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Tourist Initiatives and Extreme Wilderness in the Nakanai Mountains of New Britain

Gabriel, Jennifer; Filer, Colin; Wood, Michael; Foale, Simon


In 2013, the Government of Papua New Guinea identified East New Britain as the country’s tourism centre. Tourism operators in the provincial capital welcomed the government’s plan, but warned that poor infrastructure and the country’s bad image overseas could prevent it from reaping the benefits of ‘huge’ tourism potential. Landowners in the Tentative World Heritage area of the Nakanai Mountains are keen to tap into the perceived potential of tourism development and are creatively monetising...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Shima
DOI: 10.21463/shima.11.1.11
Access Rights: Open Access


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