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Foreign tourist arrivals up 12 percent

Foreign tourist arrivals to Cambodia went up more than 12 percent in the first quarter of 2017, as the country ramped up efforts to improve services and attractions for visitors. ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/38458/foreign-tourist-arrivals-up-12-percent/

Cambodia attracts over 2 mln foreign tourists in first half

Cambodia received 2.09 million international visitors in the first six months of the year, up 19 percent compared with the 1.75 million tourists over the same period last year, figures from the ministry of tourism showed Saturday. Tourism is one of the sectors supporting the ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2013-08/03/c_132598966.htm

Cambodia Receives 1.79 Million Foreign Tourists In First Five Months

Cambodia attracted 1.79 million foreign visitors in the first five months of the year, up 19 per cent over the previous year. From January to May, Vietnam remains the main source of visitors with 341,000 tourists, up 11 per cent year-on-year, followed by South Korea with ...

http://www.bernama.com.my/bernama/v7/wn/newsworld.php?id=962064

Cambodia Launches "One Tourist, One Tree" Campaign To Promote Green Tourism

Cambodia on Wednesday launched a “one tourist, one tree” campaign, aiming to promote green tourism and environment protection, Tourism Minister Thong Khon said. “We have already prepared tourism gardens in 11 provinces including cultural Siem Reap province, coastal Preah Sihanouk province and eco-tourism side in Kratie ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/travel/2013-02/27/c_132196175.htm

Angkor Wat sees tourism spike over Lunar New Year

The number of domestic and foreign tourists visiting Siem Reap’s ancient Angkor Wat temple and the Kingdom’s coastal areas increased sharply during this year’s three-day Lunar New Year. Data from the Siem Reap provincial tourism department show that 52,909 tourists visited Siem Reap during Lunar ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013021461364/Business/angkor-wat-sees-tourism-spike-over-lunar-new-year.html

Cambodia prepares to conserve disappearing cyclos

Cambodia is preparing to conserve the capital’s disappearing cyclos or rickshaws, which used to be a popular means of transport during the French colonial rule about 80 years ago. Cyclo is a three-wheeled bicycle with the driver perched on high above the rear wheel, and the ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2013-01/09/c_132091143.htm

Cambodia greets 3.2 mln foreigners in Jan.-Nov. 2012

Cambodia has greeted some 3.2 million foreigners in the first eleven months of 2012, up 24 percent compared with 2.58 million visitors in the same period a year earlier, showed the latest statistics of Tourism Ministry on Thursday. From January to November last year, Vietnam topped ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2013-01/03/c_132077998.htm

Nearly 100,000 tourists visit Cambodia's Preah Vihear temple in 2012

Cambodia’s world heritage Preah Vihear temple greeted some 99,490 domestic and foreign tourists in 2012, up 79 percent from 55,580 visitors in 2011, statistics from the Preah Vihear provincial tourism department showed Wednesday. The Hindu temple had been a flashpoint of deadly armed clashes between Cambodian ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/culture/2013-01/02/c_132076419.htm

Cambodia defies global crisis

Cambodia’s economic performance this year has been heartening despite the global economic slowdown, especially the chaos caused in Europe by the sovereign-debt crisis and the sluggish recovery of the US economy. In October, the International Monetary Fund revised its world growth projections to 3.3 per cent ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com

CAMBODIA: INTERNATIONAL ARRIVALS INCREASED BY 24%

A report from the Tourism Ministry in Cambodia recently informed that the country witnessed a huge inflow of 2.57 million tourists in the period between January and September of this year. This is an increase of 24 percent in comparison to the same period in ...

http://www.tourism-review.com/cambodia-international-arrivals-increased-by-24--news3456

Chinese tourist numbers high

Foreign tourists visiting Cambodia increased more than 24 per cent for the first eight months of the year compared to the same period last year, while tourism officials expected Chinese visitors could be ranked number two in the Cambodian tourism market in the future. According to ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012100459105/Business/chinese-tourist-numbers-high.html

Asian tourist numbers up, profits stagnant

The growth in international tourists visiting Cambodia is almost 27 per cent that of the numbers seen during the first six months of 2011, according to tourism officials who are predicting that the growth may be 25 per cent at the end of this year. Visitors ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012080757845/Business/asian-tourist-numbers-up-profits-stagnant.html

Tourism for fourth months of 2012

Report from tourism ministry said: in 2011, it gained 2.8 million tourist arrivals and harvested for 1.9 billion US dollars. For fourth months of 2012, we received over 1, 272,514 foreign tourists, an increase of over 27 percent if comparing the same period of last year. Tourism industry offered direct jobs of 350,000. Ministry urged to ...

http://thesoutheastasiaweekly.com/

City Rounds Up Homeless Before Asean Meeting

Police in Phnom Penh yesterday afternoon began rounding up homeless people as part of the city’s preparations for next month’s Asean Foreign Ministers Meeting, officials said. “We collect them because we don’t want them to affect foreign tourists as we prepare for the arrival of the ...

Hun Sen Urges Action to Curb Bus Crashes

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday urged tour bus operators to respect the traffic law following a recent spate of bus crashes that have killed Cambodians as well as foreign tourists. “Please, respect the land traffic law,” Mr. Hun Sen said during a speech at the inauguration ...

Increase in visitors to Preah Vihear

Foreign visitors to the 11th-century Preah Vihear temple, on the Cambodian-Thai border, rose almost 78 per cent between January and October compared with the same period last year, despite a deadly border dispute that drew international attention in February. About 2,140 foreign nationals visited the 1,000-year-old ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011111152694/Business/increase-in-visitors-to-preah-vihear.html

Tourism numbers rise by 14 per cent

The number of foreign tourists visiting Cambodia through July climbed 14 per cent year-on-year, with the most arrivals coming from Vietnam, South Korea and China, according to the latest Ministry of Tourism figures. Improved transportation, greater promotion of the Kingdom to world markets and widely ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011083051330/Business/tourism-numbers-rise-by-14-per-cent.html

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