UNWTO World Tourism Day

World Tourism Day

As a member of the United Nations World Tourism Organization, Papua New Guinea Tourism Promotion Authority (PNGTPA) joins in the annual celebration of World Tourism Day every 27 September.  The PNGTPA will be carrying out various awareness activities in major centres of the country.   

The 2022 theme for World Tourism Day is 'Rethinking Tourism'.  This year we celebrate the progress of tourism after the 2020 global pandemic, especially how Tourism as a sector adapted and flourished with innovative technology and policies. 

Date: 27 September, 2022 

Location: Global observance

Main Venue:  Down Town, Port Moresby. 

Website: http://wtd.unwto.org/en/content/about-world-tourism-day / https://news.un.org/en/story/2022/01/1109332 

Contact: Mr. Michael Taia, PNGTPA senior officer product development and provincial coordination:  [email protected]


In 2019 the World Tourism Day theme was: Tourism and Jobs - A Better Future for All.  Here are some awareness videos produced by the PNG Tourism Promotion Authority sharing interviews and stories from our Papua New Guinea tourism industry: 


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