Eco-tourism key to post-Covid recovery

Minister of Tourism Thong Khon on November 21 outlined seven key recommendations for more efficient and effective post-Covid-19 development of the eco- and community-based tourism segments, with emphasis on turning challenges into opportunities. ...

Hin Pisei

India, Cambodia to start direct air linkages to boost tourism sector

India and Cambodia have decided to start direct air linkages between the two countries with impetus on tourism after the COVID-19 pandemic hit the sector. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Biz Fair to attract 500,000 visitors to Cambodia’s coast

Cambodia’s Biz Fair is making a return after a pandemic-fuelled hiatus and is expected to attract 500,000 visitors to the five-day event hosted at a newly-developed stretch of coastline close to Sihanoukville. ...

Marissa Carruthers

TEN Network receives ‘widespread’ support

The private sector considers the establishment of the “Tonle Sap Eco-Tourism Network” proposed by Minister of Tourism Thong Khon, and known as the TEN Network, as an important step in attracting national and international tourists to explore the potential of the Tonle Sap Lake. ...

Post Staff

New Tonle Sap eco-tourism network to be established soon

The “Tonle Sap Eco-Tourism Network” will be established on the occasion of the 3rd National Ecotourism Forum on November 21 and 22 2023, said Minister of Tourism Thong Khon, on October 27, at the closing ceremony for a workshop on the establishment of the forum, ...

Keo Kereya

Sea tourism sports recreation site to be established in Sihanoukville

A company branded Le Soleil Meilan International Travel Co., Ltd. is interested in establishing sea tourism sports recreation site in Sihanoukville. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Tourism to bump up Cambodia’s GDP to 6.2% in 2023

Amid economic improvement with rising foreign visitors, Cambodia’s tourism recovery is expected to improve in 2023 pushing GDP to 6.2 percent.   ...

Sangeetha Amarthalingam

$17M tourism project in Kep province approved

The Council for the Development of Cambodia has approved a $17-million tourism development project in Kep province. ...

Chea Vanyuth

Cambodia’s famed Angkor registers 20-fold increase in int’l tourist arrivals in first 9 months

Cambodia’s famed Angkor Archaeological Park attracted 134,152 foreign tourists in the first nine months of 2022, an increase of 2,075 percent compared to the same period last year, said a press statement on Sunday. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Ministry of Tourism reforming jobs to promote tourism

The Ministry of Tourism continues to promote the work of public financial management reform for the early recovery of Cambodia’s tourism sector. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Two million tourists to visit Cambodia in 2022

As Cambodia navigates a post-pandemic world, international tourist arrivals lag with 1.5m to 2m tourists predicted for 2022. This is estimated to rise to pre-Covid levels of 7m by 2026. ...

Prak Chan Thul

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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