The PNG Tourism Industry Association (PNGTIA) is expecting over thirty representatives in the tourism industry in Rapopo, Kokopo, this week to participate in the Lukim PNG Nau Tourism Expo to be held from 23rd - 25th September, 2018.
In receiving the K25,000 sponsorship from BSP, PNGTIA Executive Manager Christine Peipul said the event will not only feature PNG tourism industry members but also overseas representatives.
"We are very grateful for BSP's support to this annual event that unites the entire tourism industry," said Ms Peipul.
The events will consist of Training Workshops from 20th - 21st September followed by the Lukim PNG Nau Expo from 23rd - 25th September, 2018.
The Lukim PNG Nau Tourism Expo is aimed at bringing together all tourism operators in one location; showcase a wide range of tourism products and services; invite international agents to enhance and establish business relations and educate the domestic trade and audiences on tourism products and services.
In presenting the cheque, R/Deputy General Manager - Sales & Customer Service
Natasha Sirimai said BSP is happy to support this event to showcase PNG tourism and at the same time assist the tourism industry members in the Training Workshops through BSP's Financial Literacy of its SME and/or other products where participants need information on.
"The BSP Kokopo Team will also be available at the BSP Booth from 23rd - 25th September, 2018, to assist other customers and be part of the Domestic and International Trade Days."