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MoE plans Bokor eco-tourism

The Ministry of Environment on Monday has approved five small-scale eco-tourism development plans in Preah Monivong Bokor National Park. These new eco-tourism projects in Kampot province’s Prek Tnort commune will create more employment opportunities for the local population, offering sustainable livelihoods and improving the local ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50959591/moe-plans-bokor-eco-tourism/

Preah Sihanouk promotes sustainable waste management and cleanliness

A revitalised and aggressive “spruce up” campaign has been embarked upon in Preah Sihanouk province to provide  a clean city with proper waste management to give it an aesthetically good-looking environment to attract tourists. ...

Mao Chanvireak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50955833/preah-sihanouk-promotes-sustainable-waste-management-and-cleanliness/

Cambodia registers almost 140,000 domestic visitors in third weekend of October

Some 138,099 domestic tourists were recorded in the third weekend of October, from Oct. 15 to 17, Minister of Tourism Thong Khon pointed out this morning. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50954531/cambodia-registers-almost-140000-domestic-visitors-in-third-weekend-of-october/

Key Siem Reap tourism plan on Oct 20

A modest, gradual upshift in tourism metrics is expected for Siem Reap after the Ministry of Tourism announces the implementation of a crucial 15-year road map for the provincial industry, at a virtual ceremony planned for this week. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/key-siem-reap-tourism-plan-oct-20

Refill of ancient pond part of tourism plans

Chreav commune authorities in Siem Reap town will excavate an ancient pond known as Trapeang Hae Phka in Bos Kralanh village for preservation to attract tourists and create jobs or businesses for residents. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/refill-ancient-pond-part-tourism-plans

Gov’t orders formation of NCDCBE to boost tourism sector

A National Committee for the Development of Community-Based Ecotourism (NCDCBE) will be set up to boost the tourism sector. ...

Tin Sokhavuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50949088/govt-orders-formation-of-ncdcbe-to-boost-tourism-sector/

Thailand plans to set up “travel bubble” with Cambodia

Thailand’s Tourism and Sports Minister  Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn said his ministry plans to implement travel bubbles this year along borders such as Trat province and Cambodia’s Koh Kong province. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50949287/thailand-plans-to-set-up-travel-bubble-with-cambodia/

Three days of Pchum Ben holiday nets more than 664,000 tourists

More than 664,000 tourists flocked to various tourism spots in the country during three days Pchum Ben holiday, which began on Tuesday, October 5 and ended yesterday, October 7. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50948066/three-days-of-pchum-ben-holiday-nets-more-than-664000-tourists/

Cambodia records more than 110,000 domestic tourists in the first weekend of October

Mr. Thong Khon, Minister of Tourism, said that the number of domestic tourists in the first weekend of October (October 2-03, 2021) reached 116,819, of which 113,856 were domestic tourists while the rest were international guests, most of whom are already residing in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50946284/cambodia-records-more-than-110000-domestic-tourists-in-the-first-weekend-of-october/

Ancient temple in line for UNESCO world heritage status

The international coordinating committee for Preah Vihear (ICC-PV) met yesterday via video conference and face-to-face meeting to discuss the nomination of the 10th century Koh Ker temple for world heritage status next year. ...

Yin Soeum
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50944332/ancient-temple-in-line-for-unesco-world-heritage-status/

Domestic trips jump 29% on-week

Rising Covid-19 vaccination rates and generally high adherence to preventative measures and health-protective behaviour, as encouraged by the tourism and health ministries, have led to a steady recovery in domestic tourism. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/domestic-trips-jump-29-week

Cambodia has taken steps to reopen tourism safely, says PM

Cambodia will be a safe tourism destination for tourists once it reopens for visitors, due to the government’s efforts in providing vaccinations to almost all of the population, Prime Minister Hun Sen said yesterday. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50942787/cambodia-has-taken-steps-to-reopen-tourism-safely-says-pm/

Tourism, airport to lift Koh Kong realty

A return of international tourism and technical soft launch of Dara Sakor International Airport in Koh Kong planned later this year could drive recovery in the real estate market of the province and nearby areas, industry experts have said. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/tourism-airport-lift-koh-kong-realty

Almost 80,000 tourists toured Cambodia in the third weekend of September

The Ministry of Tourism registered a total of 79,015 tourists in the third weekend of September, an increase of 20 percent compared to the previous week, according to Minister Thong Khon. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50939364/almost-80000-tourists-toured-cambodia-in-the-third-weekend-of-september/

Minister tells local airline to restart flights in anticipation of international tourism’s re-opening in near future

Thong Khon, Minister of Tourism, has instructed local airline, Sky Angkor Airlines, to be ready to reopen tourist-passenger flights- as the Royal Government of Cambodia will be ready soon to reopen ‘safe’ international tourism. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50939598/minister-tells-local-airline-to-reopen-flights-in-anticipation-of-international-tourisms-re-opening-in-near-future/

Chinese may be first in tourism revival: PM

Cambodia’s tourism industry is gearing up to roll out the red carpet for Chinese travellers after Prime Minister Hun Sen on September 17 indicated that the Kingdom could soon throw open its doors to international holidaymakers vaccinated against Covid-19 – starting with guests from China. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/chinese-may-be-first-tourism-revival-pm

Quarantine rules easing across the board may lure vaccinated tourists back and encourage Cambodians to travel

The possible easing of quarantine for incoming travellers into Cambodia from the current 14 days to seven, if implemented, may see the slow but steady restart of the tourism and hospitality sectors which are all but down in the dumps. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50937678/quarantine-rules-easing-across-the-board-may-lure-vaccinated-tourists-back-and-encourage-cambodians-to-travel/

Telegram bot created for tourism data control

The Ministry of Tourism has created a Telegram bot and invited tourism operators and business owners to register employees on the application who have been vaccinated against the novel coronavirus. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/telegram-bot-created-tourism-data-control

Kep’s $2M White Horse Port set to break ground mid-Sept

The Kep Provincial Administration is set to break ground on the long-awaited $1.95 million Ses Sar quay, or “White Horse Port”, on September 15 in the northwestern reaches of the coastal province, in a bid to prop up the local transportation and tourism sectors. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/keps-2m-white-horse-port-set-break-ground-mid-sept

Registration of Koh Ker Temple as UN heritage site expected by July

The Ministry of Culture is waiting for UNESCO to visit Koh Ker Temple to complete the registration to be a UNESCO World Heritage Site. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50925428/registration-of-koh-ker-temple-as-un-heritage-site-expected-by-july/

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