TTR Weekly

Cambodia upgrades air safety

Cambodia has purchased new aviation software that will allow it to better manage flight operations in and out of airports. Cambodia Airports handled more than 5.7 million passengers and 64,000 flights movements in 2014, an increase of 13% and 10% respectively compared to 2013. ...

TTR Weekly News Staff

Cambodia campaigns against plastic

Cambodia launched a campaign, late last week, to reduce the use of plastic bags and plastic waste that is littering streets in an effort to make the country more environmentally friendly for both local residents and visitors. ...

Wanwisa Ngamsangchaikit

Linking overland routes with China

Thailand has to improve transport, especially high-speed rail links and establish infrastructure that will ensure tourism prospers in a quality environment. ...

Wanwisa Ngamsangchaikit

Cambodia keeps tabs on trade

Cambodia’s Ministry of Tourism has awarded star-ratings to 26 hotels according to information reported in the ministry’s latest update on registration in the hospitality and travel sectors. ...

Wanwisa Ngamsangchaikit

Cambodia taps national park travel

A Japanese company, A2A Town (Cambodia), has submitted a request to the Cambodian Ministry of Environment to establish helicopter flights from Phnom Penh to Preah Soramrit Kossamak Kirirom National Park in Kampong Speu province.​​ ...

Wanwisa Ngamsangchaikit

Plaza extends network to Cambodia

Hong Kong-based company Plaza Premium Lounge Management Limited (Plaza Premium), will design and operate airports lounges at the newly built terminal extensions of Phnom Penh and Siem Reap international airports. Both terminals will be fully operational next year. ...

Wanwisa Ngamsangchaikit

Cambodia’s skies open

The State Secretariat of Civil Aviation says three more airlines will apply for an Air Operator Certificate over the first quarter of 2015. The SSCA general director, Kao Sivorn, told local media that three carriers have applied with an intention of serving regional routes, but declined ...

Wanwisa Ngamsangchaikit

ANA eyes Cambodia services

All Nippon Airways is studying an option to serve Cambodia, according to an analysis released by the Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation. ANA CEO, Osamu Shinobe, told CAPA that Cambodia and Malaysia are under consideration in a bid to secure a market share of 14% on routes between ...

Wanwisa Ngamsangchaikit

Shangdong Air expands to Cambodia

China’s Shandong Airlines is planning to launch direct flights between Shandong province and Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Cambodia’s State Secretariat for Civil Aviation spokesman, Sin Chansereyvutha, told local media that the flights are pending approval from the SSCA. If approval is granted in time, the airline will link ...

Wanwisa Ngamsangchaikit

Cambodia newest airline ready December

Cambodia Bayon Airlines says it is getting closer to a launch date for its domestic services. The airline’s parent company, Bayon Holdings Limited ‘svice president, Taing Chung Leang, told local media that Cambodia Bayon Airlines plans its launch by the end of the year. “Bayon will sign ...

Wanwisa Ngamsangchaikit

Cambodia’s tourism slows a mite

Cambodia’s tourist arrivals registered a 0.3% decline in June according to the country’s statistics and tourist Information Department. The country attracted 300,454 visits compared to 301,412 during the same month last year. Released officially by the Ministry of Tourism, last week, data showed Vietnam led the field ...

Wanwisa Ngamsangchaikit

Boost for Cambodia’s tourism

Cambodia’s Prime Minister, Hun Sen, says Asia Atlantic Airlines’ upcoming flights that will connect Thailand, Cambodia and Japan will benefit the country’s tourism industry. The airline will fly from Thailand’s Suvarnabhumi Airport and stop in Phnom Penh before flying to Toyko’ Narita, with full traffic rights. The ...

Wanwisa Ngamsangchaikit

CBRE: Cambodia’s bright future

CBRE Cambodia’s latest MarketView report sees strong growth in tourist arrivals resulting in growth in hotel occupancy rates and durations of stay. Quoting Ministry of Tourism statistics, CBRE said Cambodian tourism sector continued to enjoy steady growth over the course of 2013, with the number of ...

Wanwisa Ngamsangchaikit

New Zealand supports Angkor restoration

New Zealand will offer US$3.7 million in aid to Cambodia to support a five-year Angkor Wat preservation project. Accoriding to local media reports, the funding was signed, last week, between Bun Narith, Cambodia’s Apsara Authority and Brent Rapson the first secretary of New Zealand Embassy to ...

Wanwisa Ngamsangchaikit

Cambodia to diversify

Cambodia Ministry of Tourism hopes to encourage international tourists to visit coastal areas and ecotourism destinations to take pressure off Siem Reap. The ministry’s marketing & promotion department representative, Hou Sokhom, told TTR Weekly that the country needs to encourage tourists to travel more to other ...

Wanwisa Ngamsangchaikit

Cambodia relies on ASEAN

Cambodia Association of Travel Agents says good connections and airline service from other ASEAN member countries will be the main driver to push tourism forward. The association president, Ang Kim Eang, said the increase in ASEAN travellers to Cambodia was driven by an expansion of direct ...

Wanwisa Ngamsangchaikit

Cambodia’s tourism short of staff

Cambodia’s Ministry of Tourism says the country’s tourism sector is growing at an unsustainable rate that will cause a massive shortfall in skilled tourism-related labour. The ministry’s statistics department director, Kong Sopheareak, told local media that as tourist arrivals increase substantially every year, the challenge is ...

Wanwisa Ngamsangchaikit

Cambodia rethinks passport life

A decision to extend the validity of Cambodian passports from three to 10 years should encourage more Cambodians to travel, claims the Ministry of Interior. The ministry’s General Directorate of Identification head, General Mao Chandara, was quoted by local media as saying, the department would begin ...

Wanwisa Ngamsangchaikit

Cambodia’s tourism steady

Cambodia’s tourist arrivals registered a 4.7% growth in March according to the country’s statistics and tourist Information Department. The country attracted 400,076 visits compared to 382,206 during the same month last year. Released by the Ministry of Tourism, late last week, data showed Vietnam led the field ...

Wanwisa Ngamsangchaikit

China fuels Cambodia’s airline growth

The Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation says Cambodia’s aviation market grew briskly for the second consecutive year as national and foreign airlines added routes to China amid a surge in Chinese nationals visiting the country. The centre reported Cambodia has emerged as one of the fastest ...

Wanwisa Ngamsangchaikit

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