and son last Friday, 01st February 2019.
February 8, 2019
Silver Cloud will sail a world expedition cruise in 2021

Uncharted World Tour announced

Silversea Cruises has announced an expedition world cruise in 2021.
February 7, 2019
SPTO Happy Chinese New Year

SPTO eyes China market to offset decline from traditional markets

The Pacific tourism industry is poised to benefit from the China Pacific Tourism Year initiative announced by President Xi Jinping during the Pacific Leaders’ meeting at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting last November.
February 4, 2019
Air Niugini Resumes Jet Operations to Keita

Watch This Hub Growing

Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neil makes no secret of his desire to see PNG rival Fiji as a hub of the Pacific.
January 30, 2019
Image: ©Henrik Moeller Nielsen

Papua New Guinea on Tour in Europe

The Papua New Guinea Tourism Promotion Authority presents itself to the travel industry of Germany, Switzerland and France (TCMG) Munich, January.
January 18, 2019

Greetings from the SPTO CEO

Warm Pacific Greetings from the South Pacific Tourism Organisation We are committed to working with our members, partners, supporters and friends in progressing the industry in 2019.
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