Tourist numbers reach over 1 million during the Pchum Ben festival

Cambodia recorded more than 1 million tourists over the three-day holiday period of Pchum Ben, according to a report supplied by the Ministry of Tourism.​ ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50764600/tourist-numbers-reach-over-1-million-during-the-pchum-ben-festival/

Draft of Siem Reap Tourism Development Master Plan to be finalised next month

The draft of Siem Reap tourism development master plan for 2020-2035 will be finalised in October this year, and submitted to the Council of Ministers for approval. ...

Chea Vannak/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50762205/draft-of-siem-reap-tourism-development-master-plan-to-be-finalised-next-month/

Swiss to train tourism workers in north, northeast

The Swiss government will continue to support professional tourism development projects for Cambodians living in the northern and northeastern provinces for another four years, according to the director of the Swiss Cooperation Office.​ ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50760226/swiss-to-train-tourism-workers-in-north-northeast/

Devastating drop in numbers at Phnom Penh’s museums

Some of Phnom Penh’s most renowned museums have seen a drop in visitors of up to 95 percent because of the COVID-19 pandemic and lack of tourism, leaving worries about theír future  and staff cutbacks. ...

Jason Boken
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50757894/devastating-drop-in-numbers-at-phnom-penhs-museums/

Tourist number reach over 1.4 million during holiday

Cambodia recorded more than 1.4 million tourists within the five days of Khmer New Year Holiday, according to the report of the Ministry of Tourism. ...

Va Sonyka
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50755916/tourist-number-reach-over-1-4-million-during-holiday/

Over 1.1 million Internal Tourists went on holiday during the four-days Khmer New Year

More than 1.16 million internal tourists went on holidays in various provinces during the four-days Khmer New Year from August 17-20, according to the data from the Ministry of Tourism. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50755809/over-1-1-million-internal-tourists-went-on-holiday-during-the-four-days-khmer-new-year/

Khmer New Year brings out more than 500,000 tourists in first two days across Kingdom

The Ministry of Tourism today reported that over 500,000 tourists visited resorts throughout the country during the first two days of the Khmer New Year holidays. On Tuesday, more than 2770,000 people checked into hotspots registering an 18.75 percent increase compared to August 17. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50755734/khmer-new-year-brings-out-more-than-500000-tourists-in-first-two-days-across-kingdom/

Over 200,000 visit provinces on first day of holidays

The Tourism Ministry said today that more than 200,000 tourists visited provinces on Monday, the first day of the replacement Khmer New Year holiday. In a statement, the ministry said it recorded a total of 230,000 visitors, most of whom had flocked to Kampot and ...

Srey Lux
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50755623/over-200000-visit-provinces-on-first-day-of-holidays/

Mondulkiri expecting sustainable tourism development

Tourism development master plan for Mondulkiri is on the way, with a sharp priority on sustainable and green tourism. Minister of Tourism and Chairman of the inter-ministerial commission for tourism master plan development Thong Khon recently led a discussion workshop of the draft master plan ...

Phal Sophanith/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50754563/mondulkiri-expecting-sustainable-tourism-development/

Cambodia prepares ‘travel bubble’ plan to aid tourism

The Ministry of Tourism is moving to restore the devastated tourism sector by preparing a so-called travel bubble plan to gradually receive international tourists, even if the Kingdom is seeing a rise in new cases of COVID-19. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50751509/cambodia-prepares-travel-bubble-plan-to-aid-tourism/

Tour operators to launch luxury discount packages

Ministry of Tourism and local tour operators are organising heavily discounted luxury tour package to once-popular tourist destinations such as Siem Reap, as well as promoting local tour guides. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50751508/tour-operators-to-launch-luxury-discount-packages/

Gov’t extends tax holiday for tourism sector

The Cambodian government has announced two months more of tax exemptions for tourism-based businesses in the hope of easing the burden during the pandemic. The extension was announced during the fifth round of COVID-19 economic measures last week as the Ministry of Tourism begins developing ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50750936/govt-extends-tax-holiday-for-tourism-sector/

France provides $1.7million for Cambodia’s tourism sector

The French government, through the French Agency for Development (AFD), has provided a grant of 1.5 million euro ($ 1.7 million) to help restore  Cambodia’s post-Covid-19 tourism sector, according to the Ministry of Tourism. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50748433/france-provides-1-7million-for-cambodias-tourism-sector/

Course on boosting hospitality skills

The Ministry of Tourism has launched the second phase of a skills development programme to promote human resource abilities in the Kingdom’s tourism sector. Pak Sokhom, the Ministry of Tourism’s secretary of state, said that the programme will provide young people with vocational skills, create ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50747286/course-on-boosting-hospitality-skills/

Hotel fees to rise during holiday

The upcoming national holidays will increase accommodation fees and prices of other tourism services after so many businesses lost money for a half year after closing because of COVID-19. More people are expected to travel nationwide. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50746693/hotel-fees-to-rise-during-holiday/

The great outdoors: Plans to set up 40 eco-tourism projects in Mondulkiri

The private sector has expressed interest in developing 40 eco-tourism projects in Mondulkiri province. Speaking during a press conference at the Council of Ministers yesterday, provincial governor Svay Sam Eang said investors have asked permission to develop 10 projects in Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary, two ...

Khann Chan Virak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50745457/the-great-outdoors-plans-to-set-up-40-eco-tourism-projects-in-mondulkiri/

Outside help to support visitors

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the United Nations agency responsible for the promotion of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism, will support Cambodia to restore the tourism sector after COVID-19 ends, according to Tourism Minister Thong Khon.   ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50741805/outside-help-to-support-visitors/

Tourism savaged by COVID-19

As of May, government data shows COVID-19 forced the closure of nearly 3,000 tourism-based business and left more than 45,045 staff members unemployed. The unemployment and rising debt would severely affect the social economy while the Minister of Tourism estimated that the tourism sector would ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50740504/tourism-savaged-by-covid-19/

More than 450,000 tourists on the move over first three weeks of June

For the first three week of June, more than 450,000 Cambodians and other residents of the Kingdom visited tourist destinations throughout the country, said Tourism Minister Thong Khon. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50738065/more-than-450000-tourists-on-the-move-over-first-three-weeks-of-june/

Bar owners remain in the dark while some call quits

Hospitality groups continue to call on the government to provide an exit strategy from the lockdown of the Kingdom’s bars, clubs and KTV’s – so struggling owners can implement business plans, but some are deciding to quit. ...

Harrison White
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50737482/bar-owners-remain-in-the-dark-while-some-call-quits/

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