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Beautification project approved for Kep beaches

A beautification project to improve the beaches in Kep province has been approved by the government, said Tourism Ministry’s product development director Chum Nou. ...

Chhun Sunly
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50904509/beautification-project-approved-for-kep-beaches/

Cambodia and Japan in talks to boost tourism in both countries

Cambodia and Japan discussed cooperation and tourism promotion between the two countries on the provision of scholarships to train human resources. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50902533/cambodia-and-japan-in-talks-to-boost-tourism-in-both-countries/

Global economic rebound to lift Cambodia’s export and investment

The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC)’s Governor Chea Chanto has said that the global economic recovery will support Cambodia’s export and investment sectors, reinforcing its position as a pillar of support for relevant sectors, to boost the national economy into positive growth and sow the ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50901911/global-economic-rebound-to-lift-cambodias-export-and-investment/

Ministry of Tourism doubles down on reminders of safety measures for adventure tourists

The potential adventure tourism in Cambodia has been observed to be rising. The country’s mostly virgin landscapes are a honeypot for the more adventurous of tourists who long to strip off city routine for the crisp fresh air of the wild forests, mountains, and plains ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50899225/ministry-of-tourism-doubles-down-on-reminders-of-safety-measures-for-adventure-tourists/

Preah Sihanouk province tops domestic tourism destinations

Preah Sihanouk province reigns supreme among domestic tourists as the industry undertakes a strategic pivot towards locals. ...

Syed Husain Haider
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50899216/preah-sihanouk-province-tops-domestic-tourism-destinations/

Seven provinces targeted for eco-tourism sustainability

The government has set up an inter-ministerial working group to pick seven provinces where work will be done on landscape sustainability projects to increase eco-tourism in Cambodia.​ ...

Michael Firn
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50897508/seven-provinces-targeted-for-eco-tourism-sustainability/

Tourism ministry to choose 3 model villages for UN contest

The Ministry of Tourism is selecting three model villages to represent Cambodia at the “Best Tourism Villages” competition, organised by the UN’s World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), the Council of Ministers said. ...

Hin Pisei
https://phnompenhpost.com/business/tourism-ministry-choose-3-model-villages-un-contest

ASEAN Tourism Forum moved to Sihanoukville

The government has decided to relocate the venue for the ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2022, which was originally scheduled to take place in Phnom Penh on January 16-22, to Sihanoukville, according to a letter from the Council of Ministers. ...

Hin Pisei
https://phnompenhpost.com/business/asean-tourism-forum-moved-sihanoukville

The second weekend of July sees nearly 70,000 tourists in the country

Despite the ongoing pandemic, a total of 69,937 tourists were recorded in the country. The figures were released by the Minister of Tourism, Thong Khon, on July 12.   ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50893051/the-second-weekend-of-july-sees-nearly-70000-tourists-in-the-country/

Conference on ‘smart cities’ being created across nation

The government has been discussing plans to turn three of the Kingdom’s cities into “smart cities”, more environmentally friendly urban hubs that improve the standard of living for locals and make them more attractive to tourists. ...

Michael Firn
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50892662/conference-on-smart-cities-being-created-across-nation/

Kampot province’s tourism seaport construction falls further behind schedule

The construction of  Kampot province’s tourism seaport near Kampot city is behind schedule courtesy of a second delay attributable to the pandemic, says a report from the Ministry of Public Works and Transport. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50891686/kampot-provinces-tourism-seaport-construction-falls-further-behind-schedule/

Fast payments in tourism to get leg-up

The Ministry of Tourism plans to spearhead a bigger push for digital technologies, particularly in rapid-payment systems, and harness next-level innovations to guide the ailing tourism sector out of its Covid nightmare and chart a prosperous post-pandemic path. ...

Thou Vireak
https://phnompenhpost.com/business/fast-payments-tourism-get-leg

Angkor ticket revenue tanks 99% in Jan-Jun

Revenue from ticket sales to foreigners visiting Siem Reap province’s Angkor Archaeological Park clocked in at a paltry $219,218 in the first half of 2021, cratering by 98.79 per cent year-on-year, as tourism remains in a Covid-19 coma.   ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/angkor-ticket-revenue-tanks-99-jan-jun

Mondulkiri’s tourism master plan green lit, waiting for final approval

The draft for Mondulkiri’s tourism development master plan 2021-2035 received endorsement from the National Tourism Development Committee according to press release on June 29. ...

Khmer Times staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/884075/mondulkiris-tourism-master-plan-green-lit-waiting-for-final-approval/

Roluos Lake in Battambang developing into tourist resort

The Battambang Provincial Administration has announced that it has a project to develop Roluos Lake in Peam Ek commune’s Takorm village of Ek Phnom district with the goal of protecting the lake as a sustainable tourist resort and preventing encroachment. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/roluos-lake-battambang-developing-tourist-resort

Almost 80,000 tourists registered in first weekend of June

A total of 76,698 domestic visitors toured the country, especially ecotourism areas, during first weekend of this month, according to Thong Khon, Cambodian Minister of Tourism. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50869919/almost-80000-tourists-registered-in-first-weekend-of-june/

Fast payments in tourism to get leg-up

The Ministry of Tourism plans to spearhead a bigger push for digital technologies, particularly in rapid-payment systems, and harness next-level innovations to guide the ailing tourism sector out of its Covid nightmare and chart a prosperous post-pandemic path. ...

Thou Vireak
https://phnompenhpost.com/business/fast-payments-tourism-get-leg

Investment in construction crumbles under pandemic

The global health crisis caused by the Covid-19 outbreak has dragged down investment in the Cambodian construction sector, which had shown positive signs for several years in a row. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/post-property/investment-construction-crumbles-under-pandemic

Unions want full payment for garment workers

Unions are calling for garment factory owners to pay full wages to their employees for the lockdown period but the Labour Ministry says there is no law to state that employers must do so.   ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50865048/unions-want-full-payment-for-garment-workers/

Two new investment projects approved by CDC

The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) has issued investment certificates to Fu Bi Xing (Cambodia) Packaging Co., Ltd and Sheng He Leisure Bag (Cambodia) Co., Ltd for the production of travel bags and goods in the Kingdom. ...

Gareth Johnson
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50864368/two-new-investment-projects-approved-by-cdc/

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