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Tourism restoration co-financing project to play important role in boosting tourism, says officials

Officials claim that the Royal Government’s co-financing project, combined with a credit guarantee program for tourism businesses, will be an important financial tool to boost the tourism sector. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501103302/tourism-restoration-co-financing-project-to-play-important-role-in-boosting-tourism-says-officials/

Covid impact 1,200 tourism firms closed, 22,000 jobs lost

Nearly 1,200 establishments in the tourism industry were closed and almost 22,000 direct jobs have been lost as of May this year due to the Covid-19 in Cambodia, according to a statement from the Ministry of Tourism. ...

Kang Sothear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501101471/covid-impact-1200-tourism-firms-closed-22000-jobs-lost/

Preah Sihanouk Provincial Administration to support sustainable growth of various sectors

With the province being the second largest economic hub in Cambodia, the Preah Sihanouk Provincial Administration has put in place a number of plans to support the socio-economic and tourism sectors for quality and sustainable growth. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501094386/preah-sihanouk-provincial-administration-to-support-sustainable-growth-of-various-sectors/

Cambodia’s Angkor World Heritage site is a source of resilience, humanity and innovation

This year, as the world celebrate the 50th anniversary of the World Heritage Convention, it also marks the 30th anniversary of Angkor being inscribed as a World Heritage Site. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501093232/cambodias-angkor-world-heritage-site-is-a-source-of-resilience-humanity-and-innovation/

859 percent rise in Angkor Park visitors

Cambodia’s famous Angkor Archaeological Park attracted 45,779 foreign tourists in the first five months this year, up a whopping 859 percent compared to the same period last year. ...

Sok Sithika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501091534/859-percent-rise-in-angkor-park-visitors/

Int’l air tourists to Cambodia surge 244 percent Q1

The number of foreign tourists arriving in Cambodia by air increased remarkably in 2022 after the government lifted Covid-19 restrictions, the Ministry of Tourism has said.​​ ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501089249/intl-air-tourists-to-cambodia-surge-244-percent-q1/

$150 million aid distributed to revive tourism industry

Cambodia Hotel Association (CHA) has distributed $150 million financial aid from the government to revive the country’s tourism sector hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, a senior official said. ...

Kang Sothea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501089253/150-million-aid-distributed-to-revive-tourism-industry/

Cambodia’s famed Angkor sees more than 45,000 international tourists in first 5 months

Cambodia’s famed Angkor Archaeological Park had attracted 45,779 foreign tourists in the first five months of 2022, up 859 percent compared to the same period last year, said a press statement on Tuesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501090252/cambodias-famed-angkor-sees-more-than-45000-international-tourists-in-first-5-months/

Foreign tourist arrivals increase by 191 percent in Q1

The number of international tourists has seen a sharp increase by 191 percent or 241,485 in the January-April period this year, a positive sign for the tourism recovery since Cambodia announced to fully reopen the country in November last year. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501087385/foreign-tourist-arrivals-increase-by-191-percent-in-q1/

Cambodia receives over 270,000 domestic tourists in last weekend of May

A total of 274,026 domestic visitors toured Cambodia in the fourth weekend of May, of them 259,393 were national tourists and 14,633 were foreign tourists, according to a report of the Ministry of Tourism. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501086601/cambodia-receives-over-270000-domestic-tourists-in-last-weekend-of-may/

Last weekend saw more than 270,000 domestic guests in Cambodia

Thong Khon, Minister of Tourism, mentioned the situation of domestic tourists on the weekend of May 28-29, 2022, a total of 274,026 tourists, comprising  259,393 local  and 14,633 foreign travellers converged on various tourism spots in the country. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501085186/last-weekend-saw-more-than-270000-domestic-guests-in-cambodia/

Siem Reap’s new roads to improve connectivity and tourism

A top official in Siem Reap has said the newly built roads in the province will improve connectivity with remote areas and help boost tourism. ...

Chhun Sunly
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501080679/siem-reaps-new-roads-to-improve-connectivity-and-tourism/

Tourists flock to amazing Angkor Botanical Garden

More and more tourists have flocked into Angkor Botanical Garden in Siem Reap province after the official inauguration last week. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501081095/tourists-flock-to-amazing-angkor-botanical-garden/

SR hotel reopenings still sluggish after C-19 closures

Only 20% of hotels in Siem Reap province have reopened after the Covid-19 outbreak in the province subsided, most other hotels have either shut down or are temporarily closed, while others will reopen at a later date when tourist numbers increase. ...

Chhun Sunly
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501078675/sr-hotel-reopenings-still-sluggish-after-c-19-closures/

Cambodia targets one million tourists this year

The Ministry of Tourism puts a target of at least a million foreign tourists this year, outlining the main tourism markets as Asean, South East Asia countries, US, France and UK. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501078728/cambodia-targets-one-million-tourists-this-year/

$150 million tourism package released

The government yesterday released a financial intervention package of $150 million to revive the tourism sector by financing businesses affected by the Covid-19 pandemic in the last two years. ...

Kang Sothear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501077244/150-million-tourism-package-released/

Cambodia, Timor-Leste mull direct flight connection

Cambodia and Timor-Leste are considering direct flight connection between the two countries to facilitate tourist movement. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501073819/cambodia-timor-leste-mull-direct-flight-connection/

Cambodia, Sri Lanka to promote tourism cooperation

Cambodia and Sri Lanka on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on tourism cooperation, paving the way for the two sides to promote direct flights and tourism exchanges. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501073247/cambodia-sri-lanka-to-promote-tourism-cooperation/

Cambodia tourism roadshow held in Philippines

With a more lenient COVID-19 safety and healthy protocols, Sok Sangvar, Under Secretary of State and Representative of Dr. Thong Khon, Minister of Tourism, underscored Cambodia’s recovery platform program as the country opens its door to international tourists for leisure or even for business. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501073255/cambodia-tourism-roadshow-held-in-philippines/

China plays vital role in restoring Cambodian UNESCO site

China has been playing a crucial role in safeguarding and developing the UNESCO-listed Preah Vihear Temple in northern Cambodia, Cambodian officials said recently. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501073290/china-plays-vital-role-in-restoring-cambodian-unesco-site/

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