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Tourism restoration co-financing project to play important role in boosting tourism, says officials

Officials claim that the Royal Government’s co-financing project, combined with a credit guarantee program for tourism businesses, will be an important financial tool to boost the tourism sector. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501103302/tourism-restoration-co-financing-project-to-play-important-role-in-boosting-tourism-says-officials/

Construction project proposal approvals drop by 6.1 pct in Q1

As of the first quarter of 2022, the approval of construction project proposals decreased by 6.1 percent compared to the same period in 2021, according to economic and financial reports. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501103344/construction-project-proposal-approvals-drop-by-6-1-pct-in-q1/

Covid impact 1,200 tourism firms closed, 22,000 jobs lost

Nearly 1,200 establishments in the tourism industry were closed and almost 22,000 direct jobs have been lost as of May this year due to the Covid-19 in Cambodia, according to a statement from the Ministry of Tourism. ...

Kang Sothear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501101471/covid-impact-1200-tourism-firms-closed-22000-jobs-lost/

Cambodia’s industry is expected to grow by 9.2 percent in 2023

The Cambodian industry is expected to grow by 9.2 per cent in 2023 with support from improved external demand that help boost garment and non-garment manufacturing, while the garment sector is expected to grow by 8.1 per cent in that year due to demand in ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501100710/cambodias-industry-is-expected-to-grow-by-9-2-percent-in-2023/

Second phase of Ta Ong bridge restoration completed

The restoration team of the APSARA National Authority has successfully completed the second phase of the Ta Ong Bridge restoration project despite some obstacles during the three months (March to June 2022) of work, said the authority in a news release this afternoon. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501098091/second-phase-of-ta-ong-bridge-restoration-completed/

Preah Sihanouk Provincial Administration to support sustainable growth of various sectors

With the province being the second largest economic hub in Cambodia, the Preah Sihanouk Provincial Administration has put in place a number of plans to support the socio-economic and tourism sectors for quality and sustainable growth. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501094386/preah-sihanouk-provincial-administration-to-support-sustainable-growth-of-various-sectors/

Cambodia’s Angkor World Heritage site is a source of resilience, humanity and innovation

This year, as the world celebrate the 50th anniversary of the World Heritage Convention, it also marks the 30th anniversary of Angkor being inscribed as a World Heritage Site. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501093232/cambodias-angkor-world-heritage-site-is-a-source-of-resilience-humanity-and-innovation/

859 percent rise in Angkor Park visitors

Cambodia’s famous Angkor Archaeological Park attracted 45,779 foreign tourists in the first five months this year, up a whopping 859 percent compared to the same period last year. ...

Sok Sithika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501091534/859-percent-rise-in-angkor-park-visitors/

Three-phase port terminal construction project to boost Cambodia’s maritime transport sector

The three-phase construction of new port terminal at the Sihanoukville Autonomous Port will boost Cambodia’s maritime transport sector, with the first phase set to begin by the end of 2022. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501090858/three-phase-port-terminal-construction-project-to-boost-cambodias-maritime-transport-sector/

Phnom Penh attracts 1,000 construction projects worth over $2.26 billion

Phnom Penh has so far attracted around 1,000 new investment projects covering a construction area of 4.63 million square metres, with an investment capital of over U$2.26 billion. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501090915/phnom-penh-attracts-1000-construction-projects-worth-over-2-26-billion/

Int’l air tourists to Cambodia surge 244 percent Q1

The number of foreign tourists arriving in Cambodia by air increased remarkably in 2022 after the government lifted Covid-19 restrictions, the Ministry of Tourism has said.​​ ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501089249/intl-air-tourists-to-cambodia-surge-244-percent-q1/

$150 million aid distributed to revive tourism industry

Cambodia Hotel Association (CHA) has distributed $150 million financial aid from the government to revive the country’s tourism sector hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, a senior official said. ...

Kang Sothea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501089253/150-million-aid-distributed-to-revive-tourism-industry/

Cambodia’s famed Angkor sees more than 45,000 international tourists in first 5 months

Cambodia’s famed Angkor Archaeological Park had attracted 45,779 foreign tourists in the first five months of 2022, up 859 percent compared to the same period last year, said a press statement on Tuesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501090252/cambodias-famed-angkor-sees-more-than-45000-international-tourists-in-first-5-months/

Foreign tourist arrivals increase by 191 percent in Q1

The number of international tourists has seen a sharp increase by 191 percent or 241,485 in the January-April period this year, a positive sign for the tourism recovery since Cambodia announced to fully reopen the country in November last year. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501087385/foreign-tourist-arrivals-increase-by-191-percent-in-q1/

Cambodia receives over 270,000 domestic tourists in last weekend of May

A total of 274,026 domestic visitors toured Cambodia in the fourth weekend of May, of them 259,393 were national tourists and 14,633 were foreign tourists, according to a report of the Ministry of Tourism. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501086601/cambodia-receives-over-270000-domestic-tourists-in-last-weekend-of-may/

Last weekend saw more than 270,000 domestic guests in Cambodia

Thong Khon, Minister of Tourism, mentioned the situation of domestic tourists on the weekend of May 28-29, 2022, a total of 274,026 tourists, comprising  259,393 local  and 14,633 foreign travellers converged on various tourism spots in the country. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501085186/last-weekend-saw-more-than-270000-domestic-guests-in-cambodia/

Traditional Khmer costumes showcased in Bangkok

The Royal Embassy of Cambodia in Thailand last weekend joined the 11th Celebration of Thai Silk Road to the World in Bangkok, with the showcase of Khmer traditional clothing style of Longvek period in the 16th century. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501085134/traditional-khmer-costumes-showcased-in-bangkok/

Siem Reap’s new roads to improve connectivity and tourism

A top official in Siem Reap has said the newly built roads in the province will improve connectivity with remote areas and help boost tourism. ...

Chhun Sunly
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501080679/siem-reaps-new-roads-to-improve-connectivity-and-tourism/

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