Huli Wigmen at ITB Berlin – meet a local tribe from Papua New Guinea

The Papua New Guinea Tourism Promotion Authority stand will play host to some special guests this year: The “Huli Wigmen”, a tribe from Tari in the Southern Highland Province.

They will be presenting their traditions and culture three times a day, from Wednesday to Friday, at 12 mid-day, 2pm and 5pm. The Hulis will perform their traditional dances with their drums, dressed in their colorful costumes and their self-made wig which is made out of their own hair. Visitors are welcome to meet the Huli Wigmen and to experience part of Papua New Guinea’s diverse culture.


NEW DIVE LIVE-ABOARD IN THE BISMARCK SEA

Walindi Plantation Resort and MV FeBrina have announced the arrival of M.V. Oceania. A 27 metre catamaran accommodating up to 16 guests, Oceania will begin operation out of Walindi Plantation Resort in April 2019 with itineraries including Kimbe Bay, Witu Islands and Fathers Reefs.


HILTON OPENS ITS FIRST HOTEL IN PNG

Global hotel giant Hilton has opened Hilton Port Moresby, marking the hospitality company’s first hotel in Papua New Guinea. Located in the government district of Port Moresby, Hilton Port Moresby is located just 10 minutes from Jacksons International Airport. As part of an agreement with Star Mountain Plaza, Hilton will also manage the newly completed and state-of-the-art Kutubu Convention Centre, which features plenary space for up to 800 people.


NEW OPERATOR “PNG TRIBAL LANDS” EXHIBITS AT ITB BERLIN FOR THE FIRST TIME

Founded by Philippe Gigliotti in 2018, Papua New Guinea Tribal Lands is the concretization of the growth of their former company Voyages en Papouasie. It is the result of extensive research and travels in the country since 1997 and of constant progress in the tourism industry for years.

Hall 5.2a / Stand 115