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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/

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/

Cambodia, Indonesia sign MOU to boost tourism, connect direct flights between the two countries

During the ASEAN Tourism Forum 2022 in Sihanoukville, Thong Khon, Minister of Tourism of Cambodia and Sandiaga Salahudin Uno, Minister of Tourism and Innovation of Indonesia inked a memorandum of understanding on tourism cooperation, especially to promote direct flight connections between the two countries. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501009619/cambodia-indonesia-sign-mou-to-boost-tourism-connect-direct-flights-between-the-two-countries/

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/

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/

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/

50,000 domestic tourists counted in first weekend of September

A total of 51,042 tourists were registered in the first weekend of September, according to Minister of Tourism Thong Khon. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50930413/50000-domestic-tourists-counted-in-first-weekend-of-september/

Government reshuffles coastal managemet committee members

The government reshuffled members of the National Committee for Coastal Management and Development in late January, according to a government statement received by The Post on Tuesday. Prime Minister Hun Sen continues to serve as the committee’s honorary president, while Minister of Land Management, Urban ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/government-reshuffles-coastal-managemet-committee-members

Government will shut eateries without proper hygiene

The Ministry of Tourism has warned that it will revoke the licences of eateries that cater to tourists if they are found without a hygiene certificate from the Ministry of Health or provincial health departments. A directive signed by Minister of Tourism Thong Khon on ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/government-will-shut-eateries-without-proper-hygiene

Ministers to tackle sea pollutants

Preah Sihanouk provincial authorities and members of local communities have collected 77 tonnes of water hyacinth at a Sihanoukville beach, Preah Sihanouk Provincial Hall spokesperson Or Saroeun said. He told The Post yesterday that the aquatic weeds had been floating along some of the province’s ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministers-tackle-sea-pollutants

Sihanoukville tourism First half of 2018 sees 1.3M visitors

The Preah Sihanouk provincial Department of Tourism says Preah Sihanouk province received more than 1.3 million tourists during the first semester of this year. Of this, over one million were domestic tourists and 290,782 foreign, with Chinese accounting for 84,664 – up 10.12 per cent ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/sihanoukville-tourism-first-half-2018-sees-13m-visitors

Preah Sihanouk beach developments halted

After receiving an order from Hun Sen, Minister of Land Management Chea Sophara led a team of experts and relevant officials to Sihanoukville to call a halt to the illegal development of a beach. The prime minister ordered the Prek Treng beach in Otres commune ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-sihanouk-beach-developments-halted

Government leads forum on tourism investment

The Ministry of Tourism led a forum on investment in the Kingdom’s tourism sector for the first time on Monday in Siem Reap. A panel of national and international experts from 11 countries led discussions about the development of the industry. ...

Cheng Sokhorng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/government-leads-forum-tourism-investment

Government to probe Preah Sihanouk coastal development

The Ministry of Tourism has formed a special committee to investigate a private company’s involvement in a condominium construction on coastal land at Prek Treng beach in Preah Sihanouk province. This follows a strong backlash from the public against land reclamation involving the project. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/government-probe-preah-sihanouk-coastal-development

Sea festival to take place in Koh Kong

The seventh Sea Festival will be held in Koh Kong province in December, serving as a platform from which to introduce local tourism products to domestic and international travellers. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50522978/sea-festival-to-take-place-in-koh-kong/

Kampot’s seaport breaks ground

Construction of a much-awaited seaport in the coastal province of Kampot began yesterday, with insiders saying the upcoming harbour will boost maritime transportation with Vietnam and Thailand and bolster the local tourism industry and the national economy. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50520556/kampots-seaport-breaks-ground/

Tourists up 54 percent in Chinese New Year

The number of tourists, local and international, traveling in Cambodia during the three-day Chinese New Year holiday increased by 54.5 percent in 2018, reaching 864,770, according to a report released yesterday by the Ministry of Tourism. ...

Sum Manet
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50109672/tourists-54-percent-chinese-new-year/

Two new power plants planned

Two new power plants are being planned for Cambodia, a $167 million garbage-fueled plant for Phnom Penh, and an $89 million solar plant for Siem Reap province, the tourism ministry announced. In a statement on the ministry’s Facebook page yesterday, the ministry unveiled plans for the ...

Sum Manet
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/29970/two-new-power-plants-planned/

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