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Tourism potential in Kampong Thom

A team of officials at the Kampong Thom provincial Forestry Administration have begun studying the ecotourism potential at the Prey Kbal Bei Community Forest in Ti Pou commune’s Kbal Bei village in Santuk district. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/tourism-potential-kampong-thom

Tourism hit in coronavirus fight

According to the Tourism Ministry, tourism declined 52 percent earlier this year.The government in February responded by offering promotional Angkor Archaeological Park fare tickets. ...

Marie Lamy and Va Sonyka
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50707708/tourism-hit-in-coronavirus-fight/

Royal Palace to temporarily hold off visitors

The Royal Palace Ministry yesterday announced the temporary closure of one of the Kingdom’s most iconic buildings amid fears of new Coronavirus infections. ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50703245/royal-palace-to-temporarily-hold-off-visitors/

Cambodia named world’s best destination for tourists

The Kingdom has won the Pacific Area Travel Writers Association’s International Travel Award for Best Destination despite the global coronavirus outbreak that has dampen the global tourism industry. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50701107/cambodia-named-worlds-best-destination-for-tourists

Visitors vanish from Asia’s most visited site, Angkor Wat

As dawn breaks, the unmistakable tapered towers of Angkor Wat emerge from the gloom – but for once there are no tourists jostling on its steps to capture Cambodia’s most famous sunrise.   ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50700155/visitors-vanish-from-asias-most-visited-site-angkor-wat

COVID-19: Gov’t to set up new economic measures

Despite no new cases of COVID-19 reported in Cambodia since January, the government is planning new measures to tackle the financial effect the virus continues to have on the country.   ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50698578/covid-19-govt-to-set-up-new-economic-measures

Cambodia’s famed Angkor sees 37 percent drop in foreign tourists in first 2 months

Cambodia’s famed Angkor Archeological Park received 341,494 foreign tourists in the first two months of 2020, down 37 percent over the same period last year. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50697592/cambodias-famed-angkor-sees-37-percent-drop-in-foreign-tourists-in-first-2-months

French chamber supports tourism sector subsidies

The French Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FCCI) in Cambodia has endorsed the government’s measures to address a decline in tourist numbers in Siem Reap. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/french-chamber-supports-tourism-sector-subsidies

Declining tourist numbers reported

The State Secretariat of Civil Aviation has recorded a declining number of foreign visitors coming into the Kingdom in the midst of novel coronavirus fears.​​​​​ ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50697043/declining-tourist-numbers-reported

Ministries tackle deep reforms in industries

Ministry of Environment spokesman Neth Pheaktra has announced that four ministries have issued two separate inter-ministerial prakas to create a joint inspection group to look into the manufacturing and tourism sectors to strengthen the effectiveness of work, transparency and accountability.   ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministries-tackle-deep-reforms-industries

International tourism up but fears for the future

Cambodia earned around $4.91 billion, up 12.4 percent year-on-year from international tourism receipts last year, with 6.61 million international visitors, according to the latest report from the Ministry of Tourism. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50695677/international-tourism-up-but-fears-for-the-future

Four-month tax break for hotels and guesthouses in Siem Reap

Prime Minister Hun Sen announced yesterday that all registered hotels and guesthouses in Siem Reap will be exempt of all taxes from February until May this year.   ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50694704/four-month-tax-break-for-hotels-and-guesthouses-in-siem-reap

Billions of dollars set to boost visitor attractions in Kingdom

The government has announced that it is preparing to develop a special tourism area in the coastal province of Sihanoukville. In a move to diversify its tourism offerings, citing a need to boost tourism flow into the area. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50693276/billions-of-dollars-set-to-boost-visitor-attractions-in-kingdom

Mondulkiri Airport will aid plans for biggest eco-tourism region in Cambodia

Mondulkiri province has been flagged for transformation into the biggest agro- and eco-tourism destination in Cambodia, according to the Ministry of Economy and Finance. A feasibility study includes upgrading an airport for the capital, Sen Monorom, for domestic and international destinations. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50687605/airport-will-aid-plans-for-biggest-eco-tourism-region-in-cambodia

Wuhan coronavirus: Tourism industry could hit turbulence

Tourism industry officials and representatives expressed concern that the outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) will devastate Cambodia’s tourism industry following the Kingdom’s first documented case in the coastal province of Sihanoukville on Monday. At a press conference late on Monday, Minister of Health ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/wuhan-coronavirus-tourism-industry-could-hit-turbulence

Malaysian firms keen in wastewater treatment and eco-tourism: Ambassador

Malaysian firms are interested in investing in wastewater treatment and eco-tourism in the Kingdom, sectors in line with the country’s bid to boost bilateral trade and strengthen ties with the Kingdom. ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50679775/malaysian-firms-keen-in-wastewater-treatment-and-eco-tourism-ambassador

Gov’t, World Bank preparing sustainable ecotourism plan

The Ministry of Environment is working with the World Bank to prepare a Sustainable Landscape and Eco-tourism project to improve the effectiveness of natural resources management, eco-tourism and the value chains of non-timber forest products in targeted provinces. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/govt-world-bank-preparing-sustainable-ecotourism-plan

Revenue, visitors at Angkor temples down again

Visitors to the world-famous Angkor Archaeological Park, Cambodia’s most important tourist draw, were down significantly during the first eleven months of the year.​ According to the latest report from Angkor Enterprise, who manages ticket sales at the temple complex, from January to November, revenue from ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50666505/revenue-visitors-at-angkor-temples-down-again/

Mekong countries agree to strengthen tourism cooperation

Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) countries have agreed to boost tourism cooperation, including improving infrastructure and marketing techniques and developing human resources. During the 44th GMS Tourism Working Group Meeting, held last week in Siem Reap, the six countries that form GMS signed an agreement to ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50665908/mekong-countries-agree-to-strengthen-tourism-cooperation/

Gov’t creates tourism development committee

The National Tourism Development Committee was created this month to boost the development of one of Cambodia’s most important economic drivers. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50665275/govt-creates-tourism-development-committee/

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