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Phnom Penh Port Shifts Focus to Cruise Boats

With a new Chinese-built container port on the Mekong River in Kandal province now operational, the existing port in Phnom Penh is undergoing renovations to shift its focus to the growing number of cruise ships docking in the capital, an official said yesterday. Eang Veng ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

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

Vietnamese still Cambodia’s strongest market

Cambodia’s tourism arrivals jumped more than 24 percent during the first ten months 2012, with more than 2.86 million international visitors. A tourism ministry update reported Vietnam as the country’s number one largest source of foreign visitors, with 638,560 tourists followed by South Korea and China, ...

http://www.etravelblackboardasia.com/article/88009/vietnamese-still-cambodias-strongest-market

Cambodia greets 2.86 mln foreign visitors in 10 months

Cambodia attracted approximately 2.86 million international tourists in the first ten months of this year, up 24 percent over the same period last year, a report of the tourism ministry showed Wednesday. The report said Vietnam remains the largest source of foreign visitors to Cambodia ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/travel/2012-11/28/c_132004445.htm

German airline Condor launches direct flight to Cambodia

The German airline Condor Air launched its first direct flight from Frankfurt to Cambodia’s Siem Reap province famous for its world heritage site on Saturday morning. Landing at the Siem Reap International Airport, the aircraft was cordially greeted by Cambodian government officials including Mao Havannall, secretary ...

http://www.nzweek.com/business/german-airline-condor-launches-direct-flight-to-cambodia-20833/

Cambodia’s tourism growth rate slows

Arrivals from Thailand and Laos gained the highest growth rate in May of all Cambodia’s tourist suppliers according to the country’s latest tourism report. Released by the Statistics and Tourism Information Department of the Tourism Ministry, the report showed a slowdown in travel from Thailand during ...

http://www.ttrweekly.com/site/2012/07/cambodias-tourism-growth-rate-slows/

Tourism Industry Will Continue to Contribute Economic Growth: Minister

The tourism industry will resume helping the economic growth of the country, Tourism Minister Thong Khon said this week. Currently we lost about 247 million US dollars on other facilities of tourism fields. He adds: “We agreed that the benefits from tourism have 25% leakage as we earn about 1.9 billion US dollars in ...

http://thesoutheastasiaweekly.com/

Tourism Revenues Rise; Firms Urged to Buy Locally

Revenues from the tourism sector increased 7 percent to $1.91 billion in 2011, though more could be made if hotels sourced more goods from local producers instead of importing from abroad, Tourism Minister Thong Khon said yesterday. Speaking at a conference in Phnom Penh, Mr. Khon ...

ASEAN projects to receive Around 1 07 million tourists in 2015

Cambodia’s tourism minister Thong Khon said this week that ASEAN is protected to gain around 107 million international tourists in 2015 as the bloc will create the community that year. Speaking at closing ceremony of the 10th Tour Guide Training and the Opening of 11th Tour Guide Training for Phnom Penh city at ...

http://thesoutheastasiaweekly.com/

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/

Standards out for tourism officials

Housekeeping and front offices at hotels around Cambodia are set to change as the country prepares to adopt regional standards that all ASEAN nations are trying to put in place. The draft document on housekeeping and front-office standards, and related training courses, had been finalised by Tourism ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012052256295/Business/standards-out-for-tourism-officials.html

Tourist arrivals grow 15% in first nine months

Visitor arrivals to Cambodia saw a year-on-year increase of 15 percent in the first nine months of 2011, reaching more than 2 million people, according to new figures released by the Tourism Ministry yesterday. The figures showed that, from January to September, arrivals by air increased ...

Visitors to Cambodia up 14.1% through July

The number of foreign visitors arriving in Cambodia jumped 14.1 percent to about 16.2 million in the first seven months of this year compared to the same period last year, according to data released Friday by the Tourism Ministry. Vietnam accounted for the largest number of ...

Sub-Decree to Require Licenses fro Tour Guides

The Council of  Ministers on Friday approved a sub-decree requiring tour guides to obtain licenses from the government in an effort to regulate and improve quality of service in the tourism sector. The sub-decree aims “to define the procedure to manage tourist guides,”and requires current ...

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