Nathaline Murki


         Ms Nathaline Murki


          Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management

          Faculty of Business and Informatics

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Tel: (675) 422 2937  Ext: 707
(675) 422 2812


Location: Academic Administration Building/ Rm #7

Research interest:

My Research interest is in the following areas;

  1. Event tourism and labour force developement
  2. Tourism pedagogy in higher education
  3. Community engagement with tourism stakeholders for sustainable development
  4. Assessment of hosting mega events and it's benefits to the local economy.

Research Profile:

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Ms. Nathaline Murki is a Lecturer with the Tourism and Hospitality Management department. She graduated with Masters of International Hospitality Management from Auckland University of Technology (AUT University) in New Zealand. Holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Teaching and Learning from Divine Word University, Madang. She was part of the pioneering class of the Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality Management of Divine Word University. She also holds a Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management. Apart from her lecturing role, she currently Chairs the Curriculum and Assessment Committee of the Faculty of Business and Informatics. She has experience in various roles within the hotel industry, in the restaurant, front office and the accounts department.  

In her career as a lecturer, she coordinates tourism community advocacy projects with students to local villages and communities within Madang district. This involved conducting tourism awareness to primary schools and local villages and communities. She also liaises with industry stakeholders for students’ work practicum and coordinates volunteer services for students with Madang based hospitality establishments.  She is a certified instructor for Online Pedagogy in teaching using Moodle (Leaning Management System). Her interests are in the areas of hotel management, tourism education and training, human resource and labor development for the tourism industry, tourism and community development, sustainable development in the hospitality industry, and tourism planning and management.

Research Projects:


Madang Campus

Divine Word University,

Allotment Portion 7,

Section Milinch Kranket,

Nabasa Road,

P.O Box 483,
Madang 511, Madang,
Papua New Guinea

[email protected]

Tel: (+675) 424 1800
       (+675) 422 2937
       (+675) 7111 0002

Port Moresby Campus

DWU POM Campus
PO Box 582
Konedobu, NCD 131

[email protected]

Tel: (+675) 325 5668
       (+675) 7091 5741


Wewak Campus

St. Benedict’s campus,
PO Box 542
Kaindi, Wewak, ESP 531

[email protected]

Tel: (+675) 456 2327
       (+675) 456 3243

Fax: (+675) 456 2331


Rabaul Campus

c/- OLSH Kabaleo
P.O. Box 138
Kokopo, ENB 613

[email protected]

Tel: (+675) 982 8213
Fax: (+675) 982 8339


Tabubil Campus

c/- DWU POM Campus
PO Box 582
Konedobu, NCD 131


Tel: (+675) 325 5668
       (+675) 7091 5741

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