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Ministry of Tourism doubles down on reminders of safety measures for adventure tourists

The potential adventure tourism in Cambodia has been observed to be rising. The country’s mostly virgin landscapes are a honeypot for the more adventurous of tourists who long to strip off city routine for the crisp fresh air of the wild forests, mountains, and plains ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50899225/ministry-of-tourism-doubles-down-on-reminders-of-safety-measures-for-adventure-tourists/

Preah Sihanouk province tops domestic tourism destinations

Preah Sihanouk province reigns supreme among domestic tourists as the industry undertakes a strategic pivot towards locals. ...

Syed Husain Haider
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50899216/preah-sihanouk-province-tops-domestic-tourism-destinations/

Seven provinces targeted for eco-tourism sustainability

The government has set up an inter-ministerial working group to pick seven provinces where work will be done on landscape sustainability projects to increase eco-tourism in Cambodia.​ ...

Michael Firn
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50897508/seven-provinces-targeted-for-eco-tourism-sustainability/

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

ASEAN Tourism Forum moved to Sihanoukville

The government has decided to relocate the venue for the ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2022, which was originally scheduled to take place in Phnom Penh on January 16-22, to Sihanoukville, according to a letter from the Council of Ministers. ...

Hin Pisei
https://phnompenhpost.com/business/asean-tourism-forum-moved-sihanoukville

The second weekend of July sees nearly 70,000 tourists in the country

Despite the ongoing pandemic, a total of 69,937 tourists were recorded in the country. The figures were released by the Minister of Tourism, Thong Khon, on July 12.   ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50893051/the-second-weekend-of-july-sees-nearly-70000-tourists-in-the-country/

Conference on ‘smart cities’ being created across nation

The government has been discussing plans to turn three of the Kingdom’s cities into “smart cities”, more environmentally friendly urban hubs that improve the standard of living for locals and make them more attractive to tourists. ...

Michael Firn
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50892662/conference-on-smart-cities-being-created-across-nation/

Fast payments in tourism to get leg-up

The Ministry of Tourism plans to spearhead a bigger push for digital technologies, particularly in rapid-payment systems, and harness next-level innovations to guide the ailing tourism sector out of its Covid nightmare and chart a prosperous post-pandemic path. ...

Thou Vireak
https://phnompenhpost.com/business/fast-payments-tourism-get-leg

Angkor ticket revenue tanks 99% in Jan-Jun

Revenue from ticket sales to foreigners visiting Siem Reap province’s Angkor Archaeological Park clocked in at a paltry $219,218 in the first half of 2021, cratering by 98.79 per cent year-on-year, as tourism remains in a Covid-19 coma.   ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/angkor-ticket-revenue-tanks-99-jan-jun

Mondulkiri’s tourism master plan green lit, waiting for final approval

The draft for Mondulkiri’s tourism development master plan 2021-2035 received endorsement from the National Tourism Development Committee according to press release on June 29. ...

Khmer Times staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/884075/mondulkiris-tourism-master-plan-green-lit-waiting-for-final-approval/

Roluos Lake in Battambang developing into tourist resort

The Battambang Provincial Administration has announced that it has a project to develop Roluos Lake in Peam Ek commune’s Takorm village of Ek Phnom district with the goal of protecting the lake as a sustainable tourist resort and preventing encroachment. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/roluos-lake-battambang-developing-tourist-resort

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/

Fast payments in tourism to get leg-up

The Ministry of Tourism plans to spearhead a bigger push for digital technologies, particularly in rapid-payment systems, and harness next-level innovations to guide the ailing tourism sector out of its Covid nightmare and chart a prosperous post-pandemic path. ...

Thou Vireak
https://phnompenhpost.com/business/fast-payments-tourism-get-leg

Cambodia “Preparing To Welcome Back Foreign Tourists In Q4”

A new video released by the Ministry of Tourism seems to indicate that Cambodia is preparing to welcome back tourists in the 4th quarter of 2021, in a move designed to “revive Cambodia’s tourism industry hit hard by the global COVID-18 crisis” ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50860697/cambodia-preparing-to-welcome-back-foreign-tourists-in-q4/

New waves of pandemic leave regional tourism at a loss

As Cambodia and other Asean nations are facing challenges brought on by new waves of the pandemic, hopes of foreign tourists returning to the region may not materialise, local tourism entrepreneurs have said. ...

Sar Socheath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50858708/new-waves-of-pandemic-leave-regional-tourism-at-a-loss/

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/

Communes added to Kampot’s Bokor town

Prime Minister Hun Sen has decided to create Bokor town in Kampot province’s Bokor area by combining three communes from the province’s Teuk Chhou district to ease administration and aid development. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/communes-added-kampots-bokor-town

Kampot tourism sees increase from 2019

Domestic tourism in Kampot province increased last year compared to 2019, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the director of the provincial council said yesterday. ...

Buth Sela
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50808342/kampot-tourism-sees-increase-from-2019/

Kampot karsts listed as natural heritage sites

Three areas in Kampot province are now inscribed on the natural heritage list including Phnom Totong, Phnom Toch and Phnom Preah Kuhear Luong (Luong Cave). ...

Buth Sela
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50807839/kampot-karsts-listed-as-natural-heritage-sites/

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