Papua New Guinea News

November 28, 2019

12 Pacific Beauties vie for the crown as the Miss Pacific Islands Pageant 2019 gets underway

Pacific Island countries are well represented at the 33rd annual Miss Pacific Islands Pageant 2019 by their beautiful queens in the land of a million different journeys, Papua New Guinea.
November 12, 2019

Air Niugini awards best performing ports in PNG

Air Niugini Madang was awarded for achieving the best “ On Time Performance(OTP)” in the airline’s category A ports for the third quarter of 2019, maintaining the top spot since the beginning of this year.
November 12, 2019

Airbus 220-300 visit sparks Air Niugini interests

Air Niugini is looking to purchase newer, cost efficient aircrafts to replace its Fokker fleet.
November 7, 2019

PNG bans plastic bag imports

A total ban on single use plastic bags in Papua New Guinea will come into effect on the 31st of January next year.
October 29, 2019

Port Moresby Nature Park Becomes First South Pacific Island Facility to Pass Zoo Aquarium Accreditation Program

Port Moresby Nature Park has celebrated becoming the first South Pacific Island facility to pass the Zoo and Aquarium Association of Australasia’s Animal Welfare Accreditation Program, confirming their ranking as an international leading wildlife park.
October 29, 2019

Elena becomes first woman licensed Dash 8 engineer

Elena Mai has become Air Niugini’s, if not Papua New Guinea’s, first female licensed aircraft maintenance engineer (LAME) on Dash 8 aircraft.v
October 24, 2019

Air Niugini steps in where Cathy Pacific left off

Air Niugini Managing Director, Alan Milne announced on Friday (18th October) that the airline looks forward to delivering on the announced partnership between the Queensland Government and Air Niugini on an expanded service between Cairns and Hong Kong via Port Moresby from the 30th October this year.
October 18, 2019

PNG Trekking Adventures – Mount Wilhelm Climb 2020

Mt Wilhelm is the highest mountain in Papua New Guinea and Oceania has rugged peaks with a well formed trail leading to its summit.
October 4, 2019

Sustainable Tourism Development dependent on Cooperation and Commitment

At the 29th meeting of the SPTO Council of Ministers held in Alofi, Niue, the Ministers were urged to take up stronger cooperation and commitment to the sustainable development of the Pacific Tourism industry, the lifeline for so many of our Pacific Island countries and territories.
September 27, 2019

2019 June Quarter Visitor Arrivals Report now available!

The SPTO has released its Quarter 2 2019 Review on Visitor Arrivals for SPTO member countries (including Palau).
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