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 2021 theme for World Tourism Day is 'Tourism for Inclusive Growth'.  This year we celebrate Tourism's contribution to inclusive development - generating economic opportunities and creating employment for Papua New Guinea and the rest of the world. 

Date: 27 September, 2021 

Location: Global observance

Main Venue:  Down Town, Port Moresby. 

Website: http://wtd.unwto.org/en/content/about-world-tourism-day / https://www.unwto.org/join-world-tourism-day-2021 

Contact: Mr. Heni Dembis, PNGTPA director product development or email the provincial coordination team:  [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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