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Cruise

P&O extends cruise pause, releases details about LGBTQIA+ and eclipse trips

The homegrown Aussie cruise line has made up for its extended cruise pause by announcing some ripper new sailings.

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Travel agent becomes a travel writer after chance encounter in PNG

Meanwhile, it was a chance encounter at the pub which saw Travel Weekly’s deputy editor become a travel writer … well, that and four years of university.

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Destinations

Papua New Guinea Tourism Promotion Authority launches fresh agent training website

The destination’s tourism authority is offering agents the chance to win one of five $250 Visa gift cards if they complete all five modules. Booyah!

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Destination Wrap: Record-breaking sky deck opens in NYC, Win French Film Festival tickets + MORE!

Travel Weekly is committed to looking after our travel agent audience and keeping the positive vibes, so here’s a wrap that’s decidedly thin on any coronavirus news.

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Tourism

Papua New Guinea Tourism Promotion Authority appoints PR agency for Australia and NZ

Papua New Guinea’s tourism board has appointed a PR agency for across the trans-Tasman, which now has the difficult task of becoming fluent in all of the country’s 100-plus languages.

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Visiting Papua New Guinea just got a whole lot easier

Australia’s closest neighbour just introduced a new online visa portal! Similarly, we’re introducing a new level of productivity to our day by drinking four coffees in a row.

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Cruise

Carnival Australia ships to provide extra accommodation for APEC summit

As world leaders descend on Papua New Guinea, Carnival is preparing its ships to house around 4,000 delegates who are in for quite the stay, if you ask us.

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Tourism

Can Manus island go from detention centre to tourism hot spot?

The Australian government is helping PNG devise a tourism plan for the island, infamous for being home to one of Australia’s off-shore detention centres.

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Destinations

Massive earthquake shakes Papua New Guinea

A huge earthquake has rattled Papua New Guinea, with aftershocks being felt around the country.

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Aviation

Daily flights to PNG opens access

by Kate Webster

Australians can now access Papua New Guinea easier with improved connections from daily flights.

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Cruise

Cruising a popular option for PNG

by Kate Webster

Cruise tourism brought A$5.9 million into Papua New Guinea’s economy in 2015.

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Papua New Guinea visa on arrival for Aussies

by Kate Webster

The move is an important step forward for the PNG tourism industry.

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