Papua New Guinea Tourism Promotion Authority Joins Travel Adventure Shows in Atlanta and San Francisco 2024

2024 Travel Adventure Show in the USA
Ms. Pamela Aupae, Senior Marketing Officer (International/Domestic) along with Mr. Joel Keimelo, Executive Manager of the Marketing & Promotions Division at the Travel adventure show in Cobb Gallaria Convention Centre, Atlanta.

Atlanta, Georgia, March 11, 2024 – The Papua New Guinea Tourism Promotion Authority (PNG TPA) is thrilled to announce its participation in the upcoming Travel Adventure Shows in Atlanta and San Francisco. As a proud advocate for the captivating beauty and cultural richness of Papua New Guinea, the PNGTPA is eager to showcase the wonders of this unique destination to adventure enthusiasts, travel professionals, and curious explorers.

This is PNGTPA’s inaugural participation in the prestigious Travel Adventure Shows. This marks a significant milestone in the North American market as it is the first time PNG is attending this exceptional Business-to-Consumer and Business-to-Business event in Atlanta, Georgia, and the anticipation is high for another great show in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Mr. Joel Keimelo, Executive Manager of the Marketing & Promotions Division at PNGTPA, expressed great satisfaction with the outcome of the first show day. 

“We are excited to showcase the wonders of Papua New Guinea to the American audience,” said Keimelo. 

“Atlanta, being one of the affluent cities in America, provides an excellent platform for us to connect with travel enthusiasts, trade and media.”

Event Details:

Ms. Pamela Aupae, Senior Marketing Officer (International/Domestic), will be present alongside Mr. Keimelo.  Additionally, Mr. Wako Napasu, Director of Country Tours, will represent the PNG Tourism Industry as a valuable partner. Visitors to the PNG booth will have the opportunity to learn more about this captivating destination directly from the PNGTPA team.

They can also engage with a reputable inbound tour operator to book their dream vacations to Papua New Guinea.

“Many visitors were pleasantly surprised to discover that there is a place in this world called Papua New Guinea,” shared Ms Aupae. “While Australia, Indonesia, and Fiji are well-known, PNG offers a unique and unexplored paradise.”

Dr. Marilyn Johnson, the brilliant mind behind The 49 Days Fabulous Formula, visited the booth and expressed her eagerness to explore the captivating wonders of Papua New Guinea.

As a first-time discoverer of this intriguing destination, she is undoubtedly in for an unforgettable adventure.

The allure of Papua New Guinea lies in its unspoiled beauty, rich cultural heritage, and the promise of unique experiences. From dense jungle to mesmerizing gorges, pristine lagoons, and awe-inspiring volcanoes, PNG offers a tapestry of natural marvels waiting to be explored.

We extend a warm invitation to Dr. Johnson and all curious travelers: Come and immerse yourselves in the magic of Papua New Guinea. Whether you seek adventure, cultural encounters, or simply a break from the ordinary, PNG promises to leave an indelible mark on your heart. 

Country Tours Director expressed sincere gratitude to PNGTPA for breaking barriers and making North America accessible to PNG’s inbound tour operators and the PNG Tourism industry. The North American market, previously limited for dive and scuba enthusiasts, is now open for exploration. Mr. Napasu has already confirmed Country Tours’ participation in the 2025 shows.

Mr. Keimelo extended his thanks to the Chief Executive Officer Mr. Eric Mossman Uvovo for unwavering support in breaking new ground in the area of feasible market access for the Papua New Guinea Tourism Industry.

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