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Phnom Penh, the most visited destination in third weekend of September

Phnom Penh capital was crowned No. 1 as the most popular tourism destination in the third weekend of September, receiving 69,404 or 23 percent of the registered visitors in the period, said the Ministry of Tourism in a report released yesterday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501154931/phnom-penh-the-most-visited-destination-in-third-weekend-of-september/

APSARA Authority to launch boat tour and cycling circuit of “Jayatataka Baray Tourism Community”

APSARA National Authority is working to launch a boat tour in the Jayatataka Baray (North Baray or Neak Poan Baray) and a cycling circuit of the “Jayatataka Baray Tourism Community” which have been consulted recently with the private sector and stakeholders. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501154964/apsara-authority-to-launch-boat-tour-and-cycling-circuit-of-jayatataka-baray-tourism-community/

Tourism operators in Cambodia urged to use renewables in business

A Cambodian official and conservationists on Wednesday called on tourism operators to use renewable energy sources like the rooftop solar in their business operations. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501151220/tourism-operators-in-cambodia-urged-to-use-renewables-in-business/

Cambodians prefer Vietnam as most favourite Southeast Asian destination

Vietnam has become the most favourite destination in Southeast Asia among Cambodian travellers since the beginning of 2022, Cambodian-based electronic news outlet Thmeythmey reported on September 10. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501149836/cambodians-prefer-vietnam-as-most-favourite-southeast-asian-destination/

Cambodia sees better-than-expected inflows of international tourists

The number of international tourists to Cambodia has increased at a faster-than-expected pace, prompting the kingdom to lift its target to 2 million tourists for 2022, up from earlier forecast of 1 million, Tourism Minister Thong Khon said on Saturday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501148608/cambodia-sees-better-than-expected-inflows-of-international-tourists/

Cambodia expects to receive 1M tourists by sea in 2027

Cambodia is planning to receive one million international tourists via the sea route by 2027 and will strengthen the Southern Tourism Corridor (STC) Cooperation as well, said Thong Rathasak, Director General of Tourism Development and International Cooperation of the Ministry of Tourism, recently. ...

Manoj Mathew
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501147798/cambodia-expects-to-receive-1m-tourists-by-sea-in-2027/

Nearly 1 million foreign tourists visited Kingdom in Jan-Aug

The Kingdom has seen a significant rise in the number of international tourists in the January-August period of 2022, reflecting the industry recovery thanks to the government resuming the border to vaccinated tourists. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501147796/nearly-1-million-foreign-tourists-visited-kingdom-in-jan-aug/

Plastic campaign aims to promote tourism industry

After noticing Cambodia’s tourism sites became plagued with plastic waste during Covid-19 and with foreign visitors remaining low compared with neighboring countries, tour operator Jacques Guichandut decided to take action. ...

Meas Molika
https://kiripost.com/stories/plastic-campaign-aims-to-promote-tourism-industry

Rising flight prices impact tourism rebound

The rising price of air tickets are impacting Cambodia’s tourism rebound, which was hit hard by Covid-19, businesses said on Tuesday. ...

Seng Mengheng
https://kiripost.com/stories/rising-flight-prices-impact-tourism-rebound

Cambodia sees big jump in number of foreign tourists to famed Angkor

Cambodia’s famed Angkor Archaeological Park received 110,570 foreign tourists in the first eight months of 2022, up 17.6 times compared to the same period last year, said a press statement on Saturday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501144320/cambodia-sees-big-jump-in-number-of-foreign-tourists-to-famed-angkor/

Travel agents welcome free entry to Angkor Wat for expats

Free entry offered to expats who have completed two years of residency at Angkor Archaeological Park got a rousing welcome from the hospitality sector. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501144786/travel-agents-welcome-free-entry-to-angkor-wat-for-expats/

70 percent of hotels, guesthouses in Cambodia reopen after COVID-19 wanes

Some 70 percent of hotels and guesthouses in Cambodia have resumed their operations after the COVID-19 pandemic has waned, the Ministry of Tourism said in a report on Monday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501141325/70-percent-of-hotels-guesthouses-in-cambodia-reopen-after-covid-19-wanes/

Siem Reap, Preah Sihanouk, Kampot and Battambang remain the most visited destinations

The cultural province of Siem Reap, the coastal provinces of Preah Sihanouk and Kampot, and Battambang province, the rice bowl of Cambodia, remain the most attractive destinations for domestic tourists during the third weekend of August. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501137831/siem-reap-preah-sihanouk-kampot-and-battambang-remain-the-most-visited-destinations/

Digital literacy key to post-Covid rebound for tourism sector: Khon

Promoting digital literacy in the tourism sector amid the ever-evolving technological era will be crucial to bringing back international travellers after more than two years of pandemic shutdown, according to Minister of Tourism Thong Khon. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/digital-literacy-key-post-covid-rebound-tourism-sector-khon

Cambodia attracts over 740,000 international tourists in first 7 months

Cambodia received over 740,000 international visitors in the first seven months of this year, a 560 percent growth compared with 2021. The country aims to attract at least 1 million international tourists in the whole year, driven by the resumption of socioeconomic activities at major ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501136637/cambodia-attracts-over-740000-international-tourists-in-first-7-months/

Siem Reap province attracts over one million tourists in first seven months

Siem Reap province, home to the famous Angkor temples, welcomed 1,242,854 tourists in the first seven months of this year, an increase by 890.17 percent compared to the same period of 2021. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501135076/siem-reap-province-attracts-over-one-million-tourists-in-first-seven-months/

Kingdom received over 240,000 tourists last weekend

Showing signs of revival in tourism, the number of national and international visitors travelled across the country in the first weekend of this month rose to 246,195. ...

Adur Pradeep
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501129066/kingdom-received-over-240000-tourists-last-weekend/

Cambodia’s famed Angkor receives 83,854 foreign visitors in seven months, up more than 13 times

Cambodia’s famed Angkor Archeological Park attracted 83,854 foreign tourists in the first seven months of 2022, up 13.5 times compared to the same period last year, said a press statement on Thursday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501126203/cambodias-famed-angkor-receives-83854-foreign-visitors-in-seven-months-up-more-than-13-times/

Kep plans for more artificial reefs

The Ministry of Environment with the Kep Provincial Administration are in the planning stage of developing a “seabed national park” in addition to the existing onshore national park, with the expectation that the new park will become a major tourist attraction for the province. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501125805/kep-plans-for-more-artificial-reefs/

Over 220,000 domestic visitors tour Cambodia in the last weekend of July

A total of 220,937 national and international visitors traveled across Cambodia in the last weekend of July. The figure suggested an increase by 3.43 percent compared to the previous weekend thanks to better weather conditions, ie less rainfall, according to a report of the Ministry ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501123924/over-220000-domestic-visitors-tour-cambodia-in-the-last-weekend-of-july/

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