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Tourism savaged by COVID-19

As of May, government data shows COVID-19 forced the closure of nearly 3,000 tourism-based business and left more than 45,045 staff members unemployed. The unemployment and rising debt would severely affect the social economy while the Minister of Tourism estimated that the tourism sector would ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50740504/tourism-savaged-by-covid-19/

More than 450,000 tourists on the move over first three weeks of June

For the first three week of June, more than 450,000 Cambodians and other residents of the Kingdom visited tourist destinations throughout the country, said Tourism Minister Thong Khon. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50738065/more-than-450000-tourists-on-the-move-over-first-three-weeks-of-june/

Cambodia to lose $3bn in revenue from tourism sector

Minister Thong Khon said during the launch of additional safety measures for tourism-based business that the global virus has hit the tourism sector the hardest around the world and Cambodia will see it’s foreign and local visitors decline by about 70 percent and 50 percent ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50730893/cambodia-to-lose-3b-in-revenue-from-tourism-sector/

EU to assist tourism sector post COVID-19

Cambodia has requested the European Union assist the Kingdom’s hard-hit tourism sector once the COVID-19 pandemic has been resolved and international travel begins again. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50728834/eu-to-assist-tourism-sector-post-covid-19/

Tourism reports 50 percent increase in two weeks

More than 250,000 tourists have visited popular destinations across the country over the last two weeks, an increase of almost 50 percent compared the previous fortnight in late April, according to the Ministry of Tourism. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50726122/tourism-reports-50-percent-increase-in-two-weeks/

Cambodia expects Chinese tourists to drive its tourism growth after COVID-19 outbreak

Cambodia is hoping that Chinese tourists will drive its tourism growth when the world is cleared of the COVID-19 pandemic, Tourism Minister Thong Khon said. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/724550/cambodia-expects-chinese-tourists-to-drive-its-tourism-growth-after-covid-19-outbreak/

Airport infrastructure key for Mondulkiri

The development of tourism in Mondulkiri province will require continued investment in transportation infrastructure – particularly in the region’s airport – which will play a vital role to service both tourists and light freight, according to a senior official at the ministry. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50722617/airport-infrastructure-key-for-mondulkiri/

New port ‘will boost’ tourism

The construction of the new tourism port in Kampot province is more than 30 percent complete and is expected to be finished by the middle of the year, according to the Kampot provincial tourism department. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50721748/new-port-will-boost-tourism/

Further fiscal woes for tourism sector

The Government on Tuesday announced the suspension of the annual Khmer New Year celebration, in a bid to stop the spread of the Novel Coronavirus. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50710647/further-fiscal-woes-for-tourism-sector/

Coronavirus pandemic prove catastrophic for tour guides

The tourism industry has always been considered as a major player in the rapid economic growth of the Kingdom. However, in the first quarter of 2020, the typically booming industry was abruptly brought to its knees due to COVID-19. ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50708507/coronavirus-pandemic-prove-catastrophic-for-tour-guides/

Measure to offset tourism sector wages amid virus: Government

The government announced on Tuesday a measure to assist minimum wage workers employed in the tourism sector amid COVID-19 fears. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50708509/measure-to-offset-tourism-sector-wages-amid-virus-government/

Thai university to set up tourism school

Thailand’s Rajamangala University of Technology plans to set up a tourism and hospitality institute in Siem Reap province to build the capacity of Cambodians working in the tourism sector. ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/36200/thai-university-to-set-up-tourism-school/

Visas on Myanmar agenda

In a move to facilitate a more unencumbered travel experience in the region, Cambodia, Myanmar, Indonesia and the Philippines plan to develop a mutually beneficial system that would allow tourists to enter the four countries with one single visa. Collaborating with relevant government agencies and stakeholders, ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013060666095/Business/visas-on-myanmar-agenda.html

Cambodia, Colombia ink deal for political consultation mechanism

Cambodia and Colombia on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the establishment of a political consultation mechanism in order to strengthen the bilateral relations and cooperation. The deal was inked between Ouch Borith, Secretary of State of Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Patti Londono, ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2013-04/08/c_132292534.htm

Sihanoukville Runs Dry During Water Crisis

A water shortage in the tourist town of Sihanoukville has led authorities to advise scores of businesses to dig their own wells as only 50 percent of local demand is currently being met after high temperatures dried up the water supplier’s only reservoir. On March ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/sihanoukville-runs-dry-during-water-crisis-16609/

Tax revenue sees a 27 per cent jump

The Kingdom’s tax revenue increased 27.85 per cent in the first two months compared to a year earlier, a figure the opposition party said is low due to corruption and tax cheats. According to the data from the General Department of Taxation (GDT), total tax revenue ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013032864735/Business/tax-revenue-sees-a-27-per-cent-jump.html

Direct flights set for all ASEAN this year

CAMBODIA will have direct flights to all ASEAN member states this year in order to promote stronger growth of the tourism sector in the Kingdom, according to the Ministry of Tourism. Minister of Tourism Thong Khon said Cambodia will become fully connected to the ASEAN region ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013022861655/Business/direct-flights-set-for-all-asean-this-year.html

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