As the Minister responsible for Tourism in Papua New Guinea, I am delighted to be able to introduce an exciting phase entitled “PARADISE LIVE”, in the development of tourism in Papua New Guinea.The title “PARADISE LIVE” captures Papua New Guinea’s spectacular natural beauty, the vibrancy of the people, and the richness of our many unique and varied cultures and arts.In line with this exciting new phase, the Papua New Guinea Tourism Promotion Authority and the tourism industry in Papua New Guinea have come together to produce in this publication some of Papua New Guinea’s best tourism products.As can be seen from the contents of this publication, Papua New Guinea has a diverse of holiday features and activities to suit the most discerning tourist. Its mountains, rivers, valleys, volcanic off-shore islands and villages provide the setting for flora and fauna expeditions, mountain climbing, cultural tours, scuba diving, trekking, fishing, arts and sightseeing. The people of Papua New Guinea have a proud record of welcoming and caring for visitors, whether in tour groups or as independent travellers. All of our visitors can be assured of the holiday experience of a lifetime. It is my earnest hope that the information presented in this publication will encourage you to come and visit our “Paradise Live”, a land of adventure and excitement.