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/

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

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/

Foreign visitors to Cambodia decrease by 94 pct in Q1

Cambodia received 70,901 international visitors in the January-March quarter (Q1) of 2021, down 94 percent from 1.15 million in the same period of last year, the Tourism Ministry said in a report released on Thursday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50856597/foreign-visitors-to-cambodia-decrease-by-94-pct-in-q1/

Tourist resorts expected to start back up

At least 200 tourist resorts are expected to resume operations after the end of an inter-provincial travel ban and tourist-resort closures across the country. On April 25, the government lifted the travel ban and ended the closures of tourist destinations across the country, except for ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/tourist-resorts-expected-start-back

Kingdom may drop quarantine for vaccinated tourists in Q4

The Ministry of Tourism will work with the Ministry of Health to evaluate the feasibility of international tourists from low-risk countries and territories who have been fully vaccinated against the novel coronavirus to enter the Kingdom with little or no quarantine stay. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdom-may-drop-quarantine-vaccinated-tourists-q4

Revenue from international tourism dips 80 per cent in 2020

Cambodia booked just $1.023 billion in international tourism revenue last year, representing a 79.4 percent nosedive from $4.919 billion in 2019 due to the sweeping effects of the global Covid-19 pandemic, the Ministry of Tourism reported on April 19. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/revenue-international-tourism-dips-80-cent-2020

Gov’t mulls Angkor entry for vaccinated foreign tourists in Q4

International tourists with proof of Covid-19 vaccination in the fourth quarter (Q4) of this year could be allowed into Siem Reap province’s Angkor Archaeological Park even within 14 days of arrival to Cambodia, amid tentative government plans to ease its quarantine policy, according to Minister ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/govt-mulls-angkor-entry-vaccinated-foreign-tourists-q4

Chinese tourists to Kingdom slip 86% in Covid-hit 2020

Chinese tourist arrivals to the Kingdom plummeted 86 percent last year to 329,673 compared to 2,361,849 in 2019 amid global uncertainty concerning the potential impact of the novel coronavirus, according to Ministry of Tourism data. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/chinese-tourists-kingdom-slip-86-covid-hit-2020

Tickets now allow more days of access to Angkor

Angkor Enterprise has extended the period of validity for entry tickets to Angkor Archaeological Park in a move to revive tourism to the sprawling temple complex, it said in a March 10 press release. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/tickets-now-allow-more-days-access-angkor

Locals struck by travel bug sustain tourism industry

Camboticket entered the market in 2014 and soon found its niche among foreign travellers. However, it is currently sustaining daily operations because of locals adopting the bus ticket-booking platform. ...

Husain Haider
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50807109/locals-struck-by-travel-bug-sustain-tourism-industry/

MoE on the lookout for biodiverse ecotourism spots

The Ministry of Environment and Tour Guides Association are working together to identify potential ecotourism spots in protected areas. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50804348/moe-on-the-lookout-for-biodiverse-ecotourism-spots/

Kep province to become ‘relaxation and high-end tourist destination’

Four tourism poles and 251 development projects have been added to the newly completed master plan draft for tourism development in Kep province. It is slated for implementation through 2030. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50804514/kep-province-to-become-relaxation-and-high-end-tourist-destination/

Ministry mulls ASEAN+3 travel bubble

The Ministry of Tourism plans to launch a travel bubble allowing transit between Cambodia and 12 other regional countries in a bid to resuscitate the tourism sector amid the crushing impact of the ongoing spread of Covid-19, Ministry of Tourism spokesman Top Sopheak told The ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/ministry-mulls-asean3-travel-bubble

Tourism recovery roadmap drafted

The Ministry of Tourism has drafted a strategy to serve as its roadmap to rehabilitate and promote the tourism industry during and after the Covid-19 crisis. A meeting between the National Tourism Development Committee and relevant stakeholders on December 24 agreed to divide the 2020-2025 ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/tourism-recovery-roadmap-drafted

Domestic tourism is key to sector recovery: Experts

A report by the UNWTO said that with travellers now considering shorter trips and destinations closer to home, countries with higher shares of domestic tourism are likely to recover earlier and faster. ...

Tom Starkey
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50793199/domestic-tourism-is-key-to-sector-recovery-experts/

Strong ties maintained between Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam

The leaders of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam approved a tourism development plan this week, the Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam (CLV) Development Triangle Area 2020-2025, vision for 2030, at the 11th CLV virtual summit, according to the Ministry of Tourism. ...

Jason Boken
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50792153/strong-ties-maintained-between-cambodia-laos-and-vietnam/

Apsara Authority publishes Angkor journal Preah Nokor

The Apsara National Authority (ANA) has released a journal entitled Preah Nokor – a compilation of research carried out in the Angkor Park area and is intended to be a storehouse of knowledge that Cambodians studying Angkor can draw on. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/apsara-authority-publishes-angkor-journal-preah-nokor

38 Roads project to modernise Siem Reap City and tourism

Prime Minister Hun Sen said yesterday that the construction of 38 roads in Siem Reap will modernise the city and improve the tourism experience in this renowned travel destination. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50787815/38-roads-project-to-modernise-siem-reap-city-and-tourism/

Agreement to boost green-belt tourism signed

The Ministry of Tourism and Japanese company Yamato Green Co Ltd signed a memorandum​ of understanding (MoU) last week intended to develop a green-belt value chain serving the domestic tourism sector. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50783047/agreement-to-boost-green-belt-tourism-signed/

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